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Help Heather fight breast cancer

Closed Cause page created in the Health category by Sue McKee for Heather Hood

$4,250 donated
Given by 96 generous donors in 21 days

A page set up to help raise funds for Heather as she goes on her cancer journey.

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A group of us from the dog agility community have decided to start a page to help Heather on the difficult journey that she has ahead of her. During lockdown, while most of us spent time baking, worrying about when we could go out for coffee and catching up on household chores, Heather at 38 years old was diagnosed with breast cancer. Heather lives alone apart from her animal family, and the news would have been terribly difficult to cope with.

She has started chemotherapy and as a consequence has lost all of her hair. She is not financially well-off, but the wigs that were on offer free were pretty awful, and she chose to pay for a better one. This has led to financial constraints and so we are trying to fund raise to help her pay for the superior wig and put any further funds towards the obvious financial burden that she will face along the way.

Heather has been an enthusiastic member of our agility community for a very long time. She travels in from her rural area to attend any event that is on offer around Canterbury, and has been a valued member of the local club, taking on many of the voluntary positions needed to run it.

Any amount, no matter how big or small, would be truly appreciated.

Sue McKee's involvement (page creator)

Heather is part of the dog agility community, of which I am also a part. A group of us decided to get together to help her out during the difficult circumstances she finds herself in.

Use of funds

To pay for Heather's wig and any other costs that are incurred as she battles cancer.

Latest update

Last chance to donate to Heather's cause  17 July 2020

Posted by: Sue McKee

Hi all, thanks so much to all the generous donors towards Heather's ongoing costs while she fights the "boob beast". The campaign closes tomorrow, so if anyone hasn't donated and wants to, better be quick.

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Latest donations

Pen on 18 Jul 2020
Kia kaha
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Guest Donor on 17 Jul 2020
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Guest Donor on 17 Jul 2020
Jacqueline on 17 Jul 2020
You have got this Heather Stay strong
Jenny on 17 Jul 2020

Who's involved?

Sue McKee's avatar
Created by Sue McKee
Heather Hood's avatar
Paying to a verified bank account of Heather Hood

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This page was created on 27 Jun 2020 and closed on 18 Jul 2020.
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