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Ella Pinney

Please help us FIGHTBACC against ACC, the rare and complex cancer that so sadly forced its way into our lives

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I am a 33-year-old wife, mum of one and cancer sufferer. Our lives changed forever in March 2017 when a trip to my GP with a cough resulted in a diagnosis of an advanced form of a rare and complex cancer, Adenoid Cystic Carcinoma (ACC).

With no other symptoms, it was a terrifying and heart-breaking shock to us all. Within 2 weeks, I underwent a 9-hour operation to have my right lung and surrounding areas removed.

In November of the same year, we were dealt our heaviest blow – the ACC had spread further and I have several tumours growing in my remaining lung.

Faced with a cancer that has no known cure, we are left in the impossibly difficult situation of looking for a treatment which we hope will hold off the progression of cancer for as long as possible.

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FIGHTBACC is our fundraising initiative to enable family and friends to support us in our aim to raise a meaningful amount of money that could help to deliver hope to ACC sufferers around the world.

We are supporting the ACC Research Foundation (ACCRF), which does amazing work funding research into life prolonging treatments for people with ACC. Being a rare type of cancer, ACC fails to receive the support that more common cancer types receive. ACCRF has worked tirelessly to fund selected projects, such that the prospect of curative treatments is now on the horizon. With your help, these can be made a reality. For more information on ACCRF, please go to

Before you donate, please note:

  • ACCRF is an American Research Foundation. The Anglo American Charity is a UK charity that has been set up to facilitate trans-Atlantic donations in a tax efficient manner. This enables both ACCRF and you as donors to benefit from Gift Aid.
  • We have an extremely generous offer to match the first £100,000 raised. So please donate in the knowledge that your money counts double!

Event date

19-September-2018 18:30  - 
19-September-2018 22:45

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Event is completed


Wishing you all the best! Love Lu, Al, Cindy and Nic xxx
Donation by The Karonias Clan
on 17-10-2018
Donation by Priscilla Pinkham
on 15-10-2018
£12.50 gift aid
With love and very best wishes from us all.
Donation by Charles & Nicola
on 12-10-2018
Donation by Olly & Clare MacAndrew
on 04-10-2018
£25.00 gift aid
With much love to you all. x
Donation by Anna Ferguson-Rhodes
on 03-10-2018
£25.00 gift aid
I hope the event went really well. Sending lots of love from us all xxxx
Donation by Ruth Derruau
on 01-10-2018
£12.50 gift aid
Best wishes
Donation by jessica potter
on 30-09-2018
£7.50 gift aid
Congratulations on the success of your fund raising event, it sounded amazing. You guys are an inspiration to us all. X
Donation by Ali & Clare Kinnear
on 29-09-2018
£62.50 gift aid
Donation by Anonymous
on 29-09-2018
£62.50 gift aid
Because we lost in the auction...! xx
Donation by Ems and Macca
on 27-09-2018
£250.00 gift aid

Donation summary

Online Donations: £140,635.00
Offline Donations: £226,507.00
Total Raised: £367,142.00
Total Raised
with gift aid:    £397,128.25

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