Local Dad Tackles Ride for His Baby Boy
Local dad Tapiwa Kundoro is organising a bike challenge for his family and friends in a bid to raise money for the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit at Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital.
Tapiwa is raising money for the unit because of the great care his baby boy, Tawonashe Achim, received, when he was born six weeks early weighing 1.6kg on 6 August 2013.
Tapiwa said, The hospital was amazing. The care and attention our little boy received was amazing. Without exception I've never met such a dedicated team of nurses and doctors. We were put at ease the second we walked through the door. I wanted to say thank the hospital in some small way and a bike ride seemed to be the best way. I do a little bit of riding, but do struggle with 10ish miles at the moment, so this will certainly be a challenge for both myself and my friends!! I am hoping my colleagues at Norfolk County Council, Churches and the whole community will sponsor my efforts.
Louise Cook, fundraising manager, said: We are absolutely delighted that Tapiwa has decided to raise money for our Neonatal Intensive Care Unit. We are very grateful for all the support from his friends and family and are so glad Tawonashe is doing so well now.
Louise Cook added: We are so grateful that people support Norfolk and Norwich University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust Charitable Fund. Whilst the NHS provides the necessities, the charity funds projects that make the hospital experience a better one for our patients, visitors and staff. We are always looking for people to get involved in fundraising so please contact us if you would like to help.
For further information about NNUH and to find out how to support the charity, please call 01603 287107 or visit www.nnuh.nhs.uk.
To sponsor Tapiwa Kundoro go to http://www.justgiving.com/tapiwa-kundoro