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    Weʼve raised £1,460 to Kayak from UK to France & Sober October - giving to cancer research

    Funded on Tuesday, 7th November 2017

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    Hi Friends! This October I am going to risk my life (well sort of) to raise money for cancer research. Why? I have lost three out of four of my grandparents to cancer, and this past May, doctors thought I might have stomach cancer, SCARYSTUFF! (Don’t worry - the doctors didn't find anything. I have now been properly diagnosed with a treatable autoimmune disease and, simply, a severe burn-out.)

    I am eager to raise awareness and money to help support an amazing organization trying to find cures for various types of cancer. I'm going to do two things: Kayaking from the UK to France! & SoberOctober (31 days... may decide to take it through the end of 2017!)

    Some scary facts… Cancer is the second leading cause of death in the world. US ranks #2, and UK ranks #23 in world in terms of most deaths from cancer. 39.6% of men and women will be diagnosed with cancer at some point in their lifetime.

    Details: My aim is to donate a minimum of 2000 GBP to a selected cancer research nonprofit. Due to the way Just Giving is set up, I cannot name the organization here on a crowdfunding page, so only give if you know me and trust me. I am going to deduct 500GBP to put towards the cost of the kayaking trip which is quite expensive, and the rest of the donations will go to a charity, (which is why I cannot set this up as a direct donation page). Ping me directly if you are curious which one, but I have done my due diligence. It's the best globally for cancer prevention.

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      22

      • Oliver May

        Oliver May

        Nov 1, 2017

        Congratulations on being a bit mad!

        £50.00

      • Alejandro Mallarino

        Alejandro Mallarino

        Oct 16, 2017

        Good luck Nancy🍀

      • Alejandro Mallarino

        Alejandro Mallarino

        Oct 16, 2017

        Good luck Nancy 🍀

      • Bruce and Yvonne

        Bruce and Yvonne

        Oct 10, 2017

        Remarkable thing to attempt! Best wishes

        £50.00

      • Nishul

        Nishul

        Oct 4, 2017

        Love this and good luck Nancy!

        £30.00

      • David Ferri

        David Ferri

        Oct 4, 2017

        Fantastic work! Just watch out for those car ferries... :)

        £50.00

      • Cathy White

        Cathy White

        Oct 4, 2017

        Good luck Nancy! You got this :) Sending lots of love xxx

        £30.00

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