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£465raised of £300 target by 32 supporters

    Weʼve raised £465 to raise money for an inspiring little boy and his wonderful family.

    Funded on Monday, 20th August 2018

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    A Chase For Courageous Carson.

    As a primary school teacher part of my job, i believe, is to inspire the children in my class. However, sometimes, its the children who inspire me, that is certainly the case with Carson.

    Most people know I work at a small rural school where everyone is treated like family, our school motto being, "small but mighty". This perfectly sums up Carson. Carson is a young 5 year old boy in our school who is fighting his own battle against Desmoplastic Medulloblastoma- Who Grade 5 Non Metastatic cancer, a brain tumor diagnosed after many doctors visits last May. Carson and his wonderul family have spent most of the last 11 months back and forward to Edinburgh Sick kids hospital for his treatment, which included; surgery, Radiotherapy and chemotherapy. With two sisters in our school it is hard to not be affected daily by Carons battle and whenever he is in our school, his smile, lights up our classrooms.

    Carson, is everyones friend, a cheeky wee boy, who loves nothing more than to have fun and play, he adores superheroes, he himself, is fast becoming my favourite superhero.

    Gavin and I are by no means seasoned runners, but we have decided to complete Aberdeens Baker Hughes 10km race to try to raise some money for Carson and his family. Unfortunatley, these days, most people are effected by cancer, having lost someone very close to me this year, I feel inspired to challenge myself in order to try, anyway I can, to make a difference. Gavin and I would be very grateful for any sponsers we can get to try reach our target and to show Carson, just how much of a superhero he really is.

    Thanks, Dionne x

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    • Dionne Robertson6 months ago
      Dionne Robertson

      Dionne Robertson

      6 months ago

      I just wanted to say a huge thank you to everyone who sponsored us and helped us to exceed our original goal. We both really appreciate your kindness and words of support. Gavin and I both enjoyed the race and although we were both suffering from sore feet, the feeling in our hearts took any of that away. Carson and his family are wonderful people and I am delighted I could make a small difference to their lives and Caron has surely made a big impact on mine. Thank you again, will see if I can upload some fetching pictures post race. X

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    • Dionne Robertson7 months ago
      Dionne Robertson

      Dionne Robertson

      7 months ago

      I just wanted to thank everyone for their kind donations and words of encouragement so far. Our training is coming along well and your support is very much appreciated. #chaseforCarson

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    Supporters

    32

    • Gary Buckley

      Gary Buckley

      Jun 10, 2018

      A super effort by wonderful people for a great cause! X

      £20.00

    • Lindsey Torrance

      Lindsey Torrance

      May 20, 2018

      Well done to all who took part. What an amazing cause xx

      £10.00

    • Scott Mosley

      Scott Mosley

      May 20, 2018

      Great work guys and great to see you have passed your target ❤ Moge, Nivi and Harvey x

      £20.00

    • Robert McCombie

      Robert McCombie

      May 18, 2018

      Good luck to you both on you run. From Mum & Dad

      £20.00

    • Lynne Murray

      Lynne Murray

      May 18, 2018

      £10.00

    • Kevin & Rhona Robertson

      Kevin & Rhona Robertson

      May 17, 2018

      Great cause...good luck!

      £15.00

    • Anonymous

      Anonymous

      May 13, 2018

      £5.00

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