Sunday, March 04, 2012

Teenage Cystic Fibrosis Maghull Charity Fundraiser photos Feb 2012

Photos of the Amanda Unit (Teenage Cystic Fibrosis Broad Green Hospital Liverpool) charity fundraising event at St. Georges Social Centre Maghull Liverpool on Friday 2nd March 2012.

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This Cystic Fibrosis fundraising event was warmly attended by many Maghull locals in support of the efforts of Brenda Morris to raise funds for the Amanda Unit at Broad Green Hospital.

Cystic Fibrosis is a recessive genetic disease, affecting most critically the lungs and also the pancreas, liver, and intestine.

Brenda's daughter Paula Morris, died in 1990, aged 21 years old, due to lung failure, brought on by Cystic Fibrosis.

Brenda Morris raises money for the Teenage Cystic Fibrosis Unit at Broad Green Hospital
Sufferers of Cystic Fibrosis can spend long periods of time in hospital.  Prone to infection, they are often isolated in side wards.  Teenagers don't respond well to isolation; boredom and increased feelings of depression are hardly a good thing when a patient is trying to get well and overcome a severe illness.

At the time, Paula could only be cared for in a specialist infants unit and since then Brenda has fundraised for the Amanda Unit at Broad Green Hospital in Liverpool, to help the team provide the right care and environment to cater for the specific needs of teenagers and young adults with Cystic Fibrosis.

Elvis was in the building for the Cystic Fibrosis Amanda Unit charity fundraising event
If you want to find out more about Cystic Fibrosis and how you can help support the fundraising efforts of people like Brenda Morris, please visit

Also on Life in Another Town:  Video interview with Cystic Fibrosis Maghull fundraiser Brenda Morris.

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