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Family G is crowdfunding

raised of £51,000 target by 537 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 G8 months ago
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    8 months ago

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  • Family G8 months ago
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    8 months 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 G2 years ago
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    2 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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2 years ago

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Page last updated on: 11/16/2020 09.00



  • Helen and Joe

    Helen and Joe

    Nov 16, 2020

    Thanks for supporting these wonderful organisations who help so many people.


  • Philip and Sally

    Philip and Sally

    Nov 10, 2020

    Happy 86th Birthday Kit!With much love from Jersey and especially Philip and SallyMuch love and keep on going!X


  • Denise Hurst

    Denise Hurst

    Jun 29, 2020

    Emma - amazing


  • James Young

    James Young

    Jun 28, 2020

    Thinking of Rich this weekend. So wish we could have been at the Beach Ball, but already looking forward to next year!Love, Slim & Elly. xx


  • Joel Harrison

    Joel Harrison

    Jun 26, 2020


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  • Karma Curry

    Karma Curry

    Apr 22, 2020

    A little gift for a great charity! This is a donation of 50% of the money taken from the tickets we sold for a curry tasting event we held in Bedford. Xxx


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