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raised of £1,000 target by 32 supporters

    Weʼve raised £1,639 to raise money for different charities in memory of our beautiful daughter Lexi Amelia Mace

    Otford, United Kingdom
    Funded on Tuesday, 1st May 2018

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    Thank you for your kind donations. This page is now closed and the money raised has gone into The Lexi Mace Brighter Future Fund.

    Please read below to find out more about how the money you donated will be used as part of The Lexi Mace Brighter Future Fund.


    On 15th December 2017 we welcomed our beautiful little Lexi to the world. She arrived 2 weeks ahead of her Boxing day due date. Her brother and sister were so excited that Lexi had arrived in time to join us for Christmas. We left the hospital on 16th December and enjoyed a perfect afternoon at home as a family of 5. Lexi's brother and sister got time to cuddle and kiss their sister before they went to bed that night. In the early hours of 17th December Lexi became very suddenly unwell. She was taken to the local hospital and eventually transferred to Great Ormond Street Hospital. Lexi was taken to CICU (Cardiac Intensive Care Unit) they did everything they could to try and save our baby but not long after she arrived she suffered her fourth cardiac arrest of the night. At 08:37 we held our daughter’s hands and sang to her as the heart-breaking decision was made to stop life support. There was devastatingly nothing more that could be done to save our little princess.

    In those moments our world fell apart. Just a few days before Christmas we had lost our daughter and somehow needed to find a way to carry on for our other children. Great Ormond Street Hospital helped carry us through those initial weeks. The kindness and compassion shown to us by all the staff at Great Ormond Street was exceptional. Especially the help we received from the two family liaisons from CICU. They were an amazing support through the scary world we found ourselves in of inquest, post mortems and investigations. We are still trying to find a way through life without Lexi and hope soon to understand what caused her to become unwell. We do know we will be forever grateful for the staff of Great Ormond Street Hospital.

    A Brighter Future Fund has been setup in Lexi's memory. This fund will allow us to centralise any fundraising efforts made in Lexi's memory. All funds will go to creating a Brighter Future for the many children and families who pass through Great Ormond Street Hospital.

    We have lots of fundraising ideas planned but if in the meantime you would like to run, jump, climb, swim, challenge yourself or bake in Lexi's memory please do let us know and we can show you how to setup a just giving page to link to Lexi's fund.

    Thank you to everyone who kindly donated to our crowd funding page in lieu of flowers for Lexi funeral. We raised an incredible £1,639 which will be added to The Lexi Mace Brighter Future Fund.

    Thank you also to the parents of Reception classes at Otford Primary school where Lexi's sister Annabelle attends. They raised an amazing £185 which was donated to Great Ormond Street in Lexi's memory. Great Ormond Street have assigned this money also to The Lexi Mace Brighter Future Fund.

    Our little girl was with us for a moment but has created a lifetime of love. Her legacy will be one of a brighter future for the sickest of children and their families in a time of need. A legacy of kindness and love. Friends and family coming together to raise money in memory of a beautiful little girl who we all wish could be with us still today.

    Thank you for reading, donating and for challenging yourself.


    Sophie & Andrew xxx




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      • Anonymous


        Apr 28, 2018

        Left from the money raised for the bench & children's bears. From all in Hopfield Close


      • Rebecca Norburn

        Rebecca Norburn

        Mar 20, 2018

        My daughter is a fellow Tigger and her birthday is also December 15th, the same as your beautiful girl. Every year on that date we will remember Lexi as we celebrate with Mila. Sending you love xx

      • Stephanie Mason

        Stephanie Mason

        Mar 12, 2018

        In memory of a much loved little girl.


      • Anonymous


        Mar 4, 2018

        Sending you all love.x


      • Zoe Bergtheil

        Zoe Bergtheil

        Feb 24, 2018

        You have often been in my thoughts. I’m so sorry that you have had to go through this and that you have had to deal with such sorrow x


      • Sarah, James & Alexander Purves

        Sarah, James & Alexander Purves

        Feb 24, 2018

        Thinking of you all. Rest in peace little Lexi. Sending all our love xxx


      • David Edgson

        David Edgson

        Feb 23, 2018

        Dear Sophie & AndrewOur thoughts and wishes remain with you both always. Whenever you need anything we are all here. Love and best wishes fromAll in the ABSTRUCT family. Xx


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