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£81,735raised of £100,000 target by 2154 supporters

    Weʼve raised £81,735 to Get Keith On His Feet

    Funded on Monday, 31st December 2018

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    Story

    Update on the incredibly sad story below.

    Your amazing generosity has allowed us to fly keith home via air ambulance.

    Keith is now in The James Cook spinal care unit in Middlesbourgh and has just managed to have his first few days in a wheelchair.

    Keith will now begin his rehabilitation in earnest and we all know it will be a long road ahead.

    Keith still has no use of his legs but does have some feeling when tested so we remain hopeful and positive that these signs will lead eventually to him being back on his feet. His arms move but his hands have extreemly limited use so thats also a big part of the rehab process.

    Its only an estimate but keith will be in hospital for between 6 and 12 months. During this time the process of integrating him back into his family life will begin with weekends at home as soon as possible.

    We will continue to raise funds for keith and his family for many years ahead and will do all we can to allow them to live as normal a life as possible.

    Its still early days so much of this update may change so for now we are focussed on keiths progress and the beautiful memories they will create with their boys and our help.

    Huge thanks and grattitude to everyone that has contributed so far, you have made a mass

    ive difference in their confidence to cope with these challenging circimstances ❤️❤️

    This is an urgent appeal to raise funds for our friend Keith Dungait.

    Sadly on Thursday 5th July, whilst on holiday with friends, Keith innocently dived into the Hotel pool and hit his head on the bottom. A moment that took just seconds has left Keith in a critical condition with 5 fractures in his back and without the use of his legs.

    Keith’s wife Christina is by his side in Spain along with his parents, whilst his two sons, Ronnie (7) and Makaulay (5) are at home with their family.

    Keith’s family know there is a long road ahead, and we hope that the funds we raise through this appeal will help make that rehabilitation possible and get Keith back on his feet!

    Your donations will help cover medical bills, potentially allow Keith to be flown back to the UK and we hope to raise enough to help Keith begin his road to recovery.

    Your kind donations will truely make a difference and help this young family get through this terrible time.

    Updates

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    • His friends & family1 year ago
      His friends & family

      His friends & family

      1 year ago

      News is spreading and we cannot thank you enough!! Keith's story has even been shared in a Belgium newspaper. https://www.hln.be/nieuws/buitenland/man-duikt-op-mallorca-in-zwembad-en-knalt-met-hoofd-tegen-bodem-als-vrienden-hem-uit-water-halen-ademt-hij-niet-meer~af41bbd2/

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    • His friends & family1 year ago
      His friends & family

      His friends & family

      1 year ago

      Thank you to everyone who has supported this campaign so far! Today has been an amazing day and to top it off Keith's story has been shared in two newspapers; Chronicle Live & The Daily Mail!

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    1 year ago

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    Supporters

    2154

    • Margaret Ritchie

      Margaret Ritchie

      Dec 24, 2018

      Good luck Keith

      £10.00

    • Anonymous

      Anonymous

      Dec 12, 2018

      Wishing you and your family a Merry Christmas Keith. You’re clearly inspiring those closest to you - and everyone who’s ever known you even a little - with your fighting spirit, class and dignity.

    • Angela Young

      Angela Young

      Dec 4, 2018

      Some more funds from our Triathlon Keith. Hope you're doing well.

      £40.00

    • Martin Harvey

      Martin Harvey

      Nov 2, 2018

      Best Wishes - Good to Chris H face again.

      £50.00

    • April Shiels

      April Shiels

      Oct 31, 2018

      £20.00

    • Angela Young

      Angela Young

      Oct 26, 2018

      Hi Keith/Christina, here are the proceeds from the indoor triathlon held at Fitness Vibes. Loads of support for you all here. Thrilled to see you standing and improving all the time. Keep it up!

      £846.00

    • EJD

      EJD

      Oct 19, 2018

      This sort of situation is so difficult to deal with. Just know there are people out there who are thinking of your family and are glad to help. Hopefully it will lighten the load.

      £30.00

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