Remembering Catherine Francke

Our fundraising achievements in memory of Catherine Francke

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    Amount we’ve raised in Catherine’s memory $4,281.59

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    The CJD Support Network

    The CJD Support Network

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    • Donation by Claudia Araujo

      You’re amazing John - wishing you lots of luck.

      £10.00

      + £2.50 Gift Aid

    • Donation by Anonymous

    Events we're doing

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    • 28Apr

      London Marathon 2019

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    • JohnBarrett-LondonMarathon2019

      I’m running the London Marathon on 28th April 2019!

      Though this will be my 3rd London and my 5th Marathon, it's 7 years since my last run at this crazy distance....arrghh.....so it'll be tough!

      But, I’m doing this for a great cause, it is with much sadness that my wife lost a truly wonderful person, her sister Catherine, who very sadly became ill with Sporadic CJD, only diagnosed last year and just
      51 years old. Leaving her Dear Husband, 2 wonderful sons, a Dear Brother, my Dear wife and Cath's Dear Sister now in Oz and of course many friends and other family, devastated.

      It was so painful seeing her suffer and the family suffer, with this quite devastating illness, it was truly heart-breaking. Catherine and the family battled til the last, when she sadly could hold on no more. But she left us with such dignity and grace, it was peaceful, with the family there with her.

      I'm so sad just writing this, but happy that her suffering is no more, and she is now at peace.

      With the cause unknown for this form of CJD, there desperately needs research done and ongoing support for sufferers, family, friends, anyone
      connected with this dreadful illness. The CJD Support network offers this much needed support network. So, for me and all who knew Catherine, I’ve no hesitation trying to raise money for this very worthwhile Charity

      Hoping that one day their help (your help) can find a cure, but even until then give the much-needed support sufferers and family need at this very traumatic time in their lives.

      {For more about The CJD Support Network pls click here}> http://www.cjdsupport.net/

      Your donation will help The CJD Support Network continue supporting sufferers and their families & increase public and medical awareness. Funds raised also go towards promoting research and to help sufferers and their families with financial help.

      Please give generously, so that Dear Catherine's death to this illness is not in vain and with your help the number of case will reduce with improved research and until then help will continue to be available for those who need it.

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      Total so far:

      $4,175.90

    Donations made in memory of Catherine Francke39

    • Donation by Claudia Araujoto John's page on 28/04/2019

      You’re amazing John - wishing you lots of luck.

      £10.00

      + £2.50 Gift Aid

    • Donation by Anonymousto John's page on 28/04/2019

    • Donation by Marta Kowalska-Elkasirto John's page on 28/04/2019

      It's amazing what you are doing John I will think of you 😘

      £10.00

      + £0.00 Gift Aid

    • Donation by Matthew Enfieldto John's page on 27/04/2019

      Wishing you the best of luck John! I'll sure you'll smash it... do your sister in law proud. And if u hit that wall just keep going and remind yourself why you are doing. Matt & Becky

      £10.00

      + £2.50 Gift Aid

    • Donation by Louise Creasey - Personalise Ltdto John's page on 27/04/2019

      Wishing John Good Luck in running the London Marathon in memory of Catherine Francke

      £30.00

      + £0.00 Gift Aid

    • Donation by Anonymousto John's page on 26/04/2019

      We can do two marathons,... shame they changed the name to snickers but run a marathon,... Oh no, no way, we won't do that. Rather you than us. Good Luck from the 2Fat2RunBankers

      £100.00

      + £25.00 Gift Aid

    • Donation by Vincent Cooneyto John's page on 26/04/2019

      £26.00

      + £6.50 Gift Aid

    • Donation by Stacey Lewis-Driverto John's page on 26/04/2019

      Good luck John Lov Stacey,Cris & Girls, Sid & Tina xxx

      £40.00

      + £0.00 Gift Aid

    • Donation by Stobart Aviation Servicesto John's page on 26/04/2019

      Good Luck John from all at Stobart Aviation Services

      £1,200.00

      + £0.00 Gift Aid

    • Donation by Anonymousto John's page on 22/04/2019

      Good luck!!

    • Donation by Fiona Watkinto John's page on 21/04/2019

      This donation is on behalf of Cally Bartlett whose cousin is currently battling CJD.

      £50.00

      + £12.50 Gift Aid

    • Donation by Fiona Watkinto John's page on 21/04/2019

      This donation is on behalf of my uncle Laszlo Kiralyfi whose wife, my aunt, is currently battling CJD. Good luck John.

      £100.00

      + £25.00 Gift Aid

    • Donation by Keeleyto John's page on 19/04/2019

      £30.00

      + £0.00 Gift Aid

    • Donation by Anonymousto John's page on 18/04/2019

      Good luck and thank you - I hope it offers some comfort to your wife. I recently lost my husband Robert Koehr to Sporadic CJD - something so cruel and so sudden is still hard to fathom.

