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£4,733raised of £5,000 target by 138 supporters

    Weʼve raised £4,733 to Help Marie Clare cope with cancer and a new born baby!!!

    Inverness, United Kingdom
    Funded on Wednesday, 17th January 2018

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    Story

    Last week my sister, Marie Clare was diagnosed with cancer, Hodgkin Lymphoma. It shook us to the core, not only for her sake but for the sake of her unborn child. She is 6 months pregnant. The baby is due December 4th. After having tried to conceive a baby for 7 years, when Marie Clare finally found out she was pregnant she had won the lottery!

    Although there has been few studies on treatment while pregnant, the consultant wants to start chemotherapy straight away. It will steal the precious moments of a mother bonding with her newly born treasure through breast feeding and having the energy and strength to properly care for her infant.

    As we live in Scotland, fortunately we have our national health to thank for free treatment. Sadly Marie Clare has recently changed jobs and only qualifies for statutory maternity pay. This is an extra worry that I would so very much like to alleviate.

    My cause is to give Marie Clare some sort of comfort in knowing that she will have enough money to keep a roof over her head, food to keep her strength up and warm clothes for the new arrival.

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    • Chris Finlay10 months ago
      Chris Finlay

      Chris Finlay

      10 months ago

      WOW!!! What a totally staggering response we've had in just over a week!!! Its unbelievable that we have hit over 75% of our goal!!! Marie Clare and her husband Mark are truly overwhelmed with all the donations and want to thank everyone who has contributed thus far!!!

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    10 months ago

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    Page last updated on: 11/28/2017 11:46 PM

    Supporters

    138

    • patricia connell

      patricia connell

      Nov 28, 2017

      Hope all goes well

      £10.00

    • Avril Hair

      Avril Hair

      Nov 28, 2017

      💖💖💖💖

    • Yvonne And Eoin Colgan

      Yvonne And Eoin Colgan

      Nov 26, 2017

      Sending our best wishes for Marie Claire, Mark and the new baby.

      £50.00

    • Rebecca Mckenzie

      Rebecca Mckenzie

      Nov 23, 2017

      All the best Marie Clare this is as a result of our young people holding a fundraising event especially for you, by hosting a coffee morning and lots of cake baking. xxxx

      £156.65

    • Anonymous

      Anonymous

      Nov 6, 2017

      £20.00

    • Jill Kelly

      Jill Kelly

      Oct 25, 2017

      Lots of love xxx

      £50.00

    • Faye and Sean (Ness Castle)

      Faye and Sean (Ness Castle)

      Oct 18, 2017

      Thinking of you all!

      £10.00

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    Chris Finlay

    Chris Finlay

    Inverness, United Kingdom

    I am Marie Clare's younger brother and am trying to find anyway to help. I am a full time student at university and am desperate to ease the worry that she has for herself and her unborn child.

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