Brothers Josh and Matt Knight raising money for CLIC Sargent

Brothers Josh and Matt Knight

Brothers Josh and Matt Knight have so far raised over £6,500 for the charity, CLIC Sargent - Credit: Josh Knight

A pair of Weston cricketers are raising money for CLIC Sargent after their seven-year-old nephew was diagnosed with Leukaemia.

Brothers Josh and Matt Knight did different fundraising activities for the the charity, which helps children and their families after a cancer diagnosis.

Weston's Matt Knight

Matt Knight in action Weston seconds against Bridgwater in May 2019. - Credit: Mark Atherton

Matt had done 300 press-ups a day in a 10-week period leading up to Christmas, amounting to a grand total of 21,000 press-ups across 70 days, while Josh ran 300km and between them have now have raised over £6,500 and counting.

"He is an absolute hero, a little warrior and been stronger so far than I could ever imagine, so I thought it's time I did something," posted Josh on the GoFundMe page.

Weston's Josh Knight

Josh Knight in action for Weston fourths against Belvedere seconds. - Credit: Mark Atherton

"They provide day-to-day help, financial support, help at home after the initial time in the hospital, provide teaching and schooling during treatment, provide support to parents and families, campaign and so much more."


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Matt added on GoFundMe: "Any donation big or small will be greatly appreciated."

To help support Josh's GoFundMe you can do so here - https://uk.gofundme.com/f/joshs-campaign-for-clic-sargent and for Matt's you can access it through this link - https://www.gofundme.com/f/wbu8zk-matt039s-campaign-for-macmillan-cancer-support?utm_source=facebook&utm_medium=social&utm_campaign=p_cf+share-flow-1.

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