Set up in memory of Katie by her family, who have described her as a ‘beloved mum, daughter, granddaughter, sister, aunt, niece, cousin, friend and animal lover’ a series of fund raising events are being organised, including a community football tournament and grand raffle.
Dozens of pubs, shops and clubs have been collecting donations over the Bank Holiday weekend.
Katie went missing from her home in Padiham on Friday, April 22nd.
Last night Lancashire Police confirmed that a body found in the Forest of Bowland on Saturday was that of Katie’s.
Andrew Burfield (50) of Todmorden Road in Burnley, has appeared in court charged with murder and will face trial in November.
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