The Mission Platelet

HAPPY ITP AWARENESS MONTH EVERYONE!

Today I attended my second ITP convention in Bedfordshire. The Support Association was celebrating their 20th Anniversary since the foundation was founded, alongside the Grand opening of the new Headquarters to be known as ‘The Platelet Mission’. Midsomer Murder star Neil Dudgeon cut the purple ribbon that hung from the door, alongside a great speech recognising great things to come. Unlike like the last convention, we had guests that had travelled all the way from the Netherlands to celebrate the opening of the new headquarters. A special thanks was given to the ‘Cavaliers’ whom had raised over £33,000 for the Association after losing a fellow family member with ITP to a severe head injury. In recognition of the money raised and the loss of  23 year old Steven, a room was named the Steven Sim’s room.

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