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14 05, 2018

Fundraising!

2018-05-12T10:03:40+01:00 May 14th, 2018|Awareness|

To raise awareness of necrotising fasciitis through education and distribution we need your support. This is usually in the form of fundraising. We can help and support you through your events. You will be provided with T shirts, shakers, wrist bands and balloons. Many thanks ... happy eventing ;)  

3 05, 2018

A Huge Thank You!

2019-07-15T12:59:51+01:00 May 3rd, 2018|Awareness, Charity, Event, Fundraising|

A huge 'thank you' to Jessica Archer, who recently competed in the Manchester 10k on behalf of The Lee Spark Foundation. Jessica participated to raise awareness after her father survived necrotising fasciitis one year ago. Jessica has raised an incredible £1081 so far! Thank you Jessica - we think you're amazing!

19 04, 2018

Thank You to Our Amazing Fundraisers!

2018-04-19T13:10:38+01:00 April 19th, 2018|Awareness, Event, Fundraising|

A great big 'thank you!' to our amazing fundraisers Claire Price and Vicky Macqueen, both running the London Marathon this weekend on behalf of The Lee Spark Foundation! Vicky is a survivor who contracted necrotising fasciitis in 2013 and was close to an amputated leg but because of the amazing and swift actions of the [...]

18 04, 2018

Merchandise – Showing your Support & Raising Awareness!

2018-04-18T13:48:58+01:00 April 18th, 2018|Awareness|

We have a few pieces of official merchandise for sale if you would care to offer your support .. wristbands and pins ... both showing our charity details. Raising awareness through education is so important and you can also do your part. By wearing our official products you will be helping to raise awareness! The prices [...]

31 03, 2018

Skin spray heals US woman’s flesh-eating bacteria wounds

2019-07-15T12:59:36+01:00 March 31st, 2018|Awareness|

An experimental skin spray has given a US woman back her skin after drug-resistant bacteria devoured most of the flesh on her left side. In January, Christin Lipinski, 37, developed flu-like symptoms and pain under her armpit. Doctors at Maricopa Integrated Health System – a hospital in Phoenix, Arizona – found she was infected with a [...]

28 03, 2018

Dad Struck by Deadly Bug Makes Return to Parkrun

2019-07-15T12:59:22+01:00 March 28th, 2018|Awareness|

A dad who nearly died when life-threatening sepsis transformed into a ‘flesh-eating’ bacterial infection has made his return to Rogiet parkrun. Luke Dobson was struck down with sepsis in January and has since undergone several major surgeries and spent several weeks in intensive care. But on Saturday the 42-year-old braved the blizzard like conditions as [...]

26 03, 2018

Halifax Woman Contracts Flesh-eating Disease

2019-07-15T12:59:06+01:00 March 26th, 2018|Awareness|

In just a few hours, a Halifax woman went from shovelling snow with her husband to fighting for her life in hospital. Colleen Hilton initially thought she had the flu. Doctors realized her rapidly deteriorating health was due to something far more serious, necrotizing fasciitis, also known as flesh-eating disease. “She went from being a [...]

23 03, 2018

Adam Wilkins 24th Jun 1990 – 18th Feb 2018

2019-07-15T12:58:53+01:00 March 23rd, 2018|Awareness|

Adam's Funeral Notice. We are devastated to announce that our wonderful Adam passed away on the 18th February after fighting to overcome a rare infection called Necrotising Fasciitis. Trevor, Christine and Clarice would like to invite all family and friends to join us in a celebration of Adam's life on Wednesday 4th April at Chelmsford [...]

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