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Weʼre raising £7,000 to help with travel costs and loss of earnings

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My dear friend Shelley received the most devastating news this week that is every parents worst nightmare. Her 15 year old son Charlie, after being unwell for 9 months with no answers, has been diagnosed with 2 types of leukaemia. AML, the rare type and ALL.
Charlie will begin his chemotherapy at the end of this week which will be quite intensive and will have to continue for the next 5-6 months.
Charlie is an amazing young man who is loved by everyone that knows him. He is also a fantastic talent and is an awesome drummer with such passion for it. He has the most amazing and loving family that are supporting him. And his mum Shelley is the strongest woman i know. With tragedy having already struck this family before and more than anyone Shelley, it is so unfair shes having to now go through this. Shelley would do absolutely anything for anyone, she really is one in a million!
Shelley is a nail technician working from home, who has tirelessly invested time and money into building up her own business and generating a loyal clientele but has now had to cease her business until further notice to be with Charlie. And with her younger son and Charlies little brother Teddy at home, Shelley will be regularly traveling to and from London over the coming months.
With a long road ahead and the struggles that face them, I want to raise money to help towards Shelleys loss of earnings and her travel expenses.
So please anything you can donate will be so appreciated. Helping towards this will give Shelley one less thing to worry about which means she can concentrate on her boys and continue being strong for them.
A recent post by Shelley ended with her positive words of... he will drum again! so I will end my plea with the same.
Thank you!
#hewilldrumagain! X

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  • Donna Cook3 months ago
    Donna Cook

    Donna Cook

    3 months ago

    Once well enough to come home charlie will spend a few weeks with his family and friends until a transplant becomes available. So PLS PLS register to donate. The amount of toxins charlie has had pumped into him to date not to mention what he’s been through this past yr has been unbelievable. WE ARE DESPERATE TO FIND A MATCH!!!!!!

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  • Donna Cook3 months ago
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    Donna Cook

    3 months ago

    Anthony Nolan is for people between the age of 16 and 30 and dkms for over 30’s.It’s easy and takes no time at all.Once you’ve registered they send you out a pack of all the info and swabs for you to return.Once they receive them back they’re sent for testing for your tissue typeThen when someone needs a life saving transplant the database is searched to see if there’s a match

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  • Donna Cook3 months ago
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    Donna Cook

    3 months ago

    Charlie is 15 and going through something no child should be going through. Charlie should be thinking about his GCSES but instead his stuck in London hospital wondering when his bone marrow match will be found. Please register yourselves and family to be a bone marrow donor.On Monday he had meds through a mask as his liver reacted badly to one of the previous meds he was having.This is to prevent chest infections.Today Charlie is undergoing a procedure to give him a chance of having a family in the future.This has only been tested on animals

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Page last updated on: 10/15/2018 8:56 PM

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138

  • Naomi Gaiger

    Naomi Gaiger

    Oct 15, 2018

    £20.00

  • Peggy and Roger Boothby

    Peggy and Roger Boothby

    Oct 11, 2018

    Good luck to all the family over the coming months.

  • Frances Congdon

    Frances Congdon

    Sep 26, 2018

    Thinking if you- love Fran and Mart x

    £50.00

  • Alasdair Gavin

    Alasdair Gavin

    Sep 26, 2018

    From Ally, Jo, Sandy and Angus

    £20.00

  • Anonymous

    Anonymous

    Sep 24, 2018

    Sorry to hear the news Shelley. Sending all my love and prayers to you and your family. Carmen. Xxx

  • Chloe Barlow

    Chloe Barlow

    Sep 22, 2018

    £10.00

  • Caroline P

    Caroline P

    Sep 22, 2018

    Sending all my love to you all and get well thoughts to Charlie! Hope by donating it takes the pressure off financially for you so you can focus on your boy xxx

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