I have reached my goal! 24 September 2019
I am updating you all to let you know that between this givealittle page, personal donations, and an amazing quiz night I have reached my goal!!
I am deeply grateful to you all for your help. I have been helped in so many ways, not just financially. People pitched in with organising auction items, people donated auction items, my little team of ladies who helped me organise everything not only kept my sanity but rallied around and offered all kinds of help and support. I had close family friends set up the most amazing quiz night and wouldn't let me help. That collected a whopping $10K alone in one night! The support has come in all forms; emotional, moral, not to mention financial. From complete strangers to close friends, I have been embraced, loved, supported and helped in ways I could not imagine. What would I have done without you all? Due to the nature of my situation I was also eligible to tap into my Kiwi Saver. I cannot thank you all enough. I am deeply humbled by your kindness and compassion. I am definitely feeling the love! Due to me reaching my goal well ahead of time I am going to shut down this page.
To keep up the spirit of giving and kindness that has been shown me, I will be paying it forward. When I am up and working again, I will be keeping my eye out on these givealittle pages and donating when and where I can. and looking for other pay-it-forward opportunities.
If anyone would like to follow my journey, I have a Facebook Page. Please note that I am no longer going to Russia for this treatment, but now to New Delhi, India. The link to the Facebook page says Anne2Russia but I wont change this now in case I lose the page. This is the link if you are interested.
Once again lovely people, from the bottom of my heart - THANK YOU, from my family and I! I am going to India to get a rebooted immune system to hopefully put this MS into a permanent remission, and this has happened becuase of your kindness.
I hope you have a wonderful week.