Jack Grealish donates to Just Giving page for ex-rugby player killed in Gaza - Ruck

Jack Grealish donates to Just Giving page for ex-rugby player killed in Gaza

Manchester City and England’s Jack Grealish has made a generous contribution to a GoFundMe campaign established for James Henderson, a revered British ex-forces hero.

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Following his tragic demise in an Israeli strike on a Gaza food convoy, alongside two other UK aid workers, the fund has amassed over £6,800 in donations.

James Henderson, affectionately known as a ‘selfless giant’, was a former rugby star and one of three British individuals killed during an Israeli drone attack on a food aid convoy in Gaza. This attack occurred on Monday, while he was traveling in a clearly marked vehicle operated by World Central Kitchen (WCK), a charity dedicated to providing meals to Palestinians in the strife-ridden region. The convoy was targeted with three missiles fired by an IDF drone.

At 33 years old, Henderson, a former Royal Marine from Cornwall, was part of the security team for the relief effort and tragically lost his life alongside fellow British veterans John Chapman, aged 57, and James Kirby, aged 47.

In response to this devastating loss, a fundraising initiative to support Henderson’s family has swiftly garnered over £10,000 in just two days.

You can donate to the JustGiving page here.

The page reads: ‘He was a selfless giant, who all throughout his life strived to be the best in everything he did, whether that was in the military, Rugby, private security, or providing help for the less fortunate.

‘This page has been created for people to show their support to Jim’s family at the most difficult of times.

‘All donations will be given to the Henderson family to help and support them during this period.

‘From all of Jim’s friends and especially his family we would like to thank you in advance for your kind donations.’

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