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Jenny Chambers

I'm aiming to raise as much money as I can for ICP Support before I hit 60!

Raising money for
ICP Support

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Total raised
£300.00

Target
£600.00

50%

Donations accepted until 02-10-2018

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About

The births of my children brought me both joy and sadness. My two sons, Alex and Tim were the best thing that ever happened to me and my two daughters, Victoria and Olivia, were the worst things to happen. 

When Victoria was stillborn I always said that if it happened again I would shoot myself. Well it did happen again but I'm still (thankfully) here. I have my son Alex to thank for giving me joy again after Victoria died and he was the reason I had to get up in the mornings when Olivia was stillborn. I always say that Tim's arrival gave me back the ability to feel complete joy in life again, something that I thought I would never do. 

When I was finally given the diagnosis of intrahepatic cholestasis of pregnancy (ICP), which is the most common pregnancy-specific liver condition, my way of coping was to throw myself into raising awareness of the condition and it grew from there .

Next year I will be 60 and I want to use the time from now until then doing something positive and fundraising seemed an appropriate thing to do!  I'd love to raise £60,000 but that's possibly a tad ambitious so I'll start with £600 and see how I get on. If I can keep increasing it - fab!


 

Event details

Counting Down to 60

The first challenge is to lose weight for my proposed hip replacement which will be sometime later this year. I have never publicly spoken about my challenges with weight but I am your classic yo-yo dieter and I’m currently carrying around 40lb too much. When I was told about the hip replacement I knew I needed to do something so, three weeks ago I joined Slimming World online and with the support of a good friend and my husband, I have lost 7 pounds so far! If you want to sponsor me with my weight challenge please do – I’ll announce my weight loss every week (find me on Twitter @icpjenny) Instagram - icpjenny or my blog https://countingdowntosixty.wordpress.com/.

I’ll be thinking about what else I can do to fundraise and if you have any ideas about what you’d sponsor me to do then let me know at jennychambers@icpsupport.org

Your donation will be used to fund research (perhaps a fetal heart monitor for one of Professor Williamson's studies - just one costs £3,000) and to help the charity achieve its aims and vision that every ICP baby is born safely. Anything you can give is very gratefully received.

Jenny, Founder & CEO ICP Support

Event date

24-June-2017 07:00  - 
02-April-2018 23:55

Event type

Weight loss challenge and others!

Event already started

Donations

Congratulations on your first stone. Wishing you the very best. Good luck and lots of love xx
Donation by Suzanne McDonnell
on 22-07-2017
£35.00
£8.75 gift aid
Donation by Samantha Wright
on 22-07-2017
£10.00
£2.50 gift aid
Donation by Helen Walker
on 22-07-2017
Well done on your progress Jenny. Thank you for ICP Support and the difference you are making xo
Donation by Tiffany McIntosh
on 22-07-2017
£15.00
£0.00 gift aid
Go Jenny. £15 for 15. Super impressed and proud xx
Donation by Jenny Hastings
on 22-07-2017
£15.00
£3.75 gift aid
Congratulations Jenny, you are a true inspiration and I don't know what myself abd my husband would have done without the amazing support ICP Support group gave through and after both my pregnancies!
Donation by Anna Pritchard
on 22-07-2017
£20.00
£5.00 gift aid
Few weeks ago I met professor C.Williamson, who told me about ICP support site. Thank you Jenny for all that you have done and all that you do. Best wishes.
Donation by Tharsha Sivasamy
on 13-07-2017
£60.00
£15.00 gift aid
Thanks for the support
Donation by Alex hughes
on 12-07-2017
£5.00
£0.00 gift aid
Donation by Alan Eaton
on 08-07-2017
£20.00
£5.00 gift aid
Donation by Christina Forss
on 25-06-2017
£10.00
£0.00 gift aid

Donation summary

Online Donations: £300.00
Offline Donations: £0.00
Total Raised: £300.00
Total Raised
with gift aid:    £365.00

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