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    Weʼve raised £325 to Help give my mum a fitting send off

    Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
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    Funded on Monday, 5th December 2016

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    Yesturday my mum Julie Stokes sadly passed away unexpectadly in hospital. She had a heart attack late last year and never gained full health and last Sunday was rushed by ambulance back in to hospital. Over the past week she deteriorated and we were told Thursday that she had a big leak in 1 of her heart valves. She was then rushed in to critical care and sadly yesturday she went into cardiac arrest and after efforts by the medical team she sadly passed away.

    Myself and the family are really struggling to come to terms with the loss and we are on benefits so have now got the worry of how we will be able to give mum the fitting send off that she deserves. She was there for everyone and adored myself and my younger severely disabled brother who is also finding it very difficult to understand what is happening. We have been told that NO DWP payments will be given until they recieved the final funeral bill which can't happen until the funeral has taken place which won't happen untill we pay £1000 upfront.

    If anyone can help we will be able to apy you back once DWP have paid us the money.

    Please help if you can and anymore raised above target will be donated to the hospital Dyalisis unit



    • Ricky Oates10 months ago
      Ricky Oates

      Ricky Oates

      10 months ago
      Update from the Page owner

      Thank You to everyone who donated.

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    • Ricky Oatesa year ago
      Ricky Oates

      Ricky Oates

      a year ago

      Just a quick update, We have been able to plan the funeral on the 24th for mum, but we need to reach this target within 3 weeks so we can pay for it

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    • Ricky Oatesa year ago
      Ricky Oates

      Ricky Oates

      a year ago

      We have hit a massive hurdle now. As DWP will not make any payments until they recieve a final funeral bill. We can't get them the final bill until we have held the funeral which can't happen untill we pay £1000 up front. Once we get DWP money we as a family are more than happy to pay the £1000 back if anyone could help

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    • Ricky Oatesa year ago
      Ricky Oates

      Ricky Oates

      a year ago

      We are now finding out the very hard reality that funerals are a money making machine for bussinesses. We have been set the mamouth task of raising £1000 by the end of this week for mum's funeral to go ahead. Please keep sharing and if you can donate please do. Thank you to all those that have donated so far

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    • Hannah Cooper

      Hannah Cooper

      Nov 29, 2016


    • John Jess

      John Jess

      Nov 23, 2016

      Best wishes Ricky and family - John Jess, Southampton


    • Hannah MINNS

      Hannah MINNS

      Nov 18, 2016

      To give you and your family peace of mind, Ricky xx


    • David Balcon

      David Balcon

      Nov 18, 2016

      Good luck Ricky


    • tracy humphrey

      tracy humphrey

      Nov 18, 2016

      I hope you manged to raise the money you need for you're mum x


    • Hayley Green

      Hayley Green

      Nov 16, 2016

      My mum told me about your mum today. So sorry for your loss. Sorry couldn't donate more. Hope you reach your target xx


    • Anonymous


      Nov 15, 2016

      Thinking of you and your precious family Ricky , God Bless.


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    Ricky Oates

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    Milton Keynes, United Kingdom

    I'm Julies son and really want to give my mum the best send off that I can. Anything you can give will be greatly appreciated

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