In memory of Freddie Appleyard.
A website to help disabled children and their families.

Freddie's Blog

  • Vinny Beal funding

    Published on 02/10/2015

    Vinny is a 3 year old boy with cerebral palsy who gets lots of pains in his legs and ankles. Vinny is due to have a operation on them both and will be in plaster for months, we have funding a specialist seating bean bag to hopefully ease some of the pain, we send our best wishes to Vinny for a speedy recovery xx

  • Vinny Beal funding

    Published on 02/10/2015

    Vinny is a 3 year old boy with cerebral palsy who gets lots of pains in his legs and ankles. Vinny is due to have a operation on them both and will be in plaster for months, we have funding a specialist seating bean bag to hopefully ease some of the pain, we send our best wishes to Vinny for a speedy recovery xx

  • Nathan Sharp Funding

    Published on 02/10/2015

    Nathan is a 12 year old boy who is severley autistic, non verbal and epileptic, Nathan loves playing in the garden and with your continued fundraising we have funded a giant connect four.....enjoy Nathan xx

    Nathan and his Mum Nathans giant connect four
  • Riley Howard Funding

    Published on 02/10/2015

    Riley is a little boy with global development delays and autistic, because of Riley's lack of sleep during the night he has just completed the KIDS sleep workshop to help with his sleep patterns, Freddies Friends have just funded a weighted blanket to hopefully settle him down for a good nights sleep xx

  • Daisy Fox Funding

    Published on 02/10/2015

    Daisy is a beautiful little girl who has the medical condition, chromosome 22g 11.2 distral deletion, epilepsy & global development delays, we are delighted to have funded a specialist car seat giving mum easy access getting Daisy in and out of the car x

    Daisy in her car seat

    Daisy in her car seat funded by your wonderful support xx

  • Aiden Wilson & Lacey Rossington Funding

    Published on 02/10/2015

    Aiden & Lacey both have epilepsy and we have just funded specialist video monitors to hopefully give their parents peace of mind during the night xx

  • Green Bricks, Hull Marina

    Published on 19/06/2015

    Green Bricks, Hull Marina

    Thank you to Julie, staff & customers of Green Bricks, we have just collected £58.95 from our charity collection tin x

  • T.N.T Coventry

    Published on 22/04/2015

    Thanks to our friend David “Edgy” Wardle and the Management & staff who raised a whopping £764.00 in a raffle for two days extra holiday kindly donated by T.N.T.

  • Bakers Coffee & Sandwich Shop

    Published on 13/04/2015

    Bakers Coffe and Sandwich Shop

    Thank you to Jamie Edwards & staff for their continued support, we have just collected £31.43 from our charity tins and also a signed Hull FC shirt donated for our recent charity night x

  • Lucas Sidebottom

    Published on 13/04/2015

    Lucas Sidebottom

    With the kind donation made by Vivergo Fuels part of this has been allocated to fund Lucas with a portable suction machine.

    Lucas is a beautiful boy with very complexed needs but he is always happy and greets you with a lovely smile, this portable suction machine will make Lucas & his parents life so much easier when they take Lucas and his siblings on days out and helping with his every day to day healthcare xxx

  • Rudy's Sponsored Bird Watch

    Published on 13/04/2015

    Rudy's sponsored bird watch

    Please follow the link to read Rudy's fantastic challenge.

    Rudy completed his challenge and raised an unbelievable £1639.00!!!!!! Rudy you are a star xxxx

  • Finleigh Lenthall

    Published on 13/04/2015

    Finleigh Lenthall

    Finleigh suffers from chromosomal duplication, chomosomal loss xq27.2, development delays and behaviour problems relating to his genetic diognosis.

    Finleigh becomes very distressed and has meltdowns were he throws himself to the floor often causing injury, this large cushion we have funded calms finleigh down and reduces the risk of injury xx

  • Hull United AFC

    Published on 12/02/2015

    Hull United AFC logo

    Thank you to Jamie Waltham for his continued support this year and throughout all last year x

  • Jane Tomlinson Hull 10K

    Published on 21/01/2015

    A massive well done to Ryan Hill, Jez LItten & Jay Black who raised a fantastic £278.50 for Freddies Friends & Breast Cancer UK.

    Jane Tomlinson 10k Jane Tomlinson 10k
  • Sponsored Car Wash

    Published on 21/01/2015

    A huge thanks to organiser Les Moss and to the washers Macauley Mawhinney, Courtney Paige Skinner, Skye Purdy and all the other youths who made the day a great success.

    Longhill Link Up raised £33.20. Well done guys xx

    Sponsored Car Wash
  • Dancing Goat

    Published on 21/01/2015

    Dancing Goat

    £87.53 has been collected by the lovely girls at Dancing Goat, and if you haven't been before you've got to go and try out the best hot chocolate ever!!!!

    If you would like one of our charity collection tins, please get in touch.

