Anthony has been raising funds over the last five years through a series of plant sales at his home. In May 2022 Anthony held another hugely successful sale raising over £6,300 bringing the total raised to date to over £24,000, 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."