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£5,195raised of £4,500 target by 185 supporters

    Weʼve raised £5,195 to Verity's Fundraising Page

    Cheshire, Chester, UK
    Funded on Wednesday, 28th November 2018

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    **PLEASE READ** My sister has recently fallen terminally ill and diagnosed with a Epithelioid Sarcoma this is a type of cancer that develops from certain tissues, like bone or muscle.Bone and soft tissue sarcomas are the main types of sarcoma. Soft tissue sarcomas can develop from soft tissues like fat, muscle, nerves, fibrous tissues, blood vessels, or deep skin tissues.

    Epithelioid sarcoma is a rare soft tissue sarcoma in young adults (typically ages 20-39) involving the upper extremities. At the very least, it will require surgery to remove the tumor. Further treatment plans are still being discussed, but chemo and radiation are far from unrealistic.

    Verity was diagnosed in December just before Christmas and told they would need to arrange more tests and keep her in stepping hill hospital until they had further results and more light on the severity of the cancer and the life expectancy.

    In January 2018 the professor at Christies gave the devastating and sickening news that my sister only had 1 year left to live.

    On Friday the 02nd February my sister started her first day of chemotherapy to help shrink the tumor and hopefully give a better surviving chance with less discomfort.

    Monday the 09th April 2018 We had furher horrid news to advise Verity she had only a few days left as the tumour was more agressive than expected and grown in size.

    Verity chose to spend her last few days at home relaxed with her family and friends and in her own bed.

    When Cancer hits a family member there is such a huge domino effect that follows and only until you personally get affected its hard to understand.

    My aim for creating the Justgiving page was to go and enjoy as many experiences as possible which we did until she passed away , the remaining donations then helped massively by funding a huge party for Veritys send off !

    All further donations will now go towards important and crucial research to help spot earlier these horrid Sarcomas and support those affected.

    Thank you

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    • Merridith Lewis-george9 months ago
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      Merridith Lewis-george

      9 months ago

      Thanks to everyone who’s donated ! Another one ticked off veritys bucket list 🙏🏼❤️

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    Supporters

    185

    • Anonymous

      Anonymous

      Aug 4, 2018

      £10.00

    • Bethan Stubbs

      Bethan Stubbs

      Apr 27, 2018

      I didn’t know verity but have been touched by the lovely words from some of her friends who I know and have worked with . I hope the fundraising day is a huge success xxx

    • Stephen Murphy

      Stephen Murphy

      Apr 18, 2018

      I am a friend of Laura Cattell. I like the sentiment of party hard or go home. Friends and Family of Verity will be in my thoughts on 21st.

      £20.00

    • Robert Rodham

      Robert Rodham

      Apr 16, 2018

      From the Rodham family.

      £20.00

    • A Hadfield

      A Hadfield

      Apr 12, 2018

      I knew Verity through one of her friends and former colleagues and she was always so full of life and fun. She will leave a huge hole in so many people's lives. Sincerest condolences x

    • Fiona Colley

      Fiona Colley

      Apr 12, 2018

      Such a gorgeous woman inside and out. Loved her in school always knew how to make me smile xxx

      £10.00

    • Phil Jarvis

      Phil Jarvis

      Apr 12, 2018

      RIP

      £10.00

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    Merridith Lewis-george

    Merridith Lewis-george

    Cheshire, Chester, UK

    Thank you for all your amazing donations ! All further donations will now go towards Sarcoma.org.uk ❤️🙏🏼 To help stop this horrid disease and crucial research. X

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