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£5,852raised of £6,000 target by 231 supporters

    Weʼve raised £5,852 to Purchase a Cold Cot in Albie's memory for the Rowan Suite at Musgrove Park Hospital.

    Location
    Bridgwater, United Kingdom
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    Funded on Saturday, 31st December 2016

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    Story

    Our perfect little boy was born sleeping at 34 weeks gestation. The most beautiful baby you have ever seen; perfect in every way.

    We were able to spend a precious few days with our son, baby brother, grandson, nephew because of the amazing cold cot lent to us by The Rowan Suite.

    There are only two in the hospital and when ours broke before we were ready to let Albie go the feeling of panic at such a traumatic time was incomprehensible. Thankfully the amazing staff got it working again and I could cuddle my baby for a little longer.

    Please help us to raise enough money to buy another cot so other families can keep their babies with them for just a few days.

    We love you so much Albie and miss you with every beat of our hearts. Our perfect little prince, too good for this cruel world.

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    • Charlotte Allen

      Charlotte Allen

      a month ago

      Charlotte Allen

      So grateful to this amazing Scout group who have raised an incredible amount of money for Albie's cause. Thank you doesn't seem enough. I have opened a bank account today for all the money we have raised and look forward to the new year when we can give the Cold Cot(s) to Musgrove and surrounding hospitals. Thank you so much to everyone who has donanted. This is just the beginning - watch this space!

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    • Charlotte Allen

      Charlotte Allen

      a month ago

      Charlotte Allen

      Daily life is carrying on, but everyday remains a struggle without Albie. I know from test results what caused Albie to die but that offers no comfort when all I want to do is cuddle, feed and look after my baby. Joe and Maisie are missing their brother, they would have been amazing with Albie. He could not be loved anymore if we tried. The three of us are getting by together with Albie at the heart of our world. We talk about him and include him in everything we do and always will. We love you Albie ❤️💔

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    • Charlotte Allen

      Charlotte Allen

      2 months ago

      Charlotte Allen

      Today was Albie's due date. A date that should have been full of excitement and happiness. Instead it has undoubtedly been the hardest day since losing him. I tried so hard to be strong today, but it's not possible. I wouldn't have been able to get through today without my darling friend Faye who had been my rock day in and day out. It's amazing the people that remembered and text/called to say they were thinking of me; but equally as astounding the people that didn't. Albie, mummy loves you. if only love could have made you stay ❤️💙👼🌞

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    231

    • sharon forbes

      sharon forbes

      Dec 19, 2016

      Your story touched me and this is such a worthwhile cause. Sorry for your loss x

      £10.00

    • From all the staff and students at the Bridge School Sedgemoor

      From all the staff and students at the Bridge School Sedgemoor

      Dec 18, 2016

      All the Staff and Students from the Sedgemoor Centre have been raising money through the Christmas Fair and "Butty Thursday" all term. We love you, miss you and come back to us soon Charlotte!

      £310.50

    • Stacey Brown

      Stacey Brown

      Dec 16, 2016

      So so sorry for your loss, I hope the donations and support to help other mums in your position gives you some comfort xxx

    About the fundraiser
    Charlotte Allen

    Charlotte Allen

    Bridgwater, United Kingdom

    our original target of £4000 was smashed in just a couple of weeks, so I upped it to £5000 by Albie's due date - again we smashed it! can we reach the 3rd target of £6000 by Christmas?! "ALTOGETHER FOR ALBIE!" 👼❤️

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