Weʼre raising £500 to the Steve Newman Blue Sky Foundation. Our first fundraiser is Shrewsbury 10K.
- Shrewsbury, UK
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Our first fundraiser will be the Shrewsbury 10k on March 18th!
Runners include, Phil Newman, Elliot Goode, Andrew Evans, Nathan Rous, Tim Stone, Steve and Jeanette Panayi and many more of Steve’s friends.
We thank every single one of you for supporting, donating and cheering on all of the runners - Come on Nollys’ Barmy Army!
The money raised will be put towards a number of different things including the intial setup of the foundation, reinvested into further events and projects and also donations to the hospital.
We are setting up the Steve Newman Blue Sky Foundation in memory of Steve and in the words of Susan, this is why..
“Steve Newman was diagnosed with Acute Myeloid Leukemia (AML) August 12th 2016.
A wonderful husband to Susan and a loving father and step-father to Myles Olivia and Elliot he never once faultered in his pure determination to conquer this cruel disease, and resume normal life again.
Recieving treatment at the Royal Shrewsbury Hospital and a bone marrow transplant at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham, Consultants and Nursing staff alike soon began to recognise the unique bravery and relentless positivity Steve showed throughout his intense treatment. Even in his darkest of days.he would be on top of his game!
However, Steve sadly passed away on November 21 2017, aged 50 years.
The Steve Newman Blue Sky foundation represents optimism, positive attitude and hopefulness in one day finding a cure for Leukemia.
Steve Newman was a thoughtful and kind man with a sense of humour and a very forward thinking attitude to resolving any given situation. Through our fundraising we will honour his name by our continuous efforts to fulfil his legacy in finding a cure.“
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- 10 months ago
Olivia Goode10 months ago
Well, what can I say! An amazing response already.. £410!! Thank you all for being so kind and generous. We have our new 'Steve Newman Blue Sky Foundation' logo which I will share with you and we will be getting t-shirts printed so I will be in touch with the runners to get them one each. If anyone that is supporting or attending the race would also like a t-shirt printed then please let me know. Please share the page amongst friends and family and spread the word on our cause. Every little helps and we really are very, very grateful. xxx
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Dec 12, 2018
Sent by my godmother instead of a Christmas card
Dec 4, 2018
Money In lieu of writing Christmas cards. Forever in our hearts Steve, especially at Christmas time ❤️
Jul 30, 2018
Chris's sponsorship money from running as pantomime dame in Shrewsbury 10k!
Jul 26, 2018
Jul 24, 2018
Steve sounds like one of the nicest men I never met. I lost a close friend to this disease and am very happy to contribute to the Blue Sky Foundation. P.S. Well done, Nathan!
Jul 24, 2018
Well done Phil. Good to see you on the train the other Saturday old pal.
Jul 24, 2018
with love x
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Susan, Olivia, friends and family, are setting up the Steve Newman Blue Sky Foundation. As the charity isn’t registered yet we cannot claim gift aid. Once we start fundraising and collecting money we can apply to become registered. We thank everyone for their support. xx