Fundraiser stories

Fundraiser stories

See why people like you are raising money in support of The Christie charity.

“This was honestly one of the most challenging things I've ever accomplished in my life… I'm so grateful to have had the experience and to raise so much money in the process for such a wonderful charity.”
Darcey Dunne, Christie fundraiser
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“I have decided to take this challenge on when I am feeling the best I have ever felt. This charity is very important to me so any donations will be greatly appreciated.”
Daniel Parkinson, Christie supporter
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“The challenge of running 5k every day in 2021 is completely outside of my comfort zone but it’s allowed me to take part in some iconic running events whilst raising money for an iconic institution in The Christie.”
Mark Flint, Christie fundraiser
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“The Swimathon for Bex 2 was incredible and we were overwhelmed with the kindness and support shown by friends, family, local organisations and businesses joining us to raise money for The Christie.”
Team Swimathon for Bex, Christie fundraisers
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“The care that Josh and we, his family, received is difficult to describe to anyone who hasn’t experienced it… We have had such wonderful support from friends and family over the years, and it’s thanks to all those people we have reached this milestone.”
Carol Hallam, Christie fundraiser
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“In the past, I walked with the hope my daughter would have survived cancer, now I walk in her memory and for all children in the same circumstances. Cancer can be beat together!”
Assunta Trapanese, Christie fundraiser
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“I am doing the Great Manchester 10km run to raise money as a small token of gratitude to thank the amazing medical and support staff at The Christie hospital for all the fabulous and dedicated care they gave to my grandad Peter.”
Carly Weston, Christie fundraiser
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“I just want to say thank you again to The Christie hospital for the amazing work they did and continue to provide… we are so lucky to have such an amazing team on our doorstep.”
Josh Holt, Christie fundraiser
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“[My sister-in-law] was so determined to beat all the odds and it is some of that determination that has rubbed off on me and why I am doing the Manchester 100mile bike ride in aid of The Christie.”
Andrew Gravett and Ben Glimmerveen, Christie fundraisers
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“The Christie provides an incredibly important service that has been heavily impacted by the pandemic, with charity income dropping by at least 25%, so we just want to help in whatever way we can.”
Douglas Connell and Alicia Calow, Christie fundraisers
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“Even in her last days, [Mum] wanted to ensure we continue to raise money for those at The Christie who have worked so hard to give us that little bit more time as a family.”
Grace Marshall, Christie fundraiser
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“I have now organised this yoga event for 6 years now in memory of my mother and father… I was determined to make a difference and help raise money to contribute towards all the work that The Christie do.”
Clare Broomhead, Christie supporter
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