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raised of £1,000 target by 101 supporters

    Weʼve raised £2,290 to buy portable defibrillators for Redcar Parkrun and Coatham Primary School

    Redcar, United Kingdom
    Funded on Thursday, 9th March 2017

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    It is with great sadness that we are setting this page up, in loving memory of our amazing, caring and fun husband, father, brother and uncle, Colin Rodgers, who was suddenly taken from us on 1st February whilst playing football despite the efforts of Redcar Leisure centre staff, paramedics and ambulance crew.

    We, his family, politely request that instead of sending flowers to his service, anyone who wishes to do so, makes a donation to help us raise funds for a great cause
    Colin has always been an avid runner and took part in the Redcar Parkrun along with his sons who all attended Coatham Primary School. Although medical staff could not save Colin, it is evidence to how crucial defibrillators can be in community places in the hope that one day they can save a life in the time it takes for emergency services to respond. With this in mind, your donations will be used to help purchase Portable Defibrillators for both Redcar Parkrun and Coatham C of E Primary School.

    Sandra, Oliver, Jacob & Nick.



    • Oliver Rodgers5 years ago
      Oliver Rodgers

      Oliver Rodgers

      5 years ago

      Thank you so much to everyone who has donated in Dad's memory, we can't believe we have reached our original target in only a matter of hours. This money will cover the remaining money needed by Redcar Parkrun and Coatham School to buy their defibrillators. Any further donations will go towards further machines for other local causes. Many Thanks, The Rodgers Family

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    Page last updated on: 2/20/2017 10.39



    • Anonymous


      Feb 20, 2017

      In memory of our dear friend Colin Rodgers, such a gentleman, will be greatly missed by all his friends at Teesside Musical Theatre Company xx

    • Matthew Lowe

      Matthew Lowe

      Feb 20, 2017

      Great idea guys. Your dad would be really proud of you all ! Best wishes Matthew, Jo and Ava




      Feb 20, 2017

      I was a member of Centre Stage for many years and knew Colin. Sad news he will be missed by many old friends

    • Allan Flintoff

      Allan Flintoff

      Feb 20, 2017

      Sorry For your Loss Ollie & Family. Hopefully your hard work in raising money for charity will bring some comfort in the days ahead.Our thoughts are with you.Al, Jayne, Chloe and James




      Feb 20, 2017

      In memory of Col. Still the best working year of life. 18 years of playing footy together. You will be missed!


    • Sue Paxton

      Sue Paxton

      Feb 20, 2017

      In memory of Colin, a collegue and friend from British Steel & Capgemini. Thinking of you all xx


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      Feb 18, 2017


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