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    Weʼve raised £90 to Run the Maidstone half marathon Raising money for Ronald McDonald Housing.

    Maidstone, United Kingdom
    Funded on Saturday, 7th October 2017

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    Story

    I can now reveal why i am doing this run.

    A member of my staff suffered the worst possible start to the year.

    Please read below for her story.

    Riley David Bourne was a normal four year old boy who lived his life to the full. He was always happy and was always smiling, so his nickname was Smiley Riley. He loved his family and friends, loved going to school and was a very proud big brother.

    On Sunday 12th February he woke up with chicken pox. Monday morning his mum phoned the doctors and said what was the best thing to do, which they said use calamine lotion and paracetamol, which she did. With the chicken pox came tiredness, fever, nausea, lost appetite, Riley was showing all the symptoms. Thursday night Riley started to bleed from his mouth which his mum knew wasn't right so she called an ambulance which took him to Pembury Hospital where they did lots of tests. Friday morning he was rushed to St Georges Hospital London where it was confirmed he had Leukemia as well as chicken pox. He was put in the ICU (Intensive Care Unit) ward for children who tried all they could to make him better.

    Monday 20th February he lost the fight and passed away.

    All the time Riley was in hospital and a few days after his passing, we stayed at Ronald Mcdonald House Tooting, who helped a great deal so we were close to the hospital and for that us as a family are forever grateful.

    Please give generously, any amount is gratefully recieved for this worthy cause.

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    • Tony Garry10 months ago
      Tony Garry

      Tony Garry

      10 months ago

      Back from anther pm run not long to go need to raise a much as we can . Would like to say thanks to everyone who have sponsored and donated so far and a big thank you to jay kiitchenham for joining me on the 15 October

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    Page last updated on: 9/19/2017 7:40 AM

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    8

    • Caitlin Cahill

      Caitlin Cahill

      Sep 19, 2017

      £5.00

    • Jules Johns

      Jules Johns

      Sep 16, 2017

      For Riley. RIP xxx

      £10.00

    • daniel preston

      daniel preston

      Sep 12, 2017

      Good luck, fantastic cause!!

      £5.00

    • Naomi Kinnill

      Naomi Kinnill

      Sep 11, 2017

      my son alfie has leukaemia and was in picu on the weekend at st George's and I stayed in Ronald McDonald's house. Riley is always in my thoughts and Ethan often talks about him. x

      £30.00

    • Jordan Russon

      Jordan Russon

      Sep 11, 2017

      £5.00

    • Ema Johns

      Ema Johns

      Sep 11, 2017

      💙💙

      £10.00

    • Rhian Docking

      Rhian Docking

      Sep 11, 2017

      Xxx

      £5.00

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