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ellie mai fund


The Ellie Mai Fund was  launched by John and Lisa Mowforth after the sad loss of their daughter. Ellie was diagnosed with a rare tumour known as a diffuse brainstem glioma in 2012.

Initially the fund was set up to raise money for Wish Upon A Star and the Brain Tumour Trust as a thank you for the support given to John, Lisa and Ellie.

The fund now functions as its own charity to help others who find themselves in a similar situation.

Text ELLI06 followed with the amount you would like to donate to 70070 (e.g. ELLI06 £5) to donate to Ellie Mai Fund and make a difference today.


Ellie’s Story

Ellie Mai was born on February 5, 2006 to parents John and Lisa. She was a beautiful little girl who loved everything in life. She loved helping people and always put money in charity boxes and gave it to buskers. … Continue reading

Mission Statement

The relief of illness and suffering of children diagnosed with Terminal Brain Tumours by the provision of support, advice and information for such persons and to offer support, advice and information to their carers and families.


Ellie Mai helps a family

In May 2019 we also helped a second family in Bradford whose 7 year old son has DIPG. Unfortunately he is not well enough to have normal treatment resulting in him having to be an inpatient for Leeds General Infirmary … Continue reading

Working with Candlelighters to help a family

In April 2019 we worked with Candlelighters to help a family in Bradford whose 10 year old daughter had been diagnosed with DIPG. Candlelighters had funded a caravan break for the family. The Ellie Mai Fund has given the family … Continue reading

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