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Closed 14/08/2021

raised of £100,000 target by 249 supporters

    Weʼve raised £19,257 to Help Jeff Pettitt meet costs of nursing care.

    Funded on Saturday, 14th August 2021

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    Jeff Pettitt is a former Football League and Premier League Assistant. He was a Football Referee Core Coach and Observer for many years and lives in Caterham.

    Jeff also voluntarily ran the Referees’ Academy at Charlton Athletic for over 20 years, helping referees improve their game and move into the higher levels of officiating.

    After being concerned in deterioration in his health, last year Jeff was diagnosed with Progressive Supranuclear Palsy (PSP).

    PSP is an uncommon brain disorder that effects movement control of walking and balance, speech, swallowing, vision and thinking. The disease results from damage to nerve cells in the brain.

    His condition has deteriorated over the last few months as he is now showing all the above symptoms. Sadly Jeff now needs 24hour care; currently provided by his wife Fiona. Jeff has been able to ‘bank’ his voice in order to enable him soon to generate electronic speech via a tablet.

    It’s believed the time will be coming very soon when Jeff will need to go into a specialist residential nursing home costing about £2k per week, which they would not be able to afford.

    Jeff has been a great servant to the football community and in particular refereeing. It would be great if the football community could provide much needed financial support for his wife to enable her to have some respite and ease the financial burden of the costs of oncoming nursing care and required equipment.



    • Jaswinder Basi2 years ago
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      Jaswinder Basi

      2 years ago

      Many thanks to Charlton AFC for their ongoing support.

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    • Jaswinder Basi3 years ago
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      3 years ago

      Jeff is having his first week's respite care at Tupwood Gate Nursing Home. Many thanks to you all for making this possible. Your support is greatly appreciated.

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    • Jaswinder Basi3 years ago
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      Jaswinder Basi

      3 years ago
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    • Jake Bowdery

      Jake Bowdery

      Jul 31, 2021

      Lots of Love Jeff! ❤️


    • Sarah Campbell

      Sarah Campbell

      Jul 19, 2021

      Donated via Helen, from Sweden


    • Jess, Andy and kids

      Jess, Andy and kids

      Jul 11, 2021

      Sending all our love x

    • Anonymous


      Jul 11, 2021

      In support of Helen Porter-Hughes

    • Jake Bowdery

      Jake Bowdery

      Jul 11, 2021

      Lot’s of Love Jeff! Keep going ❤️


    • SG


      Jul 11, 2021

      Always enjoyed our chats about the officials. Still frustrated with many, even now. I think you might be too, but you made me see a different side to decision making. Take care my friend. Stay strong.


    • Hannah Klimas

      Hannah Klimas

      Jul 2, 2021

      What a great cause. All the best of luck!


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