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Barb Finlayson fundraising terminal cancer medical treatment.

Closed Cause page created in the Health category by Nancy Cox on Behalf of NZDF for Barbara Finlayson


$9,690 donated

Given by 129 generous donors in around 3 months

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Our beloved ‘Barb’ has terminal cancer. However, with additional finacial assistance, her life could be extended out possibly by 12 months.

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Please see the update on the 30/10/18 for Barb's treatment!

Due to huge expenses of medication and treatment (approximately $100,000) to prolong Barb Finlayson’s life expectancy we need your help in order to raise funds to contribute towards this. Her cancer is terminal, and unfortunately there is no cure. However, with additional financial assistance her life expectancy could be extended out possibly by 12 months. This would give her more time with her family and friends, many of which have traveled or even moved here from the UK to be with her during her journey.

Any donations welcome, no matter how small! Please contribute in any way you can to help make a difference to the time we have left with her.

Nancy Cox on Behalf of NZDF's involvement

I am a work colleague and want to help out in a small way due to the huge expense of the medical treatments. Not to mention the difficulties and logistics of care required with family and friends for treatment in order to prolong Barb’s life expectancy for this terrible disease.

Use of funds

The funds raised will contribute towards the medication and treatment to prolong Barb’s life expectancy. There are also the logistical costs of care and accomodation involved during this time.


Latest update

Awesome news!  30 October 2018

Barb's immunotherapy treatments are working and the tumour has shrunk!

Thank-you to all those awesome people who have contributed and helped pay towards the huge costs of this treatment!

You have helped prolong her life......

The Give a Little page is still open for donations if you would like to contribute to this treatment cost....


Latest donations

  • University of Auckland - CDES team

    University of Auckland - CDES team on 22 Nov 2018

    $200

    Hi Barb . We are all thinking of you and sending lots of positive thoughts your way. Kia kaha! Love from the Career Development & Employability Services team at the University of Auckland.

    $200

  • Nigel & Marianne Timpson

    Nigel & Marianne Timpson on 21 Nov 2018

    $180

    Barb, great times spent together 'crazy horse'. I know what a fighter you are so keep on keeping on...

    $180

  • McNabb Family

    McNabb Family on 13 Nov 2018

    $100

    Thinking of you often. I am very pleased to hear treatment is doing what it's suppose to! Keep smiling that beautiful smile Barb xoxox Andrea.

    $100

  • Libby Davis

    Libby Davis on 25 Oct 2018

    $20

    Thinking of you Barb.

    $20

  • Phil B

    Phil B on 24 Oct 2018

    $100

    I'm so very sorry to hear this stink news Barb. Missing your beautiful smile, banter, fabulous stories and your great company. Lots of love lovely lady xxx

    $100


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Paying to a verified bank account of Barbara Finlayson

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