Community rallies behind family after heartbreaking news

A YAMBA couple have been overwhelmed by community support after being dealt a devastating blow.

Last month, Bowen's Delicatessen and Fine Foods owners Adam and Bec Bowen shared the heartbreaking news on social media.

"As most of you are aware Adam has experienced a number of medical episodes which has resulted in the closure of our delicatessen. He recently underwent surgery to remove a brain tumour that is sadly terminal," the post said.

"We have made the decision as a family to spend what time we have left together. As a result the Delicatessen will be up for sale."

Since learning of the news, residents and customers across the Clarence Valley have come to their aid.

 

YAMBA! ❤️Adam and I already knew we were moving to a special place but the overwhelming support for not only our...

Posted by Bowen's Delicatessen and Fine Foods on Friday, 25 September 2020

 

A GoFundMe page has been created with all proceeds going directly to the family so they "can focus on making cherished memories … and Adam's beautiful wife can concentrate on her family's well being at this heartbreaking moment in their lives."

Over $5,000 has already been raised since launching over the October Long Weekend.

Anyone wishing to donate can visit the GoFundMe page here



Teen techies help older folk to be part of robot revolution

Premium Content Teen techies help older folk to be part of robot revolution

One-on-one sessions opens up retirees to world of 24-hour shopping, cryptocurrency...

Teenager critical after double stabbing at houseparty

Premium Content Teenager critical after double stabbing at houseparty

A teenager and woman in her twenties found with multiple stab wounds

Four actors, 139 roles: It’s a show as crazy as it sounds

Premium Content Four actors, 139 roles: It’s a show as crazy as it sounds

This madcap spy story is not to be missed in what is the perfect way to kick of...