Weʼve raised £1,220 to Raise funds to support the family of Rick Williams
- Wrexham, United Kingdom
- Funded on Thursday, 25th May 2017
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Wrexham Disability Football Club were given the shocking news that one of our players Rick Williams has passed away. Rick, who was one of our goalkeepers, was a great example of not letting his learning disability get in the way of his everyday life.
On Sunday, Rick went out to Ty Mawr with his friends and project leader Wayne Greenshields who was Rick's best friend. He sadly collapsed at the side of the River Dee after swimming across. Although members of the public and friends tried to resuscitate Rick it wasn't to be.
Only on Saturday he helped the club do a bag packing fundraiser at Asda to raise vital funds. He was a valued member of our team on and off the pitch.
We are absolutely devastated at Wrexham Disability FC. We're one big family and Rick will be sadly missed by all.
As a club, Wrexham Disability Football Club have been overwhelmed by the support of the Wrexham community and the requests off a number of individuals, and sadly finance is a problem at this difficult time so we have decided to set up a just giving page to support the loved ones of Richard. Funds will go a long way towards the difficult weeks ahead and tragic costs that need to be covered at this most upsetting and unexpected time. As a club we would like to support the family as much as we possibly can and would like to give Richard the best send off
Thank you for your time
Wrexham Disability football club
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May 5, 2017
from me, hope, Stan and the boys
May 4, 2017
Thinking of Rick's family at this sad time. Special thoughts to Wayne and his family. From your work colleagues. Just a small donation from the FS team.
May 2, 2017
so sorry to hear of rickt,s passing, hope my donation helps, best wishes to all xx
May 1, 2017
RIP Richard one of my very first friends as a baby - Katie & Marion Evans
Apr 28, 2017
Apr 28, 2017
Apr 28, 2017
Such sad news. Hope this little amount helps x
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