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Just Breathe's fundraising page

7 team members

Challenge complete

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

Team story

[p]Hello and thanks for visiting our fundraising page for the Brighton Marathon, raising money for the CF Trust.[/p] [p]We are a group of (very!) amateur runners who have come together to take on the toughest race we could think of, the 2014 Brighton Marathon!! The first question that comes to mind is why?? Well there is one person in our group who has an amazing story and for whom the rest of us are running; some of us to support, others because we wanted the challenge alongside her, and finally the small group who stupidly said they would do it if she ever did!![/p] [p]Amanda was born with Cystic Fibrosis (CF) and has been battling this inherited illness her whole life. In 2010 her health deteriorated she and became completely reliant on the oxygen 24/7 and by May 2012 she was on the list for a double-lung transplant. On September 29[sup]th[/sup] 2012, Amanda was lucky enough to receive a lifesaving transplant.[/p] [p]Just over a year on and Amanda’s health has improved dramatically and she is ready to take on a challenge that she has wanted to achieve for a number of years… the marathon and we, her team will be right alongside her to complete this fantastic goal.[/p] [p]Unfortunately many people with CF are not as lucky as Amanda and never get to have a second chance. Basic CF care is always improving with the aim of maintaining a life as healthy as possible. We hope people never get to the point of ill health that Amanda did, and with the help of the CF Trust putting money into care and gene therapy research, a major trial is currently underway. That work, has only been possible through the generosity and support of people like you, for which, all of us at Just Breathe, and CF sufferers, thank you very much.[/p]

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Jul 27, 2014

Tom Baigent

From Brother Baigent

£26.50 plus £6.63 Gift Aid

Jul 18, 2014

Paul Davis

Just read your story in Runner's World. Incredible! My best mate at school had CF but has now sadly passed away. With that, and the fact that I'm a runner myself, how could I not donate. Good on you!

£20.00 plus £5.00 Gift Aid

Jul 6, 2014

Anonymous

£10.00 plus £2.50 Gift Aid

May 12, 2014

Richard and Sylvia Michelson

Best of luck all the way from South Africa

£50.00

Apr 30, 2014

Mark

Well done! Next time don't scare Mum so much though x

£50.00 plus £12.50 Gift Aid

Apr 29, 2014

Anonymous

With love from all the vdL's

£20.00 plus £5.00 Gift Aid

Apr 28, 2014

George & Heather

Better late than never! Well done Yasin & Co. Will look out for you next year.

£20.00 plus £5.00 Gift Aid

Apr 14, 2014

K. Fane-Hervey

Well done Amanda. What an inspiration!

£100.00 plus £25.00 Gift Aid

Apr 14, 2014

Rhys and Nicky

Well done Amanda. cf in our family too, so great cause

£20.00 plus £5.00 Gift Aid

Apr 14, 2014

Ben Hassett

An inspirational story. Such respect for your strength. Thank you for your drive and for fundraising for CF.

£10.00 plus £2.50 Gift Aid

Amanda Chalmers

Amanda Chalmers

Sarah Walker

Sarah Walker

Hannah Jones

Hannah Jones

Yasin Dean

Yasin Dean

amy baigent

amy baigent

Andrew Hehir

Andrew Hehir

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