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Weʼre raising £3,000 to We are raising funds to start a charity called Adeles Gift which will provide financial assistance to help the wellbeing of grieving parents

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We are starting a charity called Adele's Gift which is to benefit the wellbeing of families who go through the tragedy of losing a child or young adult. It is the worst nightmare of any parent. Grieving is hard when a child passes away knowing that they have not lived their lives to the fullest.The family left behind have to carry on without them and every day can be a struggle. A lot of families lose their income for various reasons. When having to leave a career due to becoming the main carer for the child or children money very quickly becomes an issue and help can be hard to find.

We had the idea of setting up this charity following the sudden passing of our daughter Adele at 37. Adele has left her partner Daniel and her young son George who was only 4 years at the time. All our lives have changed forever and things will never be the same without Adele our cherished daughter, mum to George and irreplaceable life partner to Daniel.

Adele's Gift will help to fund some of the things that we have personally found to be helpful throughout our own grieving process. The emotional pain of grieving can be so overwhelming and it is easy to overlook the importance of maintaining your own wellbeing when faced with so many difficulties.

Our aim is to raise money through fundraising to provide financial assistance to enable families to access services such as counselling, meditation, reiki, reflexology etc at a point where it is most needed. We understand that the NHS services are stretched and often it is difficult to obtain help immediately.

Adele's Gift will help to fill this gap

On Sunday 25th November Adele would have been 39, to celebrate her birthday and to keep her memory alive 9 of us are running in the Doncaster 10k. Any sponsorship or donations you can offer would be gratefully received. The money raised will all go to our new charity Adele's Gift.

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    13

    • Claire Shaw

      Claire Shaw

      Nov 13, 2018

      Good luck Lynn xxx

    • April Parker

      April Parker

      Nov 13, 2018

      Good Luck 😘xx

      £10.00

    • Meryl

      Meryl

      Nov 13, 2018

      Good luck, Lynn. Thinking of you. X

      £25.00

    • Nigel and Ruth

      Nigel and Ruth

      Nov 13, 2018

      Good luck with your efforts

      £10.00

    • Luca Grassia

      Luca Grassia

      Nov 11, 2018

      £10.00

    • Carrie Milner

      Carrie Milner

      Nov 9, 2018

      Good luck. I hope you raise your target in memory of Adele. Lots of love x

      £10.00

    • Liz

      Liz

      Nov 9, 2018

      Hope the run goes well Lynn xx

      £10.00

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