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raised of £30,000 target by 277 supporters

    Weʼve raised £9,563 to Fly our terminally ill mum home

    Nottingham, UK
    Funded on Saturday, 11th August 2018

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    Full story here -

    Our mother travelled to Lanzarote with our father and family friends for a 10 day vacation. Three days in, our mother fell seriously ill - it was June 19th, their 42nd wedding anniversary.
    Mum was due to fly home on June 26th but she is still in hospital. She was diagnosed with double pneumonia, pulmanory thrombosis and internal bleeding.

    Sadly, we have now been told she has stage 4 cancer. We are heartbroken! Myself, my sister and brother have flown out to be with our parents to get her home.

    The travel insurance are stalling, avoiding our telephone calls and e-mails, despite having all of her medical records and promising us they will get her home. The hospital here are waiting for an air ambulance to take her home and have said it is the insurance who are delaying us. She could get vital treatment back in the UK but she is being denied her basic human right to be allowed home.

    We are now taking matters into our own hands and looking to get a private air ambulance to bring our mother home!

    This is precious time with our mother. We shouldn't be on our phones constantly battling with the insurance company! We will never get this time again.

    Our mum knows she has cancer but she does not know it's terminal. She's too weak to know and we don't want her laying in bed full of fear.

    My mum has a heart of gold, very selfless and will do anything for anyone. She is the most beautiful woman I know, and it kills me so much that not only am I losing my mum but the struggle to fly her home has been mentally and physically exhausting.

    Meals have been missed, sleep is little... We just want our mum home. We love her SO much, and she deserves to come home.


    Because we love our mum, we did everything we possibly could for her when everything else failed us. Up to our eyeballs in debt! £30,000+ to fly her home! The doctor who flew with her promised he would do everything he could to keep her alive, and she's still here!

    It was worth every single penny!! She is worth so much to us, so much more - you only get one mum and ours is an incredibly strong woman.



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      4 years ago

      I would like to thank everyone for sharing, donating and sending their well wishes. Sadly, at 22:40 on July 21st, our beautiful mother passed away surrounded by her family. We love you so much, mum! Xxxxxxxxxxxxx

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    • Kelly Flanagan

      Kelly Flanagan

      Jul 30, 2018

      I am so sorry for your loss...I can not begin to think what you all must be going thoughts are with you Kerry and all your family ❤


    • Helen Stirling

      Helen Stirling

      Jul 29, 2018

      Kerry, my thoughts are with you and your family at this time. Helen x

    • Marta Redd

      Marta Redd

      Jul 28, 2018

      Hi Kerry - hope you guys reach your goal. xx


    • Chloe Bamford

      Chloe Bamford

      Jul 26, 2018

      From Reece Duncan at Sterile Services X


    • Janet M

      Janet M

      Jul 19, 2018

      My thoughts are with you and your family and I hope you will be home soon.


    • Shaz fugah

      Shaz fugah

      Jul 18, 2018

      Thinking of you all in this very sad time God bless you all xx

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      Jul 18, 2018

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    Kerry Stevenson

    Kerry Stevenson

    Nottingham, UK

    I am the youngest of three, and I am losing my mother to stage 4 terminal cancer. Just 7 weeks ago, she was running around fit as a fiddle, and now she is dying. We have been let down by her insurance company, massively! Please read.

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