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Total raised so far

£5,301.00 +£994.75 Gift Aid See breakdown

Recent donations

4 weeks ago

Auntie Nicola

£20.00 + £5.00 Gift Aid

Thinking of you so much today little man. Lots of love ❤️

1 month ago

Granny Sally and Grandpa Ian

£50.00 + £12.50 Gift Aid

Beauden our precious grandson, always in our hearts and thoughts. All our love XXXX

1 month ago

Wyn and the Tuesday Team


A donation in memory of Beauden from the proceeds of February 2023 coffee morning held by Wyn and the Tuesday Team.

4 months ago

Ward Hadaway LLP


4 months ago

Garry and Mel Brown

£20.00 + £5.00 Gift Aid

4 months ago


£10.00 + £2.50 Gift Aid

8 months ago



9 months ago


£50.00 + £12.50 Gift Aid

9 months ago

Judith Pearson

£20.00 + £5.00 Gift Aid

10 months ago

robert stanton

£20.00 + £5.00 Gift Aid

Tim, well done on your challenge. Best wishes with the fundraising. Bob Cleveland Rotary

Beauden Brave are raising money for Tiny Lives Trust and Newcastle Hospitals Charity

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Beauden Brave

As Beauden Brave, we actively fundraise and encourage others to fundraise for the Tiny Lives Trust and the Beauden Brave Fund administered by the Newcastle Hospitals Charity. Anything raised by Beauden Brave is split evenly between the Tiny Lives Trust and the Beauden Brave Fund administered by the Newcastle Hospitals Charity. Beauden Brave does not handle any money, all donations go directly to the Tiny Lives Trust and the Newcastle Hospitals Charity. The Beauden Brave fund administered by the Newcastle Hospitals Charity is used to fund:

- improving and delivering end of life care on NICU at the the RVI in Newcastle upon Tyne;

- improving and advancing the care of babies born with genetic disorders; and

- improving and advancing the care for people with Myotonic Dystrophy (the rare genetic disorder that Beauden had).

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Beauden Philip Turnbull

Beauden ('Beaudy' to Daddy) was born early on 25th February 2021. His due date was 22nd April. We thought we were experiencing a normal pregnancy until 23rd February, when Magda had earlier than expected signs of labour. Efforts were made to keep Beauden as a bump, but he was ready to arrive and did so only a couple of days later on the Delivery Suite at the RVI, with a Neonatal team on standby. He was a whopping 3lbs 11 ounces.

As quickly as he arrived on that Thursday morning, he disappeared off to the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) which would become his home until the 4th May, when he passed peacefully in our arms.

The 9 weeks and 5 days he was here, were some of the most difficult and testing times for us as parents. It was discovered that Beauden had a rare genetic condition - Congenital Myotonic Dystrophy Type 1 (CDM1). Because of his fight, he has not only saved his future brothers and sisters from the same condition, but has ensured existing family members are tested and monitored for complications associated with Myotonic Dystrophy. In his short spell he has done so much for others.

He gave Mummy and Daddy the gift of time, time we spent loving every inch of him. We will carry him with us everywhere and nothing makes us prouder than to be Beauden's Mummy and Daddy. We owe him so much.

NICU was his home and home is found in people. We can't praise all the people who 'work' (which seems like such an inadequate word to describe what they do) on NICU enough. They were holding our hands every step of the way. No parent should have to face what we have, but if they do, people like those found on NICU should be there to guide them.

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This page is in memory of

Beauden Turnbull

Beauden Brave are fundraising for 2 charities

Tiny Lives Trust

Charity number: 1150178

Newcastle Hospitals Charity

Charity number: 1057213

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