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£750raised of £350 target by 36 supporters

    Weʼve raised £750 to support the work of Avon Mesothelioma Foundation.

    Funded on Tuesday, 5th November 2019

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    Story

    We are a group of personal injury lawyers specialising in representing people affected by mesothelioma and other asbestos related illnesses. Through our years of experience (actually decades for some of us!) we have met some great people who have been supported by the Avon Mesothelioma Foundation, either being patients asking for support, family members needing guidance or even healthcare professionals learning how to better assist their patients. We have been both awed and humbled by the hard work of the charity and for this reason we are losing our formal wear, getting in sports clothes and abseiling 150 ft. down Sandford Quarry .

    A bit more about the charity and why we support them

    The Avon Mesothelioma Foundation (AMF) is a charity that has been established to help support patients with Mesothelioma and aid research into this devastating disease. Mesothelioma incidence continues to increase with over 2500 people being diagnosed each year in the UK.

    This is set to rise each year for the next 10 years. This cancer is caused almost exclusively by asbestos exposure.

    The AMF trustees review applications for research grants and funding applications for patient equipment etc. four times each year and aim to support top quality research likely to lead to improved treatment and care for patients with this disease and avoid unnecessary admissions. The charity offers a next day service to those who may have urgent needs such as pleural effusion. The pleural team at Bristol is staffed by a dedicated team of doctors, nurse specialist, research doctors and nurses, allowing specialism in one clinic.

    These are all incredibly valuable services offered to patients alongside emotional support to their families. We want to do our best to ensure this charity can continue providing its services in the future.

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      36

      • Rie Heath

        Rie Heath

        Sep 29, 2019

        Well done Mandy 😄.....great cause!

        £10.00

      • Mark, Val & Ang Thompson

        Mark, Val & Ang Thompson

        Sep 29, 2019

        Well done Beth and Janine and all the team!!!

        £30.00

      • Janice Thompson

        Janice Thompson

        Sep 29, 2019

        Go for it! Hope you don’t get too wet... good luck Beth and Janine🤞😄👍🏼

        £20.00

      • A Scannell.

        A Scannell.

        Sep 29, 2019

        £50.00

      • Neil Thompson

        Neil Thompson

        Sep 29, 2019

        Well done, very proud of my niece Beth and wife Janine but most of all my Dad!

        £50.00

      • Anonymous

        Anonymous

        Sep 28, 2019

        Good luck on your descent Rebecca Love from Granny and Grandad

        £20.00

      • Anonymous

        Anonymous

        Sep 28, 2019

        Go for it......

        £20.00

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      Irwin Mitchell Bristol Workplace Illness Team

      Irwin Mitchell Bristol Workplace Illness Team

      The Irwin Mitchell Bristol Workplace Illness Team is a group of passionate lawyers supporting asbestos disease sufferers and their families in the South West and Wales.

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