Anyone shopping in Tesco in Ashbourne, Ratoath or Drogheda, please pop your blue tokens in the ‘Clodagh and Siobhan Laffey Trust’ box.
Every time customers shop in their local Tesco store, they receive a blue token at the checkout to place in the donation box of the local good cause they would most like to support. Every eight weeks, the number of tokens is counted and up to €1,000 is distributed proportionally between three local good causes. The more tokens a local good cause gets the larger share of the donation they will receive.
Any help and support is greatly appreciated, as after all every little helps 💚💚#tescocommunityfund
Clodagh and Siobhan Laffey were diagnosed in August 2014 with Chronic Lyme Disease. They had to travel to Germany as Ireland didn’t have the medical expertise to correctly diagnose the disease. Unfortunately, as it wasn’t diagnosed in Ireland, Irish Health Insurance does not cover any costs for their treatment. The Clodagh and Siobhan Laffey Trust was set up to help raise funds to allow the girls to continue their treatment. Read the Constitution for the Clodagh and Siobhan Laffey Trust here.
Chronic Lyme Disease is a multi-systemic, debilitating, complex disease. It is an invisible chronic illness. It is caused by the bacteria Borrelia burgdorferi and you can become infected if a tick that carries the bacteria bites you. The bacteria attacks all of the organ systems and commonly strikes skin. Chronic Lyme Disease is called the “Great Imitator” and is often misdiagnosed as other conditions such as multiple sclerosis or Parkinsons.
To hear the full story of Clodagh and Siobhan Laffey, listen to the LMFM Documentary; ‘The tick that changed our lives’.
Clodagh and Siobhan’s Symptoms:
– Mental Dysfunction
– Chronic Pain
– Mental Tiredness
– Chronic Exhaustion
– Cognitive Difficulties
– Brain Fog
– Joint & Muscle Pain
Read Clodagh and Siobhan’s full story here. We would greatly appreciate your help and support.
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