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Facebook fundraiser in memory of Dad

May 26, 2020 / All Events

Rick Footman decided to organise a fundraiser on Facebook in memory of his dad and raised over £1,000 for bibic.

Rick tells us more;

“I decided to raise money for bibic in memory of my Dad, Buster Footman, who recently passed away. He was a physiotherapist at Southend United FC and Bristol City FC.

Dad had done charity work during his life, raising over £100,000 for different charities, including bibic, so it was fitting that I chose bibic in his memory.

Those that did not know my Dad would be amazed at the things he did to raise money, these included: –

Rowing the Thames from Tower bridge to Southend pier,

Walking from Lands’ End to John O`Groats,

Abseiling down the Clifton Gorge in Bristol,

…and many others, including climbing Mt Kilimanjaro at the age of 65.

He was a well-loved member of the Bristol community and people would stop and chat with him wherever he went.

I think it’s a fitting way to remember a loved one by doing something for a charity in their name, and I would recommend that anyone who wants to remember a loved one should think of doing the same . Please help this wonderful cause”.

Our sincere thanks to Rick, his family and his friends for such a generous and fitting tribute to Buster Footman.

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