Join Jack at the Big Rugby Brunch

Help save the life of Jack, former Wigan rugby league player Andrew 'AJ' Johnson's four-year-old son
Monday , 25 June 2012
Join Jack at the Big Rugby Brunch
Adorable Jack

Join team Ahlan! for brunch to raise funds for Jack, who is everything a four-year-old should be. He’s cheeky, excitable and a big softie at heart. Last year, his parents received the shattering news that Jack has Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy (DMD). Failing a medical breakthrough, Jack will no longer be able to walk by the time he reaches adolescence and will lose the use of every single muscle in his body thereafter. Eventually his heart and lungs will fail.

Jack’s father is former Wigan rugby league player Andrew ‘AJ’ Johnson and with the help of friends and supporters, he aims to help find a cure for DMD and his son. Joining him at the brunch will be former rugby stars Shaun Edwards, Kris Radlinkski, Andy Farrell and Gary Connolly. A DJ will be there to set the mood and and there are lots of prizes to be won, plus an auction for top sporting memorabilia.

The JoiningJack campaign has become popular across the UK through the web, social media and TV, and is supported by celebs including Rio Ferdinand, Alan Shearer and the Coronation Street cast. The family will participate in a range of activities over their week in Dubai, and are also being supported by Dubai Dolphinarium and Up At The Top. We'll see you at brunch!

INFO: Dhs350 for unlimited food and drinks, 12pm to 4pm (the afterparty will continue in the hotel’s ‘big tent’); Media One Hotel, Dubai; 04 427 1000, www.mediaonehotel.com, www.joiningjack.org.

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