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6 05, 2020

Can you make us your Charity of the Year?

2021-01-11T09:58:48+00:00 May 6th, 2020|Awareness, Charity|

Can you make us your Charity of the Year? Bit of a plea, this one. We're looking for any of our survivors, or family and friends, to see whether they could nominate us as their workplace Charity of the  Year? Previously, we've raised awareness on a large scale plus fundraising events (raffles/auctions/quiz nights) and also [...]

4 05, 2020

Coronavirus advice from The Lee Spark NF Foundation

2021-01-11T09:59:12+00:00 May 4th, 2020|Awareness|

In these uncertain times, The Lee Spark NF Foundation has obtained the following expert advice from Dr Tom Parks and Professor Shiranee Sriskandan on coronavirus for survivors of necrotizing fasciitis and their families: “Overall, there is no reason for survivors of NF or their families to be more concerned about coronavirus (COVID-19) than anyone else. However, as for the rest [...]

29 04, 2020

Donating through Smile Amazon

2020-04-29T08:48:22+00:00 April 29th, 2020|Awareness, Charity, Fundraising|

What is Smile Amazon? Everyone loves the convenience of shopping online and Amazon is at the forefront of the online shopping revolution. Now you can shop online and donate through Amazon Smile at the same time - it's so simple! Did you know when shopping through Smile Amazon you can request a donation to your [...]

27 04, 2020

Ginny Duffy, who beat flesh-eating disease, says thank you to her nurses

2021-01-11T09:59:29+00:00 April 27th, 2020|Awareness|

A heartfelt thank you: Ginny Duffy, who overcame flesh-eating disease, acknowledges her nurses. Ginny Duffy, the long-time basketball official who is still in the midst of recovering from a flesh-eating disease called necrotizing fasciitis, was featured on SILive.com earlier this week. Duffy, who has refereed games at many different levels -- including high school girls’ [...]

21 04, 2020

Dad, 34, catches NF in his hand after gardening cut

2021-01-11T09:59:38+00:00 April 21st, 2020|Awareness|

Father-of-two, 34, nearly died after catching rare flesh-eating bug that turned his hand to 'mush' when he cut it while gardening A green-fingered dad revealed he almost lost his hand to a flesh-eating bug he picked up while doing the gardening. Steve Palmer, 34, was left with his flesh eaten away to his tendons - [...]

19 03, 2020

After 12 surgeries, 14-month-old boy is still fighting flesh-eating bacteria

2021-01-11T09:59:47+00:00 March 19th, 2020|Awareness|

After 12 surgeries, 14-month-old Virginia boy still fighting flesh-eating bacteria. 14-month-old Camden Burnett was just like any other one-year-old up until two weeks ago. His mothers, Miranda and Chrissy Robertson, took him to Roanoke Memorial Hospital where he flatlined, or didn't have a heartbeat or brain waves, for four-and-a-half minutes. Camden was then airlifted to UVA [...]

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