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Weʼre raising £3,500 to support the new Cystic Fibrosis Unit at Papworth Hospital (at Addenbrookes) in memory of Katie Taylor.

Cambridge, United Kingdom

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Katie was born with Cystic Fibrosis, a genetic condition affecting the lungs, digestive system and other organs.
Katie attended the Adult Cystic Fibrosis Centre at Papworth Hospital from the age of 16. Papworth have an amazing team of specialist consultants, specialist nurses, ward nursing team, physiotherapists, dieticians, pharmacists and others. Katie was cared for in the inpatient CF ward several times during periods of being unwell. The ensuite rooms with air conditioning, TV, Wii Fit and treat trolley made these times easier for Katie and us as a family.
Recently Katie’s health had been deteriorating and she was being considered for a lung transplant. This was something Katie felt hugely positive about and excited that it would give her the chance to have a more normal life in the future. Katie always said she had a lot to live for - a loving husband and family.
Katie caught a virus that her body could not fight and she passed away on Thursday 16th November 2017 surrounded by her close family.
We will miss her so much - her love, her infectious giggle, her one liners, her fantastic impressions, her voice and her smile.
We as a family have decided to set up this crowdfunding page to allow us to raise donations in Katie's memory. Papworth Hospital are relocating to the Addenbrookes site in 2018 where a new Cystic Fibrosis Centre will be set up. We intend to keep this page open for a year and then donate the money raised to support the new unit and the patients and families with CF.

For more information about Cystic Fibrosis - www.cysticfibrosis.org.uk

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  • Katie's Family2 days ago
    Katie's Family

    Katie's Family

    2 days ago

    Jules is jumping out of a plane tomorrow! GOOD LUCK JULES xx

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  • Katie's Family3 months ago
    Katie's Family

    Katie's Family

    3 months ago

    A very close family friend Julie Readman is doing a tandem skydive on the 17th August 2018 to raise more donations for our fund in memory of Katie. Jules will free fall 2 miles, steer and land her parachute within 6 minutes whilst taking in the unique views of the Suffolk countryside - smiling throughout of course! Looking forward to seeing some pictures. Please donate what you can, every little helps. Thank you Jules XXXX

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  • Katie's Family5 months ago
    Katie's Family

    Katie's Family

    5 months ago

    Jonty ran the Cambridge Half Marathon on Sunday 4th March 2018 in an amazing time of 1 hour 54 minutes. Massive thank you to Jonty for running in memory of our beautiful Katie raising a wonderful £479. Thank you to everyone for the generous donations. Love Katie's family

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9 months ago

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Page last updated on: 8/17/2018 7:56 PM

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124

  • Eleanor Mansfield

    Eleanor Mansfield

    Aug 17, 2018

    Brilliant!! Well done Julie and for a fantastic cause!! Hope you enjoyed it and look forward to hearing all about it soon. Lots of Love Ellie, Iain, Max and Harry xxxx

    £15.00

  • Hollie

    Hollie

    Aug 17, 2018

    £10.00

  • Sue Marshall-Jennings

    Sue Marshall-Jennings

    Aug 17, 2018

    Ok - she tells me she did not scream and kept her eyes open - so pledge honoured!! Well done Little Sis. xxx

    £50.00

  • Dean Fisher

    Dean Fisher

    Aug 17, 2018

    Good luck Jules!! Love you loads. Rigs. Xx

    £20.00

  • Catherine Streather

    Catherine Streather

    Aug 16, 2018

    Good luck to Julie Readman for her skydive tomorrow and with fundraising for an amazing cause.

    £10.00

  • Jan ewens

    Jan ewens

    Aug 9, 2018

  • Michael Readman

    Michael Readman

    Aug 7, 2018

    Go Jules, proud of you x

    £20.00

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Cambridge, United Kingdom

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