Run for Mum

$2,570 of $2,000 goal
Given by 67 generous donors in 10 weeks

Fundraising for Brain Tumour Support NZ


Kia Ora!

In October 2021 our family received some devastating news. After a period of intense headaches and a routine trip to her GP, my Mum was diagnosed with a Grade 4 Glioblastoma, an aggressive type of brain cancer. Over the last eight months, Mum has been in and out of hospital following surgery and has undergone months of radiation and chemotherapy.

My Mum is an absolute superhero. She continues to wake up every day and take on life head-on despite a poor prognosis.

We have recently received the wonderful news that her tumour is currently responding to treatment. Mum continues to fight the good fight and we couldn't be more proud of her.

I have decided (extremely last minute) to run 10km in the Selwyn Marathon event on Sunday 5th June to honour Mum. I'm hoping to raise $1000 for Brain Tumour Support NZ, an awesome charity that provides support, guidance, advocacy and information to patients and families of those suffering from brain cancer.

I also want to use this opportunity to raise awareness for brain cancer and advocate for the many people in NZ diagnosed with this horrible disease every year. There are 18 beneficial cancer medications that are funded in Australia that are not available to patients here in Aotearoa. It's time that this changes.

Mum, you are wise, caring, fierce, loyal and loved by so many. I love you so much. Cheers to you!

Any contribution would be greatly appreciated :)

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New Goal  3 June 2022

Woah thank you so much to all who have donated! I am absolutely blown away by everyone’s generosity, I am so so grateful.

Because I reached my goal so quickly I have changed it to $2000 and will keep the page open for a while after my race.

Once again thank you so much!

Nga Mihi

Hannah x

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Sarah on 08 Jul 2022
You go girl xo
Karen on 28 Jun 2022
all the very best to your mum and family
Christopher on 14 Jun 2022
Hannah, we are with you in this and praying for your mum’s journey.
Jay on 09 Jun 2022
Amazing work Sister!
Alejandro on 06 Jun 2022

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