Your friends are fundraising. Don't miss out, opt in.



£0raised of £1,000 target by 0 supporters

Weʼre raising £1,000 to help provide sensory toys for baby esmai and other equipment and treatments may need in the future.

Poole, Dorset, UK

What is crowdfunding?

Crowdfunding is a new type of fundraising where you can raise funds for your own personal cause, even if you're not a registered charity.

The page owner is responsible for the distribution of funds raised.


Baby esmai my gorgeous grandaughter was born by emergency c section in October 2017 shortly after birth she went into seizure and was put on life support. A mri revealed major brain damage accross her whole brain and her pons had almost disappeared. Drs prepared us for the worst and told us it was unlikely she would survive without life support. Amazing she started to breathe for herself a second mri revealed that more damage to the brain and we were told she was unlikely to survive until Christmas and bit by bit her swallow , breathing etc would decline. She made it till Christmas and a 3rd mri revealed more damage but things have slowed down .
She had a diagnosis now of hypoxic ischemic encethalopy grade 3, epilepsy and dystonia and bilateral spastic cerebal palsy and cortical vison impairment. She is going to need a lot of support and equipment through her life .
Rather than wedding presents dave and I would prefer a small donation to esmai to enable us to buy her some sensory lights and vibrating toys which seem to be the only things that calm esmai. This equipment is very expensive so any donations are so welcome
Esmai is a baby with very complex needs and we want to do all we can to help her get the best out of life

Share this story




Updates appear here

    3 months ago

    PATRICIA MCGOWAN started crowdfunding

    Leave a message of support

    Page last updated on: 5/28/2018 8:29 AM




      Become a supporter

      Help PATRICIA MCGOWAN raise more

      About the fundraiser


      Poole, Dorset, UK

      Report this Page

      * JustGiving crowdfunders pay a small fee for our service. Find out how much it is and what we do for it.