They suffer from a rare condition.
A midlands woman is undertaking a unique business venture in a bid to raise money for a vital procedure for a Westmeath mother and daughter.
Athlone's Elaine and Ruby Morrisey suffer from Ehlers Danlos Syndrome, and need specialist surgery in Barcelona.
€54,000 has already been raised online, and has a target of €110,000.
Athlone's Helen O' Brien is selling personalised items in a bid to raise money for Ruby and Ms. Morrissey.
She says the people of her town have been amazing in showing support:
You can donate here.