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£1,392raised of £800 target by 91 supporters

    Weʼve raised £1,392 to send Debbie and Simon on a last wish holiday.

    Starbeck, North Yorkshire
    Funded on Thursday, 29th December 2016

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    We're hoping to send our beautiful friend, Debbie, on a holiday to Tenerife to gather precious memories with her son Simon before she passes away.

    Debbie was diagnosed with small bowel cancer in July 2015, after a lifetime of suffering with Chrons disease. She was rushed for surgery and in August 2015 had the tumour removed. Unfortunately, in the following months it progressed into incurable metastatic lymphodenopathy. In June 2016 she was told that she had between 6-12 months left to live. She was offered palliative care, chemo, etc. in the hopes of giving her a little bit longer.

    This news was particularly devastating for her 18 year-old son, Simon, after losing his father only three years earlier due to complications from diabetes.

    Debbie has remained in good spirits throughout this whole process; her tenacity and amazing attitude are undeniably the reason she is responding to the chemo as well as she is. When she was unable to continue working, she was forced to cash in her pensions. This means that she isn't entitled to any financial support with the holiday, so she has funded it herself. She has been quoted £800 for her travel insurance, and she is struggling to find this last bit of money. As her friends we couldn't be more proud of how she has dealt with this and will do everything we can to see her go on that holiday!

    Anything you can do to help, whether it's one pound or ten is greatly appreciated. £800 isn't a massive amount to raise, but it would mean absolutely everything to Debbie and Simon.

    We love you Debs ❤



    • Debbie Brooks2 years ago
      Debbie Brooks

      Debbie Brooks

      2 years ago

      Nearly reached our target!!!! In 15 minutes this page has been active one whole day and we are already 96% of the way there!!! Thank you so much! Only £30 to go ❤❤❤

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    • Debbie Brooks2 years ago
      Debbie Brooks

      Debbie Brooks

      2 years ago

      Cannot believe we've made it to £100 in only 24 hours! Thank you for all your kind thoughts and generosity. We're getting closer!! Here's a photo of our debs and a tiny Simon ❤ love the jumpers guys!

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    2 years ago

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    Page last updated on: 12/29/2016 23.21



    • Jessica Brooks

      Jessica Brooks

      Dec 29, 2016



    • George Diggle

      George Diggle

      Dec 7, 2016


    • Sonya  Brooks

      Sonya Brooks

      Dec 2, 2016

      Hope you both have a fabulous time and make some beautiful memories, love and hugs xxx😍 😍 😍


    • Kate & Marc Gillingham

      Kate & Marc Gillingham

      Dec 2, 2016

      We don't know either you Debbie or you Son Simon but just wanted to wish you the very best memory making holiday in the whole world - stay brave and stay positive, with love Kate & Marc Gillingham xxx


    • Kristina Bobrova

      Kristina Bobrova

      Dec 2, 2016


    • Lewis Morgan

      Lewis Morgan

      Dec 2, 2016

      So pleased you've hit the target for the travel insurance, now the extra can help you make the most of the holiday. Hope you both have a wonderful trip x

    • Yvonne Halliday

      Yvonne Halliday

      Dec 2, 2016

      Have a.marvelous holIday enjoy the sun debbie. Helen beilby


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