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Pretty Muddy Birmingham 5k 2017
15 Jul 2017

Debi's fundraising page

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Debi Reeves

Total raised

£485.00

+ £57.50 Gift Aid

484 Complete
484% of £100.00 target
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In memory of

May Reeves & Maureen Kelly

Debi’s Story.
Earlier last year on 23rd May 2016, my life was changed forever, when my Mom, Maureen Kelly lost her battle with lung cancer. Leaving behind a devastated family, Phil her husband of 53 years and three children, Phil, Debi and Alan, four grandchildren; Kate, Dan, Isabel and young Jack, and also a great grandchild, George.
Gordon's story.
On 15th June 1986 our lives was tragically affected by the loss of Gordon's Mom, May Reeves when she lost her battle with bowel cancer. Leaving behind a husband, Keith Reeves and a very young family, Frances Usher and Gordon. Later she was to have 3 granddaughters, Tania, Stacey and Emma to which she would never meet.
Our Moms were women like no other, they gave us life, nurtured us, taught us, dressed us, fought for us, held us, shouted at us, kissed us, but most importantly loved us unconditionally.
There are not enough words I can say to describe just how important our moms were
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Latest updates

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Debi Reeves

2017-08-04T12:25:50+00:00

£255.00

Thank you West Midlands Fire Service staff, Phil Kelly, Mike, Pat and Robert Howell and Nan. For all your donations and support. X

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Richard Davis

2017-07-14T14:35:04+00:00

£50.00

+£12.50 Gift Aid

Good luck Debi, smash it for such a good cause xx

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jo wassell

2017-07-08T20:46:08+00:00

£50.00

+£12.50 Gift Aid

just for you and a great cause

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Ella Warden

2017-06-29T17:33:54+00:00

£20.00

+£5.00 Gift Aid

Good Luck Mate, hope you have a fabulous fun filled time.

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Kate Carty

2017-06-22T11:07:08+00:00

£20.00

+£5.00 Gift Aid

Good luck!

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Michelle Kelly

2017-05-26T04:43:16+00:00

£20.00

+£5.00 Gift Aid

Good luck Debi. Will be thinking of you. You go girl!!!

Total raised£485.00

Online£485.00

Offline£0.00

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