My Mate Sarah

£4,190 of £5,000 goal

Raised by 88 people in 46 months
Hello Friends,

Last year, I was devastated to find out that one of my best friends Sarah was diagnosed with Cancer. At the young age of 42, she has now undergone all of the usual conventional medical treatments with little success.

With two very young children Claudia aged 3 & Darcey aged 5 and Pete, her loving devoted partner of 18 years, Sarah is determined to fight for the chance of life were she get's to see her beautiful young children flourish in to adulthood. 

I too want this for her more than anything and aim to do everything I can to support her battle. I remain optimistic that Sarah will conquer the big C but she desperately needs the financial support to do so. 

I will be uploading a video soon sharing memories of my friendship with Sarah dating back to that good old year of 1997 when Chumbawumba ruled the charts and Spicing Up Your Life was a daily ritual! :)

From now up until Christmas Ukulele Club Liverpool & friends will be on a mission to raise our set target to support Sarah and her family. We will be hosting a range of donatable workshops, busking events, competitions and many more ukulele related activities plus our annual festive event, of which all proceeds collected will go to My Mate Sarah. We would love you to get involved!

All information will be available via out official UCL website:

In the meantime your gift of donations through this page will be a great start to giving Sarah a fighting chance as she engages in a multi-pronged approach of undertaking opportunities to discover new alternative therapies and treatments.

Thank you for the blessing of your support.

Best wishes to one all,

Elaine Kinsella
Director of Ukulele Club Liverpool

PS: Sarah & the girls came over for a visit and a stroll in Sefton park with myself & Fruitcake recently and Claudia managed to slowly but surely overcome her fear of dogs!!  Go Claudia & Fruitcake :)

And on a recent visit to Brighton I got over my fear of pedlos...*Gulp*

Quite at home on the racing machines tho....

A perfect end to a perfect day :)

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Hey Ukers!!!

Would just like to say a MASSIVE THANK YOU to everyone who came along to the Fundraising event on Saturday, to all the awesome volunteers who helped out and went way above and beyond brilliance in setting up & making sure all the activities ran all of our fantastic performers who totally rocked the Church including the Ukulele Club Members, UCL Massive, Zoe Bestel, Bill, Dave & Chris from the Ukulele Uff Trio, Katie, Peter N, Peter R, Lewis, Brian, Ged, Tony & Graham from the Splintered Ukes, to the Church folk for having us back for the 2nd year running, PULSS students for filming the event (promo coming soon), everyone who bought tickets & entered our Grand Prize Draw (Well done to Peter Norman for winning it for his 1334 combination) to our Hostess with the mostess, Miss Rachel Ravey & her lovely side kick Liam, to Scary Santa and his evil (but lovely) Elf for making the Reindeer Games just splendid, Gill & Ged for providing the games, Neil Fairbrother for all the balloon twisting, the Ukuleighties for running the workshops, to Cosmic Jan, Heather Bestel (Zoes Mum) our fab kitchen crew, Natalie, Lesley & Suzi & bar staff Jackie & Mike and finally to Sarah's Mum Pam & Auntie Sue for attending both the day time & evening event & finally to Nicola Mitchell for being AWESOME & giving up so much of her time to help out with all the intricacies both on the run up to & during the event!! What a star.

We managed to raise a grand total £1785.00 during the day & evening which exceeded our expectations.

Thanks again & see you all very soon.
Lots of love & best wishes for Christmas & NYE2016
Elaine & Fruitcake xxx
Combination Winner of the signed Uke :)
Lovely to see some of Sarah's family :)
UCL Massive kicking off the evening
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Only one more sleep until our Festive Fundraiser kicks off!! :) If you haven't entered the grand prize draw yet you have until 10pm this evening to do so online - otherwise you have to come along to the event tomorrow between 1-5 to enter :) We would love to see you there :)
Free entry from 1-5pm
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Just found some old photos of myself & Sarah when we took a trip to Italy back in 2004! We had a fab time - just look at how young & innocent we were haha. MASSIVE THANKS for all of your support & donations - you are truly wonderful people! Can't wait for Saturday :)
Road trip to Leaning Tower of Piza :)
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Here is the daytime programme for the UCL Festive Fundraiser III. Free entry & loads of awesome prizes, workshop, games & festive ukulele songs going on!!! Come and join the fun this Saturday 19th December :) Spread the word!!!
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£4,190 of £5,000 goal

Raised by 88 people in 46 months
Created August 6, 2015
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Martha Matthews
29 months ago
John Junghausen
29 months ago
Zuzana Dolezalova
30 months ago

For Sarah - I will be praying for you, you are a fighter and you can do it. We love you. Zuzana - Jayden's mum xxxxxxxxx

Zoe Fagg
30 months ago
Suzi Gould
30 months ago

Just a little given with much ❤️ because I know lots of littles make a big xx

Emma Jarvis
30 months ago
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30 months ago
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30 months ago
Kate Osborne
30 months ago
Penelope Leach
30 months ago

Good luck with the fundraising xx

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