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£21,713raised of £100,000 target by 472 supporters

Weʼre raising £100,000 to for Dean Francis who has just been told his cancer is incurable and that the NHS can't help him

Location
Bristol, United Kingdom
Time left
64 days to go

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Dean Francis is a man that needs little introduction, nicknamed STAR in his boxing career winning titles such as British European and commonwealth is well known and respected throughout the boxing world.

Training out of Bristol boxing gym, Dean trains and mentors people like myself and inspiring boxers & youngsters within the community.

He has found happiness and is very much a family man and well loved by many close friends.
Recently married to Ghalia Francis after a nine year relationship and now father to his precious three year old son Rocco Francis.

Dean also supports his wife in her business little star workshops' in their hometown Chepstow. An independent, thriving child's workshop and cafe located in the town centre which has been open less than a year, an adventure the newly married embarked on, inspired by their special little boy.

Having always been a fighter dean has overcome the impossible in his boxing career after a shoulder injury that told him he can never box again. Against all the odds he fought his way to the top again. We need your kindness and support to help Dean and his family a chance to fight this illness that destroys so many lives.

We are raising £100,000 for Dean Francis who has just been told that his cancer is uncurable and that the NHS cannot help him.

Dean's only chance now faced with
such a life-limiting illness is look for alternative treatments in the hope that we can not only prolong his life, but that we can find a cure. Already, the illness has progressed quickly as Dean was first diagnosed in January.

While this has come as a massive shock Dean and his friends and family are not prepared to just sit back and do nothing. We are so grateful for every donation received.

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  • Lee Haskins

    Lee Haskins

    22 days ago

    Lee Haskins

    Big shout out to Matt Che and all the lads at Level Cuts and Level Crooks for an amazing event on Saturday with an amazing amount raised for deans fund! Thanks guys 🙏

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  • Lee Haskins

    Lee Haskins

    24 days ago

    Lee Haskins

    Dean was truly touched by the kind donation from Lou Di Bella at Dibella Entertainment in New York.

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  • Lee Haskins

    Lee Haskins

    24 days ago

    Lee Haskins

    Big thank you to Ian and all the team at Eiseys gym for thier kind donation to Dean

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472

  • JG

    JG

    Apr 24, 2017

    Keep fighting champ

    £10.00

  • Jacqueline Sutherland

    Jacqueline Sutherland

    Apr 23, 2017

    Kick cancers ass.if anyone can, you can. Love from Jack x

    £20.00

  • Jonthan Fifield

    Jonthan Fifield

    Apr 22, 2017

    £5.00

  • paul james

    paul james

    Apr 21, 2017

    keep your chin up,or should I say keep your chin in

    £10.00

  • Sean Rigby

    Sean Rigby

    Apr 21, 2017

    £20.00

  • Anonymous

    Anonymous

    Apr 20, 2017

    I don't know Dean but I was touched by reading this story. I pray that something comes of this.

    £20.00

  • liz moss

    liz moss

    Apr 19, 2017

    £10.00

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Lee Haskins

Lee Haskins

Bristol, United Kingdom

IBF bantamweight world champion living in Bristol. Great friend and stable mate to Dean Francis.

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