Partnership with Purple Rainbow

The Elizabeth Coteman Fund is proud to partner with Purple Rainbow. Purple Rainbow was set up in memory of Seth Goodburn, who was diagnosed with Pancreatic Cancer in 2014, aged just 49. He sadly died just thirty three short and heart-breaking days later, leaving behind his beloved wife Lesley. Seth asked Lesley to share the […]


In memory donation

A huge thank you to Mrs Janet Pettitt, and her late brother Douglas, who have very generously donated an amazing £500 in memory of Les Creek, who sadly lost his battle to Pancreatic Cancer. Les’s partner, Sue Kidby, is one of our most dedicated and long serving supporters. Both Sue and her friend, Jill Waters, […]


Beer Festival supports The Elizabeth Coteman Fund

Debby Wooding, who sadly lost her father to Pancreatic Cancer is helping to raise money for the Fund at the 8th annual Beer Festival at the Six Bells pub in Fulbourn. The event is taking place over the first bank holiday in May – 2nd-6th May 2019. There will be lots of entertainment including: Friday night […]


Support Louise in running the Cambridge half marathon

Louise Rose is bravely and kindly running the Cambridge Half Marathon on 3rd March. Good luck from everyone at The Elizabeth Coteman Fund Louise! Louise’s Story I am running the Cambridge Half Marathon this year in memory of one of my closest friend’s dad, Pete Wooding. He sadly lost his battle against pancreatic cancer in […]


Support from The National Hyacinth Collection

Alan Shipp from Waterbeach, Cambridge donated £150 on behalf of The National Hyacinth Collection when he heard how the Fund was supporting a friend who had pancreatic cancer.


Kind donation from the Sandyford Neighbourhood Watch

Sandyford Neighbourhood Watch in Newcastle raised £300 after they found out about the work of the Fund from cancer nurses at the Sir Bobby Robson Cancer Centre at the Freeman Hospital in Newcastle.


Carry On Car-bootting!

Sue Kidby and her great friend Jill are huge supporters of The Elizabeth Coteman Fund and raised more money in 2017 through their car boot sales. Two amounts of £300 were donated to the Fund to add the thousands already raised by the intrepid pair who turn out in all weathers.


Annual Waitrose Event Another Success

Thanks to the support of the Manager, Nick Abell, and his staff at Waitrose in Trumpington, our annual fund and awareness raising day was another huge success. Engagement has been a big and successful feature of this event, with many people seeking information or, sadly, giving us their family experiences of pancreatic cancer. The picture […]


Jen’s Morrisons’ Event Bags £770

Jen Patterson, our tireless fundraiser in the north east, and her friends, thought they would try their hands at packing customers’ bags on the tills at Morrisons in Middlesbrough during March. With the aid of donations and a ‘bumper raffle, the team made £770, as well as raising awareness about pancreatic cancer.


Marathon Effort!

Zoe Luscombe, is a fantastic supporter and donated her place in last year’s London Marathon to The Elizabeth Coteman Fund and raised a staggering £844. Such events require a huge amount of dedication and we are always grateful for the physical effort put in by some people to boost our funds.