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    Weʼve raised £25 to help fund and maintain care / respite facilities at the hospice that cared for my grandfather.

    Cheshire
    Funded on Friday, 19th October 2018

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    Story

    Like many families, we have endured the heartbreak of losing a loved one through cancer - my grandfather. Throughout his treatment, he remained his usual funny, quirky self and as a family, we had to be sure he was comfortable and happy.

    The time came when the treatment wasn’t working anymore and he realised that his time had come. Reluctantly, after a four year battle, he went into Halton Haven Hospice for palliative care on April 7th - losing his battle with the cancer that had comsumed him (and all of us as a family) on April 14th.

    The reason I want to help this hospice so much is that because all the time that my granddad was in there, the Doctors, nurses and healthcare assistants became like our second family - even the auxilliary staff did a fantastic job and the care he received was like no other care I’ve experienced. The compassion and empathy these people show is something I can’t really explain and they certainly don’t get the praise they deserve.

    We‘re not aiming to raise hundreds of thousands (although that would be amazing) just a healthy amount to contribute to help them build and maintain their care/respite facilities. I’ve also decided that if I reach my goal, to donate my hair to Cancer Research UK. This has been a massive but easy decision for me to make.

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    Thank you for reading xx

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    • Kate White1 year ago
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      Kate White

      1 year ago

      We’re finally getting some shares! The more we’re seen, the better the chances of us reaching our goal! 🙏🏼Thank you!

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      Kate White

      1 year ago
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    Page last updated on: 1/20/2018 8:19 PM

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    • Cuckex Police

      Cuckex Police

      Jan 18, 2018

    • Andrei Ulmeyda

      Andrei Ulmeyda

      Jan 16, 2018

      Good luck. Do squats to strengthen your knees. Drink plenty of water.

      £5.00

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    Kate White

    Kate White

    Cheshire

    I’m running the London Marathon in April in order to raise funds towards maintenance of the respite/day care facilities at the hospice that cared for my grandfather. Also, If I reach my £1000 goal before March 1st, I’ll donate my hair to Cancer Research UK.

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