Perkins Great Eastern Half Marathon

Amy Henson

Target: £150.00

Raised:£125.00

83%

Start Date: 27-Aug-2015

End Date: 18-Oct-2015

Event Date: 11-Oct-2015

About my fundraising

Hello!

Because running one half marathon isn't enough I will be completing the PGE half marathon on October 11th to fundraise for VHL UK/Ireland.

My target is to raise £150, the money will go towards providing funds for research into the genetic conditions and hopefully if raised enough, towards the equipment to assist the research.

The VHL gene effects 1 in 32,000 people. Approx 10,000 people in the United States and 200,000 worldwide - several of those people being a family very close to my heart.

Sites at risk include: kidney, retina, spinal cord, brain, pancreas, adrenal gland and inner ear. Studies of the VHL gene have resulted in approval of multiple cancer drugs. Particularly in the case of the kidney and pancreas, if not treated correctly, tumours can advance to malignant forms of cancer. Currently there is no approval of drugs for treating VHL. Curing Von-Hippel Lindau brings us one step closer to curing many forms of cancer.

Thank you to everyon...more more

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Grahamdonation11-Oct-2015£5.00£1.25Great thing to do
Lynn Hensondonation10-Oct-2015£10.00£2.50Good luck Amy love Nan and grandad xxx
Uncle Markdonation10-Oct-2015£10.00£2.50Well done Ames, love Uncle Mark
Anonymousdonation10-Oct-2015£10.00£2.50Thank you for your support Amy! xx
Lynn Hensondonation10-Oct-2015£15.00£3.75Good luck Amy you can do it love dad
Lauradonation10-Oct-2015£5.00£1.25Good luck tomorrow chick :) you know you can do it!! Xxx
Chris & Joycedonation10-Oct-2015£20.00£5.00well done Amy xx
Chris Seamandonation28-Sep-2015£5.00£1.25A great cause! Keep up the good work
Hopedonation27-Sep-2015£20.00£5.00So proud of you boo AGAIN x
Laura Jeffreysdonation25-Sep-2015£5.00£1.25Good luck :) should be flatter!
Mumdonation28-Aug-2015£20.00£5.00All the best Amy you can do it good luck so proud of you xx
     
     
     
     

My fundraising page is raising money for VHL UK/Ireland

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To relieve the charitable needs of persons who have von Hippel-Lindau Syndrome (VHL) and similar g...more

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