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Sebastian Miller is raising money for CLIC Sargent

Seb’s Skydive

Event date: 23rd May 2020


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Total raised so far

102%

£1,841 of £1,800 target by 66 supporters

+£294 Gift Aid

+£0 Offline donations

My story

Today marks the 2 year anniversary of my twin sister’s death, the hardest event I’d ever have to go through. Time since her passing has been abnormal to say the least. A week ago, we both turned 20, finally hit the big 20! I’ve decided to do a skydive as we’d agreed back when we were 15 that we would do a skydive together when we turned 20. So that is why, in my sister’s memory, I will be doing that skydive for the both of us!! Before going on, here is a little bit about my sister’s battle with cancer:

In December 2016, following two years of increasing neck pain, she was diagnosed with EHE (epithelioid hemangioendothelioma, an extremely rare cancer) and was thrust into a world of hospitals, IV drips, pain and fear...   In March 2017 she underwent major surgery to her neck and spine, followed by three months of radiation and proton treatment, which removed the cancer, but left her unable to swallow. In August she started having agonising chest pain, only to then be told the cancer was now in her left lung. She was given aggressive chemo, which led her to spend weeks in hospital due to the debilitating side effects and numerous complications. To quote Isabelle, ‘life sucks’.  Finally, after a long and very brave fight against this devastating disease, Isabelle passed away on the 7th February 2018. 

Throughout this entire period many charities offered their assistance to help my sister enjoy a bit more her ‘shit life’. One of the charities that stuck out the most for me was Clic Sargent provided Isabelle with many activities and consistently came into hospital to see how she was doing. I admired the work they did throughout her entire time in hospital, that is why I will be raising funds for this charity to ensure that any child that is cursed with cancer will not feel alone and will try to enable to lead the best life they can given the circumstances.

I am also calling out for A YEAR OF FUNDRAISING in Izzy’s name! I would love to raise as much money, before our 21st birthday, for all the charities that helped her and our family through the time. No matter how big or small the activities you choose to do, no matter how big or small the sum you collect, I would love to see people get up and do something amazing in honour of my sister?? Please let me know if you do decide to do something and if you need any help with it! I’ve listed below a list of charities that would be a great beneficiary of the raised money!

From me, Izzy and my family, thank you to anyone who donates and also thank you to anyone that decided to get up and do something in her name!??????

List of Charities:

Clic Sargent - visited Isa in hospital (she had an assigned point of contact), also provide on going support for families after they have lost a child

Teens Unite - activities for teens with Cancer - the week she went in in Aug 2017 but had to leave half way due to pain ... fabulous charity organising amazing activities to make teens with cancer feel less isolated

At a loss Foundation - bereavement weekend retreat for sibling, a weekend where I met young adults going through the same experience or very similar ones as me and helped me to connect with people.


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My updates

5 months ago

Hey guys,

First off I would like to thank everyone who has donated to my cause! Would not be possible without you guys!

As you all know, Covid-19 has hit the country quite hard and so I have sadly had to delay my skydive until it is safe to do so. I will be hoping to do it over summer and will keep you updated on when it happens! Again thank you so much!

This page is in memory of

Isabelle Miller

Sebastian Miller is fundraising for

CLIC Sargent

Charity number: 1107328

Recent donations

6 days ago

The Hately Family

Well done Seb - what an amazing experience in memory of Isabelle.

£20.00 + £5.00 Gift Aid

1 week ago

Janet and Ian Fiddeman

Well done to you Seb.

£20.00 + £5.00 Gift Aid

1 week ago

Anonymous

£5.00 + £1.25 Gift Aid

1 week ago

The Sallet family

Sweet Isabelle will always have a special place in our hearts.

£50.00 + £12.50 Gift Aid

1 week ago

Anonymous

£100.00 + £25.00 Gift Aid

1 week ago

Jordina

Well done Seb! Isabelle would have loved it

£30.00 + £7.50 Gift Aid

1 week ago

Beatrix Nicoll Cowley

£5.00

2 weeks ago

Marie-Alyette Bellouard

What a crazy experience, Isabelle would of been so amazed and so proud of you! I'm so glad you got to live your dream. Although she wasn't there in person, she was there in spirit every step of the way. Keeping you, your family and her lovely memory in my prayers for ever. Take care xxx

£10.00

2 weeks ago

Zoë Robinson

£20.00

2 weeks ago

Claire-Anne Haines

Bravo Sebastian, sending you and the family lots of love XXX

£30.00

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