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Leonardo Ferreira's Dream to Walk and Run

Hello, my name is Leonardo and I am 6 years old. I was born with a rare Mitochondrial Disease and, because of this I have Leukodystrophy, Epilepsy,motor delay and development delay which brings others problems.

At 8 months I was just given days to live. I have been fighting for life since then, so much I have made so many improvements that my parents consider me a miracle. These improvements have come from my strength and intense rehabilitation therapies. 

My parents help me as much as they can at home with exercises,but i need specialised treatment from CHS-CEI intensive stimulation center in Portugal where i have just completed 2 treatments with fantastic results, iam now walking about 40 to 50 steps unaided with about 50% balance..

I am now a big brother and I want to have a chance to be the best one. I want to walk and run with her, and be her best friend. 

Please help me by donating as little or as much as you can for Tree of Hope. I have shown I can reach my goals but I need everyone’s help to get there.


our initial target was £6000 but we want to reach £40,000 so it is possible for leonardo to have more treatments,help us reach our target.
with as much as you can, every pound counts.

You can also Doante by text message Simply text:


£5 or £10 

To 70070

If we exceed the target amount or if we do not raise enough, or if the funds cannot be used for any other reason, they will go to Tree of Hope to help other sick children.


Please donate to Tree of Hope and give me a chance.


Visit leonardo's youtube page for progress videos and treatments at; youtube/leonardotaniacris


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