Gym bosses to the rescue after youngster’s wheelchair stolen on dream trip to Disneyland

Train Like A Pro charity  gives �400 to 11 year old Faith Dawe for a new buggy after hers was stolen at DisneyLand Paris - pictured at Pegasus Gym in Aylesbury with Faith is Nathan Graham, Steven Cook, Faiths mum Kim Turner and Paul Saw
Train Like A Pro charity gives �400 to 11 year old Faith Dawe for a new buggy after hers was stolen at DisneyLand Paris - pictured at Pegasus Gym in Aylesbury with Faith is Nathan Graham, Steven Cook, Faiths mum Kim Turner and Paul Saw
  • Buggy that Faith needs stolen on dream trip to Disneyland
  • Neighbours started sociail media campaign to get a replacement
  • Gym bosses at Pegasus step in to save the day
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A trip to Disneyland turned sour for a disabled youngster and her mum, when heartless thieves stole the adapted buggy she needs to get about.

But kind hearted Pegasus Gym bosses and neighbours have stepped in to help fund a replacement.

Faith Dawe, 11, suffers from childhood arthritis, and has also undergone operations for a heart complaint.

Earlier this year the Make A Wish Foundation paid for a dream trip for Faith and her mum Kim to Disneyland Paris, but disaster stuck when the buggy was taken while the pair were enjoying a ride.

Neighbour Kelly Garratt, who set up a Facebook group to help pay for a new buggy, said: “Kim’s insurance didn’t cover a replacement, which made me really angry, Kim does the very best that she can but it is a lot of money.

“Me and my friend Dizzy turned to social media to see if we couldn’t have a whip round to get a new chair, and we have been amazed by the wondeerful response.”

The Facebook group was spotted by Steven Cook, a boss at Pegasus Gym in Aylesbury.

And as part of the gym’s new Donate Like A Pro initiative they stepped in to fund the £400 chair.

Commericial manager Paul Saw, said: “It’s lovely to see exactly where the money goes, and meet the people it helps. We hope that other local groups will tender for cash to help them too.”