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Weʼre raising £1,000 to Raise money in Memory of Joshua . Friends of Rosie is a local charity specifically funding research and kinder cures in children's cancer

Rochdale, United Kingdom

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I’m lucky, I have a great life, two healthy sons, a loving boyfriend, two sisters/best friends, nieces and nephews and the best parents a girl could wish for who have been together for nearly 50 years, a nice home, a good job and a great social life. Now why am I starting with this when I’m asking for your support, I’m not showing off I am just saying that I know how fortunate I am and I also know that this could easily change, but also know that not everyone is as lucky.

Having a Mum that has survived breast cancer twice kind of opens your eyes to this bloody awful, evil disease, a disease that affects everyone in one way or another every single day and I have read all too many stories about those affected, it shows no mercy, affecting adults and children alike and it’s the stories about children that affect me the most, as a mother I don’t know how these parents find the strength to cope.

So instead of reading the stories, with tears in my eyes and wondering what I can do to help, I am actually going to DO something, to try and make a difference, no matter how small.

I want to raise some money, and hopefully awareness and have decided to take ‘dry January’ 12 steps further (as it were) and do ‘Dry 2018’. For anyone that knows me this will be a challenge but what is the point of doing it if it isn't? And where is the fun in that for my sponsors? So I am asking for you to sponsor me, for however little (or large!) you can, I will give you updates on my progress and we can hopefully have some fun throughout the year with my struggles (or not!) - if I do have struggles I know that they will be nothing compared to the struggle of being a parent wanting one last cuddle and being unable to do so, or watching my child being pumped full of poison in order to get better, having spent quite a lot of my childhood in hospital I know how trying and damaging to family life these times can be so whatever we together can do to help I hope it will help someone, somewhere.

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    15

    • Beverley Pickles

      Beverley Pickles

      Mar 15, 2018

      Doing amazing...keep it up x

      £10.00

    • Vivienne Swain

      Vivienne Swain

      Feb 4, 2018

      I have to say Kendra you're an inspiration, besides being one wonderful human being. I have no doubt you will complete the 12 months. Go girl xxx

      £50.00

    • Jill O'Brien

      Jill O'Brien

      Feb 3, 2018

      Well done Kendra! You are an inspiration xxx

      £10.00

    • Jacqueline Haigh

      Jacqueline Haigh

      Feb 3, 2018

      Well done Kendra only another 11 months to go!!! Dad and I are so proud of you xxx

      £25.00

    • Lucy Edwards

      Lucy Edwards

      Feb 3, 2018

      Good on you Kendra!😘

      £10.00

    • Denise Fitton

      Denise Fitton

      Feb 3, 2018

      Good luck Kendra you will smash it 😘

      £20.00

    • Lisa Almond

      Lisa Almond

      Feb 3, 2018

      Well done, Kendra. It's a great thing that you're doing.

      £10.00

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    Rochdale, United Kingdom

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