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THE PINK FUND FOR CANCER RESEARCH UK.... the reas

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PinkDiana

PinkDiana Report 21 Sep 2004 09:06

Fundraising started cos I walked the Great Wall of China in March 2005 and thanks to you all you wonderful people for your support!!!! Gaynor was diagnosed with terminal cancer and she and I decided to create The Pink Fund........... We hit the £10,000 target that the mad woman wanted (the target initially was £3000) but we decided that wasn't enough!! So we kept going and have raised 5 times that amount now!! There were the intrepid 15 that went to the Sahara and the wonderful Jenny who has organised for our very own GB to relay round the UK, so anyone wanting to support Cancer Research UK please contact me directly! Jan has created http://groups.msn(.)com/pinkspages which will now be the place that all PINK events and updates will be added, If you want to raise funds on behalf of the Pink fund then please feel free to contact me.

pinkflamingo

pinkflamingo Report 21 Sep 2004 09:29

Will support you with donation, just tell me when. Christine x

Unknown

Unknown Report 21 Sep 2004 10:31

Diana, Count me in :) I was goign to do something similar for Bliss (premature babies charity) a couple of years ago but events overtook me. Wish you luck. paul

PinkDiana

PinkDiana Report 21 Sep 2004 11:07

Bless you.... I am going to set up a donation website and will put the link on asap. thanks again for your support!!

squeekydeeky

squeekydeeky Report 21 Sep 2004 11:17

Very worthwhile cause & will be glad to sponsor you if you let me know the web address. You might be better off e-mailing people direct with it when they offer to donate, as threads can often get lost etc. Wish I'd thought of the idea of a sponsorship website as my hubby is doing 400km on a mountain bike across The Canadian Rockies as we do but speak, in aid of Scope. He's thoroughly enjoying it, even though the higher altitude was something he hadn't bargained for & it is making the going tougher. Best wishes Helen

Anne

Anne Report 21 Sep 2004 11:33

Hi Diana, You definately have my support, as well as the boots you'll need a stick to beat the monkees off with, I was watching a program about the great wall and the monkees stealing food etc. lol Lynda.

Unknown

Unknown Report 21 Sep 2004 11:35

The monkees ? Wondered what they were all doing nowadays... Take the last train to Clarksville.... PMSL

PinkDiana

PinkDiana Report 21 Sep 2004 11:40

Thanks guys, i have emailed you and really looking forward to the monkeys..... extra bonus.... NOT!!! lol Also, if you know of anyone else that would like to support this fantastic cause then please feel free to forward this link on. Best Wishes, Diana

Stephanie

Stephanie Report 21 Sep 2004 12:25

i would love to help

PinkDiana

PinkDiana Report 21 Sep 2004 12:51

You are absolute darlings!!

Chris Ho :)

Chris Ho :) Report 21 Sep 2004 14:02

Would love to support, will watch out for more info!, wonder what you will be, when you come back Diana is...! Good Luck.

PinkDiana

PinkDiana Report 21 Sep 2004 14:05

absolutely covered in BLISTERS?????

Lisa

Lisa Report 21 Sep 2004 14:38

diana really proud of you.your an inspiration to others.a good worthwhile charity aswell and close to my heart as i have lost a few friends and family from this awful disease.good luck love and hugsxxxxx(:

PinkDiana

PinkDiana Report 21 Sep 2004 16:13

Lisa..... bless you.... I think I am doing this for a number of reasons..... 1. Obviously a worthwhile charity and people we know maybe can't benefit now but hopefully others will one day!! 2. It gives me something to concentrate on instead of wallowing in self pity! 3. I have always wanted to go to China, so killing 2 birds with one stone!! 4. I need to get fit and gorgeous for when Husband no. 2 appears and sweeps me off my feet!! ;O) Love and hugs to you. d

David

David Report 21 Sep 2004 17:09

Count me in it's a devestating disease, i lost my wife to it, and have since set up direct debits to a number of cancer research and care organisations, just let me know how and when you want payment David

Joanne

Joanne Report 21 Sep 2004 20:01

Hi I'd be happy to sponser you too, so could you please send me link/details. Thanks Joanne

PinkDiana

PinkDiana Report 22 Sep 2004 08:49

Thanks guys..... I have emailed you the link so that you can donate online.... this goes directly to Cancer Research so they can start using the money immediately!! Thanks once again for you kind support!!

PinkDiana

PinkDiana Report 22 Sep 2004 16:26

I am amazed at peoples generosity..... already i have over £100 and it's only day 1 and not even pay day yet!! Thanks for all your support, I really do appreciate it!

PinkDiana

PinkDiana Report 22 Sep 2004 23:26

Its not me that is the amazing woman.... it's people like your friend that deak with all they have to deal with and still manage to cope with a family!!

Rosalind in Madeira

Rosalind in Madeira Report 23 Sep 2004 21:05

Go for it Diana, your positive attitude will carry you through. Ros