A funeral for my Brother.

Fundraising campaign by Tara M
  • £630.00
    raised of £1,000.00 goal
63% Funded
24 Donors
Raised offline: £100.00
Total: £730.00

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Hello my name is Tara and l am in the unfortunate position of having to arrange a cremation for my Brother Tony.

I was informed that my Brother Tony died alone in his flat on December 18th, the cause of death is unknown at present, and the Coroner is investigating further, but she has advised me to start thinking about what arrangements to make, in regards to the collection and final resting place of his body.

I have been informed that l may be able to claim a government grant, to cover some of the costs towards a basic direct cremation? However this it is not guaranteed, and l won't be informed of their decision until after the funeral! 😔

I am really at a loss of how l am going to be able to manage this, especially as his death has been so totally unexpected...... A friend recommended trying this website, and although l really hate having to ask people, but any donation, you can make, no matter how small, will be a massive help to me. 🙏

Tony's life wasn't an easy one, and to die alone is the saddest way for anybody to go...... It is my wish that he can at least be remembered by having a simple ceremony, so that he may finally be laid to rest.

Thank you for taking the time to read this & l wish you a happy and healthy 2022. Kind regards Tara. 💞

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Donors

  • Windsor Sue
  • Donated on Feb 20, 2022
£10.00
  • Pete Digger
  • Donated on Feb 20, 2022
  • Big hug. love and respect digger.

£30.00
  • Anonymous
  • Donated on Jan 23, 2022
£10.00
Mar 14

Coroner delay 😔

Update posted by Tara M at 01:33 am

Unfortunately l am still waiting for the Coroner to release his body. I have no idea what the holdup is, it's not like they haven't had him there for 3 Month's already! 🙄On the plus side, l have a friend who is raising funds by being sponsored in having his

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Jan 16

Nearly half way there!

Update posted by Tara M at 05:12 pm

Thanks to everyone who has donated so far, you are all stars!(I am almost half way there to being able to afford a direct cremation for him, and maybe even a small attended one!) Even if you are only able to donate a small amount, anything you can spare would

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Jan 08

Many thanks!

Update posted by Tara M at 05:11 pm

Many thanks to everyone who has donated so far, especially those who don't personally know Tony. Thanks also for your lovely messages, It means a lot to me! I am a quarter of the way to my goal, so please help by sharing my post Kind regards to you all.Tara

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Jan 06

Please Share.

Update posted by Tara M at 12:42 pm

If you are unable to help at this time, please could you share instead, because if everyone that read my appeal, were only able to donate £1, this would still help massively towards my goal & being able to finally lay him to rest. Many thanks,Tara X

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Donors & Comments

24 donors
  • Windsor Sue
  • Donated on Feb 20, 2022
£10.00
  • Pete Digger
  • Donated on Feb 20, 2022
  • Big hug. love and respect digger.

£30.00
  • Anonymous
  • Donated on Jan 23, 2022
£10.00
  • Neil Hunt
  • Donated on Jan 23, 2022
£50.00
  • Anonymous
  • Donated on Jan 23, 2022
  • So sorry for your loss

£50.00
  • david stewart
  • Donated on Jan 21, 2022
£10.00
  • Steve Simmons
  • Donated on Jan 21, 2022
  • Hi tara im sorry i haven’t been able to work since before Christmas but if i get anything i will donate more. He was like a brother to me too, can i share this thing & see if i can raise more? X

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  • Sharon Beck
  • Donated on Jan 20, 2022
  • I am so sorry for your loss. Prayers and hugs 🙏❤️

£20.00
  • Anonymous
  • Donated on Jan 11, 2022
  • So sorry Tara. Hope you get the funds to give your brother a funeral.

£20.00
  • Anonymous
  • Donated on Jan 11, 2022
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£630.00
raised of £1,000.00 goal
63% Funded
24 Donors
Raised offline: £100.00
Total: £730.00

No more donations are being accepted at this time. Please contact the campaign owner if you would like to discuss further funding opportunities