Sophie Roberts supporting Tower to Tower Bike Ride for Kids 'n' Cancer
£1,800.00 raised so far
How to make a donation
Donate online at - www.justgiving.com/SophieRobertsTowerToTower
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By text message to donate £10 Text WKHF86 £10
Kids 'n' Cancer have been incredible helping Sophie to raise enough money for her life-saving surgery in New York. Please support them in their Tower to Tower bike ride from the Blackpool Tower to the Eiffel Tower via The Tower of London!
The ride is 6th July to the 15th, reaching Tower Bridge on the 8th. You can read the full details here: https://www.justgiving.com/teams/tower
The money raised will go to help other children who are in situations like Sophie and help them have critical treatment.
Twitter: www.twitter.com/sophiesstory (@SophiesStory #HelpSophie)
Our gorgeous daughter Sophie was diagnosed with liver cancer, which had spread to the lungs, in June 2011. This is a cancer that affects only a few children each year. The prognosis for children with this type of cancer is extremely poor at just 30%. Sophie bravely endured 3 rounds of traumatic chemotherapy before having liver surgery on 16th November 2011 when 25% of her liver and the entire primary tumour was removed. She then started a further 4 rounds of chemotherapy to clear the remaining tumours in her lungs and went into remission in March 2012. By this happy time she’d spent over 50 nights in hospital and a ¼ of her life suffering from a life threatening illness.
Unfortunately, our happiness and joy was short lived as the cancer returned aggressively throughout her lungs in early May. Treatment options for this kind of relapse are very limited, and she is currently being treated with new chemotherapy to control the disease. We are documenting our brave girl’s ongoing fight and treatment, to raise £230,000 to help to pay for surgery and to raise awareness of this awful rare disease. The best treatment option for Sophie is surgery; two UK surgery teams have refused to operate but luckily a team at Sloan-Kettering in New York has agreed to offer her life saving surgery. This surgery has to be privately funded by Sophie’s family, so we are asking for help with raising this money.
We have already lost several very close family and friends to cancer over the years and will do whatever it takes to ensure we do not lose anymore. Please donate and you’ll keep us fighting and hoping.
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Kids n Cancer UK specialise in assisting families whose children have been diagnosed with life threatening tumours and have been accepted for potentially life saving proton therapy treatment. Proton therapy is the latest form of radiation treatment running at approx. 86% success rate.
Donation by Alan Hemsley on 05/07/12
+ £2.50 Gift Aid
To our dear little friend Sophie, your an inspiration to us all. Thinking of you & send all our love. Thnx to Kat,Sam,Rachel & Mum too
Donation by Laura Blyton on 03/07/12
+ £50.00 Gift Aid
The Quiz night and raffle at The Hen & Chicken raised £505 last night. Thanks, Ash, Laura, Anita and everyone who came along! Xx
Donation by ben roberts on 03/07/12
Wow i can't think of a more worthwhile course. An absolutely incredible gesture riding tower to tower. Wishing you a successful and safe journey
Donation by Anonymous on 02/07/12
+ £196.25 Gift Aid
Thoughts are with you guys, Sophie's story has touched so many people - she is a true inspiration and her strength alone gives hope to everyone.
Donation by Carl Rhone on 29/06/12
Thanks so much Mike and the Kids 'n' Cancer team for helping us so Sophie can have her surgery in New York. We're indebted to you forever!
Donation by Ruth and Andrew Roberts on 29/06/12
+ £62.50 Gift Aid
- * Online donations£1,800.00
- Offline donations£0.00
- Text donations£0.00
- Total raised£1,800.00
- Gift Aid£323.75
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