Family Stories

Family Stories

Feedback from families we have helped...

A Wonderful Experience That I Will Not Forget

"Thank you very much for the holiday at The Retreat in Sivota, Greece. My partner and I enjoyed every minute we were there. The food and the accommodation was excellent and the staff were exceedingly kind and caring, I cannot praise them enough. I did do some swimming but because of my condition I was not able to take part ... Read more >

Pearl Patient

I Found Your Generosity Unbelievable

"Many thanks for a wonderful holiday. I really appreciated everything you all did for me. Having suffered with cancer and now in remission, I found your generosity unbelievable. The Hotel, staff, food and comfort was fantastic. The place was beautiful and one couldn't wish for better. Only the steps were a problem, other than that one couldn't find any fault. ... Read more >

Joyce Patient

Thank You A Million Times

"Having just got back from the Retreat resort in Savota we can't wait to thank you and your colleagues for the lovely opportunity you gave us. The resort was wonderful, the food great and the weather sublime. In all we could not have expected a better holiday." Two other cancer sufferers from my support group and their husbands were on ... Read more >

Marie Patient

A Special Treat After Everything That We Had Been Through

"You wonderfully provided me, my partner and my daughter (who is 5) with a holiday from your charity last October - we went to Sivota with Neilson. It was absolutely fantastic and I just wanted to say a big BIG thank you. I have never sailed, waterskiied or wakeboarded before and I absolutely loved it! The sailing was great I ... Read more >

Angie Patient

The Best Day She Had Had Since Her Husband Died

"What a wonderful day we all had. Just to tell you if you did not know already how grateful we all were, as an example, one of the ladies whose husband had died said to me that the sailing day had been the best day she had had since her husband died. It brought tears to my eyes and I ... Read more >

Bee Patient

We Really Have Something To Remember

"It was really good to be out on the water again even if it was only a short time. Not only did I go windsurfing again but I also met some of the stars (PWA Champions) and this was something I thought I would never do! Everyone was so kind & so helpful." Adrian Patient

Adrian Patient

Thank You To Such A Caring Crowd Of People

"Thank you very much to such a caring crowd of people at Sail 4 Cancer. We all thoroughly enjoyed ourselves and can't wait to get back out on the water. I hope this finds you well and we can't wait to hear from you soon." Sarah

Sarah Patient

To Be Given Such A Lovely Holiday Was Really Uplifting

"I must apologize for the delay in writing to thank you most profusely for the wonderful holiday you organised for not only me but for so many of my friends at the Brighton/Hove Breast Cancer Support Group. I went with my friend for a week to the Retreat Hotel, Sivota, Greece from the 4th to the 11th September. What a ... Read more >

Doreen Patient

These Sort Of Days Out Make All The Difference

"I have been given your name by Jane Buchanan at Piam Brown Ward, Southampton General Hospital, so that I can personally thank you for the most fantastic day out that my son Robert and I had with Seb and Ian. My son Robert was diagnosed with Leukaemia two years ago, and it has often been quite difficult for us to ... Read more >

Joanne Mother

Brian Has Gained A Lot Of Self Confidence

It is with much gratitude I write to thank you for your very kind sponsorship of my husband Brian, to sail with "Gentle Adventures". We have had some fabulous trips out in the Solent this year, most in lovely sunshine, and all in the great company of Gillian and Jon Anderson. They both seem to know Brian's needs and abilities ... Read more >

Liz Wife