Charity Auction on the Way!

It has been an absolute honour today to receive a delivery from Dame Jess Ennis Hill! I feel so privileged and I know Jess Weaver would have been so incredibly excited. It’s fair to say Jess and I watched a lot of the 2012 olympics together (well I did as she was a baby!) and seeing another Sheffield girl run so well gave me the inspiration I needed to get back to exercise…. never did I think only 8 years later I’d receive a gift from her in the post. From one Yorkshire Jess in memory of another. What an honour.

Now for the challenge of raising as much money as we can via auction for Children with Cancer UK.

World Leukaemia Day

On World Leukaemia Day, it feels a fitting moment,

To raise more awareness, of one of life’s big opponents.

Whilst the medics do a great job, and treatment is helping more.

There are still too many people who aren’t with us anymore.

The disease progresses quickly, with diagnosis sometimes not so easy.

With so many symptoms possible, maybe bruising or being wheezy.

So here’s to fundraising for research and raising more awareness.

To help against the fight, the suffering and the unfairness.

To all leukaemia fighters, I wish you health and feeling well. 

I hope your blood is soon free of those nasty leukaemia cells.

All Kitted Up!

The Team Jess running vests have arrived and I’ve given mine its debut….even in this heat! Thanks Children with Cancer UK. Nice that we’ve got them for the Team Jess warm up run in September as well as the rescheduled Sheffield 10k 😀

Featured Story!

Nice to see Jess pop up on the Children with Cancer social media posts today. Whilst we can’t help Jess anymore, we can potentially help others by sharing her story.😀

Published Again!

A huge thank you to Pomfretian for their kind donation to the Team Jess fundraising and for publishing a centre page spread about the Team Jess campaign in this month’s edition too. Jess has been in two publications now and they say things comes in threes. I wonder who could be next 🤔. To read the article visit the Pomfretian website.

Children with Cancer UK

Today Jess’ story was published on the Children with Cancer UK website. I really hope that sharing our story will help other people, be it reminding people of why fundraising is so vitally important or perhaps helping someone else who’s in our shoes. If you want to read the story or find out more about the great work Children with Cancer UK do, then you can see the story here.

https://www.childrenwithcancer.org.uk/stories/patient-story-jessica-w/