Besides money, we also need people to donate their time
to help promote the fund raising itself. If you can volunteer
your time, or you have connections in areas that may be
able to provide talent for fund raising event, we'd love
your help. We are open and appreciative to any additional
ideas and offers you have.
For general information or to get involved with the John
McCafferty Spinal Injury Fund please contact Sarah McCafferty
(Johnís sister and Fundraising Co-ordinator) on the contact
'John Mc Fund team.'
If anyone would like to help raise money for the fund please do get in touch and I will be happy to have a brief chat with you by e-mail or phone. I greatly appreciate all of the e-mails and calls from people with inspiring thoughts and tips, so keep them coming!"
Much love and thanks to the following people:
Eddy Temple-Morris (XFM DJ) for his constant
encouragement and support throughout the early days of 2003-2004,
we highly appreciate and cherish the moments of your hospital
visits. You are a very special person to our family and
we hope you know that.
Eddy and John
Eddy TM hospital visit
Finley Quaye for his constant love and
support with the many e-mails and conversations which certainly
helped to straighten my thoughts and feelings and guide
me to keep surviving. I have appreciated your thoughts and
good wishes and continue to admire you for being such a
caring and spiritual soul.
Zane Lowe (Radio 1 DJ), Toby L,
Matt Tomiak & friends at Rockfeedback.com
for their wise words about finding a band for the fund gig
and being pinpointed in the right direction for it to be
James Stafford (Graham Coxon's manager),
Alexis Vokos (Hal manager), The
Thrills, The Streets for all replying to my many
phone calls, e-mails and letters. Thank you all for being
delightful to speak to and offering your thoughts and ideas
for the fund.
Louise and John Brock - Friends who I
could not live without, I adore and grow to love you both
more each day. Thank you for always being there to speak
to and more importantly all of the much needed conversations
we have discussed about the fund, they are greatly appreciated,
so thank you ever so much for being such wonderful
All of the many DJ's at Xfm, particularly Ian Camfield,
Christian O'Connell and Roque Segade
Vieito, Adam Longworth, Karl
Pilkington, Ricky Gervais, Stephen
Merchant and above all, Sarah Darling
and John Kennedy for listening to me eagerly
jabber away about fundraising.
All of our family and friends who have been there throughout
the most depressing days of 2003-2004. I speak on behalf
for my immediate family when I say, you mean a great deal
to us and we love you for taking care of us and being there
Finally, an enormous thank you to Claire Craig
(Rare FM DJ) who recommended me the most professional web
designer around online - Brandon! (www.webmasterbk.com)
The "computer whizz" with expert advise which
instantly complimented my thoughts and feelings of the website,
reassured me a great deal. It was very refeshing to meet
someone with such a focused and determined mind, someone
who is eager to produce the best possible website. Personally,
I could not have choosen anyone else to complete this job,
I appreciate how professional Brandon has been and admire
that he respects his clients' wishes and comments.