This summer, a host of well-known names and faces from the North West will embark upon a 250- kilometre-long bed push in aid of nine beneficiaries that help families with children diagnosed with life-threatening illnesses, raising funds for Beneficiaries supporting Families with Life-threatening Illnesses.
The Bed Push will take place over four days from 19th to 22nd August 2021 and will involve a team of well-known personalities.
Stretching from Crumlin Hospital in Dublin to Letterkenny University Hospital in Donegal, Noah’s Bed Push, called after little Noah Gooch who has been receiving care at both hospitals since being diagnosed with cancer at the age of 5 in January this year. This will help raise much needed funds for the deserving beneficiaries.
Little Noah, who is now 6 years old has Down’s Syndrome, his family wanted to give something back to say thank you for the life-saving medical care he has been receiving since his devastating diagnosis earlier this year.
Noah’s father, Lee Gooch, who is a very popular presenter on Donegal’s Highland Radio, Irelands No.1 local radio station said the bed push will be an opportunity to raise awareness and vital funds for the hospitals and beneficiaries that give life-saving medical treatments to children and offer support and guidance to families at a time when their worlds are turned upside down and they need expert help in navigating the challenges ahead.
Shaun Doherty, former flagship presenter at Highland Radio, didn’t hesitate when asked to take part in the bed push, saying “This event is a fantastic way of raising vital funds to support these nine chosen beneficiaries. We hope to make this an uplifting and meaningful event in the
midst of the difficulties we are all facing at the moment.”
Noah’s parents Lee and Claire and his brother Lee junior have been overwhelmed by the love and support they have received from so many people. The beneficiaries include, Children’s Health Foundation, Crumlin, Donegal Down Syndrome Association, Letterkenny University Hospital Children’s Ward, Aoibheanns Pink Tie, Children Disibility Network Team Donegal North, Hand in Hand Children’s Cancer Charity, Ronald Mc Donald House Charities Ireland, Saoirse Foundation Bumbleance and Blood Bike North West.
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