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2019 Simplyhealth Great Manchester Run
19 May 2019

Michelle Lira's Manchester 10K Fundraising Page

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Michelle Lira

Total raised

£340.00

+ £35.00 Gift Aid

136 Complete
136% of £250.00 target
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I’m raising whatever I can to stop the physical & emotional pain caused by cancer

In memory of

Berting Villa & Raphael Cabanlit

Cancer has, unfortunately, touched me in too many ways:

My dad has been living with prostate cancer for 12 years.
One of my maternal uncle's has non-Hodgen's lymphoma, while another passed away from colon cancer a little more than a year ago. My maternal aunt survived breast cancer and just recently had surgery for lung cancer.
My paternal uncle died of lung cancer two years ago.
A good friend of mine is in post-treatment for throat cancer, a previous line manager in post-treatment for breast cancer and a good friend's mum is currently being treated for breast cancer.
Update: I remembered I also have a close childhood friend who had her cancer removed a while ago, and a good friend who recently had her breast cancer removed and a mastectomy.

And this is only who I can remember at 11pm on a Sunday night. I am sure there are many others I know who have cancer, and I don't doubt I know as many or more people who are affected similarly, if they don't have it themselves. And one person is one too many.

I don't feel like I can sit around... I want to help and I feel helpless. Unfortunately, I am not a brilliant scientist, and so fundraising (and making sure I'm healthy so I can help others) is the only other way I can think of to help. If you can, please donate.

Thank you!
Michelle

Latest updates

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Emma M Morgan

2019-05-21T12:25:52+00:00

£20.00

+£5.00 Gift Aid

Well done you lil star!

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Rachel Bien

2019-04-11T01:05:22+00:00

£25.00

Good luck! Love you.

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Atossa Vaziri

2019-04-06T14:03:01+00:00

£50.00

+£12.50 Gift Aid

You will be great! So happy you are doing this :)

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Emilie

2019-03-29T15:59:36+00:00

£20.00

+£5.00 Gift Aid

Go Michelle! Thinking of you xx

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Johann Cutiongco

2019-03-28T15:51:17+00:00

£50.00

<3

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Fred

2019-03-28T10:38:03+00:00

£20.00

+£5.00 Gift Aid

Go Michelle! Great cause. Big love, F xx

Total raised£340.00

Online£340.00

Offline£0.00

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