Weʼre raising £10,000 to help fund the start of 'The Vow' a charity that aims to support bereaved parents and purchase hospital equipment.
- Worcester, UK
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The charity is being set up in memory of our beautiful 2 year old son who was unexpectedly and tragically taken from us before our eyes. The pain and trauma cannot be put into words. The heartbreak is too unimaginable to bare thinking about unless you have painstakingly experienced it yourself. Our heart aches every second and will be forever broken.
Our hope is to be able to offer some tranquillity and much needed space to bereaved parents and siblings who have been bereaved by a sudden and unexpected loss of their child/ren. We hope to offer week long breaks to a remote and peaceful island that offers peace to grieve without any financial burden or tourist hype.
No parent should have to lose their child. Many ask how we survive. The tragic answer is we have no choice. Everyday is a battle of more emotions than most will ever experience in a lifetime. We hope that nobody reading this has to experience.
In addition we would like to fund much needed equipment for the children's ward who fought non stop in their efforts to save our son. The medical teams are under immense pressure and should have as much equipment as they need on hand at all times. We are currently in discussion with the ward as to what equipment would be most beneficial to them.
We are the proudest parents and family of the world's most perfect and beautiful little boy. We are all desperately lost without him. He was and remains the light of our life. Our cheeky little dude who loved to love and laugh. He will live on through us, his caring nature and wanting to make sure we were ok. Now its our turn to care and help others establish a new 'ok'; this promise is our vow. Until we are reunited.
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- 3 months ago
The Vow3 months ago
A massive thank you to everyone who has supported us and our fundraisers. We have been overwhelmed by how generous people have been and are truly grateful to everybody who has embarked on a fundraising challenge to date and those who have one this coming weekend (Tom :))! We are determined to ensure this charity is set up to help those who face the unimaginable. If we can help others in any way that helps carry them through a day, an hour, a minute; our efforts will be worthwhile. All for our superhero. Miss him every second. Love him foreverx
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- 8 months ago
The Vow8 months ago
Hello everyone. Just wanted to say we are so overwhelmed by all of the donations to date and truly appreciate every penny. If we have not yet thanked you personally please know we are extremely grateful. So honoured to have such lovely people in our lives supporting us. And to those of you who are currently fundraising, have fundraised or are planning a fundraising event, thank you... your efforts mean the world xxx
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Oct 19, 2018
From Lisa House of Beauty, donating in lieu of payment for waxing my eyebrows. Thank you Lisa.
Jean & Tiggy xx
Oct 17, 2018
In memory of Jonah 💙, a gorgeous funny little boy, half proceeds raised from summer BBQ with family and dear friends 💙
Dave and Hannah
Oct 13, 2018
Great effort on all the training and the ride!
Grace colonel and Frankie
Oct 8, 2018
Brilliant effort Tom! Sorry for delay.
Oct 4, 2018
Well done Tom 👍🏻 X
Oct 3, 2018
A very worthy cause and a reasonable achievement Mr Haydon.
Sep 24, 2018
Well done, Tom. Not sure about the accuracy of the time though - you may have to do it again in the presence of an independent adjudicator!!
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We are the proudest parents and family of the world's most perfect and beautiful little boy. We are all desperately lost without him. He was and remains the light of our life. Our cheeky little dude who loved to love and laugh. He will live on through us; this promise is our vow