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Rebecca Anderson

Great North Run 2019

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Fundraising for this challenge has ended so we're no longer accepting donations. Thanks to everyone who supported this challenge.

Total raised so far £0.00

Target £0.00

Total plus Gift Aid: £0.00

Raised offline: £0.00

My story

[p]Okay, so here goes![/p][p]For those that don’t know my story, buckle up, get comfortable, I’ll give you a little insight...[/p][p]In May 2010, I was on my way to attend a friends house party. A bottle of apple sourz in one hand and a bag of Tesco’s finest snacks in the other. On that car journey over, I got the phonecall asking me to head to Sunderland Infirmary where I was told the news no one anyone wants to here. [/p][p][b]I had cancer. [/b][/p][p]I was 18 years old. [/p][p]I was diagnosed with Acute Myeloid Leukaemia. And, because I don’t just like to do things by half, my leukaemia cells were actually mutated (even more than being a stupid leukaemia cell). [/p][p]Hello Monosome-7 👋🏼 [/p][p]My only option of survival was to fight for remission through 3 gruelling rounds of chemotherapy and then receive a bone marrow transplant.[/p][p]Basically, my whole blood-making system needed to be replaced by someone’s nice, healthy blood-making system and this would give me the best chance of survival.[/p][p]None of my family were a match and the chances of any friends or extended family being one was so slim that we had to make it a bigger search. [/p][p]That’s where Anthony Nolan step in. [/p][p]Man...these guys saved my life. [/p][p]After 3 months of searching, one match pulling out, one medical exception (thank you for trying!) and a delay due to a chest infection, they found me a match.[/p][p]On 3rd December 2010, after a weeks worth of intense chemotherapy, I received my transplant. [/p][p]And, here I am, 9 years after finding that wonderful person who saved my life. [/p][p]And what does this crazy fool want to do to celebrate? [/p][p]Great North Run 2019, come at me bro! [/p][p]And my aim? [/p][p][b]To raise £1 for every day I’ve got back of my life since I received my transplant.[/b][/p][p][i]Can you help me reach £3201 to help those still looking for a match? [/i][/p][p][br][/p][p]Just incase you missed it, here's my story...[/p][p][url=https://youtu.be/6cs2LfFYEqg]https://youtu.be/6cs2LfFYEqg[/url] [/p]

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Sep 8, 2019

The Wallace Family

£30.00 plus £7.50 Gift Aid

Sep 7, 2019

Kate Smith

Absolutely smash it darling x

£5.00 plus £1.25 Gift Aid

Sep 7, 2019

Sarah and Dan

We’ve been meaning to do this for months Becca - but when better than the night before! Well done for all your work and effort in raising money AND awareness for something so important. Hope you love the run, and the post run beers!! xx

£15.00 plus £3.75 Gift Aid

Sep 7, 2019

Mark Chastney

Good Luck Becca!! You’ll smash it!!

£50.00 plus £12.50 Gift Aid

Sep 7, 2019

Michael Booth

Good luck for tomorrow Becca! Enjoy the day and I’ll see you at the finish for a well deserved pint! x

£20.00 plus £5.00 Gift Aid

Sep 7, 2019

David, Rachel, Juliet and Vincent

You'll smash it! But don't get hammered on Saturday night though in advance.

£10.00 plus £2.50 Gift Aid

Sep 7, 2019

Anthony Grey

£50.00 plus £12.50 Gift Aid

Sep 7, 2019

The Fullertons down South

We remember Susan donating. It’s been amazing to now hear your side of the story. Best of luck with your run!

£20.00 plus £5.00 Gift Aid

Sep 6, 2019

Kate Bell

Good luck Becca! What an inspiration you are to us all! Xxxx

£5.00 plus £1.25 Gift Aid

Sep 6, 2019

Sam Dewar

Good luck on Sunday Becca!

£20.00 plus £5.00 Gift Aid