Sam’s Memorial Playground

Sam Leask was only 9 when he tragically died of Henoch-Schonlein Purpura (HSP Vasculitis) in October 2012 at Yorkhill Hospital in Glasgow. Sam’s parents want to improve playground facilities in Kirkton Village in Dumfries in memory of Sam.  Grant & Adrienne (LCTF) met with Sam’s parents, Katherine & Julian and have offered to help and support the playground plans for Sam.

Sam’s parents said “following the tragic death of our dear son Sam we wanted to try and do something positive in our community. Improving the playground in Kirkton Village would provide our family with a permanent reminder of how Sam touched many lives. As an active boy he always loved visiting playgrounds and it would be fantastic to think that we have all improved the facilities for other children in the community.

This should provide a significant contribution to the lives of many children by giving them new play facilities in Kirkton Village Playground. The fundraising page set up by Sam’s parents for the memorial playground is www.localgiving.com/samleask – please help support Sam’s parents in making the playground a lasting memorial for their son.

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