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£7,110raised of £10,000 target by 148 supporters

Weʼre raising £10,000 to care for John Barrett who has recently been diagnosed with a stage 4 brain tumour.

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London, United Kingdom
Time left
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Our dear brother John Barrett has recently been diagnosed with an aggressive stage 4 brain tumour. Sadly, the prognosis for John is not positive and his medical team are focusing on making John as comfortable as possible. Many of John's friends, colleagues and family members have asked how they can help at this difficult time. Therefore, we have set up this page to allow events to help raise funds for John's care and the welfare of his young son Sean. When John received his diagnosis the main concern for him was the future of his son Sean. We as family members, colleagues and friends would like to help ease John's concerns and let him focus on his battle with this terrible illness.

The first event taking place is being organised by John's Momart colleagues Paul Clark and Dave Perrott who will be doing the Thames Path Challenge on 9th September 2017 www.thamespathchallenge.com . Our friend Richard Quaresma of Dockside Personnel has also kindly agreed to do the Thames Path Challenge. This is a gruelling 100k (62 mile) walk and we thank Paul, Dave and Richard in advance for taking up this challenge and supporting John & his family.

Another event taking place is a 10k run in Greenwich Park on 26th November 2017 being organised by David Ronan and friends. The Movember Run supports charities related to men's health. If you want to participate in this run on behalf of John then contact dronan24@googlemail.com

There will be other events in support of John and we will keep you posted on this page as these arise.

On behalf of John and his family we would like to thank everyone for their support and concern shown at this very difficult time.

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  • Jimmy Barrett24 days ago
    Jimmy Barrett

    Jimmy Barrett

    24 days ago

    Hi All, we are now only a few weeks away from the Greenwich Park 10k run. Thank you to all who have so far contributed to this fund for John. Hopefully we can meet our target over the next few weeks. On behalf of the Greenwich Park runners.

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  • Jimmy Barrett3 months ago
    Jimmy Barrett

    Jimmy Barrett

    3 months ago

    Message from John Barrett..... The two messages below from Dave, Paul & Richard sum up what an incredible challenge The Thames Path is. I cannot thank you three friends enough for what you have done over the past 48 hours. A big thank you to those who turned out to support Dave, Paul & Richard during the actual walk. To my colleagues at Momart, my friends and my family, I am deeply touched by your kind words of support and the extremely generous donations that you have made. I will do my best to thank you in person. Love from John.

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  • Jimmy Barrett3 months ago
    Jimmy Barrett

    Jimmy Barrett

    3 months ago

    Hi All, I woke up feeling extremely proud this morning. So we didn't make the 100km but being there to see one of your good mates push himself for 10km in absolute agony when he really should have stopped, never moaning once about the pain and just getting on with it is worth more to me then any finishers medal. The money keeps rolling in for John this morning. Seriously guys we cant thank you enough for support and generosity. Dave, Paul, Rich

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3 months ago

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148

  • Neal Tuson

    Neal Tuson

    Nov 23, 2017

    £50.00

  • p clark

    p clark

    Nov 23, 2017

    Good luck Ali

    £20.00

  • Zane Stevenson

    Zane Stevenson

    Nov 20, 2017

    £10.00

  • David Ronan

    David Ronan

    Nov 20, 2017

    Give it your best on Sunday team (Greenwich Park 10k runners). Well done to The Thames Path Challenge walkers. John keep fighting! You can see from the donations that so many people are with you.

    £300.00

  • Sean Guerin

    Sean Guerin

    Nov 20, 2017

    £30.00

  • Angus Jamieson

    Angus Jamieson

    Nov 19, 2017

    £30.00

  • Anonymous

    Anonymous

    Nov 18, 2017

    DaveGood luck with your Greenwich 10k run !

    £25.00

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