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Jenny Chambers

I'm aiming to raise 60k for ICP Support before I hit 60!

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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 for research into ICP and part-fund the very first ICP Support PhD student!


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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 at the end of June 2017 I joined Slimming World online and with the support of a good friend and my husband I am starting to lose weight. 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

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

Your donation will be used to part-fund the first ICP Support PhD student (typical cost is £100,000) to help the charity achieve its aims and vision that every ICP baby is born safely. 

Jenny, Founder & CEO ICP Support

Event date

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

Event type

Weight loss challenge and others!

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Dear Jenny, words cannot convey how much your support and the ICP support team meant to us during my pregnancy with Orla, our only source of sanity and research based information. Sorry this is late to for your big birthday target, love C, N and O x
Donation by Christine Fosker
on 23-04-2018
Happy 60th Jenny x
Donation by Kerry Chaffe
on 05-04-2018
£15.00 gift aid
Happy Birthday!
Donation by Alison Wheatley
on 02-04-2018
Just a little donation on your birthday day!!! Xxx
Donation by Alice Tuson
on 02-04-2018
£0.00 gift aid
Delivered 2 ICP babies (1994,1997). My daughter born in 1997 nearly didn't make it. Daughter diagnosed with ICP last month. I appreciate the support you have given to the both of us on Facebook and I want research to continue. Thank you Jenny!!
Donation by Annie
on 23-03-2018
As I embark on my second pregnancy diagnosed with ICP at 14 weeks this time, I am continually grateful for the dedicated and selfless support and research provided by Jenny Chambers and her team at ICP to help our babies arrive safely.
Donation by Salma Windle
on 20-03-2018
£0.00 gift aid
Happy Christmas x
Donation by Mair and Peter
on 02-01-2018
£10.00 gift aid
ICP Support and research will make a huge difference and babies will survive as a result. Thank you Jenny Chambers and your team of volunteers and researches. I only wish my son was alive today.
Donation by Pat May
on 01-01-2018
£25.00 gift aid
Donation by Jonah and Megan Corbishley aged 8 and 5
on 23-12-2017
£4.06 gift aid
Instead of christmas cards. Thank you for all you've done for us Jenny, and may the charity go from strength to strength
Donation by Claire and Robert McNeil
on 14-12-2017
£6.25 gift aid

Donation summary

Online Donations: £2,343.25
Offline Donations: £1,805.00
Total Raised: £4,148.25
Total Raised
with gift aid:    £4,558.81

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