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Steven Bland

London Marathon

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Total raised so far £0.00

Target £0.00

Total plus Gift Aid: £0.00

Raised offline: £0.00

My story

[p]Thanks for taking the time to visit my Virgin Money Giving page. [/p][p]As many of you know, in September 2018, my incredible wife Rachael died from triple negative breast cancer just under two years after she was diagnosed.[/p][p]Rachael’s death devastated not just her close family and friends but also so many other people all over the world who had been touched and impacted by her inspirational story. [/p][p]During her treatment Rachael worked tirelessly to help as many people as she possibly could, through her blog and the brilliant You, Me and the Big C podcast, so it seems right that we continue that mission![/p][p]And what better challenge to kick things off than the London Marathon, a race Rachael loved and ran herself three times.[/p][p]I'm going to be running for Macmillan Cancer Support who are here to help find the best way through from the moment of a cancer diagnosis, so people are able to live life as fully as they can. [/p][p]The charity receives no government funding and relies almost entirely on public donations. From advice about money and work, to someone who’ll listen if you just want to talk, Macmillan are there when we need them most. They certainly were for Rach and I, right up to the very end.[/p][p]But I won’t be doing it alone! Also joining me as part of #TeamRachael, our brilliant friends Rachael, Will, Mark, Sean and Henry are going to be part of my team raising money for Macmillan. So massive thanks to them. Your support and willingness to run a bloomin long way for Rachael is very much appreciated![/p][p]Through Virgin Money Giving, you can sponsor me and donations will be quickly processed and passed to Macmillan. [/p][p]Virgin Money Giving is a not for profit organisation and will claim gift aid on a charity's behalf where the donor is eligible for this.[/p][p]I really appreciate all your support and thank you for any donations.[/p]
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Jun 23, 2019



£5.00 plus £1.25 Gift Aid

Jun 8, 2019



May 30, 2019

Kate Murphy and boys

Dear Steve, Rachael and team, sorry the donation is late but what a fabulous job you all did - we watched the marathon from down under and were completely in awe of everyone running!! Well done all


May 20, 2019


Love, love, love the podcast and wishing you all the best in what you and the girls continue to do to raise awareness of cancer and making people have these conversations!

£10.00 plus £2.50 Gift Aid

May 9, 2019



May 9, 2019

Darren McCaffrey

Great run Henry, great time, great cause!


May 8, 2019


£30.00 plus £7.50 Gift Aid

May 7, 2019

Chris Johnson

Well done Steve, Mark and team. You're all heroes. God bless

£26.20 plus £6.55 Gift Aid

May 6, 2019

Giles Fletcher

Well done Sean!

£10.00 plus £2.50 Gift Aid

May 6, 2019