Family celebrates raising £250,000 in Hatfield teen’s memory

PUBLISHED: 11:27 01 August 2018 | UPDATED: 11:27 01 August 2018

Eddie Mills and his mum Sarah Tight. Picture: Melissa Page.

Eddie Mills and his mum Sarah Tight. Picture: Melissa Page.


A Hatfield family-run charity has hit its goal of raising a quarter of a million pounds in honour of a young boy who died.

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Eddie Mills set up the Oli Mills Foundation after his 18-year-old brother Oliver died from a brain tumour 13 years ago.

The foundation is designed to provide a presence for the work that the Teenage Cancer Trust is doing, and act as an unofficial branch of the charity.

Since starting the foundation in 2016 and after ten years of fundraising, the family have just received the news that the total they have raised for Teenage Cancer Trust has surpassed £250,000.

The foundation has an overall target of £1,000,000 and Eddie is hoping to use this landmark to attract new supporters as they begin the next stage of trying to reach half a million.

If you would like to get involved visit or email Eddie at

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