For those of you with a really good memory, you may remember how myself and my friend Lisa had a great deal of support from a lot of amazing people in order to raise £2,000 for Addenbrookes Hospital. We started the fundraising to honour the memory of Lisa's beautiful son who lived just two days. If you would like to, you can read the original story here. Lisa recently travelled to Cambridge to hand over the cheque and meet some of the wonderful staff who do such a brilliant job looking after some of the most vulnerable of the hospital's patients. There follows a short post from Lisa, who wanted an opportunity to thank everyone who made this possible, so I will leave the final word to her. I did just want to add a thank you of my own, though. It's a massive thank you to every blogger, FB business owner, friend and stranger who got behind all the hair-brained schemes that helped us reach our total. From quiz nights to celebrity auctions, no one ever said; 'Are you sure about this?' and for that support I will always be grateful! Over to you, Lisa!
It's over and as expected it was full of emotion. On the morning I had a few tears and started getting nervous going back to the place I last gave my son his last kiss suddenly hit me luckily I had my mum on hand to give me some lovely words of advice.we were greeted by 3 lovely ladies holding a huge cheque when we arrived and after a brief chat headed up to the nicu ward to have some photos done with the cheque and nurses.they were very grateful for the money and assured me it will be a huge help and would let me know what it was spent on. It was bittersweet at that moment as I realised I was stood outside the room I lost my son in .but knowing because of him another baby has a better chance of survival made me remember why we were there. This wouldn't have been possible from the start to end without the wonderful Lucy Dorrington [Edit: *blush*] she did everything a perfect friend would do in the situation I was on and we had never met.she truly is an angel in disguise as are each and everyone who helped raise the £2000 from sharing, donating items/money, fundraising and being there for me you are all amazing.Thank you all so much for keeping baby Jack's memory alive I know he is very proud xx