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Proceeds from a ball to be held in memory of Charlie Harris Beard will go to his charity Cords4life.
Charlie from Worcestershire, died in February from leukaemia but his life was prolonged after he received a cord donor transplant from America.
Charlie's parents now want to make sure others can benefit from cord blood donation.
Two-year old Charlie Harris-Beard, who died of leukaemia in February, will be remembered at a ball to be held in May.
Charlied died after battling Acute Myeloid leukaemia in February 2013. All of the proceeds from the ball will go to Charlie's charity Cords4life.
Two-year old Charlie Harris-Beard, who died of leukaemia earlier this month, was remembered today as his family and friends got together for a fundraising event.
A bouncy castle, face painting and a magic show entertained the crowds and helped to raise money for the Cords4Life charity, set up by his parents from Kidderminster.
They're hoping to increase awareness of how umbilical cord donations can save lives.
The mother of a two-year old boy who died from leukemia says she knows his legacy will live on.
The story of Charlie Harris Beard touched thousands of people. His family spent months raising awareness of umbilical chord donation, after a transplant helped save Charlie's life. But the cancer returned a second time. After a long battle, he died on Friday.
The sister of Charlie Harris-Beard, Ellie-Louise, was given a Kidderminster Harriers football shirt today, before kick-off against Cambridge United.
Two-year old Charlie, from Kidderminster, died yesterday after losing his battle to leukaemia.
Fans from both sides held a minute's applaud in memory of Charlie.
Football players and fans from Kidderminster Harriers and Cambridge United joined forces today to celebrate the life of Charlie Harris-Beard – a two-year old leukaemia sufferer who lost his fight yesterday.
The minute-long applaud was held before kick-off. Charlie's older sister, Ellie-Louise, was also given a Harriers football shirt with 'Charlie' written on the back.
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A minute's applause was held before the Kidderminster Harriers' match today in memory of Charlie Harris-Beard who died yesterday.