Sian Pond

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Asthma UK
Asthma UK is the UK's leading asthma charity to help all people with asthma. We fund world-leading research into better treatments and ultimately a cure. Please support us in our goal to prevent asthma attacks, especially those that result in death or emergency hospitalisation.
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Sian Pond's fundraising page

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Sian Pond

My page: http://uk.virginmoneygiving.com/SianPond

Hello, 

Thank you so much for visiting my page, it means a lot that you have even stubbled upon this page so thank you already. I have decided to be brave and run this years London Marathon 2017! Ahhhhhhh!! I will be running in memory of my dad, Brody Pond who passed away in 1995 from a sudden asthma attack. I was only 5 years old at the time and my brother Russell was 7 years old when asthma took our dad from us. It was August and the middle of the school summer holidays when he died. We had spent a lovely day at the beech as a family Dad, Mum, Russ and me but little did we know that our lives would change forever overnight. 

Dad had a sudden attack that night while Russell and I were asleep in bed and even though an ambulance arrived to rush him to hospital it was sadly too late. I am a severe asthma suffer myself and know how vital it is to manage the condition. I know how it feels when a sudden attack happens. It's such a strange feeling as you suddenly just become very weak, lifeless and even walking up the stairs is impossible as you have no air in your lungs and it really does just happen all of a sudden which is very scary. I try my best to manage my asthma by staying fit and healthy working as a professional dancer but by also regularly taking my medication. The older I get, the more I understand how important your daily inhalers are in keeping your asthma under control. However, I am still so shocked and confused at how this disease/ condition can take someone's life. I try to comprehend that this has happened to me but it just seems to make no sense at all. 

Friends and family, people of Norwich City and Norwich Market would all remember my dad as a larger than life character and the life and soul of any party. Everyone seemed to know of him or have a story to tell you about him and he could make anyone smile with his charm, charisma and laughter. Eventhough I was very young when he died I still have wonderful memories of Dad. From the games we played, the antics we got up to when mum was out and the bed time stories he made up that made me cry with laughter. He was a truly wonderful father and I wish with all my heart he was still with us today. I hope and pray that his memory lives on and that we make him proud everyday. I'm doing this for you dad and running for asthma uk means the world to me. I want to do anything I possible can to help raise awareness and money for this charity so other families and asthma suffers don't have to experience what we have. I want to change asthma sufferers lives and if running 26 something miles can help do that then why not ey?! I feel asthma isn't considered a dangerous or deadly disease to the general public so I want to do all I can to help.

I am so grateful that you have been reading my page and would loveeeeee you to help me achieve my fundraising goal and give me that little extra boost I most certainly need to get round London in April. I'm starting to get very scared but any donation that you are happy to make will be absolutely incredible and I will be so so grateful. 

Thank you again, I can't thank you enough.

lots of Love Sian xxxxx

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Recent donors

20.05.17 From Ponds Florist and customers

28.04.17 Well done Sian! We knew you would smash it! xxx

27.04.17 Sorry it's late but well done on your marathon Siany!

27.04.17 Amazing achievement! You were always a special little girl, always bright, bubbly and happy. Always keen to help other people and now you've grown up you're still determined to help others. Well done! Your dad would be so proud and I know your mum is too

25.04.17 Well done Sian! You should be super proud of yourself! Lots of love The Smiths xx

25.04.17 Well done Siany! You did amazingly xxxx

24.04.17 Good work !

24.04.17 Congratulations! You smashed it!

24.04.17

24.04.17 Well done Sian! Amazing achievement you should be so proud of yourself!! Recover well over next week!!

23.04.17 Well done Sian! What an amazing achievement! xxx

23.04.17 Congratulations on tackling this monster challenge. Nigel and Sharon x

23.04.17 Have an amazing Run!

22.04.17 Good luck Sian! Love Jodie and Jamie xx

22.04.17 You've got this Pondy. So proud of you. Big love xx

22.04.17 Good luck Sian- amazing experience. You will smash it xx

22.04.17 Good luck tomorrow Siany. We're all very proud of you! Run Barney run xxxxxx

22.04.17

21.04.17 Here's to you and your family Sian good luck tomorrow I'm sure you'll be amazing, your dad will be very proud xxx

21.04.17 Wishing you all the luck in the world lovely. Smash it xxx

20.04.17 I am so unbelievably proud of you and what you are doing. You are amazing and a true inspiration. your dad will be with you the whole way. Sending so much love and luck xxxx

20.04.17 Go Sian!! Awesome cause! You'll nail it!! Chris and Alex xxx

20.04.17 Good Luck Barney Bop!!! You're going to be amazing. Lots of love and luck, Pete, Liz and Keith Xxx

20.04.17 Good luck love! You can do it!!

20.04.17 Siany I echo all the lovely comments. You can do this you beautiful person!! It's such a good cause. I imagine your Dad is soooooo proud of you. Good luck hunni xxxxx

£2,346.22

Running total

Target:
£1,800.00
Total raised incl. Gift Aid:
£2,726.53
Total donors:
81
Last donor:

20.05.17  
Offline fundraising:
£0.00
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