chris whitfield

Gel and kellys March 5 k running challenge

Fundraising for Gateshead Health Charity
raised of £500 target
by 102 supporters
We raise money to support Gateshead Health to enhance the care to our patients


We are raising funds for the Chemotherapy ward at the QE hospital which had been an amazing support to our good friend Louise who’s world was turned upside down during this awful pandemic when she found a change in the nipple and  went for a momagram/ultrasound24th August , 2nd sept  she was diagnosed with DCIS early stages , had a mastectomy 13th October, follow up consultation 29th October which She received the devastating news they had found Cancer in breast and in 1 lymph node, removed all lymph nodes in right arm 17th Nov , received the all clear and no spread 3rd Dec but needed prevention chemotherapy which started 6th Jan for 7 sessions last treatment 12th May then. Radiotherapy then Herceptin injections through until end of January 2022 .

And on top of all this Louise has had to cancel her wedding twice due to the pandemic . So please support us in raising money for a fantastic charity which will allow Louise to give a little something back as a thank you . 

About the charity

We want to improve the experience of our hospital for our patients by purchasing extra equipment or training which will make the difference. If you wish to support a particular ward or department, please state which one in your message and our finance team will ensure it goes to the right place.

Donation summary

Total raised
Online donations
Offline donations

* Charities pay a small fee for our service. Find out how much it is and what we do for it.