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Closed 20/02/2017

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£4,539raised of £19,730 target by 149 supporters

    Weʼve raised £4,539 to help an amazing family through childhood cancer for their 8 month old beautiful brave boy Ted ❤️

    Location
    Westhoughton, Bolton, United Kingdom
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    Funded on Monday, 20th February 2017

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    Danny & Leanne Waring have been together for over a decade. This year they were destined for their 'dream year'. They finally tied the knot in July. Now mum & dad to 4 gorgeous boys. Ted was born February & made their family complete. Leo, Zak & Joe all being amazing big brothers to Ted.

    However at 4 months old, Ted began to lose weight, being constantl sick & refusing his milk. After months of hospital admittances, visits & invasive tests it was found that Ted has a large tumour behind his eyes & ears which has been diagnosed as cancerous! The worst news a parent can ever receive!

    Ted has already undergone numerous operations 2 at diagnosis on his brain, he has had a 'cath line' tube put into his heart, which will help to administer chemotherapy, emergency surgery last week as he was leaking brain fluid & has now had another operation on his brain to fit a shunt ( A medical device that relieves pressure on the brain caused by a build-up of fluid). It now looks like they're back on track to start his 70 weeks of chemotherapy. Yes I did say 70 weeks!!! Just short of 17 months!!! If Ted gets an infection or any complications that can interrupt his chemotherapy regime but everything is crossed that there are no more interruptions or emergencies.

    The family have to go to & from Manchester children's hospital & will be spending long periods of time away from their boys, family & friends.

    Media reaseach has shown parents of sick children for an 8 week hospital reigime costs £2256. On this basis they will incur costs of £19,730!!! for 70 weeks treatment including fuel, eating, drinking & parking charges (with a parking reduction it's still £40 just to park). Could you survive on 17 months minimum of sick leave from your employer? I couldn't.

    We know money isn't going to cure Ted or the pain they are enduring but it'll help give Danny & Leanne the time they need with Ted, without the added worry of the added financial strain of the additional hospital costs.

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    • Kelly Jenkinson

      Kelly Jenkinson

      3 months ago

      Kelly Jenkinson

      Absolutely fantastic result from everyone involved in the Peaks TeamNov 23, 2016 3 Peaks Challenge completed!!! Raising a huge £1056.00 huge congratulations on your achievement for the love of Ted 💛💛💛

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    • Kelly Jenkinson

      Kelly Jenkinson

      3 months ago

      Kelly Jenkinson

      Another milestone!!! We've now passed the £2000 mark and 11% to target. Huge thanks to everyone who has donated, shared and kept the family in your thoughts and prayers for the love of Ted 💛💛💛 the whole family send you huge appreciation. Here's Teds beautiful smile to brighten your day and remind us all that he's fighting the hardest battle of his life and still doing it with an infectious smile 🤗

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    • Kelly Jenkinson

      Kelly Jenkinson

      3 months ago

      Kelly Jenkinson

      Well Helen and Jenny have just done a final count of all the money raised yesterday!!! We made a staggering £1,636.50 on the day! Helen has added £80 that she raised in the pub in the swear box for the nasty 'C' word which brings the total to... £1,716.50!!!!! We are absolutely over the moon and couldn't have done it without everyone that came to our family fun day! THANKYOU ALL SO MUCH to everyone that helped to organise it, donated items, bought raffle tickets and attended on the day all for the love of Ted 💛💛💛

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    149

    • Alex Irving

      Alex Irving

      Feb 19, 2017

      £20.00

    • Anna Kej

      Anna Kej

      Feb 17, 2017

      £10.00

    • Natalie Crompton

      Natalie Crompton

      Feb 8, 2017

      🙏🏼🙏🏼🙏🏼🙏🏼🙏🏼 thinking of you all....

      £10.00

    About the fundraiser
    Kelly Jenkinson

    Kelly Jenkinson

    Westhoughton, Bolton, United Kingdom

    So I'm hoping everyone on this page now knows the name Ted Wearing, if you don't where have you been hiding?? Ted Wearing is the strongest baby I've ever met. Through all the trauma below he's still smiling & fighting. We want to show they're not alone in this battle x

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