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Family G is crowdfunding

raised of £51,000 target by 554 supporters

Weʼre raising £51,000 to donate to Richard's chosen charities, St John's Hospice, Moggerhanger where he spent his final weeks, and the Bedford Hospital Primrose Unit


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Rich Garrett died after a brave 9 year battle with cancer on the 22nd of December 2018. He was a kind, courageous and hilarious man who touched the lives of many all over the world. Before his death he requested that money be raised in his name for St John's Hospice, Moggerhanger (Charity No. 1052076 Ref. No.05494), where he was brilliantly looked after in his final weeks, and The Bedford Hospital Primrose Unit (Primrose Unit Fund 013096, Charity Number 1061003), where he had been cared for as a patient throughout his illness.

Richard asked that when remembering him, we think of the laughter over any sadness.

Over the coming months we will be launching a number of fundraising activities and events, please keep your eye on this page for the latest updates and let us know if you want to be involved. After all our original targets were surpassed, we’ve set the goal to £51,000 as Rich was 51 when he died. We’re also going to attempt 51 challenges in his name.

We have been overwhelmed by the outpouring of love and support you have given us - we cannot thank you enough.

Family G x

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  • Family G2 years ago
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    2 years ago

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  • Family G2 years ago
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    2 years ago

    Incredible people have been doing inspirational things as part of Challenge 51. You can find out more on our facebook page & our website. The lime green tops (available to buy from with a £5 donation from every purchase going to Challenge 51) have been worn by intrepid participants to climb mountains, cycle across continents, run marathons and swim across lakes, and so with our online and offline donations, we are delighted to announce we have reached and exceeded our original target.

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  • Family G4 years ago
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    4 years ago

    We've hit £9000! Thank you so much everyone for your kindness and generosity. Just a reminder Rich's Thanksgiving Service is on Sunday, 2pm, at Bedford School and all are welcome x

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4 years ago

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Page last updated on: 9/10/2021 10.48



  • Paul and Jenny

    Paul and Jenny

    Sep 10, 2021

    Well done. Sorry we couldn't make the ball but so glad it was a great bash.


  • Matt Solan

    Matt Solan

    Aug 18, 2021

    Hope the Beach Ball was a huge success.


  • The Midgley’s

    The Midgley’s

    Aug 2, 2021

    Team Garrett you are all amazing, impressing Mr G every single day as he watches you continue his legacy with courage and tenacity. Awesome!


  • Annie and Ian Carter

    Annie and Ian Carter

    Jul 28, 2021

    Such a terrific evening at the Blues Beach -we had a Ball!


  • John Parrett

    John Parrett

    Jul 26, 2021


  • Mallalieu


    Jul 25, 2021

    Family G - what a send off! Here's to Rich x


  • Michelle Walker

    Michelle Walker

    Jul 24, 2021

    Good luck at Beach Ball x

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