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.


The Pipe Family Do It Again!

After a fantastically successful first-ever fundraising event in 2016, the Pipe family from Ipswich staged another Gala Evening on 25 February in memory of husband and dad, Steve. On this occasion a massive £2,598 was raised. Daughter Sam is continuing the family’s fabulous support for The Elizabeth Coteman Fund as she runs for us in […]


Julie’s Tesco Event Raises £2050

With support from Tesco in Newmarket, a major fundraising event for The Elizabeth Coteman Fund was staged in the store by Julie Wilcock (see ‘Special Testimonial’ piece above) on 11 February. The event attracted massive publicity and was enthusiastically supported by shoppers and sponsors. In addition to the £2050 raised, good levels of engagement were […]


Tribute to a Wonderful Lady

We wish to take this opportunity to pay tribute to a very special lady who sadly lost her battle with pancreatic cancer in January. After meeting a representative of The Elizabeth Coteman Fund, Shirley Beardsmore, from Barton Mills, began raising money for the Fund. Despite having a diagnosis of pancreatic cancer, she worked tirelessly and […]


Julie sets up a special testimonial to her Mum

Julie Wilcock, who lost her mum, Margaret, to pancreatic cancer in 2017, has set up her own fundraising and awareness fund. Called ‘Be Wise’, it will be drawing attention to the signs and symptoms of the disease. There is a website, which has lots information about what to look out for. The Elizabeth Coteman Fund, […]