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347%
£6,954
raised of £2,000 target by 196 supporters

    Weʼve raised £6,954 to help the Jackson family during the next life-changing stage of Scarlett's journey.

    Finningley, United Kingdom
    Funded on Wednesday, 11th May 2016

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    Story

    Scarlett is an 8 year old Finningley resident who attends St Oswald's C of E Academy. She was diagnosed with Ewing's Sarcoma, a rare type of bone cancer, just before Christmas.

    Scarlett's life has taken on a dramatic change in a short space of time. Where she was recently a lively, energetic youngster who enjoyed many activities with her friends, including roller skating and ice skating, she is now spending 2 out of every 3 weeks in hospital.

    She has already endured a number of life changing hurdles, including losing her beautiful long hair. All fundraising efforts so far have been donated to The Little Princess Trust, a charity chosen by Scarlett and her family, who make wigs for children in Scarlett's situation.

    However: Scarlett's journey continues...

    On the 15th May 2016, Scarlett will be on her way to Oklahoma, USA, to receive vital Proton Therapy to aid her treatment here in the UK.

    Even though the treatment in the USA is funded by the NHS, the personal cost to the family will be huge, as Scarlett has a twin brother Alex and a younger brother Will, therefore making the whole trip very costly.

    Throughout her treatment so far, Scarlett has maintained her humongous smile, wit and gorgeousness! She is an absolute star and a total credit to her parents and everyone who knows her.

    As friends, neighbours and community, we would like to make this life changing trip to Oklahoma a little bit easier.

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    • Christina Hughes4 years ago
      Christina Hughes

      Christina Hughes

      4 years ago

      £5702! This is unbelievable! Thank you everyone xx

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    4 years ago

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    Page last updated on: 5/11/2016 08.00

    Supporters

    196

    • Wayne

      Wayne

      May 11, 2016

      Scarlett we love you. You are a fantastic neighbour. Get well soon. Love from Mutley, Sarah and Wayne

      £30.00

    • Claire

      Claire

      May 10, 2016

      Best wishes to Scarlett and her family on the next stage of her journey. What a wonderful community you all live in. Xx

      £20.00

    • Leanne Bellis

      Leanne Bellis

      May 10, 2016

      xx

      £10.00

    • Anonymous

      Anonymous

      May 10, 2016

      Thinking of you. Lots of love Uncle Bernard and Auntie Carole xxxxxx

      £350.00

    • Eve Hughes

      Eve Hughes

      May 7, 2016

      £20.00

    • Finningley Village Community Group

      Finningley Village Community Group

      May 7, 2016

      Donation from money raised at Finningley Village Community Group coffee mornings. Hope all goes well.

      £200.00

    • Amy and Iain

      Amy and Iain

      May 6, 2016

      xx

      £20.00

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    Christina Hughes

    Christina Hughes

    Finningley, United Kingdom

    on behalf of the St Oswald's Academy & Finningley community.

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