Family aid good cause

Summer Finlay and family SUS-160815-111701001
Summer Finlay and family SUS-160815-111701001

A Hastings family with a four year old disabled daughter will be taking part in a 5k fun push/run to raise money for a local good cause Charity For Kids.

Little Summer Finlay has Spina-Bifida and Hydrocephalus. She is a full time wheelchair user, as her spina bifida has caused her to be paralysed from the chest down.

Now mum Ann-Marie, dad Shaun and her two brothers Daniel and Lee, aim to take part in Parallel London.

It is the worlds first fully inclusive Fun Push/Run and allows everyone to participate regardless of disability or equipment needed. It takes place on September 4 at the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park.

Summer will be completing the 5k in her wheelchair with her family alongside her.

Shaun said: “Charity For Kids paid for Summer’s wheelchair after the NHS said no. They have also since paid for her to receive a specialist Trike.

You can get more information on Summer via her Facebook page: and learn about the event Parallel London and

If anyone wants to make a donation to support the family’s efforts go to the fundraising page:

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