Welcome to The Shona Smile Foundation

Shona 1/10/1994-4/12/2004

Shona-Francis Helen Eileen Gill

Shona was diagnosed at the age of 8 with Rahbdomyomasarcoma, a word that became very easy to say and write over a two year period. Shona was treated at Addenbrooks in Cambridge, spending two years in and out of hospital, C2 ward. Shona had several surgeries in an attempt to remove the tumor that was growing, she was extremely brave, putting us adults to shame, as did all the children on C2 at the time ( we are sure they still do to this day) The family started to raise money in the hope that Shona could be taken to America where radical surgery would have taken place to remove Shona's right leg and part of her hip, sadly the cancer out ran the fund raising.  For her age Shona was a remarkable child, knowing her fate was imminent she only wanted to help others, an old head on young shoulders many said. Shona met Busted in Ipswich and was over the moon to meet Mat, her idol at the time. Later in the same year Shona had the chance to meet Status Quo (thanks to Phil and Dee) and to this day the charity still has a link with the band and the fan club.


About Us

Shona's Legacy

It was Shona's wish when she realised that she would be taken by this Cancer, that all monies raised to help her were put to use helping other children suffering with cancer.


Shona's Wish

We aim to fulfill Shona's wish by giving a gift to children who are suffering with cancer. Shona's Dad is still very much involved with the charity and will always offer a listening ear for parents that need to talk. Offering advice that may assist. We DO NOT offer medical advice. We  work in conjunction with amother charity  and will refer children who will benifit from their services.

Who benifits

We offer assistance to children between the ages of 2 and 18, all referals will be considered for assistance, however we do not assist in Brain Tumour or Leukaemia.

How to make payment


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£2.00 inclusive of P&P UK

$4.00 inclusive of  P&P USA

£3.50 Inclusive of P&P ROW

Contact Us

Registered Charity 1110177

The Shona Smile Foundation

18 The Combers, Kesgrave, Suffolk, IP5 2EY

01473-613489

Hours

Monday - Friday: 9am - 5pm

Saturday: By appointment

Sunday: Closed

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