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£15,080
raised of £17,000 target by 504 supporters

    Weʼve raised £15,080 to help bring Sam Gannon home to his family and friends

    Funded on Friday, 2nd December 2022

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    Article posted today on the Yorkshire Post

    Due to the recent and sudden passing of Sam. All donations will be put towards the repatriation of his body from the US and his funeral.

    He was a “real life Duracell bunny” with a seemingly endless supply of energy and love. A son, grandson, brother, uncle, partner and friend, he will be missed greatly by everyone who knew him.

    We are putting the target as £17,000 as we do not yet know the actual cost.

    Sam was a true performer, and any extra money raised will be donated to a UK charity supporting youth theatre, a cause close to Sam’s heart.

    Amy, Sam’s sister, is also looking at setting up a foundation in Sam’s name to support people who find themselves in a similar position to him and need extra support.

    All donations are greatly appreciated.

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    • Jonathan Kelly2 months ago
      Jonathan Kelly

      Jonathan Kelly

      2 months ago

      A message from Sam’s mum: His life was a blessing to me and a life of such a sensitive caring man needs to be celebrated. I would love you to join us as a family to share your memories, stories, laughs and moments of happiness you had with Sam. Try and leave the sadness of all this at your door and bring the laughs with you, he would like nothing better. The service will be at York Minster On Thursday 27th October at 2pm and of course no black please just wear the brightest colour you can ! I miss you so much my darling Sam xxx

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    • Jonathan Kelly4 months ago
      Jonathan Kelly

      Jonathan Kelly

      4 months ago

      We are truly grateful for every single donation. It has been a humbling experience reading messages of support from those who knew Sam and from those who have heard his story. The money will be transferred directly to Angie, Sam’s mother, so she can travel to America with Zoe and Sam’s best friend to attend the cremation of his remains and return these home. Once back home a celebration of his life will be arranged. All the remaining funds will be donated to appropriate charities. We thank you all again for your support at this difficult time.

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    • Jonathan Kelly4 months ago
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      4 months ago
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    Supporters

    504

    • Amy Forrest

      Amy Forrest

      Nov 25, 2022

      Sam what a shining star 🌟 keep on shining. I’m sorry I can’t give more. RIP you gorgeous human ❤️ Deepest condolences to all of his friends and family xxx

      £10.00

    • Linda Marrow

      Linda Marrow

      Oct 26, 2022

      RiP Sam, gone far too soon

      £30.00

    • William

      William

      Sep 26, 2022

      With my deepest sympathies

      £20.00

    • Steph

      Steph

      Sep 23, 2022

      Have only just discovered this very sad news. Rest in peace Sam. X

      £20.00

    • Emma Walker

      Emma Walker

      Sep 13, 2022

      Still can't believe you're gone Sam, sending all my love to Zoe and your family each day that passes ❤️

      £70.00

    • Anonymous

      Anonymous

      Sep 13, 2022

      Such an amazing guy. Can't believe it. :(

    • Sam Wood

      Sam Wood

      Sep 7, 2022

      £20.00

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