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Around the Bays 10km for Chels!

Closed Cause page created in the Health category by Emma Newton for "Chelsea Bertos and the Bertos Family"

$12,655 of $25,000 goal
Given by 136 generous donors in 6 weeks

Fundraising to support Chelsea in her battle against Breast Cancer.

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Our dear friend (and life of the party) Chelsea was diagnosed with Breast Cancer on 2 December 2020 at the age of 38. This page is dedicated to supporting Chelsea, her husband Adam and children Marco and Zoe as they make their way through this next unexpected chapter.

Chelsea has a long journey ahead of her. She has already begun chemotherapy and will be continuing this for the next 6 months, before potentially looking at surgery and even radiation.

Chelsea's doctor has offered them the option of treatment which has an extra 15% success rate, but unfortunately is not funded by the government. This is at a cost of $30,000. The insurance company will cover $10,000, but the Bertos Family will need to come up with the additional $20,000 themselves.

As we all know - Chelsea is one hell of a fighter, but we want to be able to support her in fundraising for this cost to give her the best possible chance at kicking cancers ass. Chelsea is kind, loyal, generous and always has everyone's back, and now it is time for us to show her that we have hers.

A number of F45 Porirua Members and community have signed up to complete the Bluebridge 10km run/walk at Around the Bays on Sunday 21 February 2021. We ask that you join us in the battle with Chels and sponsor us to do so!

You got this Chels and we've got you! <3


There is another page for Chelsea here:

Emma Newton's involvement (page creator)

I am a friend and fellow F45 Porirua member of Chelsea's.

Use of funds

$20,000 for cancer treatment drugs and $5,000 for a wig.

Latest update

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THANK YOU!  22 February 2021

Posted by: Emma Newton

We did it! 53 amazing people completed the 10km around the bays yesterday for our girl Chels. Highlight was having her there at the finish line!

Thank you all SO SO much for your support and donations. The money raised will be a huge help for the Bertos Family.

Keep an eye out for the next event 'Rise up for Chelsea' if you want to get involved!

Arohanui whanau xx

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Latest donations

Amanda on 21 Feb 2021
Awesome work Kaye!! I hate running too so admire this effort ❤️
Craig on 21 Feb 2021
From one F45 family to another. Craig & Sharon F45 CP.
Regan on 20 Feb 2021
We love you so much sister. L,R,Z,A & Zeus.
Kara on 20 Feb 2021
You can do it Chels!! Good luck to everyone running!! 🤗
Cheryl on 20 Feb 2021
With you all the way! Love Chebs 🥰

Who's involved?

Emma Newton's avatar
Created by Emma Newton
Chelsea Bertos's avatar
Paying to a verified bank account of Chelsea Bertos on behalf of Chelsea Bertos and the Bertos Family

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