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Appeal closes

Filed: Wednesday, 1st May 2019
By: Staff Writer

A JustGiving appeal started in order to help a member of the KUMB Forum team has closed having surpassed its target.

Nick Fretwell, who has been a member of the Forum moderating team for several years was recently diagnosed with advanced stage cancer.

As a result he was forced to give up his job as a driver so that he may undergo an immediate course of chemotherapy in order to combat the disease.

Consequently Nick and his family have been struggling to pay mortgage fees and regular monthly bills, with few benefits currently forthcoming.

Last month, we turned to the KUMB readers and fellow West Ham supporters for support by launching an appeal to raise 1,500 to help the family through their current crisis.

Incredibly, this target was met within 24 hours whilst further donations took the final sum up to 2,635, which has now been sent to the family.

Speaking on the KUMB Forum recently, Nick wrote to thank everyone who had made a donation or sent good wishes his way.

"I can't find the words to express how myself and my wife are feeling about your kindness right now," he wrote. "There's probably no single word that can describe it. Thank you."

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