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Gemma's Race for Life

Watford 5k 2017
11 Jun 2017

Gemma's Race for Life

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Gemma Smith

Total raised

£135.00

+ £33.75 Gift Aid

54 Complete
54% of £250.00 target

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Grandad Danny, Auntie Diana and Katies mum Kathy ❤️❤️❤️

In memory of

Diana

My Grandad was diagnosed with mouth cancer 6 months after my Nan passed away... we thought it was the excuse he was looking for to give up and join my Nan but his sheer stubbornness and the fantastic care and support from all the medical professionals helped him survive and nearly 11 years on I am happy to say he is still a stubborn 81 year old. He had many operations and procedures and still has even though he is cancer free.

My Mum's best friend Diana unfortunately wasn't a lucky one... she was diagnosed with bowel cancer and recovered well... but life threw a spanner in the works and her cancer came back with full force... she passed away her body riddled with this horrid disease.

Last year my Fiancée Katie's Mum Kathy was diagnosed with breast cancer she had to have a full mastectomy in her left breast and opted for reconstruction surgery. This was done by her being cut hip to hip and fat removed to rebuild her breast. She was told she wouldn't need Chemo at first but the cancer grew from 3 small tumours to one massive tumour meaning Kathy would need Chemo and radio.

Kathy now has just finished all her treatment and has remained strong throughout.

I believe if it wasn't for the information Doctors and Nurses have through constant research my grandad wouldn't be with us now and Kathy wouldn't have received all the help support and guidance she needed.

Nowadays cancer affects too many people. Let's all support this fantastic cause and walk run or jog 5k to help the ongoing research needed to help people like Kathy and my Grandad.

Danny ❤️
Kathy ❤️
Diana ❤️?⭐️

Latest updates

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Susan Smith

2017-06-23T20:01:46+00:00

£50.00

+£12.50 Gift Aid
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Jaimani Chandarana

2017-06-13T07:47:11+00:00

£5.00

+£1.25 Gift Aid

Well done, I knew you could do it!

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Aisha Geewan

2017-06-09T18:41:03+00:00

£50.00

+£12.50 Gift Aid

Good luck Gemma and Katie.
From Aisha and Robbie xxxx

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Katherine Doherty

2017-06-03T10:03:40+00:00

£10.00

+£2.50 Gift Aid

All the best Gemma, great cause x Katherine D

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Susan Smith

2017-06-02T18:36:28+00:00

£10.00

+£2.50 Gift Aid
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Liz Kearvell

2017-05-31T21:41:48+00:00

£10.00

+£2.50 Gift Aid

Good luck Gemma, go girl proud of you love Liz (Elizabeth lol) Kearvell Mvdn xx

Total raised£135.00

Online£135.00

Offline£0.00

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