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The Gabby Marsh Scholarship

Closed Cause page created in the Education category by Gabby Marsh Scholarship for "Gabby Marsh"


$38,997 donated
Given by 426 generous donors in 7 weeks
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Help us to keep Gabby's legacy alive.

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  Auckland Higher Education Family Support In Memory

Gabrielle Marsh was a bright, intelligent young woman about to enter her third year at Auckland University studying B Com/LLB.

On March 4th, while celebrating her up coming 20th birthday with friends at home, Gabby developed a sudden headache and within the space of an hour, Gabby was unconscious and on life support.

Gabby had suffered a catastrophic brain haemorrhage causing irreparable damage to her brain. Her family made the heartbreaking decision to honour Gabby's wishes and Gabby became an organ donor (stated on her driver's license and made known to her family). Her amazing gift has gone on to offer hope and life to others. This epitomises the person Gabby was.

Gabby was passionate, fun loving and kind. She smiled easily and often. She was selfless, considerate and generous. She was someone who impacted everyone she met.

Gabby changed the lives of so many around her, and we dream for her character and kindness to continue changing the life of others.

Gabby Marsh Scholarship's involvement (page creator)

You don't often meet someone who touches your life the way Gabby did, and I want to see her live on and help others in death as much as she did in life.

Use of funds

To honour her academic ability, her exceptional character and her future cut tragically short, the Gabby Marsh Scholarship will be established and offered annually to enable a young school leaver demonstrating exceptional character and service to fulfil their dream of studying commerce at the University of Auckland.


Latest donations

Newdick Family
Newdick Family on 30 Apr 2017
Gabby you gave so much and never expected any thing back. you were an amazing person that many people aspired to be like. The amount of donations people have contributed is a true reflection of how many people you touched. I am so grateful to have know you and shared memories of our first year at uni together
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Lorraine & Brett Goodley
Lorraine & Brett Goodley on 29 Apr 2017
A great cause in memory of a very special young woman.
$100
Leisa and Family
Leisa and Family on 26 Apr 2017
A beautiful soul, never forgotten.
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Blue Top Walkers
Blue Top Walkers on 25 Apr 2017
$400
Auckland Evergreens Softball
Auckland Evergreens Softball on 24 Apr 2017
Auckld Evergreens Softball team 2016/2017 fundraiser, held at Ramblers Softball Club
$500

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This page was created on 9 Mar 2017 and closed on 30 Apr 2017.
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