Weʼve raised £0 to toward raising £25,000 to help towards the cost of overseas proton beam therapy for little Jacob
- Closed on Saturday, 20th October 2018
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This November 14th- 18th i will be running the hell of a hill marathons 5 marathons in 5 days with 4000ft of climb each day for this very special young man Jacob who is going through chemo at the moment and may well need proton beam therapy at the end of it which is not cheap , i along with many of mark and ness's friends are doing lots of events and fundraisers towards sending him out there for treatment so every penny counts thanks for reading and for any donations received .
Please read Mark and Ness's post on Jacob
Thank you for visiting our #jacobsjoin💚 crowdfunding page.
We're inviting people to join with our son Jacob, who was diagnosed with cancer (embryonal rhabdomyosarcoma) in March, to raise funds towards the cost of overseas Proton Beam radiotherapy. Jacob was initially approved for two months of NHS funded treatment in Jacksonville, Florida - but this was cancelled due to growth of his tumour. He now has to re-start his chemotherapy with a different combination of drugs, with increased likelihood of painful and/or longer term side effects - and only if the tumour reduces would we be re-considered for NHS funded Proton Beam.
There‘s a real possibility that we'll need to fund the treatment ourselves, estimated at up to £100,000, hence this page and campaign. Should we eventually be approved for NHS funding (or be unable to use the money raised for any reason) it would instead be donated to other worthy causes / charities.
If you wish to join our team, please set up your own crowdfunding page for #jacobsjoin - or just use this page to collect donations. We're planning an End of Summer Ball on Sep 28th at Preston North End FC - please save the date!
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