£6,289raised of £10,000 target by 235 supporters

Weʼre raising £10,000 to raise funds in memory of Melissa Whiteley

Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom
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We are setting up this page to raise funds for the family of a very beautiful, courageous, young lady, Melissa Whiteley. Melissa was only 18 years old, when, on Christmas Day, she was taken ill with what was thought to be flu. Mel lost her courageous battle for life on Saturday 27th January 2018 to sepsis, pneumonia and a rare infection that attacked her lungs.

Mel was a precious daughter, a loving twin sister, an amazing girlfriend and a friend forever to so many.

She touched so many hearts as a local girl who attended Trentham High School and went on to work at a local Engineering company in her 18 years of life.

She was a very brave and strong young lady, who fought for her life but sadly was taken from her family and friends far too soon, leaving her loving and caring family totally broken.

Mel will never be forgotten and no one can ever replace her.

This fund raising page has been set up to help raise funds for Mel’s funeral, to ease the pain of a family who have already suffered so much and as friends we want to take away some of their worry. Please if you could spare a small donation for her family, to help make sure this beautiful girl, both inside and out, gets the send off she deserves and the family get to say goodbye without the worries and stress that no parent should ever have to bear.

All proceeds will go directly to the family for the funeral and any funds left over can go towards a charity or cause dear to Mel.

Many thanks

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  • Debbie Pepper16 days ago
    Debbie Pepper

    Debbie Pepper

    16 days ago
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  • Natalie Cuffe

    Natalie Cuffe

    Feb 17, 2018


  • Elin Hookway

    Elin Hookway

    Feb 16, 2018

    Thoughts are with you all x


  • Anonymous


    Feb 16, 2018



  • Carmel Moran

    Carmel Moran

    Feb 16, 2018

    Sincere condolences to you all, I am one of a twin and can’t imagine how hard it must be, I hope you exceed your target xx

  • Teresa Almond  on behalf of Trentham Academy

    Teresa Almond on behalf of Trentham Academy

    Feb 16, 2018

    The Academy have raised funds to commemorate Melissa by wearing something yellow, her favourite colour. Please accept this donation in support of your fundraising. Melissa will be very sadly missed


  • Adam


    Feb 16, 2018

    I didn't know her too much but she was always smilling, where is justice :( Condolences for family and Megan


  • Alice Thompson

    Alice Thompson

    Feb 15, 2018

    Can’t imagine what Megan and her family are going through, thoughts are with them all. X


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Debbie Pepper

Debbie Pepper

Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom

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