Daisy Briggs is a British disabled girl from Sutton, South London, United Kingdom who
was born with the spinal condition Spina Bifida which makes it very
difficult to walks. Daisy Briggs starting a challenge using a frame to
walk 25 metres a day while wearing a different colour of the rainbow
outfit. Daisy Briggs says she was inspired by World War 2 veteran
Captain Tom Moore to start the challenge to raise money for NHS. She
initially set her campaign to raise £100 but has managed over £15,000
so far. Captain Tom Moore raised over 25 million pounds with his walking
Daisy Briggs is 3 years old as of 2020.
Her mother is named Rea. Rea told The Sun that before she was born the doctors had told them she would be in a vegetative state.
“The aim was to walk 25m a day with her frame which she did but now she is taking independent steps without any help from anyone and that is the icing on the cake.
“At first during the walk it was one or two metres in her own without her frame but now it’s around eight, admittedly it’s a bit wobbly but it is an amazing achievement.
“Then to see that Capt Tom had recognised her fund raising was such a fantastic feeling.”
Captain Tom Moore
After hearing the news Captain Tom Moore send Daisy Briggs a message of support.
“Lovely to hear about your rainbow walk for @NHSUK, Daisy.Well done on an incredible effort and spreading joy as you go.”