Aida is fundraising

Gaming for ITP for The ITP Support Association

£10.00 + £2.50 Gift Aid = £12.50
Donated to Aida’s £200.00 Goal
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Aida’s story

My daughter Lily has ITP at two years old. With your support, you'll help to fund research into this dangerous illness. On the surface it may not seem like much, but it's devastating for families and can be fatal.


My little girl was diagnosed back in June, with her actually having it from around March/April and we didn't know, despite two doctor visits; to be told she was 'just being a kid' and that 'the bruises are nothing to be worried about', when in actual fact, she had ITP all that time.


It's a personal mission for me and, with your help, even the smallest amount, we can help identify this as quickly as possible and try to find a cure for those who keep it beyond those initial six months.


thank you very much <3


All funds raised will be passed to the charity irrespective of whether my target is reached, not reached or exceeded.


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The ITP Support Association

The ITP Support Association is the sole UK registered charity supporting and representing the interests of patients, and the families of patients, with Immune Thrombocytopenia (formerly known as Idiopathic Thrombocytopenic Purpura), and funding research into the causes and best management of ITP.

The ITP Support Association was formed in 1995 to provide information and a support network for adults, and parents of children, with ITP.


Immune Thrombocytopenia is a frightening rare bleeding disorder in which the body’s immune system destroys platelets in the blood. Unlike autoimmune diseases such as rheumatoid arthritis and MS it is not progressive as the risk of bleeding exists from the day the disease develops. It can arise in anyone at any age, and affects three to four thousand adults and children in the UK. Its symptoms vary from one sufferer to another but include nose bleeds, mouth blisters, heavy periods, large multi colour bruises, petechiae, fatigue and, on rare occasions, internal bleeding. Treatments, which all have their dangers and drawbacks, are not always effective in raising the platelet count, and only rarely cure the disease.

Registered Charity Number: 1064480.

Find out more about The ITP Support Association

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