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Jon and The Fred for Ocular Melanoma

I am taking part in The Fred Whitton Challenge for The Royal Liverpool Charity because their continued care for Sharon is priceless.

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  • Event: Saddleback Fred Whitton Challenge 2018, 13 May 2018

The Royal Liverpool Charity

We fund specialist equipment and facilities to provide the best care for our patients

Charity Registration No. 1047988

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Thanks for taking the time to visit my JustGiving page.

Ocular Melanoma is a rare, very often fatal cancer of the eye affecting around 500 people a year nationally and therefore struggles to attract the funding that more common cancers receive. 

Sharon was diagnosed with an ocular melanoma on Feb 13th 2017.  Since then, the ocular oncology team at St Paul’s Eye Unit have been amazing.  I'd like to help them through their Eye Tumour Research Fund which provides funding for equipment such as the new ophthalmic ultrasound machine that will help monitor Sharon's tumour for the next 10 years plus.  The Fund also supports staff with their research into the diagnosis and treatment of eye tumours. 

The Fred Whitton Challenge consists of a 112 mile sportive around the Lake District, starting at Grasmere and taking in climbs of Kirkstone, Honister, Newlands, Whinlatter, Hardknott and Wrynose passes. It is recognised as the hardest one-day ride in the UK. 

R Charity is an umbrella charity that will ring-fence any money raised for the Eye Tumour Research Fund.

Donating through JustGiving is simple, fast and totally secure. Your details are safe with JustGiving - they'll never sell them on or send unwanted emails. Once you donate, they'll send your money directly to the charity. So it's the most efficient way to donate - saving time and cutting costs for the charity.

Thanks again,
Jon

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