  • Death Valley Cycle Challenge 2014

    Published on 21/01/2015

    Phil & Francis Brogden completed the 420km cycle challenge through Death Valley which is one of the hottest location in North America!!

    Between them they have raised an unbelievable £2102.88 with gift aid to be added, a massive well done guys xx

    Death Valley Cycle Challenge
  • Christmas Card Donation

    Published on 21/01/2015

    Our thanks go to Jenny Watts, our friend Louise Hill and our good neighbour Donna Elliott who donated to Freddies Friends instead of sending out Christmas cards.

    A brilliant £88 was raised xxx

  • Bakers Coffee & Sandwich Shop

    Published on 21/01/2015

    Thanks go to Jamie Edwards & Staff who donated £150 to Freddies Friends, they also have one of our collection tins.

    If you are near Hedon Road, please pop in and try one of their delicious sandwiches & coffee's xx

  • Old Grammarians Masonic Lodge

    Published on 04/11/2011

    Thankyou to John and Geoff at the Masonic lodge, for kindly donating £1000 to Freddies Friends. We were invited to their annual charity evening and had a wonderful night meeting lots of kind and generous people. The Freemason's do an amazing job in helping many different charities and hospitals, this year alone they have donated £40,000 to local charities. Thank you once again xx

  • Seconds Out Gym

    Published on 18/08/2011

    Jimmy Phelan and the boxers from Seconds Out Gym on Anlaby Road Hull, recently took part in the Humber Bridge Half Marathon, and also did a bucket collection at a boxing tournament - Jimmy has given us £1,000 for Freddie's Friends which is fantastic - Jimmy always helps us out at Freddie's Friends and we are so grateful to him for all his help - also thanks to Dean O'Loughlin and Anthony Beadle who took part in a beach rugby match and help at the boxing shows !!!

  • Donation from Marc Cooper

    Published on 18/08/2011

    Joe's PE teacher at St Mary's College, recently took part in a half marathon and kindly donated some of his sponsor money to Freddie's Friends. Marc gave us a cheque for £136.75 which will go a long way in helping special children. Thank you Marc !

  • Charity Night Saturday 7th May 2011

    Published on 18/08/2011

    We held a charity night at the Crown pub on Saturday 7th May. Lots of people turned up to a great night. Liam Elvin was sponsored to have his head shaved! Sammi Louise sang all night for free, we had cupcakes, guess the weight of the cake, raffle, tombola and an auction. Over £1000 was raised, which is being shared between Freddie's Friends, and Jack Christmas, a gorgeous little boy who needs a specialist trike. Thanks to all who attended and donated xxx

  • Harley Norfolk

    Published on 06/10/2010

    We donated £200 to Harley to help him go to EuroDisney to see Mickey and Minnie. Harley and his lovely family managed to make their dreams come true and go on holiday. Unfortunately Harley became poorly when they came home and tragically fell asleep surrounded by his devoted family on Monday 27th September 2010. Harley will now be free from pain and will have met up with Freddie by now, who will be looking after him. God Bless Harley xxx

  • Special Children

    Published on 03/10/2010

    Freddie's Friends are well and truly up and running and are beginning to help special children who need our help. Thankyou x

  • Hull Ionians RL

    Published on 22/04/2010

    When Freddie spent many weeks and months in Hull Royal Infirmary, we met a fabulous nurse called Jackie Painter. We have developed a close relationship with Jackie, her husband Rich and their son Oliver.

    Oliver plays rugby for Hull Ionians and after their match on 21st April, the lads put their money into a bucket to go towards Freddies' Friends - £20.75 was collected - Thanks lads and good luck for the season x

  • Savannah West

    Published on 22/04/2010

    Savannah is 18 months old and has a brain disorder - she suffers with epilepsy, has global developmental delays and is visually impaired. She has no muscle tone in her legs and is unable to sit, crawl or walk. She is a beautiful happy little girl who has lots of problems but has loving parents, Kelly and Rich, and lots of friends who love her. We bought Savannah a special chair so that she can sit comfortably and safely.

  • Christmas Fayre

    Published on 07/12/2009

    We held Freddie's Friends Christmas Fayre on Sunday 6th december and raised a massive £942. We had a great day, Father Christmas turned up, we had a raffle, a tombola, bric a brac, card stall, cake stall and a cafe. It was attended by all our friends and families and was a great afternoon - we all worked hard to make it a success, and it certainly was. THANKS TO ALL WHO ATTENDED OR HELPED IN ANY WAY x x x

  • East Hull Under 10's sponsored walk

    Published on 24/11/2009

    A massive thank you goes to Mandy, Rich, players and parents of the East Hull Under 10's Rugby League team. They recently did a 5 mile walk to raise money for Freddie's Friends and raised a staggering £1,470 - what a fantastic effort by a fantastic set of kids - the money will be used to help some special children - THANKS TO YOU ALL XXXXXXX

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