A charity bed push from Dublin to Letterkenny will take place next month in honour of a brave little Donegal boy.
Noah Gooch (6) was diagnosed with cancer earlier this year.
As he continues to battle his illness, his family organised ‘Noah’s Bed Push’ and have managed to convince a host of well-known names from the north west to take part.
They will embark upon a 250- kilometre-long journey in aid of nine beneficiaries that help families with children diagnosed with life-threatening illnesses.
Stretching from Crumlin Hospital in Dublin to Letterkenny University Hospital, will help raise much needed funds for the deserving charities.
Noah, who also has Down’s Syndrome, has been receiving care at both hospitals since being diagnosed back in January when he was just five.
His family want to give something back and to say ‘thank you’ for the life-saving medical care he has been receiving since his devastating diagnosis.
Noah’s father, Lee Gooch, is a popular presenter on Highland Radio.
He said today the bed push will be an opportunity to raise awareness and vital funds for the hospitals and beneficiaries that give life-saving medical treatments to children and offer support and guidance to families at a time when their worlds are turned upside down and they need expert help in navigating the challenges ahead.
Mr Shaun Doherty, former flagship presenter on Highland, didn’t hesitate when asked to take part in the bed push.
“This event is a fantastic way of raising vital funds to support
these nine chosen beneficiaries. We hope to make this an uplifting and meaningful event in the midst of the difficulties we are all facing at the moment,” Mr Doherty said.
The bed push will take place over four days from 19th to 22nd August 2021 and will involve a team of well-known personalities.
Noah’s parents, Lee and Claire and his brother Lee junior, have
been overwhelmed by the love and support they have received from so many people.
For more information, and to donate, log on to https://www.gofundme.com/noahs-bed-push