For Jacob...an amazing boy!
Event: Flora London Marathon 2008 on 13/04/2008
Team Members: Rachel Martin
£7,768.20 raised of £2,000.00 target
£7,768.20 raised so far
How to make a donation
Donate online at - www.justgiving.com/debsandrachel4jacob
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Thank you so much for visiting our fundraising page!
We are running the London marathon on Sunday, 13th April 2008, in aid of Jacob Marsland. Jacob is a five year old boy, who is very dear to our hearts. Both our children, Eleanor and Joshua, have known Jacob since the age of 5 months and were friends throughout the nursery.
In March 2007, Anthony and Nicki, received the worse news a parent could ever receive. Their son, Jacob, had a very rare form of cancer, called neuroblastoma. Eight months later, Jacob has received the most intensive chemotherapy available in the UK. On February, 14th, Valentines day, Jacob was operated on. After a complicated 7 hour surgery (the tumour had attached itself to the spine), the primary tumour was removed. For the 1st time in months, Anthony and Nicky received some good news. Tests showed that Jacob's bone marrow was free from cancer. As a result some more treatment is now available in the UK. Jacob is at home at the moment, but will soon be back at Alder Hey (17th March) where he will receive more treatment. This treatment will require him to be in isolation for 2 months. The treatment will involve high dose of chemotherapy and will be very intense...Despite the good news, Jacob's chances of survival are still very low. His fight continues and so does the prospect of America. If the treatment in the UK is unsuccesfull or if the cancer returns (there is a 70% chance it will...), the only possible treatment that remains will be in the USA, in the "Memorial Sloan-Kettering Children's Cancer Centre" (MSKC). The cost of this treatment is a minimun of £250 000 and will involve the family relocating to America for one year.
Despite all this, Jacob remains brave. He is an amazing boy who always has a smile on his face... "To know him is to love him"... (honestly!)
Jacob has been given a 20% chance of survival but we will go for that! Neither of us have ever run a marathon, but whether we will run, walk or crawl the route... for Jacob we will do anything.
So please dig deep.... Give Anthony, Nicky and Ben (Jacob's little brother), "Jacob" and give Jacob "Life".... He deserves it!
Donating through this site is simple, fast and totally secure. It is also the most efficient way to sponsor us: The 2Simple Trust - Jacob Marsland Appeal will receive your money faster and, if you are a UK taxpayer, an extra 28% in tax will be added to your gift at no cost to you.
So please sponsor us now!
Many thanks for your support. Lots of love, Rachel and DeborahX
Raising money for
Charity Registration No. 1113954
The 2Simple Trust helps families of children suffering from neuroblastoma. Help is given by the provision of financial assistance for treatment and other needs as well as the funding of research into the disease. This work will shortly be transferred to a new charity set up specifically for the purpose and called The Neuroblastoma Children’s Cancer Alliance.
Hoi Pepper - beetje laat maar veel succes !
Donation by D'Huyvetter Hilde on 30/05/08
To everyone at St Edmund's...Thank you so much! Deborahx
Donation by St Edmund Of Canterbury on 22/05/08
Well done to you both and best wishes for Jacob...
Donation by Jean C. on 30/04/08
Well done to you both! What next?
Donation by Ken on 30/04/08
Donation by Gordon, Emily and Lucy on 30/04/08
Well done to you both... A fantastic achievement!
Donation by The Davies Family on 26/04/08
Donation by Phil Borman on 24/04/08
Well done on completing the course - and in such a good time! All that training paid off, Deborah - we're very proud of you!
Donation by Drea, Simon, David & Pat on 23/04/08
+ £14.10 Gift Aid
I've just been in tears reading your webpage, well done to both of you an amazing achievement! Karen x
Donation by All at Warren Partners on 22/04/08
huge well done deborah
Donation by Katherine Packham on 17/04/08
+ £2.82 Gift Aid
Donation by Mr. H on 16/04/08
Congratulations - great time!
Donation by The Freestones on 15/04/08
+ £7.39 Gift Aid
An amazing effort! Well done!
Donation by M. Kelly on 14/04/08
Well done. You are an inspiration..
Donation by Helen M on 14/04/08
A fantastic achievement!
Donation by Andy on 14/04/08
Donation by Tracy on 14/04/08
Well done! What an achievement!
Donation by The Brown family on 14/04/08
You are both amazing!!! We are so proud of you!
Donation by The Hornsby Family on 14/04/08
Donation by Paul Reed on 14/04/08
You've done it, in a great time too. Very well done! What next?
Donation by Philippa on 14/04/08
+ £5.64 Gift Aid
A fantastic effort! Well done!
Donation by Gail on 14/04/08
Good Luck you are an inspiration.
Donation by Roy & Sam Newey on 12/04/08
+ £28.21 Gift Aid
Good luck to both you. I saw Deborah out training & I think she is inspirational
Donation by Monica, Derek & David Barnett on 11/04/08
+ £2.82 Gift Aid
Good luck Deborah. Rather you than us and we will think of you all the way round!
Donation by Mottrams on 11/04/08
+ £7.05 Gift Aid
Good luck for Sunday Rachel and don't leave Karl behind!
Donation by Tracey and Tony Sullivan on 11/04/08
+ £14.10 Gift Aid
- * Online donations£3,471.20
- Offline donations£4,297.00
- Text donations£0.00
- Total raised£7,768.20
- Gift Aid£478.13
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