Campaign for tragic Leeds man who took own life one week before counselling appointment

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A fundraising campaign has been launched for a tragic Leeds man who took his own life just one week before he was due to get counselling.

Katie Kilbride has launched a fundraising page for her brother Christopher and is planning to jump from a plane for charity on what would have been his 27th birthday.

A photo on the JustGiving campaign

A photo on the JustGiving campaign

She said on JustGiving: "As many of you may now know my brother Christopher suffered from PTSD (post traumatic stress disorder).

"On December 22nd 2014 Christopher went through an horrendous ordeal that would change his life forever.

"It brought him down into depression but that didn't change the smile he had on his face everyday to hide his pain.

"On a waiting list for counselling but the appointment came just 1 week to late! on July 2nd 2015 just 12 days before his 25th Birthday Christopher decided that he had to leave us all behind.

"This hit us all so hard! but MIND where there to help as much as they could.

"I am raising this money in memory of Christopher and I will be jumping out of a plane on his 27th Birthday!

"Please donate as much or as little as you can I can assure you it is all for a good cause!"

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