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£32,546
raised of £250,000 target by 634 supporters

    Weʼve raised £32,546 to Help Karen and family fight MND!

    Funded on Sunday, 1st May 2022

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    Story

    Karen Jones

    In July this year (2021) Karen was diagnosed with Motor Neurone Disease. Our family Gareth (husband) Gethin, Dylan and Ela (kids) have been devastated by the news and found it very difficult, but we are determined to support our Mum and help her fight MND! Ultimately, we want to be instrumental in finding a cure.

    Prior to being diagnosed Karen worked for the NHS as a midwife for 30 years looking after people and caring for others at all times in her day to day life. She’s a bubbly, caring and supportive person to all she comes in contact with. Anyone who knows Karen will testify that she is the life and sole of the party; when she enters any room she brings life to it. She has always put others first before herself.

    We would be forever grateful for your support in helping us put her first.

    Stephen Darby at the Darby Rimmer MND Foundation has been an amazing support to Karen and has now become a good friend of the family, we all find him inspirational.

    We have created this page to help raise funds to allow Karen access to the best possible treatment (only available in the USA), equipment and care.

    Please can anyone who is able, spare whatever is affordable to assist us reach our goal. With your help we will spread the word far and wide to help raise awareness.

    We are going to be doing multiple fundraisers for Karen during this time to raise awareness, funds. 25% of the funds that we are raising will be going straight to the Darby Rimmer MND Foundation. We promise to keep you updated on all events on this page.

    Mum is staying strong and only has a positive mindset for what lies ahead. MND won’t define Karen Jones, she will define it!

    Motivated • Not giving up • Determined

    Thank you on behalf of Mum and us all.

    Gareth, Gethin, Dylan and Ela Xx

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    • Gareth Jones1 year ago
      Gareth Jones

      Gareth Jones

      1 year ago

      On the 23rd of October Gareth will be walking from Aberdaron to Porthmadog football club(30 miles), to places very close to Karen’s heart, to raise awareness for MND and funds for Karen. Following this, there will be a live music from 4pm and a auction at 6:30pm at Porthmdadog football club. Please come and show your support on Gareth’s arrival.

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    • Gareth Jones1 year ago
      Gareth Jones

      Gareth Jones

      1 year ago

      Yesterday on the 10th of October Molly organised a walk to raise awareness for MND association and many family and friends gathered to do the walk from Penrhyndeudraeth to the ring in Llanfrothen! Thank you everyone for attending and supporting!

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    • Gareth Jones1 year ago
      Gareth Jones

      Gareth Jones

      1 year ago

      We also have other events and fundraisers planned for October and we will announce these closer to the time. The constant support we have received is utterly overwhelming and we could not thank everyone enough as a family. Your thoughtfulness is a gift that we will always treasure and we are forever grateful - thank you all X

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    Page last updated on: 2/25/2022 14.00

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    634

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      Einir

      Feb 25, 2022

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      £1,721.00

    • Andy & Em x

      Andy & Em x

      Jan 4, 2022

      All for a great cause and brilliant family. Thinking of you all ♥️ X

      £500.00

    • Garry Dickinson

      Garry Dickinson

      Dec 22, 2021

      £10.00

    • Dave and Kath Rothwell

      Dave and Kath Rothwell

      Dec 14, 2021

      £100.00

    • Callum losty

      Callum losty

      Dec 11, 2021

      £30.00

    • Rob & Zeta from Julia Jones

      Rob & Zeta from Julia Jones

      Dec 9, 2021

      £500.00

    • Jerry Higby

      Jerry Higby

      Dec 8, 2021

      Well done Kevin Davies and all that took part, great day.

      £200.00

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