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Braces for my son Kyle.

Closed Cause page created in the Health category by Richard Cooke for "My son"

$3,561 donated

Given by 91 generous donors in around 6 months


Help family stretched to far by mounting medical costs.

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My name is Richard. I'm a 43yr old single dad (my wife Annie passed away from breast cancer in 2011 age 33yrs old). I have kidney disease with other health problems and am unable to work. I live in Wellington with my 12yr old son Kyle who also has health problems due to his mother receiving chemo while he was in utero as the doctors didn't know she was pregnant with twins until the five month date. Sadly Kyle's twin "Quintin" passed at age three months.

Kyle now needs braces to align his jaw and stop his lower teeth biting into the upper gums. While we have managed up until now the $8700.00 required for the braces along with other ongoing costs is beyond me.

Kyle has had to deal with a lot of poor health and sadness in his life but always had a ready smile. I would very much appreciate your help to enable him to keep that smile.

Thank you.

Richard Cooke's involvement (page creator)

Kyle is my son.

Use of funds

Any funds received will be used for Kyle braces. Anything over and above would be used for a computer Kyle desperately needs for upcoming high school Years.

Latest donations

  • Rachael

    Rachael on 20 Feb 2020



  • Karen

    Karen on 16 Feb 2020


    Kia Kaha Kyle and Richard.


  • Guest Donor

    Guest Donor on 18 Oct 2019



  • Private Donor

    Private Donor on 17 Oct 2019



  • Guest Donor

    Guest Donor on 15 Oct 2019



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Created by, and paying to a verified bank account of, Richard Cooke on behalf of My son

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This page was created on 21 Aug 2019 and closed on 21 Feb 2020.
$3,561 donated

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