Album of HOPE for Cancer

By Caitlin Bradley

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Album Of Hope For Cancer

Project 2018-04-26 15:52:49 +1200

 

First of all, cancer sucks. 

 

Everyone has a connection with cancer. My connection is that I have lost two Grandmothers to cancer, and know many people in my community that have suffered from the disease.

 

Something that has been a huge part of my life, along with my family's, is music. I have grown up in a family of musicians, my parents being both music teachers and performers themselves. Right from their childhood, they learned to play instruments under the guidance of their own parents. 

 

Music is something that has been passed down to me through family, and I think it’s an incredibly special gift to inherit, as music has the ability to heal and connect others.

 

 

Cool, but what actually is this?

To support families and patients affected by cancer, I am creating a short album of 5 songs surrounding the theme of hope. I will be writing my own songs, as well as collaborating with well known and respected kiwi musicians to bring this project to life such as;

 

Jamie McDell, Jordan Luck, Rikki Morris and Kaylee Bell

 

My goal is to work together with the Cancer Society to improve the well-being of all those affected by cancer and bring light to the amazing work the Cancer Society do in our communities. 

 

There are so many sad, but also joyous stories that need to be told. So a huge feature of this album is the stories I have collated from those who have had experiences with cancer.

 

Stan Walker, Jake Bailey, and Lorraine Downes just to name a few!

 

 

Where is this pledge money going?

As you can imagine, an album like this comes at a cost.

 

Every cent raised here will go on to help me fund the following;

- Hire of recording facilities

- Travel expenses to Auckland for writing and recording

- Album design

- CD mastering, duplication, etc.

 

Along with so many more niggly little costs that all come into the creation of an album.

 

 

An album of hope, to inspire joy, faith, and happiness.

I would be thrilled if you were willing to donate even the smallest amount, as every cent is going towards supporting this passion of mine and the Cancer Society.

 

 

Hope is grief’s best music.

 Love,

Caitlin Joy

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Pledgers 67

Robyn O'Connor
2018-08-31 08:40:03 +1200

"Well done on your endeavour, and I’m so looking forward to enjoying your album! "

Al & Sheryl Bradley
2018-08-31 06:41:30 +1200

"Congratulations on a awesome project Caitlin. We are both so very proud of everything you have achieved. Mum & Dad xx"

Hayley Donaldson
2018-08-28 17:20:49 +1200
Debbie Weaver Gough
2018-08-27 22:14:57 +1200
Eileen Corcoran
2018-08-26 16:53:56 +1200

"Proud of you my gorgeous friend! Much love xx"

Mark Gladwin
2018-08-26 13:49:48 +1200
Chris Stanley
2018-08-26 10:14:10 +1200
Andrew Falloon
2018-08-25 20:28:52 +1200
Anonymous pledger
2018-08-24 18:08:14 +1200
Sam Olley
2018-08-23 19:56:38 +1200

"Awesome work!"

Tim McLeod
2018-08-23 18:10:41 +1200

"Brilliant job Caitlin! An awesome project for THE BEST organisation!"

Anna GuentherPledgeMe Staff
2018-08-23 17:54:21 +1200
Suellen Robb
2018-08-23 07:48:26 +1200

"Great work Caitlin"

Rose Struthers
2018-08-22 21:20:07 +1200

"Proud of you Caitlin x"

Lucinda Diack
2018-08-22 19:59:59 +1200
Linda Sullivan
2018-08-22 19:38:08 +1200
Nicki Mitchell
2018-08-21 12:05:39 +1200
Anonymous pledger
2018-08-21 10:31:24 +1200

"Go Caitlyn, can't wait to hear the album xx Karen"

Anonymous pledger
2018-08-20 23:30:00 +1200
Anonymous pledger
2018-08-20 22:48:58 +1200
Cheryl Blanchard
2018-08-20 21:54:37 +1200

"This is such a fantastic way to rsise funds for such a good cause .....can’t wait to hear the final results and to read the comments....Huge thanks to you Caitlin for your very special talent and huge heart."

Martin Robertson
2018-08-20 21:23:28 +1200
Glenda Nelson
2018-08-20 21:15:19 +1200

"Keep up your fantastic work Caitlin."

Todd Mudie
2018-08-20 20:11:20 +1200

"Congratulations with your campaign so far. All the best Todd "

David Couplandl
2018-08-20 19:47:06 +1200
Pam Allan
2018-08-20 19:29:55 +1200
Anonymous pledger
2018-08-20 16:22:01 +1200

"Well done xx"

Anonymous pledger
2018-08-20 16:16:31 +1200
Joanne Bennett
2018-08-20 08:31:28 +1200

"Love your work!!"

Carla Townshend
2018-08-17 14:14:07 +1200

"A wonderful idea. All the best for the release of your EP and booklet"

Followers 3

Followers of Album of HOPE for Cancer

Album Of Hope For Cancer

Project 2018-04-26 15:52:49 +1200

 

First of all, cancer sucks. 

