PHOTOS: Family car boot day for Musgrove Hospital NICU
PUBLISHED: 16:00 30 August 2018
A Cheddar family has raised more than £1,000 to pay for a life-saving incubator at a hospital after it helped their little girl.
Vincent and Beth O’Neil held a car boot sale at Winchester Farm in Cheddar on bank holiday Monday to raise cash to purchase a giraffe incubator for Musgrove Park Hospital’s neonatal intensive care unit (NICU).
The event saw families enjoy a bouncy castle and games.
The couple’s daughter Charlotte was born healthy at 38 weeks but within 24 hours she started wheezing and had turned blue.
She was rushed to hospital where it was discovered she had a hole in her lung.
She spent two weeks in the NICU before she was allowed to go home.
The family now hope to help other babies like Charlotte by raising £10,000 for the incubator.
To donate, visit www.justgiving.com/crowdfunding/charlottesstory