Weʼre raising £1,500 to Fund Dexters Odyssey, a charity set up to relieve financial strain for newly diagnosed childhood cancer patients and family's .
- Bristol, UK
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Kingswood Rugby Club have kindly arranged the first Dexter Liebow memorial match, this will take place on Saturday 4th August and involve a Kingswood elect XV taking on an Ex-Junior XV. This will game will be played in memory of Dexter Liebow who sadly lost his 16month battle against a rare childhood cancer.
Kingswood Rugby Club will also have plenty of events on the day including amazing volunteers who have agreed to shave their heads and beards with support from the Body Art in Kingswoods Barber.
Dexter was diagnosed with stage 4 high risk Neuroblastoma in late October 2016 after a short period of severe tummy pain. over the course of his 16month treatment dexter had many ups and downs, the ups including His make a wish(being a magician for the day), Living in London for a month (Whilst on treatment), receiving art from all over the world and many breaks away and days out when possible. The downs including 2 stays in intensive care, septicaemia, pneumonia, a collapsed lung and losing his sight to name a few. Dexter sadly lost his battle on the 17th February peacefully with his mum and dad by his side.
This day is looking to raise money for Dexters charity (Dexters odyssey - Registered Charity Number 1178623) to help relieve financial strain through providing gift vouchers for use in businesses local to the hospital and help in creating family memories by providing days out in the local area.
Text KRFC18 (£Amount) to 70070 to donate to Dexters Odyssey, this system will be in operation from now until after the event to make donating easier.
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Aug 2, 2018
Happy to donate to a great cause.Donation made as a result of Janet's email - Happy retirement Janet
Aug 1, 2018
Donation made following an email from Janet Edwards - great cause (and happy retirement Janet)
Jul 30, 2018
Jul 30, 2018
Donation made as a result of an email from Janet Edwards
Jul 16, 2018
looking forward to the game on 4 August
Jun 16, 2018
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Jun 14, 2018
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