A total of £4,198.39 was raised by Bristol Rovers Supporters through bucket collections prior, during and after the New Year’s Day Torquay United match at the Memorial Stadium, to help pay towards an operation for 6 year-old Bristol City fan, Oskar Pycroft.
Oskar has bilateral spastic cerebral palsy. He can't stand, sit or walk without help and is in constant pain with his muscles and joints. Without complex medical intervention, Oskar faces a life of continuing pain and will never be able to walk independently.
An operation called SDR which could change his life. Surgeons will perform the operation in Bristol on a private basis as Oskar does not meet current NHS criteria.
Oskar’s mum Lizzy is aiming to raise £50k to enable Oskar to have this treatment in Bristol.
You can find out more about Oskar's appeal here.
Bristol City fans have raised £10,000 for a young boy with cerebral palsy.
6-year-old Oskar Pycroft led the team out in his wheelchair ahead of their match against Preston North End on Saturday. The club have given their backing to a campaign to raise money for an operation in America which could help Oskar walk.
It's not everyday that the captain of Bristol City pops round to your house for a cup of tea to chat football but thats exactly what happened to 6 year old Oskar Pycroft.
Oskar suffers from cerebral palsy and Wade Elliott is lending his support as the family try to raise money for an operation in America which could help him walk.
A six year-old Bristol City fan will be leading out the team in his wheelchair as they face Preston North End at Ashton Gate tomorrow.
Oskar Pycroft has cerebral palsy and other problems and his family are raising money for an operation in the USA, which could help him walk.
Their campaign has won the backing of the club.
A four-year-old boy from South Gloucestershire has been taking his first steps following surgery that's only just been made available in the UK.
Corin Potts has cerebral palsy. His family had to raise thousands of pounds to pay for the operation because the NHS wasn't prepared to fund it.