Fundraiser planned to help family steer towards £1.2million target for lifesaving treatment for Bedfont baby

10th March 2017

A fundraiser aiming to help send a seven-month-old baby to the US for life-saving treatment is being held in Whitton .

Chris Gard and Connie Yates of Bedfont , the parents of Charlie Gard, want to take their son, who suffers from a rare genetic condition, to a hospital that can offer him with pioneering treatment not available in the UK.

To do so, the couple launched a fundraising website with the aim of raising the necessary £1.2million in costs, and has so far raised £312,000.

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