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£165raised of £500 target by 12 supporters

Weʼre raising £500 to Help send Roberto on Holiday!

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Please help me in raising money for Roberto & his family so they can have a much needed & deserved holiday following the terrible 18 months they have endured;
I have known the Brown family for many years working with Roberto’s uncles Lee & Carl on the Railway. Roberto’s mother Amanda also went through pregnancy at the same time as my wife Lynsey so they grew close during this period.
One day before 4 year old Roberto was due to start school at Church Lane reception with my son Lucas, he was given the devastating news & was diagnosed with Wilms tumour.
Wilms’ tumour is a type of tumour that develops from the immature cells from which the kidneys develop. Roberto had to start immediate chemotherapy treatment at Manchester Children’s hospital for 6 months. Amanda had no choice but to quit her job to be there for her son.
Roberto had finished his treatment from his protocol and 5 weeks later had after treatment scans only to be told that the cancer had returned to his kidney & and was now in his diaphragm. This would need further intense chemotherapy treatment, radiotherapy & surgery to remove the tumours both measuring around 4cms in diameter.
Whilst Roberto was battling for his life things got even worse for the family when Roberto’s grandad Bob passed away due to surgery complications fighting his own cancer on 9th November 2018. Bob was one of the nicest & well respected men you could ever meet and the news was shattering for all.
Brave Roberto finished his gruelling treatment and was again given the all clear on 20th December just in time for Christmas.
Roberto continues his recovery and has recently made his first few appearances at school & met his classmates. We are all praying that his recovery continues & that his family can finally have some happy times ahead.
Please, Please help me to make some memories for Roberto and his family that they can treasure forever by helping raise funds for a family holiday.

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    • Darren Wollaston

      Darren Wollaston

      Mar 22, 2019

      Great cause and message. Good work and good luck. P.s. watch the knees....and the hip....and your back....and your pride. 😉

      £10.00

    • Samantha Kennedy

      Samantha Kennedy

      Mar 21, 2019

      I hope they all have a wonderful time.What an amazing thing to do x

    • Karen Chadwick

      Karen Chadwick

      Mar 21, 2019

      Good luck with the fundraising! Have a lovely holiday.

    • Anonymous

      Anonymous

      Mar 19, 2019

      Good luck Craig x

      £20.00

    • Jonathan Harmes

      Jonathan Harmes

      Mar 13, 2019

      Great job Moon! The whole family have had a pretty rough time recently 👍

      £30.00

    • Jamie Cruise

      Jamie Cruise

      Mar 13, 2019

      Good luck with the recovery Roberto! Nice one for doing this Mooney! Good luck! X

      £30.00

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      Anonymous

      Mar 11, 2019

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    Craig Mooney

    Craig Mooney

    Crewe

    I knew immediately on hearing Roberto’s terrible news that I had to do something to help. Having two little boys myself I cannot begin to comprehend what the Brown family has been through over the past 18 months. I decided to raise money by entering the Manchester Marathon.

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