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£805raised of £1,500 target by 45 supporters

    Weʼve raised £805 to help accomplish ideas from Leah's bucket list and fulfil her lifelong dreams.

    Location
    Warwick University, Piazza
    Time left
    Funded on Wednesday, 1st March 2017

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    Story

    Leah was diagnosed with hodgkin''s lymphoma on September 2nd, 2015 at the age of 25. Leah was of the unfortunate few who did not respond to treatment, to be exact she was in the 4-6% percentile that did not. After surgery, chemotherapy sessions and numerous treatments amazingly she was given the all clear on September 2nd, 2016, exactly one year later.

    I had the fortune of meeting Leah after working at a summer camp August 2016. After hearing about cancer patients and thinking how my dad was when he had cancer, I was expecting to see someone sad, maybe even depressed. For it to happen to someone so young I expected the worst in terms of how she would look and feel. But I was in for a shock.

    I think the photo header sums it up more than my words even can. When I met Leah she had so much life, happiness and positivity. I couldn't believe that someone under her circumstances could act in such a way but there she was. Leah hadn't received the all clear when I first arrived, yet here she was, a happy, confident and positive person. I was so impressed by her it made me really think about everything I take for granted and the fortune of having a clean bill of health.

    It's this reason that I want to help Leah anyway I can. So I have an event planned for next year in February (date to be confirmed). For 24 hours I'm going to sit on a spin bike and pedal, only to get off when I need to use the bathroom.

    I want to raise anything to help Leah be able to complete something on her bucket list or multiple things. So that when she is able to travel in a years time, she has an adventure waiting for her.

    Thank you for visiting my page, please donate.


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    • Thomas Robinson

      Thomas Robinson

      4 months ago

      Thomas Robinson

      Update from the Page owner

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    • Thomas Robinson

      Thomas Robinson

      5 months ago

      Thomas Robinson

      A huge thank you for the donations post-event. Thank you so much. I'll have the money count done by today!

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    • Thomas Robinson

      Thomas Robinson

      5 months ago

      Thomas Robinson

      Good morning! Thank you for the surge of nations. Under 8 hours to go now. Please keep sharing and getting friends and family to donate! https://www.justgiving.com/crowdfunding/Leah-sBucketList

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    • Thomas Robinson

      Thomas Robinson

      5 months ago

      Thomas Robinson

      Thank you so much for all the support and donations. Please keep them coming!

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    8 months ago

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    Supporters

    45

    • Aldo Eyres

      Aldo Eyres

      Feb 12, 2017

      Congrats man! Awesome achievement. Hope you're not too dead today x

      £10.00

    • Samantha Perry

      Samantha Perry

      Feb 11, 2017

      Aaron Tell

      £20.00

    • Angus Malcolm

      Angus Malcolm

      Feb 10, 2017

      Well done, Tom!!!

      £20.00

    • Laura Rigby

      Laura Rigby

      Feb 10, 2017

      Well done Tom!! I hope your legs have recovered!!! Xx

      £10.00

    • Anonymous

      Anonymous

      Feb 9, 2017

    • Amy Crowe

      Amy Crowe

      Feb 9, 2017

      Congrats Tommy and much love xx

      £10.00

    • Margaret Rigby

      Margaret Rigby

      Feb 9, 2017

      Well done Thomas...incredible! X

      £20.00

    About the fundraiser
    Thomas Robinson

    Thomas Robinson

    Warwick University, Piazza

    Hello, my name is Thomas Robinson and I study History and Politics at Warwick University. This year I worked at a summer camp and eventually ended up meeting Leah Rodio. Please take a minute to read why I'm raising money for her and please don't forget to donate. Thank you.

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