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Fundraiser Spotlight: Dylan Marshall Takes On Junior North Run

Eleven year old Dylan Marshall from Lynemouth in Northumberland is taking on this year’s Junior North Run to raise funds for Newcastle United Foundation’s Football 4 All programme.

Dylan, who attends the sessions at Walker Activity Dome, suffers from a rare genetic condition, Larsen’s Syndrome.

Larsen’s syndrome causes dislocations of bones – in this case, in Dylan’s spine. His mum, Victoria, will push Dylan around the course in his wheelchair, as well as taking on the Great North Run herself, in aid of Great Ormond Street Hospital, whose support and expertise has been vital throughout her son’s childhood.

Dylan completed the Junior Great North Run for the first time last year and this year is hoping to raise ÂŁ150 for the Football for All programme that he attends every week.

Football for All makes football accessible to disabled people of all ages in the North East. The programme features in-school coaching, out of school coaching centres and an adult programme.

Sessions cover wheelchair football, visually impaired football and cerebral palsy football.

“I attend the Walker Dome every Wednesday night and the boys are great with me,” said Dylan. “I love it and I would like to give something back.”

Dylan’s Mum, Victoria, added: “Dylan loves football and the Football 4 All sessions are a real highlight every week. It’s been great for him to meet new people and it’s been hugely important for him to have the opportunity to play sport. He really wanted to give something back to the Foundation as it really means a lot to him.”

Newcastle United Foundation Fundraising and Events co-ordinator, Jen Rea, commented: “It was fantastic to meet Dylan and Victoria and to hear how their training is going. It’s great hearing how much Dylan enjoys Football 4 All and really wonderful that he is raising funds so other people can benefit from the programme. Good luck Dylan!”

Football for All is funded by BBC Children in Need, Kids 1st Nurseries, Northumbria Police Charities Fund, the People’s Postcode Trust and The FA.

You can make an online donation to support Dylan’s fundraising here: www.justgiving.com/Dylan-Marshall1

For more information on how you can get involved
Email foundation@nufc.co.uk

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