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Weʼre raising £10,000 to promote awareness, diagnosis and treatment of mental health issues affecting teenagers, as well as support the arts and music in schools

Frittenden, UK
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In Memory of Sam West

Sam West sadly committed suicide at the age of 15. While we will never understand "why", we want to create a legacy that will promote awareness, diagnosis and treatment of mental health among teenagers in Kent, as well as support arts and music in schools.

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  • The West Family (Michelle, Chris, Ben and Tom)1 month ago
    The West Family (Michelle, Chris, Ben and Tom)

    The West Family (Michelle, Chris, Ben and Tom)

    1 month ago

    Thank you all again for your tremendous and generous support. We have now launched the Foundation website (www.samwestfoundation.org) which includes details on the first activities we will be supporting, as well as just a few of the events that people have organised to raise further funds. We thank you all once again.

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  • The West Family (Michelle, Chris, Ben and Tom)4 months ago
    The West Family (Michelle, Chris, Ben and Tom)

    The West Family (Michelle, Chris, Ben and Tom)

    4 months ago

    We have been overwhelmed with all the generous support we have received, and would like to express our sincere thanks to you. We are pleased to inform you that the Charity Commission approved registration this week of THE SAM WEST FOUNDATION (#1177924). All the money you have kindly donated will go to this Foundation, and will be used in full for meeting its objectives. We are setting up a website for the charity, and will share details with you shortly. Once again, sincere thanks for all your messages of support, kindness and generosity.

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Page last updated on: 8/13/2018 7:38 AM

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490

  • Mike Indian

    Mike Indian

    Aug 13, 2018

    £5.00

  • Stevie George

    Stevie George

    Aug 13, 2018

    You are so strong and I am so proud of your whole family 🧡

    £20.00

  • Anonymous

    Anonymous

    Aug 6, 2018

    £10.00

  • Douglas Flett

    Douglas Flett

    Aug 1, 2018

    £50.00

  • Dulwich Prep

    Dulwich Prep

    Jul 30, 2018

    Year 8 Revue collection

    £368.26

  • Myroslav Savchenko

    Myroslav Savchenko

    Jul 30, 2018

    It is a great cause, Hugo! Georgiy, Myro, Nadiya, James

    £20.00

  • Terry Boswick

    Terry Boswick

    Jul 29, 2018

    £20.00

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The West Family (Michelle, Chris, Ben and Tom)

The West Family (Michelle, Chris, Ben and Tom)

Frittenden, UK

Sam West was born on 15th February 2002. He was much-loved for his kindness, cheeky sense of humour and enormous talents in both the arts and music. He was diagnosed with clinical depression and very sadly took his own life in January 2018.

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