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Weʼre raising £13,000 to support the Piam Brown ward based at Southampton General hospital.A specialist cancer care unit for children from birth to 16 years

Southampton general hospital
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In memory of my cousin Adam Smith, who experienced the excellent care provided by the Piam Brown unit.

The ride itself is all about my cousin Adam, Adam sadly passed away at the age of 13 from cancer. He was an absolute hero, with a real passion for sports and never gave up or let the fear get to him.

This year he would have been 30 and I wanted to do something in his memory while supporting the hospital ward who looked after him and his family.

The ride itself is an extended version of John O’Groats to Lands end. Due to Adam only being 13 when he lost his battle, I have decided to make this a prominent number in the planning of this ride. 1300 miles in 13 days while trying to raise £13,000. I will be completing the ride completely solo and will also be spelling out his name as I travel down the UK.

The final day of the ride is also on Adams Birthday where he would have been 30.

All monies raised will go directly to the Piam Brown ward at Southampton General Hospital. The Ward is the Regional Paediatric Oncology and Haematology Unit for Wessex, based on the top floor of Southampton general Hospital. Children come from as far afield as Chichester, Brighton, Portsmouth, Channel Islands, Isle of Wight, Dorchester, Basingstoke, Bournemouth, Poole, Eastleigh and Fareham. They cater for children from a day old to 18 years of age, treat all types of cancer and receive approximately 90 new families per annum.

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    • Anonymous

      Anonymous

      Sep 16, 2019

      Good luck JamieJ and F The Welsh Connection

    • Marinela Nicoleta Raita

      Marinela Nicoleta Raita

      Sep 14, 2019

      £25.00

    • Louise Hider-Davies

      Louise Hider-Davies

      Sep 12, 2019

      I wish I had met Adam and take up every opportunity to donate in his name! Amazing amazing feat and well done for raising such a huge amount of money. Keep going and enjoy the challenge! X

      £25.00

    • Kathy Robotham

      Kathy Robotham

      Sep 12, 2019

      You’re doing a great thing Jamie - very proud to know you. From Kathy (Alec and Suzy’s mum) in case you forgot 🤗. Xxx

      £25.00

    • Molly Linzner

      Molly Linzner

      Sep 12, 2019

      Good luck Jamie! Xx

      £10.00

    • Nina

      Nina

      Sep 12, 2019

      Good Luck Jamie.. be careful! Love Nina & Archie xx

      £10.00

    • Anonymous

      Anonymous

      Sep 12, 2019

      Granny Smith would be delighted x

      £100.00

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