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Total raised so far

£4,924.00 +£969.75 Gift Aid See breakdown

Recent donations

2 months ago

Anonymous

£250.00

3 months ago

Anonymous

£50.00 + £12.50 Gift Aid

3 months ago

Judith Pearson

£20.00 + £5.00 Gift Aid

4 months ago

robert stanton

£20.00 + £5.00 Gift Aid

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

4 months ago

Cash givers

£40.00

a sum erqually various cash donations by anonymous foolk

4 months ago

Terry Nicholson

£20.00 + £5.00 Gift Aid

4 months ago

Member of the Rotary Club of Cleveland

£25.00 + £6.25 Gift Aid

4 months ago

Alan Hall

£10.00 + £2.50 Gift Aid

Heard Beaudon's story from his Grandad Tim at a Rotary meeting yesterday and wanted to donate to such a worthy cause.

4 months ago

Paula Cleveland Rotary

£10.00 + £2.50 Gift Aid

4 months ago

Matthew Brady

£10.00 + £2.50 Gift Aid

With respect and good work raising vital donations for these heroes

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).

More information is available at beaudenbrave.org

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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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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