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Anthony’s story

Brain Research UK Charity plant sale

Five-time Chelsea Flower Show award winner, Anthony, has a strong affinity with Brain Research UK. He has raised more than £9,000 through a series of plant sales at his home. In May 2022 Anthony held another successful plant sale raising over £6,200 for vital neurological research.

Anthony’s father died after living with Motor Neurone Disease, an incurable condition that affects muscle function - especially gripping, walking and speaking. Another close family member lives with epilepsy.

Anthony is the second generation of his family to fundraise for Brain Research UK.

"My mother raised a lot of money for Brain Research UK through plant sales in the country for many years after my father died, so I thought I would carry on the tradition. My father died aged only 61 from Motor Neurone Disease, so I have first-hand experience of what a horrific affliction it is."

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