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Cancer Sucks

Cause page created in the Health category by Ellie Henderson for Glenn Henderson


$2,000 donated
Given by 18 generous donors in around 7 months
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Financial stability while Glenn goes through a lengthy treatment

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  Auckland

Dad (Glenn) was diagnosed with Multiple Myeloma (rare and incurable blood cancer that affects the bone marrow) on the 26th December 2019 . He Started Chemotherapy on the 31st Dec and is awaiting radiation for a tumor at the base of his spine. Majority of his treatments will be in Auckland (a 2 hour drive) and is unable to work due to a broken disk bulging into his spinal cord that can potentially put him in a wheel chair, severe back pain and the side effects that come with cancer treatments. Any donations big or small would be very much appreciated to help with loss of income and travel expenses.

I (Glenn's daughter) will be doing the sky tower firefighter stair challenge with my full BA set on up over 1000 stairs to raise funds and awareness for the leukemia and blood cancer foundation. This is now a very personal goal and achievement and would love to help Dad out directly aswel .

Thank you to all that have supported him already, its means more to our family than you'll know ❤

Ellie Henderson's involvement (page creator)

Glenn's daughter, helping Dad back on their feet financially

Use of funds

Loss of income and travel expenses for the duration of treatment


Latest update

Latest Update 08.03.2020  8 March 2020

Posted by: Ellie Henderson

Dad is doing really well and has responded to the chemo treatment really well and his cancer markers are at 0 which is awesome news. The tumor at the base of his spine has shrunk quite a lot but it is still causing him a significant amount of pain so he will be receiving radiation treatment in the coming weeks we hope. He has started his bone strengthening treatment now but a little too late unfortunately as the lastest MRI scan showed that he has broken 4 more vertabrae in his spine which is less than ideal but apart from this everything is going good and results are as good as they can be. He is still unable to work due to the pain he is in and how careful he has to be to not cause any further damage.

Your support and generosity has not gone unnoticed, thank you !

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Marica
Marica on 13 Feb 2020
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Yvonne
Yvonne on 29 Jan 2020
Thinking of and praying for you and your family.
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Marica
Marica on 27 Jan 2020
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Josh and Jazz
Josh and Jazz on 13 Jan 2020
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Dave & Marica
Dave & Marica on 12 Jan 2020
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