Family of Dronfield teenager who died from cancer continuing her legacy by helping others affected by the disease

Leila Lambe established 'Imogen's Dream' in memory of her late daughter earlier this year.

The mother of Dronfield girl, Imogen Ellis, who died of a rare form of cancer-at the age of just seventeen a year ago-has gone on to raise over £20,000.

Leila Lambe set up the 'Imogen's Dream' charity to help other children going through treatment - by paying to send them on much needed breaks and holidays. 

She told Peak FM she's been overwhelmed by the support of the local community;

"People will say to me that I've been amazing and strong, but it's only because of 'Imogen's Dream' that I am this way.

"I knew what Imogen wanted us to do in her memory, and I will always do it-It's very hard without her, but she's my motivation.

"We're focusing on helping other families like ours, so they can have a break and get away from the struggles of living with cancer.

"It's important to make positive memories."

The charity will be holding a fundraising event at Dronfield Woodhouse Sports and Social Club from 8pm this Saturday.

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