Fundraisers have a ball in memory of Erin’s loving mum

TRIBUTE Andy Foster with daughter Erin.  Picture: Steve Reid (113725-592)
TRIBUTE Andy Foster with daughter Erin. Picture: Steve Reid (113725-592)
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FAMILY and friends of a young mum who died of a brain tumour are inviting people to a fundraising ball in her honour.

Caroline Foster died last year only weeks after being diagnosed with the aggressive tumour.

MISSED Caroline with Erin as a baby

MISSED Caroline with Erin as a baby

The 38-year-old left behind her husband Andy and their two-year-old daughter Erin.

Now family and friends are holding a fundraising event to keep her memory alive for little Erin and raise money for Brain Tumour Research.

The fundraising target is £2,740 – the cost of a day’s research into brain tumours.

The event takes place tomorrow at the Thorngate Halls ballroom in Bury Road, Gosport.

Caroline’s sister-in-law Karen Adams, of Testcombe Road in Gosport, is helping to organise the event.

Karen, 48, said: ‘It’s all about keeping Caroline’s memory alive and positive for Erin.

‘And we want to raise as much money as possible for the Brain Tumour Research charity because it’s such a worthy cause.

‘I’m looking forward to the event although I’m a bit nervous. I hope it will go really well.

‘At the University of Portsmouth where they do testing into this sort of thing they have a wall of hope.

‘We’re also hoping to get something put on there for Caroline.’

The fundraising event starts at 7.30pm and tickets cost £2.50.

Children under the age of 16 can get in for free.

Organisers have arranged a huge raffle with dozens of prizes including a digital camera and a family pass to Beaulieu.

For more information and a full list of prizes visit

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