 

Everyone has a connection with cancer. My connection is that I have lost two Grandmothers to cancer, and know many people in my community that have suffered from the disease.

 

Something that has been a huge part of my life, along with my family's, is music. I have grown up in a family of musicians, my parents being both music teachers and performers themselves. Right from their childhood, they learned to play instruments under the guidance of their own parents. 

 

Music is something that has been passed down to me through family, and I think it’s an incredibly special gift to inherit, as music has the ability to heal and connect others.

 

 

Cool, but what actually is this?

To support families and patients affected by cancer, I am creating a short album of 5 songs surrounding the theme of hope. I will be writing my own songs, as well as collaborating with well known and respected kiwi musicians to bring this project to life such as;

 

Jamie McDell, Jordan Luck, Rikki Morris and Kaylee Bell

 

My goal is to work together with the Cancer Society to improve the well-being of all those affected by cancer and bring light to the amazing work the Cancer Society do in our communities. 

 

There are so many sad, but also joyous stories that need to be told. So a huge feature of this album is the stories I have collated from those who have had experiences with cancer.

 

Stan Walker, Jake Bailey, and Lorraine Downes just to name a few!

 

 

Where is this pledge money going?

As you can imagine, an album like this comes at a cost.

 

Every cent raised here will go on to help me fund the following;

- Hire of recording facilities

- Travel expenses to Auckland for writing and recording

- Album design

- CD mastering, duplication, etc.

 

Along with so many more niggly little costs that all come into the creation of an album.

 

 

An album of hope, to inspire joy, faith, and happiness.

I would be thrilled if you were willing to donate even the smallest amount, as every cent is going towards supporting this passion of mine and the Cancer Society.

 

 

Hope is grief’s best music.

 Love,

Caitlin Joy

Comments

Hey! Thanks for checking out this project.

We haven't made any updates yet, follow us if you want to be notified when we do.

Robyn O'Connor
2018-08-31 08:40:03 +1200

"Well done on your endeavour, and I’m so looking forward to enjoying your album! "

Al & Sheryl Bradley
2018-08-31 06:41:30 +1200

"Congratulations on a awesome project Caitlin. We are both so very proud of everything you have achieved. Mum & Dad xx"

Hayley Donaldson
2018-08-28 17:20:49 +1200
Debbie Weaver Gough
2018-08-27 22:14:57 +1200
Eileen Corcoran
2018-08-26 16:53:56 +1200

"Proud of you my gorgeous friend! Much love xx"

Mark Gladwin
2018-08-26 13:49:48 +1200
Chris Stanley
2018-08-26 10:14:10 +1200
Andrew Falloon
2018-08-25 20:28:52 +1200
Anonymous pledger
2018-08-24 18:08:14 +1200
Sam Olley
2018-08-23 19:56:38 +1200

"Awesome work!"

Tim McLeod
2018-08-23 18:10:41 +1200

"Brilliant job Caitlin! An awesome project for THE BEST organisation!"

Anna GuentherPledgeMe Staff
2018-08-23 17:54:21 +1200
Suellen Robb
2018-08-23 07:48:26 +1200

"Great work Caitlin"

Rose Struthers
2018-08-22 21:20:07 +1200

"Proud of you Caitlin x"

Lucinda Diack
2018-08-22 19:59:59 +1200
Linda Sullivan
2018-08-22 19:38:08 +1200
Nicki Mitchell
2018-08-21 12:05:39 +1200
Anonymous pledger
2018-08-21 10:31:24 +1200

"Go Caitlyn, can't wait to hear the album xx Karen"

Anonymous pledger
2018-08-20 23:30:00 +1200
Anonymous pledger
2018-08-20 22:48:58 +1200
Cheryl Blanchard
2018-08-20 21:54:37 +1200

"This is such a fantastic way to rsise funds for such a good cause .....can’t wait to hear the final results and to read the comments....Huge thanks to you Caitlin for your very special talent and huge heart."

Martin Robertson
2018-08-20 21:23:28 +1200
Glenda Nelson
2018-08-20 21:15:19 +1200

"Keep up your fantastic work Caitlin."

Todd Mudie
2018-08-20 20:11:20 +1200

"Congratulations with your campaign so far. All the best Todd "

David Couplandl
2018-08-20 19:47:06 +1200
Pam Allan
2018-08-20 19:29:55 +1200
Anonymous pledger
2018-08-20 16:22:01 +1200

"Well done xx"

Anonymous pledger
2018-08-20 16:16:31 +1200
Joanne Bennett
2018-08-20 08:31:28 +1200

"Love your work!!"

Carla Townshend
2018-08-17 14:14:07 +1200

"A wonderful idea. All the best for the release of your EP and booklet"

Followers of Album of HOPE for Cancer

This campaign was successful and got its funding on 31/08/2018 at 9:00 AM.