Kesgrave: Hundreds raised for brave Kerry Thorpe

KIND-hearted town residents have donated more than �750 to a 21-year-old girl with cystic fibrosis.

Kerry Thorpe was diagnosed with the disease when she was just a tot, but today she faces a fight for survival as cystic fibrosis continues have an increasingly negative effect on her life.

The Star launched a fund to help Kerry achieve her dream wedding while she faces a battle to get a double lung transplant. Doctors have advised Kerry that she wouldn’t be able to marry until after a transplant, because she isn’t strong enough. A town resident, who asked to remain anonymous, inspired the fund after he donated �500 to make her dreams come true.

If you would like to support Kerry’s Fund, cheques should be made payable to Archant Community Media Ltd. Please send them to Kerry’s Fund, Ipswich Star newsteam, 30 Lower Brook Street, Ipswich, IP4 1AN.