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£6,118raised of £1,000 target by 198 supporters

    Weʼve raised £6,118 to help with health costs

    Cumbria
    Funded on Friday, 7th September 2018

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    Story

    September 2016 was when my life changed .

    Following a routine mammogram I was given the devastating news no one wants to hear , I had breast cancer which had spread to my lymph nodes . The next 15 months were a whirlwind of hospital admissions , hospital appointments and varying scans .

    Following 3 breast operations , chemotherapy and radiotherapy I was given the all clear in December 2017 , wonderful news just before Christmas, no more worries or so I thought as my good news soon changed when I was told my MRI scan confirmed I had a tumour in my pancreas . So 2018 has begun with more worries , I have been told I need to have a big operation to remove the tumour , the problem being that my operation has to be done at The Hammersmith hospital in London some 350 miles away , I will be in intensive care post op as well as spending 2 weeks minimum in hospital in London .

    I am in desperate need to raise funds to help with my travel costs and accommodation which would enable my daughter to stay in London close by me.

    I myself am a nurse who has worked 28 years for the Health service but yet now I am not entitled to any more paid sick leave or any benefits and will not receive any more pay from the health service , knowing this will have a detremental effect on my recovery as I will have to return to my nursing role as soon as I possibly can in order to begin earning a wage again . Any extra donations raised will enable me to recover mentally and physically at my pace .

    Thankyou for all your support .

    Wendy

    Any donation no matter how small will be gratefully received .

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    • Wendy Kirkbride9 months ago
      Wendy Kirkbride

      Wendy Kirkbride

      9 months ago

      Once again thankyou all so much for your very kind donations I could not have gone ahead without your support . The operation is all done and I am recovering well , I truly have experienced what it is like to be a patient. I come home Good Friday which I’m looking forward to . Thankyou once again xxx

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    • Wendy Kirkbride10 months ago
      Wendy Kirkbride

      Wendy Kirkbride

      10 months ago

      Thankyou to everyone who has donated , your kindness and generosity has been overwhelming , My operation is scheduled for the 6th March , i am using some of the money to book accommodation for my daughter and to book the trains to get to London , I now know I can recovery from my op without the financial worry that I did have , thankyou to everyone of you xxxx💕💕💕💕

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    • Wendy Kirkbride10 months ago
      Wendy Kirkbride

      Wendy Kirkbride

      10 months ago
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    10 months ago

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    Page last updated on: 3/29/2018 5:57 PM

    Supporters

    198

    • Kerry Fee

      Kerry Fee

      Mar 29, 2018

      £40.00

    • RF Brannon

      RF Brannon

      Mar 29, 2018

      Sue DB has kindly asked for donations to Wendy’s cause in lieu of birthday presents this year so here’s my donation to a special lady 💕

    • Joanne Merrin

      Joanne Merrin

      Mar 22, 2018

      Anything to help Wendy woo. Love from the Merrins 💕💕💕

      £50.00

    • Joanne Merrin

      Joanne Merrin

      Mar 22, 2018

      This is from my mum Wendy xxx

      £5.00

    • Susan Den Boer

      Susan Den Boer

      Mar 18, 2018

      A very kind donation from Martin(Philip)Whelan and his family.Thanks for this very kind gesture x

      £100.00

    • Yvonne Henderson

      Yvonne Henderson

      Mar 15, 2018

      A little help from me xxx

      £30.00

    • Rebecca Mcmillan

      Rebecca Mcmillan

      Mar 14, 2018

      Donation raised from a 1 hour spinning class. Hope this helps you Wendy ❤️ Thinking of you this week in London, stay strong. Much love Becky xxxxx

      £863.00

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    Cumbria

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