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This fundraising page celebrates the birthday of

Lynn Gilderdale's 40th Birthday

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Becca Hams

A donation page to celebrate what would have been Lynn Gilderdale's 40th Birthday on 20th September 2017.

Raising money for
Invest in ME Research

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Total raised
£565.00

Target
£400.00

100%

Donations accepted until 20-12-2017

Donations closed

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About

On 20th September of this year it would have been my very courageous friend's 40th Birthday.
Sadly she is no longer here to celebrate this special birthday with us. Lynn (aka Jessie) took her life aged 31 in 2008 after enduring endless suffering from very severe ME since the age of 14. It broke my heart, and many others, the day she died. I think of her all of the time, everything that I achieve whilst being ill however little it is, I always keep her in my thoughts and do it for her too.
To celebrate what would have been her 40th Birthday I asked her Mum, who was Lynn's selfless, dedicated full time carer, if she would mind people donating towards a charity that was close to Jessie's heart in celebration of her first 'big birthday' since she passed away.
I've set up this donation page where money will go to the charity Invest in ME in Jessie's memory, however big or small, I know it's something she would've been thrilled about as raising money and especially awareness was always something she was passionate about. I hope we can raise some funds and I will also be hoping to make it down to her memorial garden in East Sussex to lay some flowers for her too. Thanks for reading.

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Event date

20-September-2017 09:00

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Donations

Remembering Lynn always
Donation by Frances
on 15-11-2017
£10.00
£0.00 gift aid
Donation by Helen
on 10-10-2017
£5.00
£0.00 gift aid
Thank you so very much Becca for setting this up and to everyone who donated and wrote such lovely comments. I know Lynn's heart would be bursting with joy to be remembered this way. Love to you all.
Donation by Kay
on 28-09-2017
£50.00
£0.00 gift aid
Becca, This is a really important thing to do. My 18 year old daughter has ME and I am just praying that 'they' will find some treatment and help her to live life again.
Donation by Anonymous
on 20-09-2017
£50.00
£12.50 gift aid
My thoughts are with you
Donation by Julia Barlow
on 20-09-2017
£10.00
£0.00 gift aid
Thinking of "Jessie" on what would have been her 40th birthday. She was so courageous, caring and thoughtful. She's very missed.
Donation by Kerryn
on 19-09-2017
£5.00
£0.00 gift aid
Donation by Laurel
on 19-09-2017
£5.00
£0.00 gift aid
With thoughts of Lynn's great courage over those many years of her illness, and the struggle which her family have bravely endured.
Donation by Pat Williams
on 19-09-2017
£20.00
£0.00 gift aid
Lots of love to you, xx
Donation by Anonymous
on 19-09-2017
£30.00
£0.00 gift aid
This story really touched my heart. Same age as me and became ill at the same time as me. ❤
Donation by Rachel Brett
on 19-09-2017
£5.00
£1.25 gift aid

Donation summary

Online Donations: £565.00
Offline Donations: £0.00
Total Raised: £565.00
Total Raised
with gift aid:    £613.75

Donations closed

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