Hugh Smith Fund Raiser

€81,715 of €200,000 goal

Raised by 705 people in 1 month
Created April 20, 2019
Team Huggy
on behalf of Aislinn Tate
Hughie  Smith is a well known, well loved and respected local business owner from the Templeogue/Tallaght area of Dublin. Hugh is a 34 year old, self employed tree surgeon/arborist. He is also a family man with a wife, 2 children and a 3rd expected in the next few weeks.

On 6th April 2019, Hughie was involved in a serious accident while taking part in a sidecar racing event in Mondello park, Co.Kildare.  As a result Hughie suffered life changing injuries to his spine and is confirmed as paralysed from the waist down. He is now facing several months in hospital followed by rehabilitation.

Unfortunately, as this was a motor racing incident, there is no insurance to cover what happened. 

No Pay out
No Income protection money
No Mortgage protection
No Medical Insurance
No Lump sum of any kind to help the family


This GoFundMe campaign has been setup to reach out to all of Hughies friends, family, colleagues in his industry, the motor racing community and sympathisers from everywhere. We are raising funds to assist the family in transitioning to their new life and all the challenges that it brings.

Unfortunately the family home is not wheelchair accessible and not suitable for conversion, therefore a new property will need to be sourced. To cover these costs, medical care,  a new wheelchair accessible vehicle, loss of income , family expenses during this time we have set a target of €200,000.

As most of you will already know Hughie, I don't need to say that he would certainly do it for you. So please dig deep and LETS MAKE IT HAPPEN!

Thank you all!
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Hughies sister Aislinn has been nominated as beneficiary for the campaign and will look after the withdrawals for Hugh and family.
Thanks to all who as donated so far!
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Hughs sister Aislinn has been nominated as beneficiary for the campaign and will look after the withdrawals for Hugh and family.
Thanks to all who as donated so far!!
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Everybody,

Great news to share. Hugh and Anna welcomed baby Ruairí into the world this morning. All happy and healthy.

Well done Anna :-)

Congrats to you guys and the whole family!
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€81,715 of €200,000 goal

Raised by 705 people in 1 month
Created April 20, 2019
Team Huggy
on behalf of Aislinn Tate
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