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Weʼre raising £150,000 to help support a brave 5 year old fighting an aggressive paediatric brain tumour + fund life saving clinical trials abroad #mercysmightyfight

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Mercy’s Story

We are looking to raise £150,000 to fund clinical trials abroad,finance specialist medical care/ equiptment and to give an extremely brave 5 year old girl who is fighting an aggressive DIPG paediatric brain tumour, which presently has no cure, the best life possible.


Mercy Cuthbertson is an adorable, loving and highly sociable little girl from North Tyneside who started experiencing issues with her balance and vision.
Following these symptoms developing, MRI Scans and medical investigations were conducted and she was diagnosed with a DIPG which is an aggresive brain tumour.


This is a devastating paediatric disease with a universally bleak prognosis and for which there is currently no cure and extremely limited treatment options on the NHS.

In these heartbreaking circumstances we are all rallying around and supporting Mercy to ensure she has access to the leading medical treatments in the UK and abroad, with the overall aim of giving her the best possible chance of fighting this horrific disease.
Since diagnosis we have been grateful for every single day, Mercy has had 3 x brain surgery operations, 28 radiotherapy sessions, intense physio and numerous hospital admissions and has never complained once.


The donations generated from this fundraising will go towards financing vital life prolonging medications, clinical trials abroad, equipment, specialised care and giving Mercy the best life possible. Any remaining funds will be donated to The Brain Tumour Charity and Abbies Army (DIPG Charity).

Please support Mercy and her family at this horrendous time and help give her the best possible fighting chance against what is simply every parent's worst nightmare.

Mercy x

#mercysmightyfight (Facebook)

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mercysmightyfight@yahoo.com (email)

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  • Elizabeth Biggins15 days ago
    Elizabeth Biggins

    Elizabeth Biggins

    15 days ago

    Thank you to every single person who has donated, baked cakes, organised events in order to raise money for Mercy. Your support has been overwhelming. Thank you x

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  • Elizabeth Biggins2 months ago
    Elizabeth Biggins

    Elizabeth Biggins

    2 months ago

    ⭐️5th February 2024⭐️ We can’t believe that we reached £100,000 👏 Many thanks to everyone who supported Mercy + made clinical trials abroad a reality🙏 The support received has been phenomenal + left us completely overwhelmed at a time in our lives which is hard to put into words. We still have many planned fundraising events to come onto Just Giving + have raised her fundraising amount to reflect events yet to take place, meaning all the amazing efforts can be recognised👏 This fight goes on, we will never give up + miracles do happen🤞

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  • Elizabeth Biggins3 months ago
    Elizabeth Biggins

    Elizabeth Biggins

    3 months ago

    There has been a lot going on since the last update, and the amount of money raised so far it absolutely incredible. Mercy hasn't complained once about her treatment and continues to have better mobility, she also made it out the house to feed the ducks. Last week Mercy went to the RVI for MRI scans and tests and hopefully we can update further re treatment soon. Thanks again to everyone who has donated, the support has been amazing xx #Mercysmightyfight

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Page last updated on: 4/11/2024 06.31

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4671

  • Red Fire Control (SYFR)

    Red Fire Control (SYFR)

    Apr 11, 2024

    £25.00

  • The Richardsons

    The Richardsons

    Apr 9, 2024

    Hope you raise the amount you need.

    £10.00

  • Carmel Van Hymus

    Carmel Van Hymus

    Apr 9, 2024

    Sending love xx

    £5.00

  • The Rileys

    The Rileys

    Apr 6, 2024

    Good luck ❤️❤️

    £20.00

  • Anonymous

    Anonymous

    Apr 5, 2024

    £15.00

  • Rachel Marr

    Rachel Marr

    Apr 5, 2024

    Thinking of you Mercy & your family. Sending you lots of love, strength & prayers. You’re such a gorgeous girl & so very brave. 💖 🙏

    £20.00

  • Sandra and John Dryden

    Sandra and John Dryden

    Mar 29, 2024

    £20.00

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Elizabeth Biggins

Elizabeth Biggins

I am a family friend of the Cuthbertson family.

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