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£1,550raised of £5,000 target by 11 supporters

    Weʼve raised £1,550 to help a decent, honest, hardworking tradesman get on his feet after having all his tools stolen.

    Funded on Saturday, 22nd September 2018

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    Story

    Jamie, our hardworking, loyal installer has had his van emptied. Power-tools, tools he's had since a kid, a survey drone, fixings - the lot. He's a subcontract tradesman and the kit pays his mortgage and food for his wife and kids - no wonder he's absolutely distraught today.

    These ratbags target the small guys because they have quality, well-maintained kit. Often they have nowhere to store their tools so they are left in the van. The criminals are rarely caught and the tools are never seen again.

    The emotional strain when everything you depend on is gone is huge. This is a decent, honest boy who lost his dad young, but works hard, pays tax and looks after a young wife and boys.

    Insurance can't cover what he can't remember; he'll only find what's missing when he needs a tool he doesn't have. Try writing a list of everything in your garage from memory!

    So who bats for these little guys?? No one apart from us. That's you and me. We can do something to help.

    They couldn't afford a honeymoon but he's saved money for their first holiday which he will now have to use. I've given him a £1000 gift but it won't go far.

    I have set up a Just Giving page for this lad so that those of us more fortunate can help him onto his feet again.

    Even just a little donation would make a difference. Thank you.

    Please comment or message me if you can help!

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    • Craig Michel7 months ago
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      7 months ago
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    Page last updated on: 6/1/2018 12:55 PM

    Supporters

    11

    • Team Allshelter

      Team Allshelter

      Jun 1, 2018

      Glad to assist to this worthy cause. It's not how a horse falls, it's how it gets up. All the best and keep installing for Zappshelter the EU fabric shelter champions

      £200.00

    • Steve Delaney

      Steve Delaney

      May 29, 2018

      Happy to help, hope Jamie is back on his feet quickly.

      £40.00

    • Kate Lister

      Kate Lister

      May 28, 2018

      Happy to help thanks Craig

      £10.00

    • Donny Patmore

      Donny Patmore

      May 28, 2018

      Hi Craig, seen this too often. Glad to support on a small way! Sorry I can't do more. Hope he gets what he needs and back on his feet again. Also trust he vets his holiday with wide and kids.

      £30.00

    • John Matthew

      John Matthew

      May 26, 2018

      Happy to help! We all could end up in same position one day.

      £100.00

    • David  Wilson

      David Wilson

      May 26, 2018

      £20.00

    • ronan falsey

      ronan falsey

      May 26, 2018

    Great people make things happen

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