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    Weʼve raised £10 to please help my neighbour Elsie fulfill her lifelong dream.

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    Funded on Thursday, 5th October 2017

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    Elsie has lived next door to me for as long as I can remember. She was an old lady 20 years ago! But she always has a smile and a chat for me. Last year her husband Eric died quite suddenly, they had been married for over 60 years and it hit her hard. They have no kids. She told me yesterday she always dreamed of going on a cruise with Eric, and they even had one booked, but when he died she couldn't face up to dealing with it and lost her deposit.

    For years, Elsie and Eric have been like grandparents to all the kids in the area, including me - knitting dolls clothes, handing out sweets, giving out friendly advice. She retired years ago and spends most of her time now volunteering for various local charities. Working in charity shops, animal shelters, local community projects. She's an amazing lady, not your normal old lady, she loves Black Sabbath! and has done nothing but give to other people her whole life. I want to give something back.

    Elsie has spent her whole life taking in waifs and strays, she was basically the local unofficial cats home for decades, the very last of her cats, Mogg, died last week and she told me now she has no cats to look after, all she really wants to do is have one last holiday, like she used to with Eric.

    I would LOVE to send her on one last, once in a lifetime holiday. My neighbours have already raised £400, if we could raise another £1600 then we can send her on a holiday with her sister just like the one she was booked to go on with Eric. I know it sounds like a lot, but if 320 people gave £5, we'd get there. Help me please xx To do this for such a sweet old lady would make my month, can you please help with a donation or a share on social media?

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    • Donna Hathaway5 months ago
      Donna Hathaway

      Donna Hathaway

      5 months ago

      Thankyou SO much to Soap for my first donation. Now the ball is rolling, I'd love to help Elsie out a bit more!!! xxx I told her about the crowdfunding page and she doesn't believe strangers would ever help an old lady like her, so help me prove her wrong internet!!! xxx

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    • Donna Hathaway5 months ago
      Donna Hathaway

      Donna Hathaway

      5 months ago

      One week to go and I've not got ANY donations yet, but some lovely messages. Please if you can share this on social media, Facebook, Twitter and such, it would mean the world to me xxx

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    • Soap

      Soap

      Oct 3, 2017

      £10.00

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