Weʼre raising £95,000 to help Jayne who has terminal cancer keep her family together in the family home so that her autistic son can be cared for by his siblings.
- Wisbech Saint Mary, Wisbech, UK
- 29 days to go
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We raised almost 5,000 pounds crowdfunding for Jayne but we need so much more to raise. We have decided to open a new crowdfuding page when her old one expired so that we can keep fighting to keep Jayne and her family together. If you dont already know Jayne this is her story:
Jayne Denby is a 50-year-old mother to 2 small children: Alex aged 9 and Dan aged 13. Since Jayne's diagnosis of terminal cancer her older daughter Meghan, who is 23 and a mother herself, has taken on the role of full-time carer to her brothers as they have no extended family who can look after them.
Daniel was born with a congenital heart defect and spent many weeks in Great Ormond Street after undergoing open heart surgery when he was just one day old. Jayne continued to work full time as an advocate until it became apparent that Daniel had complex needs and would require full-time care. He was diagnosed with severe autism and 2 years ago he was diagnosed with an incurable inflammatory illness (Behcet's disease) which led to the loss of one of his eyes and a prolonged period of chronic pain requiring hospitalisation at times.
Through all of this, this amazing family have stuck together and supported each other. Jayne not only continued her advocacy work on a voluntary basis for fellow carers but also set up a charity called “welcome to our world” https://welcome2ourworldfenland.weebly.com/. The charity organised weekly meetings in a sports hall for local disabled children and their families as a safe and inclusive space to take part in activities that they were usually excluded from. Jayne received a volunteer of the year award at the Pride in Fenland 2016 awards. The local community now want to help Jayne as she has helped so many by raising as much money as possible to pay off her outstanding mortgage of 100k. We want to give Jayne the peace of mind of knowing that her children will be able to stay together in their home.
You can read also read about Jayne´s story on ITV anglia news
You can listen to Jayne being interviewed about her story here :https://www.klfm967.co.uk/news/klfm-news/2478837/listen-mum-facing-terminal-cancer/#.Wl9YhAtZ3eQ.facebook
If you have any questions or want more information about Jayne and her family please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Her friends and family have also set up a Facebook page with details on all the fundraising events they are organising Help fundraise for Jaynes family
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