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raised of £50,000 target by 720 supporters

    Weʼve raised £21,606 to help fund potentially life saving treatment for Gordon.

    Funded on Friday, 14th April 2017

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    What should have been a summer break at the end of August 2016 turned into a living nightmare for our family. After arriving I noticed my husband, Gordon's, skin was very yellow and took him to a doctor who sent him straight to hospital. The doctors found after countless tests that his bile duct had narrowed and he needed to stay in hospital to have a stent fitted. With the hospital 45 mins away from the holiday cottage we rented, it was clear I needed help with our 3 children under 8yrs so our parents travelled 350 miles to us.

    Then, what should have been the last day of our idyllic holiday, we were given devastating news that Gordon had a tumour on his pancreas. How could my husband who felt fine have cancer? We were given a glimmer of hope when we were referred to a fantastic professor in London who was adamant he could operate to save him. This was scheduled for the 17th October and we looked forward to putting this behind us.

    On the 7th October Gordon had his pre-op assessment and laparoscopy, and it was the results of this that broke all of our hearts. The cancer had spread and nothing could be done so the operation was cancelled. The doctor told us that we should start memory making and the photo above is one of many we took just after we were given this news.

    The only thing left was the devastating consequences of radical chemotherapy, and devastating it is. Gordon is sadly not reacting well to the chemo, we fear that he may not be able to continue with this treatment.

    Here is the reason for this page. There is an alternative therapy that is not available in the UK with fantastic results that our family has tirelessly researched. This may be Gordon's only chance, so we would ask if you could kindly donate whatever you can to help us fund this.

    Gordon is not a celebrity, he is just my husband and best friend, and a wonderful Daddy.

    Thank you so much,
    Donna x



    • Lynne Davies4 years ago
      Lynne Davies

      Lynne Davies

      4 years ago

      Well what can we say ? The just giving page is set to finish tomorrow but we got almost half way to our target to help Gordon. Please please share just one last time. All of our family can't thank everyone enough for their donations and messages of support. We may even set up another page to continue the fundraising. So from Gordon, Donna, Chaunte, Jaz, Jess, Phoebe, Drew and little Matilda, a massive Thankyou. We will fight this all the way.. Oh and this guys a legend !

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    • Lynne Davies4 years ago
      Lynne Davies

      Lynne Davies

      4 years ago

      A massive thanks to Natty and Faye who ran the Wigan 5k to raise funds for Gordon. We can't thank you enough. Gordon has now had 10 rounds of Chemotherapy and is remaining in a positive frame of mind as we all are. However, the last 2 he has not handled well at all. It's a horrible treatment ! Please please please could you all keep sharing so we can get this alternative treatment for him. Also if anyone has any ideas or can help with fundraising we would be forever grateful. Thanks xxx

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    • Lynne Davies4 years ago
      Lynne Davies

      Lynne Davies

      4 years ago

      Gordon has now had 9 rounds of Chemotherapy but the last 2 have really taken their toll. What a horrible thing Chemo is ! He remains in a positive frame of mind as do all of his family. Please please share this page. We need your help. Another fantastic group of people fundraising to help Gordon. Standish Swim School who organised a sponsored Swim. Donna, Phoebe and Drew are in the photo. Thankyou all so much. Xxx

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    • Julia Buckley

      Julia Buckley

      Apr 11, 2017

      Hi Gordon, Hope you're doing ok and this donation helps.Kind regards to you and your family.Stay positiveJulia


    • Andrew Darbyshire

      Andrew Darbyshire

      Apr 7, 2017


    • Natty and Faye Darbyshire

      Natty and Faye Darbyshire

      Mar 22, 2017

      Hope this helps a little bit. Thanks to everyone who sponsored Natty and Faye in the Wigan 5K on Saturday, especially Helly, Andrea, Jenny, Emma, Emily and Becki, and family.


    • Andrew Felstead

      Andrew Felstead

      Mar 17, 2017

      Molly Felstead Standish Swim School..Sponsored Swim


    • t lawton

      t lawton

      Mar 7, 2017

      Wishing Gordon well for his treatment and Natty and Faye best of luck with the run. Love Tracey and Dawn x


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      Mar 6, 2017

    • Stacy Wynne

      Stacy Wynne

      Mar 6, 2017

      Good luck in your battle xx


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    The hardest part about parenting ? witnessing your child go through something really tough and not being able to fix it . This is my Daughter Donnas story. please please please even if you feel you are unable to donate, please share. Thank you. Happy New Year Lynne Davies x

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