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Fundraising for Tiny Lives
£830
raised
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Tiny Lives

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RCN 1150178
We care for sick and premature babies to give every baby the best chance of life

Story

Tiny Lives helps to care for premature and sick newborn babies and their families in the Special Care Baby Unit in ward 35 of the RVI, Newcastle.

We were fortunate that Stanley only spent a short while in care with no complications after being born 7 weeks early but we witnessed first hand the amazing and inspiring work of all the staff and the charity.

Some of the work that money raised is listed below:

  • developmental care aids  and equipment, for example baby nests, gel pillows, sleep shades, and noise level monitors that offer the highest quality of care
  • a package of support for every family so parents can chart their baby’s progress, including a memory box, journal, and stickers to record those early critical days, weeks, and sometimes months
  • a family room and accommodation as families often have to stay close to their baby
  • travel costs – financial support for low income families who may have to travel for many months from across the region
  • a Neonatal Physiotherapist to aid early development, support families, and train nursing staff
  • specialist training so nursing staff have access to the latest developments in neonatal care
  • a dedicated Social Worker who provides social, emotional, and practical support for parents
  • research grants that enable the unit to lead on neonatal developments and offer the highest quality of care
  • About the charity

    Tiny Lives

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    RCN 1150178
    Tiny Lives is a charitable trust that helps to care for 800+ premature and sick newborn babies and their families each year. It supports the Newcastle Neonatal Service at Newcastle Royal Victoria Infirmary that cares for babies from across the North East and Cumbria.

    Donation summary

    Total raised
    £829.84
    + £168.75 Gift Aid
    Online donations
    £829.84
    Offline donations
    £0.00

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