Nikita Jade Disability Fund

Raising money for a special girl

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Read all about Nikita, and the NJDF. The good, bad and the ugly. It's been a tough fight for Nikita over the years, and without the help of some very generous people Nikita would not be able to do half the things she does now. 

To read the original articles please visit the Northants Telegraph page, the link can be found on our links page.

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Nikita's special thank you

Posted on March 22, 2004 at 3:30 AM Comments comments (0)

22 March 2004

LITTLE Nikita Ray has been demonstrating her handiwork by making cards to say thank you to people who have supported her appeal.

 

With help from parents Malcolm and Trudie Ray, Nikita has been making her mark on the cards with handprints.

 

The ET joined forces with Nikita's family in January to raise 5,000 for a special wheelchair and other equipment for the two-year-old, who has microcephaly which means her b...

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Nikita's plight touches all ages

Posted on February 26, 2004 at 3:30 AM Comments comments (0)

26 February 2004

FUNDRAISING for little Nikita Ray has reached more than £3,300 thanks to generous neighbours and students.

 

Students on the BTEC First Caring course at Tresham Institute, St Mary's Road, Kettering, raised 78 through a series of events in aid of the two-year-old, who has cerebral palsy and microcephaly.

 

And Pearl and Cecil 'Nobby' Bacon, who live next door to Nikita and her family in Grafton Road, Rush...

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Little Nikita's birthday celebrations

Posted on February 10, 2004 at 3:30 AM Comments comments (0)

10 February 2004

LITTLE Nikita Ray, who needs £5,000 to buy a specially-adapted wheelchair, has celebrated her second birthday.

 

The ET joined forces with Nikita's parents last month to launch an appeal to raise the cash for a wheelchair for Nikita, who was born with cerebral palsy and microcephaly.

 

This means her head is too small and her brain develops at a much slower rate than usual. She is unable to sit up or put...

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Readers boost Nikita appeal

Posted on February 2, 2004 at 3:25 AM Comments comments (0)

02 February 2004

GENEROUS ET readers have donated a further £500 to the appeal for little Nikita Ray, bringing the total raised so far to £1500.

 

The ET joined forces with Nikita's family last month to launch an appeal to raise at least 5,000 for a specially-adapted wheelchair for Nikita.

 

Born with cerebral palsy and microcephaly, which means her head is too small and her brain develops at a slower rate than usua...

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1000 pound for little Nikita

Posted on January 13, 2004 at 3:20 AM Comments comments (0)

13 January 2004

TICKETS to raise funds for specialist equipment for little Nikita Ray have raised £1,000 in less than a week.

 

Nikita, who is 23 months old, was born with cerebral palsy and microcephaly, meaning her head is too small and her brain develops at a slower rate than usual.

She is unable to sit up unaided or put any pressure on her legs, and has to undergo several hours' physiotherapy each day.

The ET has joined f...

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Overwhelmed by your kindness

Posted on January 8, 2004 at 3:20 AM Comments comments (0)

08 January 2004

THE family of little disabled girl Nikita Ray say the response from ET readers has been overwhelming since an appeal to raise £5,000 for a special wheelchair was launched just two days ago.

 

Nikita, 23 months, was born with cerebral palsy, developmental delay and microcephaly, which means her head is too small and her brain develops at a slower rate than usual.

 

Because of this Nikita is unable to sit u...

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Our hopes for our little darling Nikita

Posted on January 7, 2004 at 3:15 AM Comments comments (0)

07 January 2004

THE parents of little Nikita Ray have spoken of a typical day with their daughter and what difference ET readers could make to all of their lives.

 

Nikita, who is 23 months old, was born with cerebral palsy and microcephaly, which means her head is too small and her brain develops at a much slower rate than normal.

 

Mum Trudie, 39, and dad Malcolm, 50, of Grafton Road, Rushden, spend hours everyday doing exe...

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Help us to help Nikita

Posted on January 6, 2004 at 3:05 AM Comments comments (0)

06 January 2004

WE NEED your help to give little Nikita Ray the gift of independence.

 

Nikita, aged 22 months, was born with cerebral palsy, developmental delay and microcephaly, which means her head is too small and her brain develops at a slower rate than normal.

 

She is unable to sit up unaided or put any pressure on her legs, and has regular physiotherapy, hydrotherapy and light sensory therapy.

 

Her ...

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