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Saying goodbye to Jacob

Cause page created in the Health category by Emma Helleur for "My family"

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20 years after taking on a foster child please help his parents with financial assistance for the funeral

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20 years ago Neil & Fiona took on a 10 month old foster baby.

What came next was a hard, heartbreaking 20 year medical journey.

Just a few months before he turned 21 we were told that Jacob will soon lose his battle with life.

Jacob is currently at the Nelson Tasman Hospice.

This page is asking people to help lighten the financial burden of a funeral. This is for people who have witnessed Jacobs journey, been a part of the journey, or want to show appreciation to parents like Neil & Fiona.

The donations will be used to help Neil & Fiona with the costs of the funeral. To help bring Jacob’s brothers (along with their wives & children) home to Nelson from Perth for the funeral.

Neil & Fiona are incredibly special people who took on a foster child & loved him with everything they have in them and walked this journey with him. They are not losing a foster child, they are losing their son. We are losing our brother.

Jacob is a loved son, brother, grandson, cousin & uncle. Please help our family give him the final goodbye he deserves after a hard life of hospitals and illness.

Use of funds:

- to pay for the funeral

- to pay for flights for his brothers to come home from Australia

if there’s anything left over:

To send his parents on a much deserved & needed holiday break

Page created by:

Emma Helleur

Nelson / Tasman

Our youngest brother is dying & I’m asking for help so the rest of the family can come home for the funeral

All funds raised benefit:

My family

Funds will be paid to a verified bank account of Fiona Helleur on behalf of My family.
“love and prayers to you all”
“precious family much love to you all xx”
“Hi guys I’m so sorry to hear you are all going through this. Much love xox”
“Much love to you all❤”
“We love you all xox”
“You guys are like my family, I'm so sad to hear this, I will always remember Jacob's cheeky smile. Sending your family much love and support x”
“Sending all our love to you and your family Em and hope this helps bring you all together to celebrate Jake and give him the most amazing send off xx”
“Condolences to the family, it's nice to see there is humanity still in the world.”
“much love to you all”
“From a Sister to a Brother. I'm sorry to hear Ben.”
  • $2,427.00 donated
  • 51 generous donors

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