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Rob Collins

Nobby: Stacks Challenge

Total raised


+ £108.75 Gift Aid

49%% Complete
49% of the £1,000.00 target

Sat 8 Jun 2019

Yorkshire 3 Peaks

My Story

I am raising money for cancer research as part of the Stacks Challenge group in memory of Dave “stacks” Dervey and all loved ones lost to this terrible disease and those close to me still fighting their battles. Please the story below from the Dervey family. Stacks Challenge is a group effort to complete the Yorkshire 3 Peaks on the 8th June 2019. Dave ‘Stack’ Dervey was a loving husband, father, grandpa & friend, who sadly died from Oesphogeal Cancer in January 2018, at just 60 years of age. Dave’s passing is no easier for us to bear today than it was 16 months ago. He was the pivotal head of our family. A hardworking professional, sports fan, music lover and most of all a loyal, loving family man. We feel genuinely blessed to have had him in our lives and we miss him every single day. Dave's Cancer diagnosis came as a real shock to us all, and nothing could have prepared us as a family for the challenges that the 2 years following this held. Having gone through the dreadful experience of watching a loved one suffer through this awful disease, we feel as a family we must do something to help the fight to beat Cancer sooner. Together with over 60 friends, many of whom have also been touched by the effects of cancer in some way, we hope to raise a combined total of £10,000. We cannot change the past but by putting one foot in front of the other over a few Yorkshire Hills we may be able to contribute towards changing the course of events for those currently fighting cancer, those yet to be diagnosed and those supporting them. Thank you in advance for your support, it really does mean an awful lot to us.


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