Our Foundation has been set up in memory of my son, Jack, who died on 14th December 2016 at the tender age of 10 after a long battle with Cystic Fibrosis. Jack was a true hero who melted the hearts of anyone who had the pleasure of meeting him and fund-raised for others with a passion. We are now committed to keeping his memory alive by supporting other children and their families.
Jack was never an ordinary boy. He was always special. He was born on 2nd of September 2006 and diagnosed with Cystic Fibrosis a short time later.
At age 4, Jack contracted a bacteria in his lungs. This bacteria was called Non-TB Mycobacterium Abscesses (NTM) and extremely difficult to treat which resulted in Jack requiring a Double Lung transplant on November 8th, 2015. Despite the operation going very well initially, this bacterial infection was found to be growing into his new lungs and he required intensive IV treatment. On 23rd November 2016 Jacks health deteriorated significantly and was admitted into the hospital.
Despite all the efforts of medical professionals and his family Jack fell asleep in the arms of his Mother and Father by his side on 14th December 2016. Jack was 10 years of age.