NewsFund-raising walk takes its supporters ‘out on a limb’

Fund-raising walk takes its supporters ‘out on a limb’

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Fund-raising walk takes its supporters ‘out on a limb’An amputation support group in Airedale, called Out on a Limb, is holding a walk that will raise funds to help amputees.

The walk will travel 16.3 miles from Bradford Royal Infirmary to Airdale General Hospital in West Yorkshire, and is broken into parts so that disabled amputees can participate as well. Running, walking and riding a wheelchair are all acceptable ways of taking part in the event.

Funding goes towards helping amputees return home and gain access to social support, such as evening gatherings and days out, as well as physical support such as wheelchair ramps.

'Life can seem very daunting following an amputation with worries about how you will manage at home and how you will get back to your everyday life,' the Out on a Limb website states. 'Therefore, Out on a limb was established with the specific goal, of providing information and support to all those who are about to face this life-changing experience, along with their partners, relatives and carers, so that at least some of the issues and fears surrounding amputation could be addressed and an insight into the positive achievements which can be made could be highlighted.'

To register for or sponsor the walk, click here or contact secretary@airedaleoutonalimb.co.uk or Phone/text : 07807478137

 

For more information on Out on a Limb, click here.

 

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