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Gemma Cleland

5k challenge for Fungal Infection Trust

Total raised so far £0.00

Target £0.00

Total plus Gift Aid: £0.00

Raised offline: £0.00

My story

[p]My step-dad Derek Campbell, a 51-year-old non-smoker, was diagnosed last year with a rare and incurable lung condition called Chronic Pulmonary Aspergillosis.[/p][p]Chronic Pulmonary Aspergillosis (CPA) affects 3 million people around the world, but is very often mis-diagnosed and confused with other health problems such as cancer or tuberculosis. Treatment of CPA is most often using antifungal drugs, which can be effective in limiting the advance of the disease though cannot cure it.[/p][p]Unfortunately, Derek has been found to have a very complicated case affecting both lungs and it is inoperable. He receives antifungal therapy to try and slow the infection down, but has already found to be resistant to one of the main medications used to treat the condition.[/p][p]This is why even although I'm not a runner I have chosen this challenge to try and raise funds for the charity FIT (Fungal Infection Trust), in the hope that with further research and awareness one day a cure may be found. If you can help in even the smallest way it would be very much appreciated.[/p][p]Thank you,[/p][p]Gemma[/p][p][img][/img][/p][p][img][/img][img][/img][/p]
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Inverness Half Marathon - Run for Ecologia Youth Trust!

Inverness Half Marathon - Run for Ecologia Youth Trust!

11 Mar 2018


The Fungal InfectionTrust

The Fungal InfectionTrust




£50.00 plus £12.50 Gift Aid


Ryan family




£30.00 plus £7.50 Gift Aid


Uncle James and Aunt Celia



Pat and Lesley



Gerry and Maureen

Good luck Gemma. Great effort for a great cause.

£10.00 plus £2.50 Gift Aid


Dad, Helen & Gran

Good luck Gems, we're all proud of you girl.

£30.00 plus £7.50 Gift Aid



Good luck Gemma

£20.00 plus £5.00 Gift Aid





Good on you Gemma , you are doing a great thing for all family x

£20.00 plus £5.00 Gift Aid