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GoFundMe for Junglist Movement founder Leke Adesoye and family amid serious health issues

The fashion brand founder, who suffers from sickle cell anaemia, has been left in hospital after a fall

GoFundMe for Junglist Movement founder Leke Adesoye and family amid serious health issues

A GoFundMe campaign has been launched to raise money to support Junglist Movement founder Leke Adesoye and his family while he is in hospital.

Adesoye, who has suffered from sickle cell anaemia all his life and required frequent blood exchanges in order to stave off potential organ failure, recently fell while at a gig and hurt his leg. Five months on, he has now been diagnosed with a giant cell tumour of the bone, a disease which, a write-up on the GoFundMe page reads, "affects only one in a million people". It's left him in a critical condition.

With Adesoye stuck in hospital for the foreseeable future, the rest of the team at fashion brand Junglist Movement have launched the GoFundMe campaign to raise money that will support him, his wife and two children amid the upheaval.

Writing on the GoFundMe page, the Junglist Movement team said: "Leke continues to fight in the hospital and is in good spirits, but naturally, he is concerned about the welfare of his wife and two young daughters while he is in hospital and for the foreseable future, unfortunately Leke is unable to run things in his normal high speed fashion!

"As a huge community, and backed by some of [Junglist Movement's] ambassadors we are wanting to take some of the financial pressure away from him so he can focus on getting back to health and being the pillar of our community in his natural style on the front line!"

You can support the GoFundMe campaign here.