Emily's Baked Bean Bath
Event: Baked Bean Bath
£700.00 raised of £250.00 target
£700.00 raised so far
How to make a donation
Donate online at - www.justgiving.com/ejgc
By mobile internet Scan this code on your smartphone to go straight to Emily Colley's page.
By text message to donate £10 Text TWXC95 £10
A lot has changed since I set out to do this fundraiser, but here's the story I'd written at the beginning:
I'm 17 years old, my dad is currently going through a rough time with all sorts of illnesses springing up on him, but this is the last of his worries and our concerns as he's suffering with cancer of his liver and lungs. I'm afraid to tell you that it's not quite as simple as "don't worry, it'll clear up!". It's actually a lot more complicated than that, however we are all still keeping our fingers and toes crossed for the best news. He was told his chemotherapy had stopped working, and this breaks my heart to announce this to those who might not be aware, but there might not be much good news this year. Of course we're all praying that this isn't the case, and in the mean time we're all staying strong. I feel that this is the least I can do right now, as there isn't really anything else I can do.
We have a Macmillan nurse, and to be honest, she's such a great help, a really friendly person and someone who you can actually have a laugh with. She's been giving me and my family so much incredible support and has been going that extra mile for my dad to make sure he's as comfortable as he can be while he's at home. She's really keeping me motivated to do this task and to raise some money for this charity. I want to give something back to the people who have given us so much comfort, advice and support throughout the last 6 months. I also want to help continue the amazing support and job they are doing with caring for cancer sufferers and their familes.
On February 16th 2012, my dad passed away. It's not been easy, and it's not going to get any easier - all I want to do now though is to make him proud of his little girl and to show the support to Macmillan and Katherine House Hospice as they showed my dad, myself, my family and my dad's friends through all of this.
If you sponsor me by donating some money, I just want to say thank you so much. It means the absolute world to me, and I really can't tell you how much I appreciate it. I'll be sure to post the video of my progress on this event on YouTube (EeJayGeeSee). So keep an eye out for it. Thank you :)
Charity Registration No. 261017
Macmillan Cancer Support improves the lives of people affected by cancer. We provide practical, medical, emotional and financial support and push for better cancer care. One in three of us will get cancer. Two million of us are living with it. We are all affected by cancer. We can all help. We are Macmillan.
Here you go Jib Jib. <3
Donation by Sam Ryan on 13/01/13
This is the amount that was raised in cash on the day of the beam bath!
Donation by Offline donation on 13/01/13
Donation by Anonymous on 20/10/12
Well done with your bean bath and how much you've raised! Such an incredible amount and you are such an inspiration for organising it all!
Donation by Tom on 18/10/12
Well done, Emily! <3
Donation by Nicole Cawley on 11/10/12
+ £2.50 Gift Aid
Well done, Emily! xx
Donation by Molly Thirtle on 10/10/12
Wellll Doneee Youuuu (:
Donation by Ben Smith on 02/09/12
+ £6.25 Gift Aid
Well done on your bean bath!!!
Donation by Katie Lyon on 05/08/12
Well done Em!!
Donation by Diane Sturmey on 04/08/12
+ £2.50 Gift Aid
Looked on tumblr & saw pic of your MM day - didn't think it was so soon, wanted to donate. Sorry it's not more. Well done - you're an amazing person
Donation by Compliments of The Gem Saloon tumblr on 04/08/12
Donation by Sian Marie Howells on 03/08/12
+ £1.25 Gift Aid
All the best, I hope you don't have to eat all the baked beans afterwards.........
Donation by Tom & Marlene O'Connor (Emma's Mum & Dad on 03/08/12
+ £3.75 Gift Aid
Donation by Anonymous on 02/08/12
+ £7.50 Gift Aid
Donation by Richard Green on 11/06/12
+ £2.50 Gift Aid
Donation by Anonymous on 09/06/12
+ £2.50 Gift Aid
Donation by Thomas Booth on 07/06/12
Hope it helps Emily:) xxx
Donation by Emma Lakin on 05/03/12
Donation by Jordan Boughey on 05/03/12
Love you <3
Donation by Beky Denny on 05/03/12
With the best wishes from your German friends!
Donation by Michaela Krebs on 05/03/12
Good Luck Emily :) xx
Donation by Laura Prokic on 04/03/12
Thinking of you and your family all my love x
Donation by Tara Costello on 04/03/12
Donation by Anonymous on 04/03/12
Thinking of you emily x
Donation by Lucy McCann on 04/03/12
Thinking of you and your family Emily. xxx
Donation by Aimee Louise Booth on 16/02/12
- * Online donations£700.00
- Offline donations£0.00
- Text donations£0.00
- Total raised£700.00
- Gift Aid£82.50
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