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£430raised of £200 target by 28 supporters

    Weʼve raised £430 to to help raise funds for the HODU unit at Airsale hospital. This is where chemo is given and they fund the wigs & lunch etc for patients.

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    Airedale hospital
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    Funded on Tuesday, 7th March 2017

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    i have recently been diagnosed with breast cancer. I have had successful surgery to remove the cancer and I'm now moving onto the treatment. I will need chemotherapy and radiotherapy. As a result of the treatment I will suffer hair loss and as such I am looking to try and raise money for Cancer Support Yorkshire by doing a head shave.
    I will be raising money for the HODU unit at Airedale hospital where today (07/11/2016) I had my first chemo treatment. There were signes in the waiting area staying they were looking to raise money for the unit and as my original just giving charity has reached target then I though I could try and raise some money for HODU. They provide a great friendly atmosphere and they also provide wigs lunches etc free of charge to patients. A specialist wig fitter attends the unit and has advised some of the wigs can be as expensive as £200 each!,
    The head shave will take place the weekend after my first chemo session on 7/11 and I will post pictures on facebook to show a before and after.

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      6 months ago

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      28

      • Dave Parker

        Dave Parker

        Mar 6, 2017

        All the best, hope you make a full and speedy recovery!

        £5.00

      • Lucie Barnes

        Lucie Barnes

        Jan 8, 2017

        Well done on smashing the target!x

        £20.00

      • Morven

        Morven

        Jan 6, 2017

        Best wishes with your fundraising for a wonderful cause. X

      • Anonymous

        Anonymous

        Jan 5, 2017

        Cheers Carole

        £5.00

      • Liz Robinson

        Liz Robinson

        Jan 5, 2017

        £10.00

      • Helen Deery

        Helen Deery

        Jan 5, 2017

        Good luck with your fundraising!

        £10.00

      • Anonymous

        Anonymous

        Dec 21, 2016

        Cheers Di

        £10.00

      About the fundraiser
      Martina Howfield

      Martina Howfield

      Airedale hospital

      I am doing a head shave after being diagnosed with breast cancer. After a successful operation chemotherapy and radio therapy are next on the agenda and I am looking to raise money for doing the head shave.

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