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Closed 05/10/2021

18%
£1,810
raised of £10,000 target by 71 supporters

    Weʼve raised £1,810 to Ginettes Legacy

    North East UK
    Funded on Tuesday, 5th October 2021

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    Story

    Hello Captain Durham here I bet you’re all wondering how this came about and the story behind the shield.

    2020 was horrible year, a year non of us could of expected to happen. Throughout this year my late courageous wife Ginette was battling stage 3 cancer.

    In 2015 she was diagnosed with breast cancer bossed treatment and rang that bell!!

    In 2018 she was diagnosed with a new breast cancer kicked its arse completed treatment and rang that bell!

    In 2019 she was diagnosed yet again with a new breast cancer, treatment didn’t go to plan and we received the awful phone call to tell us that the cancer had spread to her lung and spine.

    11 months later at the end of 2020 my beautiful wife just couldn’t fight any more.

    Even on her worst days she was always putting everyone else first. Particularly me and fretting over me looking after myself. Making sure I had nothing to worry about when the time came.

    Even writing up my favourite meals she used to cook.

    She was such an amazing woman, kind, caring, selfless, loyal and one heck of a cook. She loved her fur babies Marvin & Missy. She loved a good book or several hundred good books hehe

    Photo and updates of what the grandkids and her niece were getting up to honestly made her days in lockdown and not being able to see people as normal.

    During this time my Step Father in Law passed from cancer and my father in law passed.

    January 2021 my father passed which was a further shock to the system. It was round about then that the I spotted The Cap Mobile online.

    I had been watching a man online in America The Colorado Captain who drives around dressed as Captain America raising money for children’s charities.

    So there Captain Durham was born.

    The Cap honestly has been a saving grave and has gave me focus at point when I was wondering what the point was anymore.

    I love doing this, getting out there and making people smile. We need more of that in the world at the moment. So if I can go out and make 1 person smile then I’ve done my job and it lifts me and makes my day.

    Cancer is still effecting our family today, my poor mum was in hospital when my father passed just this passed couple of weeks she was told that her cancer has spread to her liver!

    I want to raise as much money as possible! This awful disease is affecting so many families 😔 Let’s All ‘Assemble’ and kick cancers butt 👊

    Ginette would love this, she would be laughing saying ‘what are you up to now’

    This is the start of her legacy because she made the world a better place by being in it and I want to continue the positive impact her life had on this world.

    So please anything you can give would be so gratefully received. Money raised will be going towards various cancer charities.

    Thank you so much for your support 😌

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    • Captain Durham2 months ago
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    • Captain Durham3 months ago
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      Captain Durham

      3 months ago

      Hello everyone, I’m so humbled by your donations. Can’t believe we’re where we’re currently at! Amazing. I’ve upped the target. 1st two cheques will be McMillan and Zoe’s place in Middlesbrough. Both do so much to those fighting this horrible disease. It’s been such a busy couple weeks, I’ve done 2 interviews, been here there and everywhere. The outpouring of support has honestly blown me away. The is just the start of the fight, those that suffer fight so hard, so as long as they fight the fight I will too!

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    • Captain Durham5 months ago
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      5 months ago

      Thank you so much for all your kind donations! I really really appreciate it 😌 I’ve really loved meeting you and can’t to talk with more of you ☺️

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    Supporters

    71

    • Jo Davison

      Jo Davison

      Sep 30, 2021

      Fantastic Idea Cap!!Donating in memory of my Dad who was a huge DC & Marvel fan as a boy- he would've loved the current Avengers movies.Also donating as your actions are awesome.🦸‍♂️

    • The Potter family

      The Potter family

      Sep 27, 2021

      Thank you so much for taking Thomas out on your bike for his Birthday. I believe you will smash that target no problem at all. We will help promote you as a race team the best we can.

      £20.00

    • Ben Pearce

      Ben Pearce

      Sep 26, 2021

      Thank you very much for the photo today, and good luck. Its a great cause

      £10.00

    • Great to see Captain at Triumph Newcastle today

      Great to see Captain at Triumph Newcastle today

      Sep 18, 2021

      Great to the Captain at Triumph Newcastle. What a character, lush

      £20.00

    • Callum Harrison

      Callum Harrison

      Sep 16, 2021

      £10.00

    • Jayne

      Jayne

      Sep 15, 2021

      Your doing amazing 👏 xxx

      £30.00

    • KarenJackson

      KarenJackson

      Sep 14, 2021

      Keep up the great work . Hope to see you one day on the road.

      £40.00

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