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Closed 14/05/2021

200%
£10,000
raised of £5,000 target by 186 supporters

    Weʼve raised £10,000 to support Carl and his family.

    Birstall, West Yorkshire, UK
    Funded on Friday, 14th May 2021

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    Team Pet Brands are fundraising for one of their own!

    The Pet Brands team will be taking part in a half marathon on the 17th of April to raise money for our Creative Director, Carl Farraker. The run will start at Pet Brands HQ based in Birstall and will consist of laps to/from Batley Park until the half marathon has been achieved.

    The format of the run will allow the whole Team to run/walk as much (or as little) as they can whilst also being able to involve children/family. Seasoned runner Bridgette Sturgeon (Group Head of Key Accounts) will complete the whole half marathon on the day.

    All funds raised on the day will be going to Carl, who has opted to split the proceeds with Macmillan Cancer Support.

    Carl was diagnosed with Metastatic Bowel Cancer in February 2021 and is receiving palliative Chemotherapy to relieve symptoms, but with a young family of 3 beautiful girls & a wife to support, every second counts. The Pet Brands’ Team are pulling together to support Carl and to give him the freedom to focus purely on making memories with his family.

    The last few weeks have been extremely difficult as we have all tried to take in the news – Carl is such a valued member of our Team and has been with the Pet Brands family since the very earliest of days. We want Carl to know that we are all behind him 100% – Team Pet Brands all the way!!

    Weather permitting, Carl and his family will be coming along to support us all on the day, and Directors’ Sunny & Ravi Sharma will be running laps in a fancy dress costume chosen specially by Carl’s little girls.

    Please dig deep so we can all show Carl how much he means to us all.

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    • Pet Brands6 months ago
      Pet Brands

      Pet Brands

      6 months ago
      Update from the Page owner

      We've had an overwhelming amount of kind donations so far, more than doubling our original target. So, we've decided to up the target to £5000! The PB Team want to give a massive thanks to everyone for your kind donations and messages of support so far!

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    6 months ago

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    Supporters

    186

    • Anonymous

      Anonymous

      May 9, 2021

      Just rounding it off stat strong Carl lad

      £115.00

    • Jessica Amber

      Jessica Amber

      May 5, 2021

      Sending so much love to you all xxxx

      £10.00

    • Fundraising Event

      Fundraising Event

      May 4, 2021

      Proceeds from Fundraising Event

      £657.06

    • Cormac Linehan

      Cormac Linehan

      May 4, 2021

      £100.00

    • Andrew Cusworth

      Andrew Cusworth

      May 2, 2021

      £50.00

    • Anonymous

      Anonymous

      Apr 29, 2021

      £10.00

    • Ged Wilson (JMW)

      Ged Wilson (JMW)

      Apr 28, 2021

      I send my heartfelt very best wishes to Carl and his family. I hope this donation helps a little in making some memories. Also very happy to support Macmillan, whose help and support can be invaluable

      £50.00

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