Donations flood in for sick boy

Sarah IsonBusselton Dunsborough Times
Indiana Roberts, 4, stands next to brother Oliver, 2, who is fighting his battle with cancer.
Camera IconIndiana Roberts, 4, stands next to brother Oliver, 2, who is fighting his battle with cancer. Credit: Supplied:

The community is rallying behind the family of a two-year-old Busselton boy diagnosed with leukaemia and is raising tens of thousands of dollars through Go Fund Me donations and fundraising events.

Couple Brant and Justine Roberts were given the devastating news about their two-year-old son Oliver’s condition in April.

They had to take him to Princess Margaret Hospital in Perth for nine months of chemotherapy treatment.

This week, a page was set up to raise money for the family of five and in just three days about $10,000 was donated.

Jason Ey — owner of the Roberts’ local gym F45 Training Vasse — decided to take things one step further and organise a fundraising night to support the family.

“The donations of things to auction off on the night have been amazing so far,” Mr Ey said.

“The phone has been going off from businesses wanting to contribute.”

Mr Ey said the Vasse community was “fired up” in wanting to support the Roberts, who only recently welcomed their third child.

The fundraising night will be held at F45 Training Vasse on Burler Drive tonight from 6pm.

The event is free.

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