    • Donation by JWto John's page on 18/04/2019

      The world would be a better place if there were more people like you. GOD BLESS

      £20.00

      + £5.00 Gift Aid

    • Donation by Therese Stokesto John's page on 18/04/2019

    • Donation by Jack Manderto John's page on 17/04/2019

      $30.00

    • Donation by Toya Haswellto John's page on 16/04/2019

      Good luck John, such an amazing thing you're doing.

      £10.00

      + £2.50 Gift Aid

    • Donation by Theresa Chapmanto John's page on 14/04/2019

      John, Good luck with the Marathon. My brother-in-law passed away in February this year very soon after being diagnosed with sporadic CJD – it is such a cruel and devastating disease.

      £20.00

      + £5.00 Gift Aid

    • Donation by Michelle Phillipsto John's page on 14/04/2019

      £30.00

      + £0.00 Gift Aid

    • Donation by Claire Leesto John's page on 12/04/2019

      Excellent work John. Good luck to you.

      £20.00

      + £5.00 Gift Aid

    • Donation by Millie Watkinto John's page on 09/04/2019

      My great aunt has recently been diagnosed with sporadic CJD - a truly horrific disease. You are running for a great cause and I wish you the best of luck x

      £15.00

      + £0.00 Gift Aid

    • Donation by The Wardle Familyto John's page on 09/04/2019

      John, as a fellow marathon runner with an aunt just diagnosed with sporadic CJD, thank you for running in support of this. May the wind always be at your back - good luck!

      $50.00

    • Donation by Chris Watkinto John's page on 09/04/2019

      John best of luck on the day. The fact you're running for such a great cause (and one close to our hearts) will carry you through the difficult miles. Well done, a great effort.

      £50.00

      + £12.50 Gift Aid

    • Donation by Gillian Devonshireto John's page on 09/04/2019

      My beloved cousin Carole has been struck by this devastating illness and I am very pleased to be supporting this charity. Good luck with the marathon John - a fantastic effort.

      £50.00

      + £0.00 Gift Aid

    • Donation by Fiona Watkinto John's page on 09/04/2019

      It’s a great thing you’re doing John. My beloved aunt was diagnosed with Sporadic CJD three weeks ago. It’s a heartbreaking time. Good luck on the day.

      £50.00

      + £12.50 Gift Aid

    • Donation by Angela Richmondto John's page on 09/04/2019

      £30.00

      + £7.50 Gift Aid

    • Donation by Hannah McArthurto John's page on 07/04/2019

      Good luck John, such a good cause well done! see you at then end xx

      £20.00

      + £5.00 Gift Aid

    • Donation by Jordan Francketo John's page on 26/03/2019

      Good luck John, go and smash it!!! Love from all of us xxx

      £30.00

      + £7.50 Gift Aid

    • Donation by Jo Willettto John's page on 24/03/2019

    • Donation by Anonymousto John's page on 21/03/2019

      Hoping this little known but incredibly cruel disease will one day have a cure.

    • Donation by Caroline Meredithto John's page on 03/03/2019

      Such a worthy cause, I lost my Brother to CJD last year so understand how devasting it is, my thoughts are with you and your family.. good luck on your run, I’m sure you will smash it !!!!

      £10.00

      + £2.50 Gift Aid

    • Donation by Anonymousto John's page on 12/02/2019

      Good Luck John Barrett 👍

      £100.00

      + £0.00 Gift Aid

    • Donation by Anonymousto John's page on 22/01/2019

      Wishing you all the best!

      £10.00

      + £2.50 Gift Aid

    • Donation by Andrew Cravento John's page on 12/01/2019

      Best of luck John , I take my hat off to you running that far - an excellent cause

      £10.00

      + £0.00 Gift Aid

    • Donation by Jento John's page on 12/01/2019

      Thank you so much to my lovely hubby for running the London Marathon in memory of my beautiful sister Catherine who I miss so much. Xxx

      £40.00

      + £0.00 Gift Aid

    • Donation by CLAIRE MICALLEFto John's page on 11/01/2019

      £5.00

      + £1.25 Gift Aid

    • Donation by Grainne, Neil, Ben & Jamesto John's page on 11/01/2019

      Best of luck!

      £30.00

      + £7.50 Gift Aid

    • Donation by Nigel Francketo John's page on 11/01/2019

      In loving memory of my gorgeous wife Cathy. Thanks John Barrett and good luck

      £50.00

      + £0.00 Gift Aid

    Charities we're helping 1

    • The CJD Support Network

      The CJD Support Network

      The CJD Support Network offers advice, information and support for patients, carers and professionals who are involved in any form of suspected or confirmed CJD. Additionally it offers emotional and practical support; disseminates new information as research develops and offers advice for those who may be deemed at risk.

    Events we're doing 1

      • 28Apr

        London Marathon 2019

      • Running / marathons