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£624raised of £2,000 target by 20 supporters

    Weʼve raised £624 to Raise money to cover existing and upcoming medical treatment for 6 year old Kate. I need my earth angels to reach out and help. Thank you

    Location
    Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia
    Time left
    Funded on Friday, 16th December 2016

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    Hi there... My friend Andrew's beautiful 6 year old daughter Kate was diagnosed with an inoperable brain tumour in April this year.

    It has been extremely hard for him to be a single dad with two other children, while running a photography business and looking after his little angel. She requires MRI scans every three months and has lost 80% eye sight in her right eye. Due to this, her eyes wander quite a lot and she went in for additional eye surgery three weeks ago.

    She is doing ok, but the costs associated with the eye surgery are quite substantial.... £2,000 would be magical to cover existing medical costs and cover upcoming medical costs at least until Christmas.

    Long story short, Andrew was due to be paid a sum of money for services he rendered for a phantom conference that never happened. This has left him in a tricky position of figuring out how to increase his workload to cover the payment he was no longer going to receive.

    I met Andrew on my trip to Australia. He did stepped in when the original conference was cancelled and helped make the new conference happen. He took photos for us and acted as chauffeur. He helped make magic out of a mess. He did this from the goodness of his own heart.

    Andrew has been furiously working to recover the amount of payment he lost through the 4 day conference being cancelled. I told Andrew I know earth angels and that I would put an appeal to everyone of them I know to help him cover his costs at least until Christmas.

    So calling all my earth angel friends, would you kindly donate any sum to ease this family's burden and allow Andrew to focus on her recovery?


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    • Denise Mortimer

      Denise Mortimer

      6 months ago

      Denise Mortimer

      Thank you to all of you who donated. We were able to raise 31% of the money I had planned to raise. Your generosity goes a long way, and I sincerely thank you, and I know Andrew is truly grateful and humbled for your support.

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    20

    • Lara J.

      Lara J.

      Nov 30, 2016

      Maya Angelou wrote "Be a Rainbow in Someone Else's Cloud". Big hugs and kisses for your beautiful daughter Kate.

      £48.00

    • Anonymous

      Anonymous

      Nov 29, 2016

      £7.00

    • Rebecca Walker

      Rebecca Walker

      Nov 27, 2016

    • Mike D'Andrea

      Mike D'Andrea

      Nov 22, 2016

      £20.00

    • Patricia

      Patricia

      Nov 22, 2016

      I am saddened by this situation and can't imagine how difficult things must be. I hope that you are able to raise enough funds to ease the financial pressure through such tough circumstances x

      £20.00

    • Suzanne Bottjer

      Suzanne Bottjer

      Nov 22, 2016

      £20.00

    • Heather Wilde

      Heather Wilde

      Nov 18, 2016

      £200.00

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    Denise Mortimer

    Denise Mortimer

    Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia

    Hey friends. I am raising money for my friend Andrew to ease his financial burden in covering medical costs for his baby girl Kate's medical treatment or an inoperable brain tumour and subsequent eye problems. This is my Christmas appeal this year. Please give what you can.

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