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We need to raise £50000 for Shea's Therapy - a huge amount!! Shea needs to attend a centre twice a year for at least the next 5 years to get maximum benefit from the therapy. We are on the way but need another £30000 to get to the total.

We also use the funds raised to pay for Shea's arm splint (the NHS refuse to pay for even though they accept there is a need) He needs a new one approx every 9 months these cost approx £550 a time from Second Skin. This splint has transformed Shea's right arm prognosis and he now is starting to use his right hand more and more.

Events - Past and Present

October 2008
NYMFS Fishing Club raised £1330.

December 2007
Real Asset Management PLC staff donate £1000. Thank you to Mark Johnson and all the staff who raised the money over the course of the year.

July 2007
REUTERS CENTENARY FUND generously donate £3500. Thank you to Julia Fuller of Reuters for putting Shea forward, and all the Centenary funds Trustee's for once again donating towards Shea's therapy.

March 2007
Sponsored half marathon, thank you to Peter Scognamillo for a magnificent effort and a PB time!!

20 Febuary 2007
Real Asset Management PLC have picked Shea to be their charity of the year. All 2007 fundraising activities will go to Shea's therapy fund. A special thanks to Mark Johnson and all staff at Real Asset Management.

January 2007
Thank you to Adrian Golding and Shane Shelley for a very generous donation.

29 June 2006
Reuters football tournament at Wapping london. Special thanks to Chris Birch of Reuters for organising this and Gary Crowther of Temesis ltd and Reuters staff for once again donating to Shea's fund. The Old Roan & BP players who appeared as Reuters 'ringers' enabling Dad to be on the winning team despite the dodgy refereeing of Chris 'one eye' Stone !!!

17 June 2006
Sponsored parachute jump by Joanne Dunsford and friends on her birthday! Thanks to Jo & Friends

02 June 2006
Raffle: 2 Formula 1 tickets Donated by Tom Glocer, CEO of Reuters plus a Paddock and Garage Tour with the RedBull Ferrari F1 Team. Special thanks to Winston Douglas for obtaining the tour and Stuart Bailey of the Red bull team.

02 March 2006
Shea's Uncle John Gibbens completed a sponsored sky dive on 2nd March. Read the Newshopper story here.

24 February 2006
The Fundaraising evening organised by Shea's Aunt and Uncle, John and Sue Gibbens, daughter Alex and Chris Stone was attended by 250 people at the Old Roan Football club in Kidbrooke SE3 and included an auction and raffle. We had celebrities Kate Lawler (Big Brother) who kindly donated two Arsenal V Real Madrid tickets, Saracen (Gladiators) and a Pearly King. Thank you all who worked free of charge especially the barstaff and the committee members of the Old Roan FC.

With the total sponsorship, fundraising night tickets, auction and raffle plus individual donations, we are able to take Shea for 2 therapy trips to Poland, plus a good way towards a third.

Words cannot express how we feel that so many people and companies were so generous.

We had our first fundraising event 5 years ago at the Old Roan Football Club Kidbrooke Park Road London, SE3. Thank you (Chris, Rash, Jim, Carolyn) players, members and officials of the OLD ROAN FC for their continued generous support and kindness.

Our first trip to Euromed, in April 2005, was kindly sponsored by Reuters Ltd who paid the full £5000 cost plus expenses.

Sponsors and Donations

Reuters Ltd , Virgin Ltd, Harrods, Axis Europe Plc, The London Golf Club, Harper & Collins, Hilton Hotels, Temsisis technology Ltd, Swanley Sheds and Garages, Esporta Health Club, UASC Shipping, Keddles Martial Arts Gym, Newcastle Utd, Charlton Fc, Carolina blinds, Henrys Executive Chaffeur, Up the Creek Comedy Club Greenwich, Colchester Zoo, My Home Ltd, Whitegate clay Shooting, Rain Forest Cafe, Ricky Hatton, Dave Courtney(celebrity Gangster), Manchester Utd, Toni & Guy Bromley, Slug & Lettuce Bromley, Bunces Bonces blackfen, B Beautiful Sidcup, Thorpe Park, Henrys executive chauffeur service, Jim Crowther Taxis, Terry Power Jewellers, Chequers Parade Flowers, Breyer Group Plc, Faithorn Farrell Timms, Tate & Lyle, RedBull Ferrari, Fujitsu, Siemens, Dell and Trend.

Thanks to Michael Avgousti for creating this website.

A thank you to all the many other individuals who are helping make Shea's dream come walk!