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Louise Ngaei-Clearkin - family support page

Cause page created in the In Memoriam category by Trudi West for "Evie and Savannah Ngaei-Clearkin"

$25,727 donated
Given by 272 generous donors in 7 weeks

To provide financial support for Gavin and his young daughters Evie and Savannah after losing their beloved wife and mum Louise.

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Help Gavin support his girls after losing their beloved mum Louise to cancer

On June 4th, Gavin said goodbye to his beloved wife, Louise Ngaei-Clearkin, after she contracted an extremely aggressive form of uterine cancer. He and their two young daughters have been left reeling after losing Louise within weeks of her diagnosis. Your contribution will help Gavin provide ongoing care and crucial support for his girls, aged eight and six, at this incredibly difficult and distressing time.

Louise found out she had a rare form of uterine cancer, called Leiomyosarcoma, in the April school holidays. The tumour grew rapidly and, sadly, it did not respond to chemo.

Louise was a truly devoted mum to her girls and the family’s shining light. Gavin, a nutritionist who helps both ordinary people and elite athletes, is the family’s main earner. He’s spent the last two months juggling work, family commitments, while caring for both Lou and the children. As a self-employed contractor, he won’t get bereavement leave, sick leave or any financial help whatsoever, to take time off to look after his daughters.

Our beloved Lou was also a talented artist and stylist, as well as a funny, caring and supportive friend to so many people. She was also an incredibly loved daughter, much cherished sister, cousin, niece, and auntie.

Your donation will be of real help to Gavin – allowing him to maintain as normal a life as possible for his daughters. It would help him to pay for, for example, funeral costs and childcare, giving him the space to focus on the girls, now and in future.

Any contribution you can make is enormously appreciated.

Trudi West's involvement (page creator)

I am a friend of Louise, Gavin and the girls. This page has been created by a group of friends wanting to support the family.

Use of funds

Your donations will go towards childcare, school costs and anything that helps alleviate day to day money worries, allowing Gavin to care for Evie and Savvy at this difficult time. It will also safeguard the children’s future, with money for schooling.

Latest donations

Bex 1 day ago
Lou - I am devastated for you and your family. You were just the kindest most lovely soul from the moment I met you. I'm sure your spirit will continue to surround, love and protect your beautiful family.
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Guest Donor on 16 Jul 2021
kia kaha xox
Kate on 13 Jul 2021
Lesley on 07 Jul 2021
Sending love your way
Guest Donor
Guest Donor on 04 Jul 2021

Who's involved?

Trudi West's avatar
Created by Trudi West
Gavin Clearkin's avatar
Paying to a verified bank account of Gavin Clearkin on behalf of Evie and Savannah Ngaei-Clearkin

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