UPDATE 12th JUNE:
*Thanks to the generous support that we have received thus far ALL funding from here on goes to the 2 wonderful, local Cancer charities below:
Hi and welcome to the latest fundraiser by The Swimming Gardener. Quite simply, I will be swimming in the 3.8km ‘Ironman’ race on June 13th 2015. Not much of a distance granted…. But with BOTH LEGS BOUND & 1 ARM TIED BEHIND MY BACK?
Here is The story behind why I am helping:
This is 3 year old Jack Weaver from Littlehampton. In November 2013 he was short of breath and his side hurt. In the space of just 12 hours he was Blue Lighted to intensive care in Southampton & diagnosed with every parent’s nightmare Childhood Cancer. Jack had Non- Hodgkin’s Lymphoma.
From that moment everything in the Weaver family’s life was turned on it’s head and, to this day, as Jack continues his battle with the disease remains so.
Jack has little memory of life without tubes, needles, hospitals, Chemotherapy and endless relapses followed by long stays in hospital.
Jack’s little sister Adelaide, does not know much of a life beyond support for big brother.
So here’s how we as a society can help:
Between Jack’s family, friends and myself, we have raised the money for Jack and co to take for a well deserved break to Disneyland Paris for 5 days. From NOW on, funds raised will go to the 2 following remarkable Cancer support charities: