It’s Baby Loss Awareness Week and we’re asking all Mumblers to support this if they feel they can. We’ve set up a Just Giving Page to donate to the Butterfly Appeal at York Hospital HERE (more about that below) Every single pound helps so please donate anything you can.
We’ve also turned our Mumbler logo pink and blue in support of Baby Loss Awareness Week and will be using the #BLAW2019
The aim of Baby Loss Awareness Week is to:
Support Bereaved Families and Commemorate Babies Lives
Raise awareness around Pregnancy and Baby Loss
Drive Change and Improvements in care and support.
We’re fortunate in York to have some brilliant organisations and initiatives which are trying to help with these aims already. If you want to do something to help then here are a few great things to do locally in the coming week:
The Butterfly Appeal is trying to raise £250,000 to create a new maternity bereavement suite at York Hospital. You can find out more about them and donate HERE.
They also have a raffle with some amazing prizes (see the poster on the left)
You can buy tickets in York Hospital on 11th October and 25th November plus M&S Designer Outlet on 31st October & 14th October as well as various other dates and locations outside of York which you can find HERE
If you could help by selling raffle tickets on their behalf, maybe to friends, in your shop or in your workplace then please contact Fundraising on 01904 724521 and they can organise this for you.
Light a Candle – York
9th October 2019, 11:30-13:30
As part of Baby Loss Awareness Week Reflect is holding a Light a Candle Event in memory of babies lost at any stage of pregnancy or soon after. It is an opportunity for anyone to come and light a candle, write a message and spend as long as they wish remembering a little one lost at any stage of pregnancy or soon after. There will also be trained advisors ready to listen if you would like to talk. It is being held on Wednesday 9th October from 11.30am until 1.30pm at The Gateway Centre, Front Street, Acomb, YO24 3BZ.