Weʼve raised £6,354 to Donate I-pads to the Intensive Care Unit at Leicester Glenfield Hospital. Ward staff had cared for our hero : our Dad with their hearts.
- Funded on Friday, 4th June 2021
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Our Dad sadly passed away on 1st February 2021, losing his battle to Covid-19 which he fought very hard to the very end. Dad was a kind, caring, selfless man that spent most of his life helping others. He has left us with fond memories and a huge hole in our hearts.
Our Dad was critically ill in intensive care for 16 days. This was such a difficult and heartbreaking time for him and us as we couldn't visit him, be there with him to comfort him and hold his hand due to the Covid-19 hospital restrictions. The valuable communication we had with our Dad was via facetime. The ward had a limited number of I-pads available so sometimes this was tricky to organise. Therefore we would like to raise as much money as possible to provide I-pads to help other patients and families feel connected during this difficult time. Facetime helped us feel close to our Dad, we were able to see and speak to him and he felt our presence. Contact with loved ones in itself is a form of healing and strength for patients that are critically ill. During our facetime conversations with Dad we would often have general, motivational and heartfelt conversations together with reading poems, praying and singing. This helped us get through this very sad time.
Please donate to this cause in memory of our amazing Dad, Bharatkumar Shah who is dearly missed each and every day 💙
- 1 year ago
Beena Shah1 year ago
Yay... we have reached our target! Thank you to each and every one of you that has donated to this worthy cause. We are feeling overwhelmed with your generosity and messages. We are now in the process of liaising with the hospital to order the I-pads... we will keep you posted. #OurDadOurHeroForeverLovedAndMissed💙
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Unite East Midlands
May 26, 2021
Priti’s family & friends
Apr 5, 2021
Hope this helps you go abit further for this amazing cause x
Mar 25, 2021
Hi Buckle & Beena, I heard about this from Anj & Ro in Barc.A brilliant cause. Having contact with family is difficult with the current pandemic when in hospital!!! A good but simple solution!!!
Mar 23, 2021
This donation is on behalf of Mrs. Puri and her friends. Thank you for kindly donating to our worthy cause ❤️
Mar 19, 2021
A worthy cause and great achievement
Mar 10, 2021
Kamuben Jayanti bhai
Mar 9, 2021
Good luck with your fundraising for the iPads. From Kamuben Jayantibhai, Leicester
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