David Biddick - carrying on his legacy by upgrading Riccarton High School's sporting facilities

$26,210 of $30,000 goal
Given by 155 generous donors in around 4 months

David Biddick - carrying on his legacy by upgrading Riccarton High School's sporting facilities

Canterbury

David found enormous pleasure in helping others through the vehicle of sport (as a coach, manager, and administrator for cricket, hockey, basketball, and rugby). However, Riccarton High School held a special place in his heart where he dedicated countless hours as the Sports Coordinator for 18 years (2000 to 2018) and Cricket Coach for 25 years (1998 to 2023).

David was diagnosed with brain cancer in December 2022 and passed away on 30 November 2023. In true David fashion, he requested not to have a funeral (as he didn't want the fuss); however, instead of a funeral (and in lieu of flowers), he wanted to pass it forward to the next generation by upgrading the playing facilities at Riccarton High School, specifically:

1. Upgrade the grass cricket pitch block

2. Improve the grass playing field

3. Build a viewing area for players and spectators

A donation would go a long way to ensuring David's legacy lives on! Additionally, if you believe you are in a position to offer your time/skill/service/equipment to help with achieving any of the above 3 goals, please reach out to James Biddick (David's son) via email biddickjames@gmail.com

Thank you in advance!

James Biddick's involvement (page creator)

James Biddick is the son of David Biddick (and former student and cricketer at Riccarton High School).

Use of funds

Upgrade of Riccarton High School Sports Grounds for future generations to enjoy, specifically:

1. Upgrade the grass cricket pitch block

2. Improve the grass playing field

3. Build a viewing area for players and spectators

Funds will go to Davids wife Elizabeth Biddick

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Latest donations

Deb
Deb on 22 Feb 2024
Great way to remember a true legend
$50
Phil and Sue
Phil and Sue on 20 Feb 2024
$150
Dan
Dan on 19 Feb 2024
I was lucky enough to have David as a coach in 1998/99. Such a great man RIP Mr Biddick
$200
Brett
Brett on 18 Feb 2024
What an influence David Biddick had on my boy's cricket but also all others who have met him, a worthy cause.
$100
Guest Donor
Guest Donor on 08 Feb 2024
Wonderful legacy for a very special school
$50

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Paying to a verified bank account of Elizabeth Biddick on behalf of Riccarton High School students, in memory of David Biddick
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