Your friends are fundraising. Don't miss out, opt in.

0

%

£2,115raised of £3,500 target by 26 supporters

Weʼre raising £3,500 to to give two young cousins the break they deserve, at a time when they need it most.

What is crowdfunding?

Crowdfunding is a new type of fundraising where you can raise funds for your own personal cause, even if you're not a registered charity.

The page owner is responsible for the distribution of funds raised.

Story

As a parent, your worst nightmare is something bad happening to your children..

Now, Imagine those children grow up, can now look after themselves (within reason) and have their own children. A new worst nightmare is born.

As a Grandparent, you strive to spoil, tease and occasionally educate (of a fashion) the youngest generation. You endeavour to create fun, exciting and usually sugar fuelled/somewhat chaotic memories. But above all else, you provide a safe place when necessary.. A "break from the norm" (for both parents and for children).

Last year, both my Sister's Grandson and my Brother's Grandson had a terrible turn in health..

In June 2017 Luke at only 9 years old was diagnosed with AML (Acute Myeloid Leukaemia) then in August 2017 Paul Jnr (PJ) at only 14 years old was diagnosed with Anaplastic Astroycoma (Brain Tumour) Grade 3.

As you can imagine, events like these agonise families and create stress unimaginable. Yet, both boys have been an inspiration to friends, family and peers alike. They have been to places most of us can't even start to imagine. With powerful medications and invasive treatments, the strength they have possessed to push on and battle these illnesses is something most adults would struggle to muster.

Luke is thankfully now in remission after a successful Bone Marrow Transplant and with regular check-ups and medical support, hopefully he can start to move away from this period of his childhood and concentrate on misspending his youth..

PJ is currently starting a new course of Chemotherapy, with a return to hospital booked in August for a scan, fingers crossed a marked improvement is seen in the mass on the brain and his isn't too far behind his cousin in his battle with this illness..

I would love nothing more than to give my Great-Nephews the opportunity to have a "break from the norm".. A little rest-bite from the recent events in their lives.. A chance to enjoy themselves and simply be themselves away from the day-to-day "norm"..

With the help of the "Just Giving" platform I would like to give these two young cousins and their parents the break they so desperately need and deserve.

Thank you for your help, Great-Uncle Dave

Share this story

Updates

0

Dave Hanson

Updates appear here

    1 month ago

    Dave Hanson started crowdfunding

    Leave a message of support

    Page last updated on: 8/13/2018 6:12 AM

    Supporters

    26

    • Chris and ste

      Chris and ste

      Aug 13, 2018

      £50.00

    • Daniel Hownan

      Daniel Hownan

      Aug 12, 2018

      Hope you get there pal you have our support ❤️

      £50.00

    • Anonymous

      Anonymous

      Aug 11, 2018

      £50.00

    • sandra priday

      sandra priday

      Aug 8, 2018

      £10.00

    • Siobhan Mcvey

      Siobhan Mcvey

      Aug 4, 2018

      £10.00

    • Melanie Fitzsimmons

      Melanie Fitzsimmons

      Aug 3, 2018

      All my love 💙💙

      £20.00

    • Gemma Lucketti

      Gemma Lucketti

      Aug 3, 2018

      🙏💙💙

      £10.00

    Dave Hanson

    Become a supporter

    Help Dave Hanson raise more

    About the fundraiser
    Dave Hanson

    Dave Hanson

    Report this Page

    * JustGiving crowdfunders pay a small fee for our service. Find out how much it is and what we do for it.

    Donate