Deborah James has been given delicate care at her parents’ home in Woking but that hasn’t stopped her from continuing to work on a number of projects to help further raise money for her charity.
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Dame Deborah James is “so thoughtful” that her recent collaborations will raise more than £1 million for her BowelBabe Foundation.
The BBC reporter, 40, was diagnosed with bowel cancer in 2016 and has been keeping her followers updated as she nears the end of her life.
Deborah – known as ‘Bowel Babe’ – has been a prominent advocate of cancer awareness for many years, including through the You, Me and the Big C podcast.
She has been in hospice care at her parents’ home in Woking but that hasn’t stopped the mother-of-two from continuing to work on a number of projects to help further her charity fundraising.
Deborah founded the BowelBabe Foundation to raise awareness about bowel cancer in addition to helping fund research in the effort to cure cancer.
On the BowelBabe Foundation Instagram story, Deborah wrote: “I’ve been worrying about it for weeks (although while I’m navigating this hospice!), to raise funds on @bowelbabefund the partnership (T-shirt, Book, Rose, Bag) will eventually bring in more than £1 million to a fund that will bring us another year of funding.”
Last month, Prince William visited Deborah at her private home to showcase her Damehood.
She was hoping to raise £250,000 for Cancer Research UK but has already reached more than 26 times her original goal of £6.6 million, thanks to numerous partnerships. her work.
Deborah has launched a clothing range with online retailer InTheStyle, with 100% of profits from the sale of two t-shirts going to charity.
The t-shirts have the slogan ‘Rebellious Hope’ on them, come in black and pink, and the money has passed the £650,000 mark.
The 40-year-old has also written a second book called ‘How to Live When You Might Die’, which was due for release in January 2023 but has been pushed back to 18 August this year. .
The book will be published by Penguin Books, who have said they will donate £3 of each sale to the BowelBabe Foundation.
Scamp and Dude have also teamed up with Deborah on a gold foil and coral ‘swag bag’ of which £10 will be donated to her foundation after each sale.
A white rose named after a fundraiser with the help of World of Roses and the Harkness Rose Company. The rose, which has a pale pink middle section, will be available this fall with £2.50 per sale also going into her fund.
On her Instagram story post, she thanked her followers, adding: “Thank you for always supporting the fund, it means so much to me being able to leave a lot of money behind. able to support those who excel in their quest to cure cancer.”
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