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Andrew VS Cancer - Episode IV - A New Drug

Cause page created in the Health category by janine carr for Andy Speir


$40,100 of $40,000 goal

Given by 295 generous donors in 4 weeks

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Cancer is terrible. Andy is awesome & needs Avastin which costs around $40,000. Let’s help his whanau out and give him the best chance!

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Our beloved mate has a fight on his hands!

As you may know, he was recently diagnosed with Stage IV Bowel Cancer and is currently undergoing chemotherapy to fight it.

While we have an amazing public health system here in NZ, there is another challenge.

A drug called Avastin has been recommended as his medical team believe it will give him the best shot at things... and it is not funded infact it will cost about $40,000.

So this is one way we can all support him and his amazing whanau as he puts his best Chewbacca impersonation into action and fights this with all the humour grace, and guitar solos we know and love.

Arohanui

Jx

janine carr's involvement (page creator)

Andy is a dear friend and a bloody good person. He has been stuck with me in his life since intermediate school.

Use of funds

Primarily, the medication he needs. Anything extra will just help him and his whanau with any support they might need during this time.


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Hey everyone!  7 February 2020

Posted by: Andy Speir

Andrew here! My family and I have been really humbled by all of your generosity. Just letting you all know that we will keep the page up after we hit the target and anything above it will contribute to a 2nd round!

Meanwhile here is a picture of me and my thumbs with some food...

Thank you everybody!!

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  • Anna-Marie

    Anna-Marie 5 hours ago

    $20

    Wishing you all the best with your fight against this horrible illness. Miss seeing your friendly face in Dalston!

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This page was created on 15 Jan 2020 and closes on 15 Jan 2021.
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