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£4,015raised of £2,500 target by 159 supporters

    Weʼve raised £4,015 to help fund our Dad’s funeral.

    Funded on Tuesday, 24th September 2019

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    Hi, thank you for visiting our Just Giving Page. Our name’s are Ben and Dani. We are 22 and 24 years old. On May 6th 2019, our Dad, Jeff Cobden, had a sudden brain aneurysm, leaving him in a coma and unresponsive. Although the surgeons, doctors and nurses at Addenbrookes did everything in their power to save him, we had to make the heartbreaking decision to take him off of the ventilator on May 19th. He passed away later that afternoon. Our Dad was 56 years old.

    Unfortunately, Dad had no life insurance, no life savings and a very limited amount of assets; leaving us to figure out a way of paying for his funeral. So far, our only option is to take out a bank loan, meaning in the years to come we will still be making monthly payments for the sake of burying our Dad. We wouldn’t ask for help if we weren’t desperate, but we need to put our pride aside and try to give him the best send off we can.

    If anybody had anything spare that they would be willing to donate to help us, we would be eternally grateful.

    Thank you so much for reading.

    Ben and Dani.

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      159

      • Richard Tiffin

        Richard Tiffin

        Jun 18, 2019

        We grew up together. Same village same school. Kinship takes many forms.

        £50.00

      • Nick Tiffin

        Nick Tiffin

        Jun 18, 2019

        Went to school with Jeff ... RIP

        £50.00

      • DAWN

        DAWN

        May 31, 2019

        Thinking of you both. Your dad would be really proud of you ! 😇 x

        £50.00

      • Jorrit Faes

        Jorrit Faes

        May 31, 2019

        £25.00

      • Jaid

        Jaid

        May 30, 2019

        So sorry I couldn't give more. Stay strong guys. Xxxxx

        £20.00

      • kerry Pay

        kerry Pay

        May 29, 2019

        Thinking of you Danielle and Ben and sending all our love xxx

        £20.00

      • Anonymous

        Anonymous

        May 29, 2019

        £100.00

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