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    Weʼve raised £1,610 to Help Caitlin Daley's dream come true of going to Disneyworld Florida after a gruelling 2 years 10 weeks of treatments for Leukaemia

    Funded on Saturday, 18th August 2018

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    Parents friends and coaches of Solway Sharks Junior Ice Hockey Club are trying to help Caitlin make one of her dreams come true by helping send her to Disneyworld Florida to meet the princesses. We are holding a sponsored waxing on 26th of May.
    This is some of Caitlin's story in her mum Rachel's words.
    Caitlin was diagnosed on the 22nd march 2016 she had just turned 5. Her treatment has been 2yrs 10weeks of chemotherapy and having multiple trips to theatre to receive Chemo into her spinal fluid. She has also had blood transfusion and platelet infusion as part of her treatment.
    Through out it all she has used her sense of humour to help her through the darker days and there has been plenty of those! She is the bravest person we know and has strength we didn't know existed. She even shaved her own her off when it fell out, telling me to stop crying because I just look like everyone else on the ward and you don't cry for them. She worn her headscarves with pride and totally rocked the look. On the outside she showed everyone her strength and determination.
    However emotionally she struggled more than we realised at times, she found going back to school difficult as at times she didn't look like her (hair loss, weight gain with steroids) and prolonged periods of time off she felt she had no friends. Her friends have been such an amazing support they are BFFs forever. Over the last few months Caitlin has really struggled with taking her chemotherapy at home and it's heartbreaking to hear her say she is tired of it and just wants it to stop but know if she does the cancer will win.
    So that was enough for me to start planning her dream... Caitlin's dream...
    We have made a dream board and she has cut lots of pictures out of what she wants to do and what she would like to treat William too. She is finally starting to see the light at end of tunnel and it motivating her to keep going as she has just had enough! Well we all have if I'm honest.

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      49

      • Anonymous

        Anonymous

        Aug 17, 2018

        Hi just a a small donation to help this lovely girl. Hope that the family enjoy their trip X

      • Lucy and Ian Chandler

        Lucy and Ian Chandler

        Aug 14, 2018

        A well deserved trip for a beautiful little girl and her family. We hope your dream comes true! Xx

        £20.00

      • Jackie

        Jackie

        Aug 10, 2018

        Hope you raise lots of funds for Caitlin and have an amazing trip

        £30.00

      • Cold Blooded Sports

        Cold Blooded Sports

        Jun 20, 2018

        Well done to the hockey boys on their waxing. Good luck with the fund raising!

        £50.00

      • Emma Gregson

        Emma Gregson

        Jun 18, 2018

        I hope all your dreams come true for your brave family x

        £20.00

      • Craig Jackson

        Craig Jackson

        Jun 11, 2018

        Money raised from sponsored wax, this is for a great cause and was a pleasure to be part of.

        £64.00

      • Jamie Kerr

        Jamie Kerr

        Jun 8, 2018

        Enjoy Disney!!!

        £325.00

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