Megan Geytenbeek

Megan's 42km Run to raise money...and hope for those with cancer.

Fundraising for Guy's Cancer Charity
£2,945
raised of £2,500 target
by 53 supporters
Donations cannot currently be made to this page
Event: London Marathon 2023, on 23 April 2023
The London Marathon is the ultimate running event, with a route past some of the capitals most iconic landmarks.Enjoy the electric atmosphere as you raise money to support the exceptional Guys Cancer team to make advances in cancer treatment.

Story

Cancer affects everyone somehow, someday. It is life altering and whether you receive the diagnosis, or you are supporting someone through it, it is not easy. I see it everyday in the work I do with patients going through this journey. I see the hardship, the struggles, the pain, the loss and grief. I also see the perseverance, the support, the kindness, the love and the hope. For so many with cancer, the things they love doing and what gives them meaning, is taken away or put on pause, and even simple things like walking can become a struggle. I never want to take this for granted and whilst running 42km seems like an impossible endeavour...it is nothing compared to the battles my patients face everyday in this journey. 

About Guys Cancer Charity and your donation:

By donating you will be supporting the incredible NHS staff and exceptional healthcare provided by Guys Cancer.Your donations will help make sure everyone gets personalised care which is as unique as they are.Every penny of your donation will help to make a difference:£10 could help run a virtual support group session, enabling patients and carers to share their experiences of cancer from the comfort of their own home. £50 could help provide a comforting care package for someone receiving end of life care, helping to alleviate symptoms and soothe fears.£150 could provide expert welfare and benefits advice for a patient experiencing financial hardship, giving them the freedom to focus on their recovery.£350 can help invest in the latest surgical robotic technology, so expert surgeons can work with greater accuracy and send patients home to their families sooner.Thank you so much for your support.

About the campaign

The London Marathon is the ultimate running event, with a route past some of the capitals most iconic landmarks.Enjoy the electric atmosphere as you raise money to support the exceptional Guys Cancer team to make advances in cancer treatment.

About the charity

Guy's Cancer Charity

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With a focus on patient-centred care, we combine state-of-the art-equipment, novel clinical trials, passionate staff and the most modern cancer research with compassion and effective psychological support so that our patients and their loved ones can feel fully supported throughout their cancer journey. We do this because we know each person and every cancer is unique - we don’t want to treat them all the same. Guy’s is the leading UK provider of care and treatment for people with cancer and we’re dedicated to helping patients navigate what can be the most challenging time of their lives. With all our services located under one roof within our bright and welcoming Cancer Centre, we’re able to offer seamless care every step of the way, from diagnosis, through treatment, and after, in an environment that doesn’t feel like a traditional hospital. We know that the landscape of cancer is changing. More people are being affected, but we’re at an exciting point in time when promising new therapies are being developed and research breakthroughs are waiting to be made. It’s crucial that we continue to fund the innovative research, treatment and exceptional care that takes place at Guy’s to ensure we keep going above and beyond what the NHS alone can provide as we help more people cope with and survive cancer.

Donation summary

Total raised
£2,944.71
+ £173.00 Gift Aid
Online donations
£1,778.76
Offline donations
£1,165.95

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