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Daniel Whymark

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£10,060
raised of £1,000 target by 119 supporters

Weʼre raising £1,000 to support charities in memory of Lucas

Colchester

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On Monday 14th October 2019 our son, Lucas John Whymark, was born eight days after his due date, but sadly died the same day. We have wanted to do something in memory of Lucas and many people have asked if we were collecting money for a charity. We have come to the conclusion that we would like to raise money to support baby bereavement charities, in particular those that supported us when our world was turned upside down.

The charities we would like to support are:

Petals - they provided us with specialist baby loss counselling sessions which were invaluable in helping us return to 'normal life' and prepare for our future without our son.

4Louis - they provided a memory box and also funded training for one of the Bereavement Midwives that supported us at the hospital.

Sands - they are the main national baby loss charity. As well as having resources to support us, they promote and fund to research into baby loss and raise awareness of baby loss.

In addition to the above, if we raise enough, we would also like to donate something to the Rosemary Suite at Colchester Hospital (this is a dedicated delivery room and living space for bereaved parents) and give something to Forever Finley (who provide feet and hand castings for bereaved parents)

We do not have a target in mind. Any amount you donate will be gratefully received.

Daniel & Katie x

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    119

    • Charlotte Bayes

      Charlotte Bayes

      May 29, 2020

      Lots of love xxx

      £20.00

    • Richard and Jenny

      Richard and Jenny

      May 29, 2020

      Hope this gift will help to raise more money for such wonderful charities.

      £20.00

    • Jane Gartland

      Jane Gartland

      May 29, 2020

      You are both amazing to be thinking of helping others at this sad time and what a lovely thing to do in Lucas' name. All the best to you both. Jane x

      £20.00

    • Anonymous

      Anonymous

      May 28, 2020

      There is nothing more amazing than someone who goes out of their way to make life amazing for others. Well done on your challenge

      £3,630.00

    • Anonymous

      Anonymous

      May 24, 2020

      £50.00

    • Victoria

      Victoria

      May 24, 2020

      Supporting this wonderful charity and as a fellow Colchester united supporter

      £10.00

    • Anonymous

      Anonymous

      May 24, 2020

      Wishing you strength and optimism for the future

      £10.00

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