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Ollie's Fund

Help Save Ollie

At just 12 years old, Ollie Gardiner from Aston Clinton has spent over a year fighting a brain tumour, thinking he’d won and then dealing with the fact it’s back.

The NHS can't do anything more for him so the family are trying to raise more than £100,000 for treatment in either London or Austria.


This Friday (14th Oct), thousands of people across Buckinghamshire are wearing blue to support Ollie and his family in their plight to raise enough money to get Ollie treatment, which is likely to cost over £100,000.

Here at Mix96 we're going to dress in blue too, but we're also going to be out and about at places who are supporting the campaign and reporting back live on the radio!

So what are you waiting for? Get your blue clothes out and pledge your money! If your are taking part download our poster by clicking here. (PDF)

Ollie Gardiner

Pledge money here:

Here's the schools and businesses taking part in #GoBlueForOllie:

Alta Moda Exterior solutions ltd Amersham St Marys School
Ashmead School Firecrest Wendover Stoke Mandeville Blood Sciences Lab
Aston Clinton School First Steps pre-school Stoke Mandeville Combined School
Aston Clinton Dental Clinic Free beginners running sessions  Stoke Mandeville Hospital Obs & Gynae secreterial office
Aston Clinton Surgery Furze Down School Stone c of e school
Audiology Department Stoke Mandevilled Hospital Goldfield School Style Cabin in Tring
Aylesbury CAMHS Graceful Beauty in Tring Tesco Aylesbury 2 Community
Aylesbury Grammar School Hair 2 order Warrington Tesco Broadfield 
Aylesbury High school Halton Tennis Club Tesco Hemel
Bannisters Hartwells Estate Agents Tesco Princes Risborough
Barnowls Nursery Hawkslade Farm preschool Tesco Tring
Barnowls out of school club ITC Dept at Bucks CC The Grange School
Bearbrook Combined school John Colet School The Vale of Aylesbury Housing Trust
Bearbrook & Elmhurst Early Years Excellence Hub Jonathon Page Play Centre Thomas Hickman School
Bedgrove Infant School Jubilee Park (Tipton, West Midlands) Tramps Hair Salon
Bedgrove Junior school Kings Arms Tring  Treehouse preschool
Bedgrove Surgery La Vita Hair Design Tring Martial Arts
Bierton preschool Lee Common school Tring School 6th Form
Bierton C of E School Misbourne School Tring Stepping Stones Pre-school
Big Top Nursery  Mix 96 Tring Tornadoes JSC
Bright Start Nursery New Look Aylesbury Turnfurlong Infant school
Broughton Infant School New Millside pre-school Turnfurlong Junior school
Broughton Junior School On the limit gym Vale of Aylesbury Housing 
Bucks County Council On the run Wendover preschool
(staff of) Bucks Learning Trust Pauline Quirke Academy Wendover John Hampden
Cheddington School Pebble Brook School Wendover Childrens Centre
Child First day nursery Poplar Grove Wendover church of England school
Chiltern Way Academy Radiant in Tring Wendover Health Centre
Chrissie Greens Childminders Rainbow pre-school Wendover Junior school
Citrix Red Carpet Hairdressers Weston Turville school
Claire Lloyd Properties Sainsburys Aylesbury Whitchurch combined school
Cromptons Interior Wendover Sir Thomas Fremantle School William Harding school
Crosscut Barbers Spotlight Musical Theatre Wilstone and Long Marston Scouts and cubs
Dead universe comics St Edwards School Wingrave pre-school
Elmhurst school St Louis  

Bucks donates

Since we told you about Ollie's story you've really excelled yourself, pledging tens of thousands of pounds and even though the £100k has been raised, it's likely that Ollie's treatment will cost more than that, so keep giving!

Ollie's story so far

  • He wakes up with headaches and is sick a lot
  • Peter and Jane take him to the GP, who thought it was nothing to worry about
  • They insisted on an MRI scan
  • That found a mass as big as a golf ball in the back of Ollie's brain - May 2015
  • He then underwent an 8 hour op, which only removed half the tumour
  • That left him without the ability to speak, swallow, stand, walk or use his right hand
  • Then there were two more brain operations, 3 cycles of chemo, 34 sessions of radiotherapy and 7 more chemotherapy cycles.

But 12-year-old Ollie has stayed amazingly positive through all of this - nurses argued over who should treat him - and that's helped Peter and mum, Jane, to not give up.

They’ve found a potentially life-saving treatment in Austria. Ollie’s last chance.

Of course, all of these things cost money – over £100,000 in fact, so Peter and Jane set out on a massive crowdfunding campaign and that’s where Mix came in