Join Nora’s Army

#norasarmy

As some of you may know, one of our Clearview student family, Nora Guise (HB15), has been walking the heroic road that is child cancer for the last year.

In August 2018, 5 year old Nora was diagnosed with hepatoblastoma, cancer of the liver that occurs in 1 in 1 million.  Unfortunately, Nora’s cancer was also found to be in her lungs. Nora has gone through 9 rounds of chemotherapy, has had 3 surgeries. Nora now has over 850 beads of courage.

Nora’s liver remains cancer free but the disease in her lungs is proving to be stubborn. Nora has exhausted all of the curative treatments available in New Zealand but she has been accepted into a CAR T cell trial in Texas which is her last chance for a cure.

The costs are anticipated to be considerable at more than $200 000. The trial is part funded but Nora‘s family need your help with the rest.

It takes a village to raise a child but we need an army to save ours.

See Nora and her family on The Project, Friday 4 October.

Friday, 1st November during the day will be Nora’s Army day for the students.  This will be a mufti day with an army theme for those who want to dress up.  We will have a range of activities planned during the day for all students and the day is shaping up to be a lot of fun.   More information about this will come soon.

 

Nora’s Auction Extravaganza
****SAVE THE DATE****
When: Friday 1 November
Where:   Pemberton, 210 Tosswill Rd, Prebbleton
Ticket cost:   $40 per ticket. (available at the school office – cash only,
or through the Fundraising Shop)

Special guest speaker David Downs (who you may have seen on ‘The Project’ with Nora, and is a success story himself of this exact treatment Nora is undergoing!

MC will be Jax Hamilton (celebrity chef).

Ticket price includes beautiful food platters (GF options available), free drink on arrival (after that it’s a cash bar) and every guest will go home with a goodie bag filled with some of Nora’s favourite things (as well as other things!)

Great prizes such as a trampoline, scooter, diamond necklace from Walker and Hall, signed Rams singlet, x5 Augustine kimonos, hotel accommodation, Weta workshop tour and figurines, artwork, $5,000 Media Works advertising package, scenic flights, kids’ party packages, hotel and restaurant vouchers, luggage, spa vouchers, sports gear, band merchandise, all sorts of attraction passes and MANY more items up for grabs.

Keep an eye on the Clearview FB page as we will add more items for you to look in detail, before the evening.

Transport:  There is a free bus service available, thanks to Bentley’s Transport.  Numbers are strictly limited and seats will be allocated on a ‘first in, first served’ basis.  There will be two trips to and from Pemberton and each trip will have a max capacity of 40 people.

  • Trip #1:  Departs Clearview Primary Carpark at 6:20pm and returns 9:30pm
  • Trip #2:  Departs Clearview Primary Carpark at 7:00pm and returns 10:00pm

To secure a seat on the bus, simply purchase your event ticket from the office and the team will indicate your bus transport on your ticket.  (This must be presented when boarding the bus).

How Can You Help?

Make a donation on her ‘Give A Little’ page.

Check out these Trade Me auction – closes Thursday 24 October, 9.00pm.
Canterbury King’s 12th Man Experience

Buy tickets for the raffles at the office. $2.00 each.

 

A huge thank you to everyone who has donated items for the fundraiser.

Together we can make a difference to this family. 

For any questions, you can contact us here – helpnora@clearview.school.nz 

 

 

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