Weʼve raised £210 to Raise money for the neonatal unit at Birmingham City hospital. To support premature and sick babies and their families.
- Funded on Friday, 21st December 2018
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Hello, and welcome to my fundraising page!
This October I will be taking part in the Birmingham half marathon, fundraising for the Neonatal unit at Birmingham City hospital where I work as a neonatal sister, caring for premature and sick babies and supporting their families.
I have chosen to fundraise for this charity to not only raise funds to provide supportive and developmental care on the unit, but in tribute to my amazing daughter Thaila, who was born at 27 weeks at City hospital in 2008, and is my biggest inspiration for this race.
Every day that I I spent with Thaila on the neonatal ICU, I witnessed the hard work and commitment that the medical and nursing team carried out 24 hours a day to save her life, and help me get through the most difficult time of my life. Every day was a rollercoaster of emotions as I watched my tiny baby fight to survive and endure countless blood tests and procedures. I was scared to look to the future with my baby girl and had to take every day as it came for six long months. The day I took her home was the greatest feeling in the world, at last realising my tiny baby girl was not so tiny anymore, and she was strong and well and ready to see the world for the first time. Most importantly I could take her home and be her mum.
Now Thaila isn’t so tiny anymore, in fact she is taller than me! She is bright and happy, kind and caring and the best big sister to her baby sister Kaiya, she’s everything a mum wants her child to be and I couldn’t be prouder.
I am fundraising to buy equipment to assist in the developmental care of the babies, and provide support to parents, so that they can spend every precious moment with their baby.
- 8 months ago
Corrine Dacosta- Henry8 months ago
Thank you to all my supporters so far in getting me to 10% of my target! Keep them donations coming pretty please xx
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Nov 7, 2018
Well done Corrine
Oct 26, 2018
Well done Corrine! Xxx
Oct 14, 2018
Good luck! xx
Oct 14, 2018
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Oct 11, 2018
You have trained for this and it's for the perfect reason...Uncle Paul x
Oct 8, 2018
Good luck on the run x
Sep 27, 2018
Wow!! Go smash it and such a great cause. Love Mandy. Xx
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