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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...

Two Special 15th Anniversaries Remembered

Two Special 15th Anniversaries Remembered Two Special 15th Anniversaries Remembered

Gerry, Tracey Bell, Aine Gallagher, Maisie, Geraldine, Grace Stewart

Under our charity’s Aims we can support another charity who support young disabled people in Northern Ireland. We were pleased to recently visit the Northern Ireland Children’s Hospice as we have purchased several items of equipment which they urgently needed for their family rooms. As Christopher’s 15th anniversary in September 2016 also coincided with that of Horizon House which opened in October 2001 we wanted to mark both anniversaries in a special way. Christopher had also been invited to the opening but sadly passed away before then. We discussed this with Aine Gallagher, Company Secretary, and suggested...

Tomcat Fizz Trike Helps Adam Get Stronger

Tomcat Fizz Trike Helps Adam Get Stronger

We were really pleased to recently help purchase a Tomcat Fizz trike for Adam Millar. Adam is aged 3, lives in Dundonald, Belfast and has Cerebellar Hypoplasia which includes floppy muscle tone. Adam’s mum Janette sent a letter to say how the trike would help strengthen his legs and his hands by holding onto the handle bars as well as enable him to sit well in an upright position. Adam also will be able to mix with other children in his street. We received a letter of...

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