Grace Williams

Grace's fundraiser for East Cheshire Hospice

Fundraising for East Cheshire Hospice
£1,850
raised of £500 target
by 79 supporters
Event: Born Survivor 2024, on 27 April 2024
In memory of Jonny Linnell and Paul Waddell
Are you ready to take on over 30 gruelling challenges and push your strength to the max? Join us for the ultimate team mission at the stunning Capesthorne Hall on the 27th of April 2024 to become a Born Survivor!

Story

Thanks for taking the time to visit my JustGiving page.

Charlie and I will be taking part in the Born Survivor 10k challenge to raise money for the incredible East Cheshire Hospice.

In 2015 at just 30 years old, my husband Jon lost his very short battle with brain cancer. In those 3 months, the Hospice and it's staff were our angels - whatever we needed as a family, they provided it; meals, counselling, complimentary therapies, equipment, signposting, hugs... the overwhelming scenario I found myself in while looking after our 1 year old daughter, racing between hospital visits, trying to come to terms with what was happening to us was unbearable. Jon passed away in hospital on the 31st August 2015, and the Hospice continued to provide counselling therapy for me for the next 4 years.

A couple of years after losing Jon, as we were still battling through our grief and learning to live in our new life, my uncle Paul suddenly started experiencing dizzy spells and fainting. Unbelievably, tests revealed he too had a brain tumour, and as a family we found ourselves back in the care of the incredible team at East Cheshire Hospice. In his final days they made Paul comfortable in one of their beautiful rooms, with a view of the gardens, and even helped us to bring in his beloved dog Oscar to say goodbye. Paul passed away in June 2019.

Words will never be able to express our gratitude to East Cheshire Hospice, their staff are the most amazing people I've ever met, who do everything they can to help you navigate the hardest times of your lives. The Hospice itself is funded mostly through donations and fundraising, so Charlie and I would love to raise as much money as we can for them. Please donate whatever you are able to, every penny really does make a difference.

About the campaign

Are you ready to take on over 30 gruelling challenges and push your strength to the max? Join us for the ultimate team mission at the stunning Capesthorne Hall on the 27th of April 2024 to become a Born Survivor!

About the charity

East Cheshire Hospice provides essential care, support and compassion to local adults facing life limiting illnesses. We rely on fundraising to pay for over 80% of our daily costs, and so you can be sure your support will make a huge difference to our patients, their families and loved ones.

Donation summary

Total raised
£1,850.00
+ £341.17 Gift Aid
Online donations
£1,850.00
Offline donations
£0.00

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