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

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PinkDiana

PinkDiana Report 3 Oct 2006 13:28

Nudging cos I feel like it!! LOL!!

Joy Kentish Maid

Joy Kentish Maid Report 26 Aug 2006 10:33

And I am very pleased that you did ... :-) I was also pleased that the payment for my family history CDs that I gave to Gwen and to Linda went to the Pink Fund ... :-) Joy

PinkDiana

PinkDiana Report 26 Aug 2006 09:28

Nudging cos I feel like it!! xx

Izzy

Izzy Report 10 Jul 2006 18:59

hi all, i'm doing a 60km walk in september in aid of Breakthroughbreastcancer, i need to raise £1,500 before i even begin the walk, at the moment i'm finding it a hard task, so i'm looking to you wonderful supportive people on GR to help me prommote and support my challenge. If you would like to donate go to www.avivabreakthroughweekend.co.uk click on the london weekend, then put in cheryl hall in the participant box this will take you to my homepage where i will explain why i'm doing this walk, you can either make a secure donation on line or print off a donation form and send it with a cheque to Suite2 1 Georgr Williams way Colchester Essex Co1 2js Every penny donated today will be available tomorrow for research into this dreadful disease. Remember a few (well lots actually ) steps for little ol me will become GIANT leaps toward eradicating this disease. God bless you all xxCheryl

.•:*:•. Devishly Angelic Juliecat & Panda..•:*:•.

.•:*:•. Devishly Angelic Juliecat & Panda..•:*:•. Report 7 Jul 2006 16:14

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PinkDiana

PinkDiana Report 15 Jun 2006 09:53

Original Added by Paul (Chunky Monkey) on 15/06/2006 09:48:44 No doubt this will get deleted.... On July 16th I'm taking part in the Cancer Research UK bike ride in Milton Keynes, which is part of their 'get on your bike' campaign. It's a 12 mile cycle ride, which should be reasonably challenging for me, as I haven't ridden a bike for a few years, and not regularly since I was at school. So wish me luck... thats all I'm asking for. Not sponsorship. Oh no, wouldn't catch me doing that... --------------------------------------------------------------------------------

Unknown

Unknown Report 15 Jun 2006 08:05

Deb (Vancouver) and i are planning on leaping out of a plane and doing a tandem sky dive (with instructers of course) when she is over this summer, in aid of the Lennox Childrens Cancer Fund, all welcome to sponser us or join in. Details to follow when i have them. Donna

Gwyn in Kent

Gwyn in Kent Report 9 Jun 2006 18:36

Next weekend, my son and some of his friends are hoping to complete the 3 Peaks Challenge. This entails climbing the 3 highest peaks in Wales, England and Scotland in 24 hours. They have chosen a cancer charity to benefit from their efforts. I hope it's not too hot , but being a firefighter he'll be used to that. If you think you'd like to read about them and maybe even sponsor him you can find out here:-(substitute . for * ) www.justgiving*com/andybatchelor Gwyn

PinkDiana

PinkDiana Report 9 Jun 2006 14:52

Added by Jennifer Currie on 09/06/2006 14:43:40 I got a letter from my pet charity this morning and I wondered if I could be so bold as to put their details on here in case it may either help anyone or to encourage donations. They do lovely Xmas cards too I have my own thoughts about the war in Iraq but I feel so much how the kids, when they come home, are just left to come to terms with what theyve seen. This charity really help people all ex service men/women and their families Combat Stress Tyrwhitt House Oaklawn Road Leatherhead Surrey KT22OBX Perhaps you could add any ones of your own? Thanks for your indulgence Jenx

Sandra B

Sandra B Report 10 May 2006 13:08

ok, glad it arrived...

JackyJ1593

JackyJ1593 Report 10 May 2006 12:59

Polly Anna, Your cheque arrived today. Thank you so much. Much appreciated. Jacky :-)))))))))

JackyJ1593

JackyJ1593 Report 8 May 2006 23:03

Thank you so much Polly Anna. Jacky :-))))))

Sandra B

Sandra B Report 8 May 2006 17:29

Pink and Jackie J, have posted cheques today..First class...Every little helps..

