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Closed 25/05/2017

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£1,220
raised of £1,000 target by 68 supporters

    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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    Story

    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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      Supporters

      68

      • Misty Fied

        Misty Fied

        May 5, 2017

        from me, hope, Stan and the boys

        £25.00

      • Sarah Gray

        Sarah Gray

        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.

        £30.00

      • ian jones

        ian jones

        May 2, 2017

        so sorry to hear of rickt,s passing, hope my donation helps, best wishes to all xx

        £10.00

      • Katie evans

        Katie evans

        May 1, 2017

        RIP Richard one of my very first friends as a baby - Katie & Marion Evans

        £5.00

      • Gareth Edwards

        Gareth Edwards

        Apr 28, 2017

        £10.00

      • Anonymous

        Anonymous

        Apr 28, 2017

      • Naomi Rennie

        Naomi Rennie

        Apr 28, 2017

        Such sad news. Hope this little amount helps x

        £10.00

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      WREXHAM DISABILITY FOOTBALL CLUB

      Wrexham, United Kingdom

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