SOME THANK YOU’S
Thank you, such feeble words for such big deeds! Trying to find the origin of the word thank you brought up nothing exciting. Please know that in whatever way you helped Roki has certainly, and will continue to be, the cause of amazing things to follow. The support we continuously receive is living proof of empathy human beings feel towards each other. We hope that we can convey the message of sincere gratitude in the simple words “Thank you”
Mark Rennie- by building this website you are building the path to a better road for Roki
My sister Martie- all your research helped to find the right doctor to treat Roki
Dr Emily- your endless support and care for our boy
Paddy- you read all my research, you didn’t send me away
Jeff Tinker- my trusted advisor and friend, you keep me focused on the goal, to help Roki
Olivia Kerin-unfailing friend and master of all trades, you give yourself, your time and your everything to us and Roki
Adam & Hayley Watts- for continuous support
Clair Rogers- always willing to make posters, flyers, notes or anything creative I may need
Annie Gemell- your love and energy fills our home and our lives
Skye- designing the awesome Superok logo & Rock’n for Roki logo
Neigbour Dorothy for storing 4000 pieces of Roki Road in your garage!
Other friends and family who have helped with the wrapping and selling of Roki Road chocolates:
Adele & Donny, Stacey, Amanda, Deano, Grovesy & his flat mate lady friend, Bradley, Liv & Dane, Chris Gray, Emma-Kate, Lindy bird, Corey, Dean Klessler, Jade, Dr Emily, Jen, Judy
Strangers who are strangers no more: Bec, Tommy, Clare, Sharon, Gareth, Leanne
Two young busking girls outside Aldi: Maya & Kassey
Mums to Mums- Katrina & Melissa for support, donations and keeping our freezer filled up
Georgina from the Flying Fox Cafe for organising Rock’n for Roki night
Avalon Chamber of Commerce- Thank you to Michael Browning and Katherine Corbett for finding Roki and your giving to Roki
Steve and Shelly Moore- for letting us hang a life size banner on your fence!
Local Businesses who have offered their services at a discount rate or have sold Roki Road and spread the word:
Corella Fine Foods- for making 70 trays of Roki Road at very short notice and a very good price
Headstart Nursery- for looking after our girl, selling Roki Road and spreading the word
Kids Gourmet Foods- providing the perfect wrapping venue
Signarama Mona Vale -Keith for making awesome banners and signs
Design 65- David providing Superok T-shirts
Style Communications- Shayna who would not let us pay for all the flyers, thank you notes and stickers
Lynwood Medical Centre- Sue & Cathy who keep spreading the word
Jo Reid- for your unfailing enthusiasm and support in spreading the word, getting team Run4Roki motivated!
Noemi- You started the original Run4Roki! You continue to run for Roki and spread the word.
Mark Brayant- You have taken our Roki under your wing and are rallying around to drum up support and help us get overseas by generating funds for our boy. What a good man you are!
All the staff at Westpac branches for launching and selling Roki’s brand new very own RokiRoad chocolates.
Alan Liddle- words cannot describe! Without you we would still have a very very sick little boy.
All the wonderful staff at Mona Vale Hospital Paediatric ward. Your continuous care for my boy.
Fleur from RedZed- for making your awesome RokiRoad and paving the way to Roki’s recovery.
Pat from Northwest packaging- you gave us a fine marketing tool to sell Roki’s chocolates. Good man.
Steyne Hotel- continuous support in awareness and events
Brookvale Rotary- support in the legal matters of fundraising
Dick Heintz- your enthusiasm is second to none, you continue to give us advice and open doors
Barney- you got the wheels rolling for Roki!
nephew Pieter- your clever poster designs do wonders to spread the word!
Rob & Andrew for your know what, out of the kindness of your heart.
Dr Randy and Dr Ashleigh from Institute of Functional Neuroscience- you help our boy on many levels
Dr Rob Slade and his team, you listen, you care, you try to make the right choices in very difficult situations.
Sam and his team from Pittwater Pharmacy, you are always willing to help in any way possible.
There are so many other people who have donated time, money and energy towards Roki’s road to recovery, thank you!
There continue to be many anonymous donations who we hope will read this and know that we would like to thank you too.
PLEASE NOTE: This list is never complete and if I have forgotten you then I will add you soon!
CHOCOLATE THANK YOU’S
The following businesses/ cafes willingly sold Roki Road and collected huge amounts of donations:
Dependable Butchery- Gary you are more than a butcher, you care and it shows
Westpac Avalon- selling Roki Road and collecting donations without even meeting me or Roki
F2K- Phil and the team filled a bucket of donation money
Coffee Brothers- Dan Lakajev, Luke & Josh Tyler for selling Roki Road and collecting donations
Chambers in Newport- Dan keeps selling still
Newport Health Foods-selling Roki Road and collecting donations
The boys from Cinque-selling Roki Road and collecting donations
Armchair Collective-selling Roki Road and collecting donations
Captain Sausage-selling Roki Road and collecting donations
Coco Bar-selling Roki Road and collecting donations
Avalon Wholefoods Store
Kulture in Hair
RUST- Michael & Elizabeth
Easy Automotive- for fixing my car for free
IGA Collaroy , Monique and Jimmy you continue to sell our RokiRoad and spread the word.
SOME DONATION ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS