In less than a week the Clyde Fisherman Trust Nancy Glen Campaign has raised over £130,000.
Support is coming in from far and wide as people picked up the tags #TT100bringtheboyshome, #TT100bringourboyshome linking to the Just Giving, Go Fund Me and Crowdfunding donation pages and being tweeted, shared, retweeted as much as possible to raise awareness of the campaign.
Social media is a hive of activity and the response is incredible!
The Facebook Group All Things Tarbert Currently has a steady stream of posts as people share ideas and try to do whatever they can to help.
Local businesses have also set up donation boxes in their shops.
Behind all the social media noise is a devastated community, heartbroken friends and family that will not give up until they have brought them home.
Charity auctions are being set up, raffles and other fund raising ideas are in the pipeline, words of support from all over the world.
#TT100bringtheboyshome @Schofe @thismorning Can you help in our fundraising efforts, possibly retweet our link? We are a devastated community 😢💔 You visited Tarbert, Argyll in the summer. https://t.co/WB8UN1dMQf
— Katy MacNaughton (@KatyMacNaughto1) January 23, 2018
A Facebook page has now been set up to enable people to keep track of what is happening and where, so please do like and follow
— Argyllshire Adv. (@argyllshiread) January 24, 2018
@ExploreArgyll @ExploreKintyre @Explore_Ctown @Love_Kintyre @Argyll_IslesApp @MarketingArgyll @campbeltowncour @KintyreSmoked @ArgyllWeb Lets get #TT100bringtheboyshome Trending!https://t.co/cG1W1KizjB
— Visit Tarbert (@TarbertInfo) January 23, 2018
— Nikki MacDougall (@NikkiMacDougal1) January 23, 2018
— Gemma Reppke (@gemz1812) January 24, 2018
On BBC News
A spokesman said: “Fishing is more than just a political issue, it’s people’s lives and in this instance so many who find their world so tragically turned upside down.
“The fund hopes to raise enough to recover the men and allow their families comfort in being able to lay their loved ones to rest after such a horrible and tragic event.
“The Clyde Fishermen’s Association also continues to engage with our Royal Navy and hopes they can help the recovery with their specialist deep water equipment.”
— Douglas Moore (@shoogs4) January 24, 2018
@britishports Please retweet. A tragic incident to hit our own little port, which has reminded us of the dangers of the sea & the courage of our fishermen. We encourage people to donate what they can in order to raise the vessel and support the families. #TT100bringtheboyshome https://t.co/jqoVsXhvSc
— Tarbert Harbour (@tarbertharbour) January 24, 2018
Thank you so much for supporting The Nancy Glen Campaign at tonight’s game ❤️ the link to donate is https://t.co/6CbpzMBXlK #TT100bringtheboyshome do us proud tonight Rangers!! 💙 pic.twitter.com/e3crd5q9tl
— Lauren Prentice (@laurenkprentice) January 24, 2018
So grateful to @chrishoy for retweeting… any other big Scottish legends want to help us out? @rodstewart @AnnieLennox @jk_rowling @texastheband @mogwaiband @GerardButler @mcgregor_ewan @CalvinHarris
These men need to come home. #TT100bringourboyshome https://t.co/Ddyno8JpzM
— Nicky MacDougall (@nicmacmusic) January 24, 2018
— Kenneth Mac Nab (@Kennybyb) January 24, 2018
If you can help in any way, by sharing on social media or sending in a donation it would be very much appreciated.