Crowdfunding is a new type of fundraising where you can raise funds for your own personal cause, even if you're not a registered charity.
The page owner is responsible for the distribution of funds raised.
I am trying to raise money for a co-worker and friend whose granddaughter has been diagnosed with aplastic anaemia and will be going into hospital very soon for a bone marrow transplant. In order for my friend's daughter to be with her own daughter, while she's going through this tough period, my friend has to take 8 weeks leave from her full time work to look after her other grandchildren. Unfortunately, it's looking like it will be unpaid leave and my friend will be left with no money for 8 weeks. It's important to add here that she is over 60 years of age, lives alone and has no other means of financial support.
She has no idea I am creating this crowdfunding page, she'd probably be embarrassed that i have but i know she has grave concerns about losing her home while she's trying to support her daughter and granddaughter.
I want to thank anyone that donates, it will be greatly appreciated. Anything we raise will be used to pay her rent during those 8 weeks so at least we can take that worry away for her.
Thank you for reading.
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