KATE FISHER IS A FIeRCE BLOOD DONATION ADVOCATE ON A MISSION
TO END CRITICAL BLOOD SHORTAGES IN AUSTRALIA & AROUND THE WORLD
OUR DAUGHTER MARLEIGH WILLbe DEPENDent on BLOOD PRODUCTS FOR LIFE
1 IN 3 AUSSIES NEED BLOODIN THEIR LIFETIME
ONLY 1 IN 30 AUSSIES DONATE BLOOD
MARLEIGH'S AUTOIMMUNE ENCEPHALITIS JOURNEY
At the age of 3 Marleigh started having seizures
Her seizureswere resistant to medication
Marleigh was diagnosed with Autoimmune Encephalitis which is a life threatening disease with no cure
The treatment that works for Marleigh is Intravenous Immunoglobulin Infusions (IVIG) made from human plasma donations
Marleigh is currently in remission but will be dependant on Australian blood donors her whole life as IVIG is life saving when she relapses and life preserving every infusion in between.
Marleigh lives her best life flanked by Seizure Alert Service Dog, Paddy!
HOW CAN YOU HELP?
Become a blood donor !
Please make an appointment to donate blood by calling 13 14 95 and join THE MILKSHAKES FOR MARLEIGH LIFEBLOOD TEAM!!!
DOWNLOAD & LISTEN TO the podcast !
Milkshakes for Marleigh is the podcast where those who have needed blood (and their loved ones) tell their stories to thank their donors.
If you have ever been a blood donor maybe you saved the life of a podcast guest? Or Marleigh?
Share your story and tag @Milkshakes_for_Marleigh on Instagram to thank blood donors and your story may be featured on a future Milkshakes for Marleigh Podcast episode.
SHARE YOUR STORY TO THANK BLOOD DONORS
THE MILKSHAKES FOR MARLEIGHMOVEMENT
Blood donors don't just save lives, they keep families together.
Kate Fisher is an award-winning Australian Storyteller , M4M Host & Marleigh's Mum!She is an international award winning change maker. Winning a Bronze at the Women Changing the World Awards, London, 2023
The zebra symbolises a rare disease, the pink for strawberry milkshakes which are Marleigh's favourite! People are often given a Milkshakes after a blood donation.