Fundraising for local lad Oliver

Posted on 12th December 2018 | in Community

Four year old Oliver needs specialised equipment

Kind hearted Hauxley resident Julie Baxter is organising a coffee morning for local boy Oliver Shanks. Oliver, who lives in North Broomhill, was born prematurely and is severely disabled.

He is now four years old, and as he grows, his needs are changing. His family need specialised equipment to help him, as he is prone to seizures which can cause him to stop breathing.

Julie is organising a coffee morning to raise funds for the brave tot, and she has set up a GoFundMe page:

The coffee morning will take place on 23 March, from 11am – 3pm at Hauxley Village Hall.

Julie said “We are overwhelmed by how much local businesses and local people have donated prizes and bought raffle tickets.”

Oliver’s family have set up a facebook page called Oliver’s Army:

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