Weʼve raised £7,206 to Send Emily on her dream trip to New York.
- Ystrad Mynach, United Kingdom
- Funded on Tuesday, 19th December 2017
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On the 26 October 2016 Emily was diagnosed with incurable ovarian cancer.
It was on the 12 August 2015 during a minor op the cancer was first diagnosed. Following the diagnosis Emily has undergone two operations, one of them being 7 hours long, together with Chemo, but unfortunately during her second operation on the 26th October 2016 we were told the cancer was incurable.
Emily accepted the doctor’s diagnosis and instead of bowing down and let the cancer beat her she has taken the challenge head on and remains positive continuing her fight with Cancer. Emily has great strength, courage and is a true inspiration to me, family and friends; in fact my family and I live in awe of her.
Life was good for Emily until her sudden confrontation with Cancer. Emily is a serving member of the Royal Air Force as an Air Stewardess and has travelled to various countries including Afghanistan bringing home injured service men. Although she is now medically downgraded, due to her illness, she is determined to keep working until such time as she is unable to.
Recently, myself and other family members undertook a challenge and walked 26 miles across the Cotswold to raise money for McMillian. Emily was determined to play her part and joined us for the last 7 miles.
It was always Emily’s ambition to travel to New York in the next few years and this remains high on her bucket list. Due to the uncertainty of Emily’s cancer, planning to go in few years may be too far in the future. I am therefore requesting help to make this trip a reality for Emily in 2018. I am a single parent and although I am in full time employment I would struggle to find the funds within this short timescale. I really need your help to achieve this. Every pound you can offer to reach my target would be greatly appreciated and would mean the world to Emily.
- 10 months ago
Sonia Winstone10 months ago
I would like to say a huge thank you from the bottom of my heart to these three gorgeous people who walked up Pen Y Fan today to raise money for Emily's crowd funding page. There are some amazing people in the world. BIG hugs and kisses to all three of you 💜💜 xxxx
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L Evans (Pollard)
Dec 15, 2017
Hi Sonia and Emily - I hope you have a fantastic time in New York - happy shoppping xx
Dec 2, 2017
God bless. I pray miraculous healing for you. Enjoy NY. It’s an amazing city.
Nov 30, 2017
I hope Emily has an amazing time! X
Nov 29, 2017
Have a lovely time Sonia, if you get a chance visit Brooklyn Tabernacle church. Much love, Michelle x
Nov 24, 2017
I read Emily’s story in That’s Life! and I’m so sorry for what’s happening to such a beautiful young girl. I hope you achieve as many wonderful things together in your time left xx
Oct 28, 2017
I know you’ve met your target but have a hot dog on me!
Oct 26, 2017
Hello Sonia,Emily is constantly in my prayers. Sorry it has taken a while to donate, as with everyone, different things happen and money is always required somewhere. May Jesus watch over you all.
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