Michael Brandon Fundraiser

Michael Brandon Fundraiser

£1,885

+ estimated £335 Gift Aid
£500 target

51 supporters


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Iain & Lorna

£20 + an est. £5.00 in Gift Aid 31st Jul 2020 09:33



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Lisa Brandon

£100 + an est. £25.00 in Gift Aid 29th Jul 2020 12:44


Started on 2nd July 2020 Hawick, Scotland, United Kingdom

As most of you know, dad was diagnosed with a brain tumour last year.  His tumour was a glioblastoma in the temporal lobe. Brain tumours kill more children and adults under 40 than any other cancer, yet only 1% of UK spend on cancer research is allocated to it.

The survival rate is on average 15 months for those who have surgery to remove it.  But the tumour is never completely gotten rid of, and comes back aggressively.

We were so lucky to have the time we did with dad, but I can honestly say it has been the hardest 13 months of our lives,  watching dad deteriorate. I find it difficult to believe that there isn't more information out there on treating a glioblastoma.  

It's for this reason my family and I are raising money, in dads name, for Brain Tumour UK.  We can't change what happened to dad, but hopefully we can contribute in some way to finding a treatment that will give other families more time together. Anything you can contribute towards helping me achieve my target will be massively appreciated. 

Thank you.

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Iain & Lorna pledged £20 + an est. £5.00 in Gift Aid
31st July 2020 at 9:33am
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Lisa Brandon pledged £100 + an est. £25.00 in Gift Aid
29th July 2020 at 12:44pm
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Wendy A Oliver commented

We had no idea Michael was ill but I know he would be very proud of you all and your efforts to fundraise for this very worthy Charity. Well Done. Wendy & Team from TB Oliver's.

20th July 2020 at 9:59am
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Sophmalk Stimpson commented

Lots of love to your dad, Hamish xx

16th July 2020 at 6:32pm
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Duncan Maclean pledged £50 + an est. £12.50 in Gift Aid
16th July 2020 at 4:48pm
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Holly Carter pledged £50 + an est. £12.50 in Gift Aid
7th July 2020 at 8:12pm
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Scott weddle pledged £25 + an est. £6.25 in Gift Aid
6th July 2020 at 9:34am
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Katrina Cairns commented

Your Dad was very good to us and a lovely man. Please accept this donation in his memory. With love and kindness. Katrina and Graham. X

6th July 2020 at 8:56am

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