Travel Weekly managing director Stuart Parish is appealing for final donations to raise funds for former travel agent Mia Austin, who has locked-in syndrome.
So far Parish has raised £3,435, beating his £3,000 target, to raise money for the charity Abta LifeLine to support the 26-year-old, who suffered a stroke in 2010 and was left paralysed.
Abta LifeLine has pledged to match up to £3,000 of the funds raised to fund a replacement car for Mia to help her get around. She cannot walk, move or talk and needs around-the-clock care.
On September 5, Parish will take part in a gruelling 20-mile challenge called Man vs Mountain 2015.
“Any final donations would be fantastic,” said Parish, adding: “I’m training every day, anything from short runs, longer runs, weights, and I’m basically eating nothing but protein!”
To donate go to: justgiving.com/BigStuTW
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