WESTON youngster needs less than £1,000 for wheelchair

PUBLISHED: 14:00 02 August 2018 | UPDATED: 17:14 03 August 2018

Fundraiser for seven-year-old Phobe Small who has global development delay. She needs £3k for a wheelchair. Winscombe Community Centre.

Fundraiser for seven-year-old Phobe Small who has global development delay. She needs £3k for a wheelchair. Winscombe Community Centre.

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Less than £1,000 is needed to provide a Weston girl with a new terrain wheelchair.

Phoebe Small needs £3,000 for a terrain wheelchair. Picture: Katie WyattPhoebe Small needs £3,000 for a terrain wheelchair. Picture: Katie Wyatt

Seven-year-old Phoebe Small has global development delay, which affects her learning and movement skills, her ability to walk or talk and interact with others socially and emotionally.

A fundraiser held at the Winscombe community centre, in Sandford Road, on Saturday was organised by Phoebe’s friend eight-year-old Grace Henderson and a bouncy castle, face painter and raffle were available.

The chair costs £3,000 but the event still leaves Phoebe about £1,000 short of her target which would allow her to replace her current chair with a terrain wheelchair more suited to her requirements.

People can still donate online to help Phoebe reach her goal.

To donate, visit www.justgiving.com/crowdfunding/charlotte-small-2

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