A special fundraising message from my friend Gemma Hutchinson

Here is a special message from my friend Gemma: please help her raise the funds needed for HSCT treatment for her multiple sclerosis.

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Hi everyone,
My name is Gemma, and I’m reaching out for your support in a battle I never thought I’d have to face. I was diagnosed nearly 5 years ago with Multiple Sclerosis (MS), a chronic and often debilitating disease that disrupts the flow of information within the brain and between the brain and body. MS has taken a toll on my physical abilities, energy levels, and overall quality of life. Each day is an unpredictable struggle, and the future feels uncertain.
MS manifests in many ways, from fatigue and muscle weakness to impaired coordination and cognitive challenges. These symptoms make even the simplest tasks daunting and have drastically changed my life. As I navigate this challenging journey, I’m constantly searching for a way to regain control and hope for a brighter future.
After extensive research and consultation with my medical team, I have found a promising treatment that offers hope: Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation (HSCT). HSCT is a groundbreaking procedure that aims to reset the immune system, potentially halting the progression of MS and allowing the body to repair itself. This treatment could be the key to reclaiming my life, giving me the chance to live without the constant fear of deterioration.
However, HSCT is not only a complex procedure but also a costly one, often not provided by the NHS.. The total expenses, including medical bills, travel, accommodation, and post-treatment care, are overwhelming. This is where I humbly ask for your help.
Your generous contributions will go directly towards funding my HSCT treatment and associated costs. Every donation, no matter the size, brings me one step closer to a life where MS no longer dictates my every move. Your support means the world to me and gives me the strength to keep fighting.
Please join me in this fight against MS. Together, we can make a difference and give hope to those battling this relentless disease. From the bottom of my heart, thank you for your kindness, generosity, and support.
With gratitude,
Gemma