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Jude’s Tomcat Makes Pedalling Fun

Jude’s Tomcat Makes Pedalling Fun

The charity recently purchased a customised Tomcat Trike for Jude McDonagh. Jude is aged two and a half, lives in Ahoghill, Ballymena, Northern Ireland and has Spastic Diplegia Cerebral Palsy which affects his lower limbs and he does not have full control of his leg muscles. Jude is unable to stand without support and requires the assistance of a walking aid to walk. His mum Melissa contacted the charity as she felt a special trike would be of great benefit to him as he finds sitting in his buggy frustrating. We then received a letter of recommendation from Jude’s physio who advised that as well as not having full control of the muscles of his legs there is potential for...

Bangor Public Continues To Support “Chris”

Bangor Public Continues To Support Chris

We held our 7th annual Street Collection in Bangor on Saturday, 29th July. The sun shone and also shone on our collection boxes as a tremendous £419.19 was donated on the day. We thank everyone who made a donation as well as the interest they showed in the work of the charity. In the seven years we have been doing street collections the Bangor public have donated a total of £3,048 to The Christopher McCollum Fund to help both fund equipment for young disabled people and at times research into Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy. Our thanks also go to our volunteers....

Ethan’s New Trike Hits The Road

Two Special 15th Anniversaries Remembered

We were pleased to recently help purchase a Tomcat Custom Trike for Ethan Parks. Ethan is aged two and a half, lives in Gilford, Co Armagh, Northern Ireland and has Cerebral Palsy affecting all four limbs. Ethan’s mum Zoe emailed our charity to say how she felt a trike would be of help to him. We then received a letter of recommendation from Ethan’s physiotherapist who advised he had severe problems with co-ordination, postural control and...

About the Fund

The Christopher McCollum Fund was set up in 2008, to provide funds to help purchase a wheelchair, or other equipment for young people aged 18 or under who have a disability or illness and which may be life limited. The Constitution of the Fund permits it to raise funds and support these young people throughout the UK. They should have the opportunity to receive the best quality of equipment they need as soon as possible.

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Our Patron - Lee Sharpe

15 Poster Remembering Christopher’s 30th in Manchester

Halifax Award for CHRIS

Humanitarian Award 2016 Ards & North Down Borough Council

Charity of the Year 2015/16 Bangor Civil Defence Services Club

Aviva Award for CHRIS

Sainsburys Charity of the Year

UK Campaigners of the Year 2012