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raised of £5,000 target by 361 supporters

    Weʼve raised £12,180 to make Theo Keylock's mark on the world.

    Plymouth, United Kingdom
    Funded on Saturday, 9th June 2018

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    On Thursday 8th June 2017, our first child, Theo James Keylock, came into the world. A beautiful, peaceful baby; he never opened his eyes and he stayed sound asleep.

    Unexplained, after a perfectly healthy pregnancy: Our hearts, somehow broke in two but also doubled in size on that day and we instantly knew he would change us and our lives forever.

    The Snowdrop Appeal allowed us to deliver and spend time with Theo in a peaceful, private environment in Derriford Labour Ward.

    Little Things & Co. then provided seamless funeral care, a wonderful support group, a beautiful garden of remembrance at Derriford hospital and ongoing care for bereaved parents and families throughout their grieving journeys.

    So, on Wednesday 19th July 2017, after many ideas were thrown about and discussions were had, Dan and I decided we wanted to raise awareness and money for these two incredible charities.

    We wanted our son to have a chance to make a mark on people, and on the world. As he wouldn't be able to do it himself, we knew he could only do it through us and our efforts to keep his memory alive.

    We wanted to fundraise for one year, until Theo's first birthday and thought that £5,000 may have been a bit adventurous; but we wanted to aim high.

    #forTheo was created and the fundraising began. People suddenly felt inspired to do things in our son's memory and the events and sponsorships have been huge.

    We are going to fundraise without a limit or target and just see how far we can go... (literally, metaphorically and financially!)

    These two charities deserve all the support and fundraising in the world and we are so proud to be raising awareness of their hard work. If our voices and wallets can help just one more family through this hideous life trauma, we will be as happy as we can be.

    Twinkle, twinkle, Theo star.

    Do you know how loved you are? 🌟💙




    • Sophie Keylock6 years ago
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      6 years ago
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    • Sophie Keylock6 years ago
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      Sophie Keylock

      6 years ago

      Monday 2nd October 2017 and we have just crept over the £5,000 mark (with 8 months still to go!!) So, what do we do now? I considered raising the target to £10K (inspired by the 10K run this weekend!) but instead we will not be restrained by a 'target' again. We are going to fundraise for another 8 months and just see how far we can go... (literally, metaphorically and financially!) we already have the next three fundraisers in talks: all will be revealed in due course!

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    • Johnson Wenner

      Johnson Wenner

      Jun 9, 2018

      Money from the auction 😊


    • Bianca Parker

      Bianca Parker

      Jun 5, 2018

      Love from Zach and Erin parker. Half marathon moneyXxx


    • Lily Wallis

      Lily Wallis

      Jun 5, 2018

      Lily’s half marathon money X


    • Louisa Taylor

      Louisa Taylor

      Jun 4, 2018

      Dear Mrs Keylock, this is my half marathon sponsorship. Love Louisa x


    • Lauren Paull

      Lauren Paull

      Jun 4, 2018

      You’re such an inspiration & you're doing such a fantastic job! Keep going.


    • Sophie Keylock

      Sophie Keylock

      Jun 4, 2018

      £200 raised by Jaye Powell running the Plymouth half marathon!


    • Jordan Jones

      Jordan Jones

      Jun 3, 2018

      Money raised from Tough Mudder. All our love, Jordan & Max 💙💙


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    Plymouth, United Kingdom

    We desperately want to raise knowledge, confidence and awareness of how to handle the traumatic loss of a baby.

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