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Weʼre raising £200 to help others in memory of Charlotte Grace

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As many of you will know, our angel Charlotte Grace was somewhat impatient to meet us. At 32 weeks pregnant I found myself rushing to hospital unexpectedly late at night and Charlotte was born just a few hours later in the early hours of 10th February 2011. Too beautiful to stay, we shared precious time with her - giving her a lifetime of love in the short time we had. Because of the rush to get to hospital, and because Charlotte arrived early I found myself at hospital with no overnight bag, no toiletries, no small comforts to make me feel human.

In memory of Charlotte, and to celebrate her 8th birthday, I want to raise money to provide small comfort kits to mums and dads who find themselves in a similar situation. These kits will include essential items, which are not readily available, such as a toothbrush, shampoo, shower gel, deodorant etc and will be provided to Leeds Teaching Hospitals.

This may sound a minor thing but little things like this may just help new parents feel a little bit better when life takes them by surprise. And for some, like us, who may find themselves experiencing the worst moment of their lives, this may just provide a little comfort and a sense of normality when their lives have been turned upside down.

Having already identified where I can source these products, in volume to keep cost low, I know that every £1 raised will fund one of these kits.

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    28

    • Amanda Penman

      Amanda Penman

      Feb 20, 2019

      A wonderful idea Claire.

      £10.00

    • Michael Box

      Michael Box

      Feb 10, 2019

      £50.00

    • Anonymous

      Anonymous

      Feb 10, 2019

      A great idea and lovely thought.Happy birthday Charlotte.All our love alwaysMum and Dad xxx

      £20.00

    • Jo sier

      Jo sier

      Feb 10, 2019

      Remembering Charlotte on her birthday Lots of love always 💓

      £10.00

    • Steve Jackson

      Steve Jackson

      Feb 10, 2019

      £100.00

    • Diane Webber

      Diane Webber

      Feb 10, 2019

      For Charlotte with much love. xx

      £10.00

    • Nicole Croft

      Nicole Croft

      Feb 10, 2019

      Great idea to support parents Claire. Special thoughts of your gorgeous girl x

      £5.00

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    Claire Jackson

    Mummy to Charlotte Grace Jackson, and her two wonderful sisters

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