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MP Gwynne to zip wire to raise more funds for Florence

Denton MP Andrew Gwynne is aiming to help raise more funds for Tameside youngster Florence Croce.

Florence, seven, has Late-Infantile Gangliosidosis, or GM1, a genetic disorder that progressively destroys the brain and spinal cord, slowly taking away her ability to walk, talk and swallow.

Since her diagnosis, Florence’s family and friends have been tirelessly raising funds so they can ensure Florence gets the best treatment possible and can enjoy life to the fullest.

Donations also contribute towards adaptations to Florence’s house so that she can stay with her family as long as possible and make memories with her brother Riccardo.

Last October, the Denton and Reddish MP braved a charity skydive - and now he’s set to brave the heights again, this time with a zip wire challenge when he takes on the Velocity2 zip wire in Wales.

He will be taking to the skies in September and braving the heights along with 14 other fundraisers on behalf of Florence.

The MP is asking for people to sponsor him and you can visit https://www.justgiving.com/crowdfunding/jenny-croce-zipwire to find out more and donate to the cause.

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