Wednesday, 27 November 2013

TEAM WAMBY - Raising Money for CLIC SARGENT

Today I have been photographing my charity Christmas Cards for Team Wamby's Christmas Fayre - raising money for CLIC SARGENT. Each pack has five cards and five red envelopes and I will pay the postage to send them direct to you, anywhere in the UK.


 Pack one is called ''Let Sleeping Cats Lie'' 




Pack Two is Puss in Ski Boots...



and Pack three is ''Gold, Frankincense and Purr'' 



Bid what you are prepared to pay for each pack and the highest bid come December first, WINS!
Please place your bids on the Team WAMBY Facebook page here
(Many other items to bid for, buy outright or an entry to the big competition is only £1)


Background to TEAM WAMBY from it's founder Kirstie Ginesi.....

I first met Amber when she was a weeny little 5/6 month old, most envious as my bounder was far from delicate and wee. This was nearly 4 years ago and Amber and my own daughter, Aleyna, are great friends. I am proud to call Amber's mum, Lara, one of my great friends.

Unfortunately, not long after I met Amber, she was diagnosed with a brain tumour the size of a tennis ball just after she was 6 months old. Shortly after she had brain surgery, only to discover it was inoperable. Had it been, she'd have been 96% certain of a normal life without recurrence. As it was, she started chemo, saw in her first 2 birthdays whilst enduring treatment and all manner of procedures. She has lost the sight in her left eye and it is diminished in her right. Just before her 3rd birthday she stopped having chemo so they could monitor the tumour, and for a year it showed signs of remaining dormant, no growth. Until last week, when a scan revealed it had commenced growing again. She celebrated her 4th birthday just weeks earlier and has recently welcomed a brand new brother - Seth to this world.

Over the years there has been various fundraising events on Amber's behalf for the multitude of charities that have helped her and her family. I have been lucky enough to donate and contribute to some: I did the Race for Life while wearing Aleyna, then 3 and 20kg (about 44lbs) on my back in a sling, and I have even chopped my hair and donated it to a children's wig making charity who create real hair wigs for children who have lost their hair, the Little Princess Trust. But now it is my time to put together a fundraiser. I am organising an online fundraiser for a charity, or charities, nominated by Amber's family for their help and support over the years.

The first of which will be Clic Sergeant.

Any help with this will be most welcome.

2 comments:

  1. Wow Anne! They r excellent and an excellent idea too

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  2. Thanks Wend :) Sweetie, will you share the page? Place a bid? Or perhaps have a punt on the competition? - loooooads of prizes to be won, including some lovely Room on the Broom toys. Thanks for the support darling.xxx

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