Marie Marketis

Marie's London Marathon Fund Raising Page

Fundraising for St Luke's Hospice (Basildon And District) Limited
£4,854
raised of £2,000 target
by 155 supporters
Event: London Marathon 2024, on 21 April 2024
In memory of Doug Marketis
We provide much needed support and services to the people of Basildon and Thurrock

Story

Thanks for taking the time to visit my JustGiving page.

Doug Marketis 28/9/1945 - 21/4/2022

As many of you know my beautiful Dad sadly passed away in April 2022 after being diagnosed with stomach cancer that had spread to his liver, lungs and gall bladder. From diagnosis to death was a shockingly short 18 days. Sadly stomach cancer hides and mimics other illnesses and is often not diagnosed until it’s at stage 4 when there is little more that can be done. 

St Lukes Hospice were instrumental in the palliative care they gave my Dad and the care and compassion they showed to me and my family.  They make such a difference in a really awful and agonising time.

I am so happy to be fund raising and giving back a little something to those that do an amazing job in heartbreaking situations day in and day out.

Any donations no matter how small would be greatly appreciated.

Big love and thanks for reading Marie Xxx 

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About the charity

Services are available free to all living in the area who are terminally ill, the majority of whom have cancer. It strives to provide a warm, loving ,caring environment where the emphasis is on quality care provided through an In-Patient Unit, Day Care Unit, Hospice at Home Service, Bereavement Support, Children's Bereavement Counselling, Carers Support and Sitting Service.

Donation summary

Total raised
£4,853.24
+ £986.68 Gift Aid
Online donations
£4,658.72
Offline donations
£194.52

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