Jemma's Camper Van Community Fund

Didsbury! Let's help Jemma replace her beloved camper van.
Please give whatever you can. Every little helps.

Over night on Sunday 14th February Jemma's beloved camper van was set on fire by mindless thugs for no reason whatsover other than senseless vandalism. Jemma has put her heart and soul into restoring, renovating and building her dream camper van. With limited funds, she has done nearly all this work herself and it has taken a long time. She was recently thrilled to learn that it had passed it MOT with flying colours and was very excited to be able get out on adventures creating life long memories.

Jemma's little van was her pride and joy with huge sentimental value. Let's come together as a community to help Jemma to to be able to realise her dream again, and get her out on those adventures. And let's show that the Didsbury community is much bigger and better than the horrible people that did this. 

Insurance will not cover all the money, blood swat and tears that Jemma has spent restoring and kitting out the van.

Below is the original post from Facebook in Jemma's words.....

Hi everyone. Just heads up/in case you see... some kind of human has set fire to the only thing I’ve ever owned - my little van around 11pm on Lapwing Lane. I’m sure they didn’t realise the sentimental value of the scarves that were in there and instead used my own spare petrol can to torch her there was nothing on show and nothing of value apart from the ciders I managed to save and am currently drinking. Police were shocked at arson round here, as am I?! I spent countless hours fiddling, sewing, plumbing and was so looking forward to escaping M20 in her and being outdoors but back to the bicycle I guess... If anyone happened to be around Lapwing Lane/West Didsbury tram stop and maybe had dashcam footage or doorbells that’d be fab. Although it’s gone now Thanks and keep well. Love a very heartbroken Jemma
Swipe to see before and after and the good little runs we had!
RIP my little van
  • The Adam family 
    • £20 
    • 5 months ago
  • Anonymous 
    • £20 
    • 5 months ago
  • Julie Deverick 
    • £10 
    • 5 months ago
  • Vanessa Ellis 
    • £10 
    • 5 months ago
  • Ali Heath 
    • £10 
    • 5 months ago
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Organiser and beneficiary

Dan McGlynn 
Manchester, North West England, United Kingdom
Jemma O’Brien 
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