Ollie's Garden Appeal

Ollie's Garden AppealOllie loves being outdoors but unfortunately Ollie’s garden space is possibly the most unsuitable area for a child with Ollie’s difficulties. Ollie is 4 years old and has Cerebral Palsy and a Tracheostomy. This means he can neither walk unaided nor talk.

A more accessible garden would enable Ollie to be able to move around in his walking frame, and thus encourage more muscle development. Making the garden physically and playfully accessible will genuinely make a huge difference to Ollie’s life.

I.J. Street have designed a space for Ollie and made an appeal to local suppliers for material donations. This will save a big chunk of the cost once Ollie’s Garden project has started. However, we still need to raise £13k to help with the costs associated with such an ambitious project. Many tonnes of earth will need to be removed along with the building of structural walls to ensure a safe environment for Ollie.

If you are interested or would like to donate, please visit the JustGiving page hosted by the wonderful Blossom Development Trust: justgiving.com/olliesgarden

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Latest Updates on Ollie's Garden Appeal

Boxing Gloves to Auction

Boxing Gloves to Auction

18th July 2014

Ollie met with Chris Eubank Jnr, who has signed a pair of his gloves, so that they can be auctioned to help raise funds...

BBC South Today

BBC South Today

2nd July 2014

After BBC Radio Solent ran a story on Ollie and his Garden Appeal, BBC South Today contacted Cara, Ollie’s Mum, and asked to run a news story... Read More »

ItemAmountSupplied by
3-5t Digger Hire 1 week CBL, Horton Heath
225mm Hollow Concrete Blocks 360no. Masterblock, Nationwide
100mm Solid Concrete Blocks 500no. Masterblock, Nationwide
10-12mm Reinforcing Rods 100no. Builders Beams, West Sussex
Garden Walling Bricks 4000no. All About Bricks, Nationwide
Paving 110mtrs Marshalls, Nationwide
20mm Ballast 40 tonne Raymond Brown, Nursling
Building Sand 12 tonne Sydenhams, Totton
Cement (Plastic bags) 240 bags Cemex, Nationwide
Artificial Grass 20x4mtrs (13.5 + 6.5)  
Sawn Treated timber 100x47 100mtrs Travis Perkins, Eastleigh
Waste Removal 250 cu-ms L & S Waste, Fareham
    TJ Transport, Fareham
    Raymond Brown, Longparish
10-20mm Shingle 5 tonnes Keyline, Park Gate
Some form of glass balustrade 20mtrs  

In The Press

Daily Echo - 12th August 2014 (Part One) »

Daily Echo - 12th August 2014 (Part Two) »

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