JackyJ1593

JackyJ1593 Report 8 May 2006 17:23

I would like to say a big thank you to all who have responded to this thread. I have had some donations which is great!! Still a long way to go to reach the target but not as far as yesterday!! Thank you, Jacky :-))) Just a reminder: My daughter Liz and I will be doing the Aviva Weekend Breakthrough to Cancer weekend walk of 60K (38 miles) in September. We have to raise £1500 each. It is for Breast Cancer research and we desperately need donations, not sponsors as we have to have the money before we are allowed to walk! Have a look at my page on the Aviva weekend site. Click on donate (no obligation!!), type in Jacky (or Elizabeth) Jeffreys and you will see why I am doing it and how I am going with my sponsorship.

PinkDiana

PinkDiana Report 7 May 2006 10:30

Added by Gerri-§leepless -In-§tevenage on 07/05/2006 00:16:30 Hi Granny I'm also doing the race for life for my sister Paula. Milton Keynes in june and I'm older than you! all by one year lol I'm 57 and shall be walking!. I had an after thought after making my own web page.... I should have said in it that if I come in last, would you all like to add another 50p? Diana kindly added my thread to hers too and I got some lovely replies and best of all...SPONSERS! All the very very best of luck Granny with your walk/run/jog /crawl. I'll be thinking of you. Granny Gerri x

PinkDiana

PinkDiana Report 6 May 2006 23:30

Original Added by ☼☺☻Granny Lynne ☼☻&# on 06/05/2006 23:21:02 Race for Life I am not sure if I am allowed to post this here but I will do so anyway and if it gets deleted, so be it. Continuted in next message... Some of you will already know that my daughter, Jacqui, was diagnosed with a brain tumour last month. Fortunately, she is now on the road to recovery. Well, I have been watching the BBC1 prograamme, Race for Glory recently and I was so inspired by the people who took part, that I decided to have a go myself. They managed 26.2 miles; for the Race for Life, I only need do do 5km (just over 2 miles). I am almost 56 and a little (yeah, who am I kidding!) overweight. I am totally unfit for this run but I am determined to do it for my daughter, (who hopefully is now on the road to recovery) and also for my dad, Gerard Ford, who died of bowel cancer in 1997aged 71. So, what I am asking is for sponsorship for me to do the Race for Life. I hope to complete the 5km race, either running (not much chance!) or walking. There is a way of sponsoring online if people wish to use this method. If you would like to sponsor me, please send me a PM and I will give you the web addy. Thanks in advance for your (hoped for) co-operation Lynne PS: I am doing the Race for Life on 3 June (my 56th birthday). Please sponsor me, either by PM or online (which I will set up tomorroew and let you all know the addy) Off to bed now, will respond in the am. Thank you all in advance.

JackyJ1593

JackyJ1593 Report 5 May 2006 13:43

I am nudging this as we desperately need support from you lovely people! Please see the message Pink posted for me a few messages back. Any help large or small would be greatly appreciated. Going to a good cause that is so near to all our hearts. Thank you, Jacky

PinkDiana

PinkDiana Report 5 May 2006 11:15

Its a guestimate at the mo sweets so you could be right about it being nearer £3500 - will check later tonight!! Have to go out and earn a crust this afternoon! xx

Mommylonglegs

Mommylonglegs Report 5 May 2006 10:59

Diana, as much as that? I thought around £3,400. was hoping final total could be around £4,000. I will post on relay thread asking if address's could be put on back of cheques and add that only you and I have access to the address's of course. Jenny x

PinkDiana

PinkDiana Report 5 May 2006 10:53

Off the top of my head it's nearly £4,000 - not all donations can claim the giftaid as I don't have all the addresses and not sure if all are tax payers! xx