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Our Children

Be Brave Bears is a charitable organisation run by volunteers who send personalised keepsake bears to children who are terminally ill or have life limiting conditions. Each of our bears is sponsored by businesses, groups or families, meaning these bears are free of charge to the children. Once complete each bear is placed in a special keepsake bag and given to the child complete with a numbered certificate. Once the child has received their bear the sponsor will receive a thank you photograph via e-mail of the completed bear and a sponsorship certificate with the name of the child who you have sponsored. Each bear is allocated a number and will appear on our Roll of Honour. If the child on this page has already been sponsored, but due to the timing of the previous sponsorship it has not yet been removed from this area, your sponsorship will be automatically allocated to the child next on the list (Priority order). This seldom happens but we must highlight that it can occur.

Marcus Rodney

Age 4

Hospital: Evelina London Childrens Hospital

Note: Bear pictured may not be the bear given to the child (most of the time it is though)

Marcus Rodney’s Medical condition...

Marcus was born prematurely at 29 weeks with a diagphramtic hernia, meaning one lung didn’t not grow properly.After spending 18 months in hospital he then went on to have a tracheostomy through which he receives ventilation at night time. Marcus is fed via his stomach and is hearing impaired. Currently he is known as a SWAN - syndrome without a name. As we do not know what his diagnosis is or how it will effect him in the future.

A bit about Marcus Rodney...

Marcus loves to play football and he really likes bubbles and balloons.

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Mere Brow
Preston
Lancashire
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07718 985264
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