Jacob Whitehead's Grand Tour

Hi everyone thanks for taking the time to come and have a read.

Our good friend Jacob is a 22 year old student at Sheffield Hallam university.

Recently after a few days of severe headaches he was admitted to hospital. In hospital it was discovered he had a tumour on his brain. The type of tumour Jacob has is Glioblastoma Multiform or GBM to shorten it.

This type of cancer is grade 4 and as such is very aggressive and often tricky to treat as it eventually spreads to other parts of the brain. This condition affects only 0.00321% of the population. Or 3.21 individuals per 100,000 and has a 5 year survival rate of 20%.

GBM remains an incurable tumour type.

As his friends we were all searching for some way in which we could lend a hand to Jacob through this particularly crappy patch and struggling to think how we could make this a less tough time and ensure that he is able to make some amazing memories.

He had expressed his wishes to travel to places such as Australia, New Zealand and Japan (to name a few) and we wanted to give our mate something to look forward to, such as the trip of a lifetime which will help shine a light at the end of the tunnel following his treatment. 

We would be extremely thankful for any donations to this deserving cause.

Thank you for taking the time to read.

Please give what you can and leave any messages you may wish to.

Thanks so much,

Jacob’s Mates
  • Anonymous 
    • £20 
    • 1 mo
  • Amber Matthews 
    • £15 
    • 2 mos
  • Frank Plowright 
    • £100 
    • 3 mos
  • Julie Gardiner 
    • £30 
    • 4 mos
  • Y5CS Oldfield Brow Primary School 
    • £40 
    • 4 mos
See all

Organizer and beneficiary

Luke Walsh 
Sheffield, UK
Jacob Whitehead 
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