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£165raised of £200 target by 9 supporters

    Weʼve raised £165 to purchase gifts to fill approximately 40 Christmas stocking for all the babies and parents spending this Christmas in NICU.

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    Funded on Monday, 26th December 2016

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    Back on the 23rd December 2014 our world came crashing down when at just 25 weeks and 1 day, our twins decided to make an early arrival. Sadly we lost our eldest boy Cole, shortly after birth and Taylor's fight had just begun.

    Taylor spent a total of 107 days in NICU UHCW (with a short stay in Leicester Royal) where we were overwhelmed by the extra personal touches our nurses and doctors gave to us during this time, especially during the Christmas period. Taylor had a stocking with presents, we had a Christmas card and Santa even came to visit.

    Our boys weighed just 785 grams and it was with thanks to all the doctors, nurses, specialists and consultants that Taylor, who will be 2 this year, survived a very stormy battle in the neonatal unit in Coventry Hospital

    We want to help Coventry neonatal unit to fill approximately 40 Christmas stockings again this year and help bring a smile (even if it's just for a second) to parents going through this extremely emotional journey.

    This year Taylor is taking part in a Santa run by being pushed around (and carried up and down steps .... twice!!) in his running buggy

    Please sponsor Taylor in his Santa dash to help raise funds for a cause which is extremely close to our hearts.

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      9

      • Lisa Catton

        Lisa Catton

        Dec 10, 2016

        ❤️

        £20.00

      • Steve Jones

        Steve Jones

        Dec 10, 2016

        Well done Sue and Taylor!! Love the Jones's x

        £20.00

      • Val Davies

        Val Davies

        Dec 10, 2016

        Well done guys. You are always in our thoughts. God bless. Xxx

        £20.00

      • M HURST

        M HURST

        Dec 7, 2016

        Great idea Sue, Pam and I are really pleased to help

      • Ruth Delamare

        Ruth Delamare

        Dec 3, 2016

        Keep going Sue, you're doing a grand job. Love you all very much xxxx

        £20.00

      • Anonymous

        Anonymous

        Nov 30, 2016

        £10.00

      • Alison Whitney

        Alison Whitney

        Nov 30, 2016

        What a wonderful cause. Well done guys xxx

        £5.00

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