Ball in memory of Charlie

Two-year old Charlie Harris-Beard, who died of leukaemia in February, will be remembered at a ball to be held in his memory.

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Proceeds from ball held in memory of leukaemia boy to go to charity

Charlie in hospital Credit: ITV News Central

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.


Fundraising event in memory of Charlie Harris-Beard

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.


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