In Loving Memory of Hayden Blackburn

$61,274 donated
Given by 328 generous donors in 10 days

Financial support for the Blackburns

Makarora, Otago

As a lot of you may be aware, tragically on Sunday the 10th October 2021, Hayden Blackburn was suddenly killed in an accident in Makarora. This news came as a complete shock to his family and friends, and the fact he was just shy of 35 years old, is utterly devastating. Truly a life taken too soon.

Hayden was a committed father, a wonderful son, a fun-loving brother, a loyal friend and a devoted partner to his soulmate Charlene. The void he has left in his family, and his communities (both Makarora and Taumarunui) is huge. Whilst we cannot take away the pain of this tragic event, or the loss to his immediate family, we thought we would provide an opportunity for people to contribute financially, and know they are helping in some way.

Hayden was a hardworking, dedicated family man and he would love nothing more than for his family, his girls, to be well taken care of. Therefore, this page has been set up as financial support for his two beautiful daughters Lily (8) and Briar (5) for anything they will need in the future.

Thank you for your support as we carry his family through this.

Mel Barlow's involvement (page creator)


Use of funds

Any future expenses and costs that may arise with raising a family.

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Latest donations

Karen 5 hours ago
Mike&Ginny 5 hours ago
If only it gives a very small comfort.
Sam and Kate Berry
Sam and Kate Berry 21 hours ago
Thoughts are with you Charlene, Briar, and Lily xx
Margaret & Larry
Margaret & Larry 1 day ago
Our prayers are with you all, love Margaret & Larry
Guest Donor
Guest Donor 1 day ago

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Mel Barlow's avatar
Created by Mel Barlow
Charlene MacIvor's avatar
Paying to a verified bank account of Charlene MacIvor
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