Weʼve raised £215 to get my grandad to walk me down the aisle
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- Funded on Thursday, 24th November 2016
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My name is Laura and for the first time in my whol life I'm asking for help.
My grandad has been diagnosed with a brain, lung and kidney tumours and is terminally ill. There is nothing they can do and he he's been given 6-12 months to live.
He has said his wish is to see me marry my fiancé and father to our beautiful 3yr old daughter so he can wear his suit and medals from years of service in the army and walk me down the aisle with my dad.
I'm now trying to arrange a small ceremony wedding for us in the few months to make sure he can be there. However with no funds or savings this is proving difficult.
I'm wanting to raise a small amount of money to help us along the way and any extra raised I'll be donating to a charity of his choice.
I have never and would never dream of asking people for money but after everything my grandad has not only done for me but for everyone round him I would really like to make this happen.
Him and my nan used to foster disabled adults and care for them as well as give them a home. For the past 6years they have cared for my recent great grandad travelling from Weymouth to Wales every 3 weeks to be by his side and help him along side my great auntie who was his main carer. My great grandad sadly passed away a few weeks ago where it was bitter sweet relief and we were hoping my nan and grandad could both start to look after themselves until we were given this awful news of my grandads terminal illness. My nan missed her dads funeral to be at my grandads side and my grandad has done nothing but good things for other, including playing a huge part in my life of helping to bring me up. This isn't a case of wanting to do this for him but needing to do this for him so I can give something back to him for all he has done for us all.
Thanks for reading and I appreciate any help from anyone
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- 1 year ago
Laura Hamilton1 year ago
Thanks everyone who donated. Unfortunately I didn't reach target and by the time they have taken their fees off I'm left with just under £200 but I appreciate every single penny :) thank you all so much you have no idea how much this means to me and my grandad xx
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Nov 24, 2016
So sorry to hear about your grandad. My grandad died in April and his wife, my lovely nanny lost her battle to cancer 3 weeks later. I hope you get the ceremony that you want x
Nov 24, 2016
I know it's not alot but I hope it helps xx
Nov 7, 2016
Sorry it's not much. Love to you all 💜
Nov 1, 2016
Happy to donate to my lovely sister and amazing grandad love you both loads xxx
Oct 28, 2016
Hope it helps xx
Oct 26, 2016
Hope you get the day of your dreams xx
Oct 25, 2016
This donation is from my mum and she hopes this will help towards your special day :) for you to enjoy with your wonderful grandad. She wishes you all the best xx
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