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Kooge's funeral fund

Closed Cause page created in the Health category by Rebecca Parkes for Megan Ross


$36,218 donated
Given by 865 generous donors in 7 weeks
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Kooge has inoperable and untreatable brain cancer and is raising funds for his funeral.

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Dear family, friends, fans of our much loved Kooge. As you know he has been fighting glioblastoma (brain cancer) for 3 years now - which is amazing as the usual life expectancy for glioblastoma is 1.5 years.

Unfortunately, Kooge has just received the awful awful news that there is a new tumour which is inoperable and untreatable, and doctors have informed him that the only option left is to let the cancer run its course.

Kooge's main priority now is to make sure that his family is not left with the financial burden of his funeral. They need to be focused on quality time now, not worrying about things like this.

Please help our friend (and his family) one last time with any financial assistance you can give in order to ensure that his amazing mum and sisters can say goodbye without worrying about money.

Rebecca Parkes' involvement (page creator)

I'm a long time friend of Kooge's.

Use of funds

The money will be spent on funeral costs. Donations will be paid to Megan; Michael's sister.


Latest update

Sad news from the Kooge family  16 July 2020

Posted by: Rebecca Parkes

♥️ 26/01/1984 - 16/07/2020 ♥️

It is with deepest sorrow that we inform you of the death of our beloved Mike who passed away peacefully early hours this morning surrounded by love.

You fought a good fight, you ran a good race. Dad is waiting for you in heaven with open arms. May God Bless you our darling, we will always love you.

As Mike would say... “like a good movie you all played an important part, but now it’s come to an end. Thanks for the Oscar, roll the credits, over and out”.

We would like to acknowledge all Mike’s treasured family, friends and followers for the outpouring of love and support during his journey.

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Latest donations

Raja
Raja on 03 Aug 2020
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$50
Guest Donor
Guest Donor on 30 Jul 2020
We didn't know Kooge but we know only too well how his family and friends will be feeling at this sad time, as we lost our son (also 36 yrs) to this terrible brutal disease 4 weeks ago. Kia Kaha
$50
Holly
Holly on 30 Jul 2020
I didn't know kooge personally but have followed his journey on facebook and on the radio. Your strength and courage and humor threw your battle was something to be admired you were a very special man who touched many people may you now rest in peace free from pain xx Sending all my love to Kooges loved ones
$20
Larissa
Larissa on 28 Jul 2020
So much sadness and heartbreak to navigate. I pray so much love and peace to be with you all during this unfathomable loss and the hole it leaves behind xx
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David
David on 27 Jul 2020
Eternal Blessings Mike ❤️
$50

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Created by Rebecca Parkes
Megan Ross's avatar
Paying to a verified bank account of Megan Ross

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