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Weʼre raising £5,000 to Support the Parents of Oscar Saxelby-Lee, a 5 year old boy in our Reception class at Pitmaston Primary School, Worcester.

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Hand in Hand for Oscar

They say everything can change in a blink of an eye, that undoubtedly is a quote so very true. This moment arose for us on the 28th December 2018, the day we received the most unimaginable news which changed our lives forever. We were truly devastated to be told Oscar had T- cell Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia and he was admitted to Birmingham Children's Hospital straight away following an abnormal blood test that showed platelets as low as 14! Since then Oscar has followed a rigorous protocol of intense chemotherapy in order to terminate the leukemia blasts in his blood.

However, after four weeks of induction treatment we received even more heartbreaking news that Oscar will need a stem cell transplant as the leukemia he has is too aggressive to treat with just chemotherapy.

We broke completely, we shed tear after tear, we fell into each others arms damaged and inconsolable. We felt like we could not see light at the end of the tunnel, but when looking at Oscar's cheeky smile, bravery and determination we managed to pull our strength together again. From that moment of fear and confusion, we as a family, became stronger than ever! Oscar reminded us how to fight again and just how courageous he is. Not once has he shown weakness, nor has he ceased to amaze us throughout the most difficult times and that to us is a true warrior!

Oscar is a fun, loving, energetic 5 year old boy who deserves to live to the full alongside the other troopers fighting such horrific diseases. Not only does he need to enjoy a normal life a child should live, he now needs someone else to save him.

This page will update you with our little champs inspirational progress, the support around him and any additional awareness of childhood cancer! ❤️

Thank you,

Written by Mum - Olivia Saxelby.

Events and Fundraising for Oscar:

On Saturday 2nd and Sunday 3rd March 2019, we will be hosting a DKMS registration event to find stem cell donors. This will be held from 9am - 3pm on both days at Pitmaston Primary School, Malvern Road, Worcester. WR2 4ZF . You will be able to register and complete the simple, painless swab test in one visit. Anyone aged between 17 and 55 can register to become a potential donor. Please share this page and bring as many friends and family to this event.

Planned events will include a Fire Walk, Witcher Gig,

class fundraising activities and a Zumbathon. Full details to follow.......

Blitz charity stream announcement :

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3skxEv3hZ3Q&feature=youtu.be

Starts 8th March! Ian is donating all proceeds of this event to the Hand in Hand for Oscar event xx

https://youtu.be/SS8Zzo0X8-o

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  • Sue Bladen16 days ago
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    16 days ago

    Please remember that you can go online and register as a donor and DKMS will send you a swabbing kit to your home - it is quick and easy to do and you just pop it back in the post. https://www.dkms.org.uk/en/register-now

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  • Sue Bladen18 days ago
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    Sue Bladen

    18 days ago

    What an incredible weekend - Thank you so much to everyone who came to Pitmaston to show such love and support for Oscar. xxx

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  • Sue Bladen25 days ago
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    Sue Bladen

    25 days ago

    We are ready to welcome our potential donors this weekend! Parking has been arranged with Christopher Whitehead Language College and there will be lots of stewards out in high viz jackets to direct you where to go. Together we can do this xxx #handinhandforoscar

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  • Tina Donkin

    Tina Donkin

    Mar 21, 2019

    My mistake ! Here’s another £100!!!Now that’s over £1000 ❤️❤️❤️

    £100.00

  • Tina Donkin

    Tina Donkin

    Mar 21, 2019

    This is the remainder of the money we raised at the Zumbathon . The remainder was already donated to this page £1K in total We love you Oscar xx

    £620.00

  • Anonymous

    Anonymous

    Mar 18, 2019

    My family member was diagnosed with cancer, and we are on the journey fighting it. I can share your feeling. Wish you all the best!

  • Laura Hannant

    Laura Hannant

    Mar 17, 2019

    My name is Isla and I washed the car and tidied my bedroom so I could donate £20 to Oscar. I hope this helps you to get better. Love Isla Hannant (aged 8).

    £20.00

  • Chloe Warren

    Chloe Warren

    Mar 16, 2019

    from all the people at the red lion ❤ sending all our love 💞

    £557.75

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    Mar 15, 2019

    £10.00

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