As many of you will know, my son Luca was born with TOF/OA and had life saving surgery at 4 days old .

Tracheo-oesophageal fistula (TOF) and oesophageal atresia (OA) are rare congenital conditions of the oesophagus (food pipe) and / or trachea (airway) that affect 1 in 3,500 babies 

From the moment I knew Luca was a TOF I wanted to raise awareness of the condition and help the charity by raising money after all the support they have provided to my family. 

In October, I am running the London Marathon for this amazing charity which is so close to my heart. I’d love to raise as much money as possible and I’m so grateful for any donation you are able to give. 

Thanks, Chris Gallavin (Gally)


£2,371.25 raised by 56 supporters

£2,055.00 donated and £316.25 in GiftAid


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TOFS offers support to people born with Tracheo-Oesophageal Fistula (TOF) and/or Oesophageal Atresia (OA). These are rare congenital malformaltions of the gullet and windpipe. Immediate neonatal surgery is a treatment, not a complete cure. We are UK-based and receive no public-sector support at all.