Triathlon Boys in the Top 2%!

Last year’s major fundraising effort by Gerald and Mark Coteman in the London Triathlon was up there with the best. The two raised over £5000 for the Fund and put them in the top 2% of fundraisers with JustGiving for the whole of the year. They received special congratulations from the JustGiving team – “Congratulations […]

Sue Passes the £1700 Mark!

Sue Kidby, from Cottenham, lost her partner Les from pancreatic cancer just last year and immediately pledged her support to the battle against the disease. Using a number of fundraising methods, but mostly car boot sales, Sue and her friends have already raised more than £1700. The Fund is hugely grateful to Sue, not only […]

St Ives Rotary Boost Funds with £1500 Donation

Following a presentation on pancreatic cancer, and the work of the Fund, made by members of the Coteman family, St Ives Rotary Club has made a tremendously generous donation of £1500 from their funds. Members of the Club make decisions about which charitable causes are supported each year and the Fund’s presentation was extremely well […]

Skydive Nets £400

High flying Simon Galloway took to the skies to raise money for The Elizabeth Coteman Fund. As a result of his heroic efforts he was able to make a wonderful donation of £400 to the Fund. The 12500ft skydive event was in memory of his brother-in-law, Bernie Sewell, who sadly died from pancreatic cancer. Our sincere […]

Pottery Collection raises £650!

Fund supporter and friend, Margaret Joyce, opened her home to local people in Swaffham Bulbeck and raised a fantastic £650. Money was raised partly by the sale of tea, coffee and cakes but also by selling items from a pottery collection designed for The Elizabeth Coteman Fund by potter, Sarah Stoker. The collection, which features […]

Jen’s Coffee Morning Raises £2500

Jen Patterson, who lives in Middlesbrough, had tremendous support from friends, family and the local community for her first, highly successful fundraiser for the Fund. Jen lost her husband, John, to pancreatic cancer, although he bravely took part in vital clinical trials at Addenbrooke’s Hospital in Cambridge. The Fund supported John’s attendance at the trials […]

Well done Sue!

Sue Kidby is setting a real example for fundraisers following the loss of her precious long-term partner in June from pancreatic cancer. Sue made contact with us not long after her bereavement and said that her loss and sad experience had made her determined to raise money to fight the disease. And she was as […]

Sad Anniversary

We are extremely grateful to a group of Cambridge friends who have met every year to celebrate their wedding anniversaries (three couples). This year they continued the tradition but, sadly, met without one of their number who died from Pancreatic Cancer in 2012. The anniversary event was turned into a fundraising occasion, which resulted in […]

In Memoriam

Following financial help we were able to provide for a patient from Middlesbrough to attend clinical trials at Addenbrooke’s Hospital, the man sadly lost his battle with pancreatic cancer. His wife subsequently sent a cheque for £500 to The Elizabeth Coteman Fund following a collection by mourners at his funeral. We remember his brave fight […]

Huge thanks to The Cambridge Building Society

In August our leading community partner, Cambridge Building Society (CBS), devoted the whole month to the Fund by raising awareness and cash with a series of events and a highly successful social media campaign. The main event was a Dress Purple Day when staff made a donation and dressed in the colour for Pancreatic Cancer […]