Noreen is fundraising

Edinburgh Marathon for Holding On Letting Go

£176.00 + £31.25 Gift Aid = £207.25
Donated to Noreen’s £2000.00 Goal

Noreen’s story

This year, I am raising money for a well deserving small, Kent based, charity - Holding On Letting Go. This amazing charity do incredible work, supporting bereaved children. Losing a loved one is devastating and HOLG provide support weekends for children, promoting resiliance and providing emotional support. It is also an opportunity for children to meet others who have experienced loss - knowing they are not alone.

This charity is incredibly close to my heart, as my own children lost both their father and their grandfather within a few short weeks of each other. It is hard to imagine the pain of telling your children that Daddy has gone to heaven, then a few weeks later, so has Grandad. My children were heartbroken and, understandably, found it incredibly difficult to cope with this huge loss. Losing Daddy and Grandad has had a big impact on my sons, and whilst we are all moving forward, it is still very difficult at times, and this loss will always be there.

The photo, of my two wonderful sons, was taken on the day of Daddy's funeral, 3 years ago.

I was recommended to HOLG, and I can't thank the amazing staff and volunteers there enough. They understand and offer truly valuable and much needed support. HOLG are totally reliant on donations, fundraising events and grants. Every penny counts, so please help me this year in raising funds for this incredible charity.

It doesn't bear thinking about, but if the worst did happen, and your children lost you, or someone close to them, they would really need a resource like HOLG.

Thank you for your support x

All funds raised will be passed to the charity irrespective of whether my target is reached, not reached or exceeded.


Holding On Letting Go

Holding On Letting Go provides bereavement support to children, young people aged 6-16 and their families who live in Kent. They have lost someone special to them and are often struggling to cope. We invite the children and young people to attend a weekend where they get to meet others in a similar situation, tell their story and share experiences, discuss their loss and be helped to hold onto good memories and let go of painful ones. We help the children and young people to find ways of coping and developing resilience.We do not charge families for our service. We are totally reliant on donations and fundraising to provide this service and are so grateful for your support. Thank you.

For further details of the work we do please visit our website.

We value all donations made to Holding On Letting Go and want you to know that your support is greatly appreciated. If you wish to recieve a personal acknowledgement of your donation, please remember, when completing your online donation, to tick the box to give consent for us to contact you.

Registered Charity Number: 1103835.

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