Weʼre raising £7,000 to Help a friend pay for her mother and fathers medical bills while she is heavily pregnant
- Manchester, UK
- 18 days to go
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Kelly was told just after Christmas last year her mother had terminal lung cancer and she didn't have long to live. While she started the limited treatment they could offer, her father was also taken unwell and went into hospital. During this period, while her mother has been up and down with her health, her father took a turn for the worst. He was rushed to hospital resulting in a partial leg amputation.
Whilst this is terrible for anyone at the best of times, Kelly is currently 8 months pregnant with her third child. Her mum continues to fight on and will hopefully be here to see her new grandchild.
Kelly and her brother have desperately been trying to go between the hospital and their family homes, which is difficult at the best of times but when you are having to travel from Manchester to Leeds (whilst pregnant this is no easy task!). It's becoming increasingly difficult for them to care for them both, and as like any family they want to be close together during this time. On top of this they now need to sell their family home to find somewhere suitable for her father to manage when he leaves hospital (and where he will likely end up living on his own). Everything seems to have happened at once for this family. It's so sad to see our friend and their family go through this.
With your help they would like to raise enough money to find them a care home (which would cost £3,500 per month) so they could potentially be near each other. We hope this will help ease the burden for as long as possible and that they are able to enjoy what time they have left with each other.
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