Nicola Walmsley


Rainbows Hospice for Children and Young People.
Bring love, smiles and laughter to our children’s lives. Just like everyone else, our children need a place to play, laugh and love life. A place where they and their families are cared for and supported. Welcome to Rainbows, the East Midlands’ hospice for children and young people. Sadly, some children simply don’t live long enough. Since 1994 we’ve opened our doors and hearts to those children and the people who love them most. And now more than ever, we need your help to keep on bringing hope and happiness to our children and families. As the East Midlands’ only hospice for children and young people, Rainbows is a place where life limited children and their families can take a break from life’s worries and heartaches. Our incredible team of people helps relieve symptoms, improve quality of life, support parents and siblings through the darkest of bereavements and care for children until the end. From carers to counsellors, medical professionals to palliative care specialists. It’s our people that are at the heart of Rainbows. It costs Rainbows £3.8 million each year to provide care for life-limited children. We receive very little government funding, so any support you give is vital. Dig deep as any amount can make a huge difference.
Sands, the stillbirth and neonatal death charity
The death of a baby before, during or shortly after birth is a devastating experience with lifelong consequences for the whole family. Sadly, each year thousands of families face such heartache, with 15 babies dying every single day. Although the UK’s stillbirth rate has fallen slightly in recent years, it remains unacceptably high. We work to support bereaved families and improve the care they receive as well as fund vital research to prevent more families suffering the loss of their precious baby. To do this, we rely on your generosity and your help is greatly appreciated.
Kicks Count
Kicks Count want to empower Mums with knowledge and confidence during their pregnancy. We want to raise awareness of the importance of baby's movements as an indicator of a baby's wellbeing and reduce the UK's current stillbirth rate which is 33rd out of 35 similar income countries. More babies die in the womb or in the first week of life than from cot death, meningitis and road deaths combined! Only 10% of these are caused by a fatal congenital abnormality so there is the potential to save 90% of these babies. A change in fetal movement can be an indicator the baby is struggling in the womb, so by encouraging more mums to contact their midwife if they notice a change in their baby's regular pattern, at risk babies can be identified and delivered before its too late.

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Mylo's Fund

Nicola Walmsley, William Hardy

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A fund in memory of our gorgeous baby boy Mylo Mylo's fund will be raising money to support charities that are helping us though our difficult journey. Various events will take place to raise funds for much needed awareness and future research into stillbirth.

Our son Mylo was sadly stillborn in September 2012. No cause was ever found for his death. We have been well supported by various charities since this tragic event rocked our family. It is now our turn, with Mylo’s help, to return a huge thank you.

... 'Almost one in every 100 births in the UK results in the stillbirth or death of a baby in the early weeks of life. We believe this number of deaths is too high and that more can and should be done to reduce these tragic deaths.'

Mylo's fund is a long term project with an aim to raise funds for vital research for SANDS, and other stillbirth charities, whilst hopefully raising awareness and giving expectant parents the information that could save their child’s life.

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Recent donors

24.03.14 For Alina and Lydia Half marathon

24.03.14 Well done to Alina for her half marathon on 23/03/14


15.03.14 Amazing job Alina xx

13.03.14 Good luck Alina! Thank you so much for all your amazing support xxx

03.03.14 Good Luck!

14.01.14 Good luck Alina, fantastic cause.

04.01.14 Good luck Aliana

03.01.14 Good luck, hope it all goes well!

02.01.14 Good Luck, half marathons look mighty daunting! :P

02.01.14 Best wishes to all involved and good luck in the half marathon

02.01.14 My very best wishes to all concerned.

01.01.14 Remaining amount made from Christmas Wreaths! xxx

28.12.13 Happy New Year to you and all the family x

26.12.13 Wishing your young family all the best for 2014

22.12.13 Thinking of you all and remembering Mylo this Christmas. All our love, Janey, Mark, Olly and Zoe xxx

21.12.13 A little Christmas gift for Mylo and his fantastic Fund! xxxx

19.12.13 Instead of Xmas cards! So proud of you. Loads of love, Mum and Dad

02.12.13 Merry Christmas one and all xxx

01.12.13 For my lovely wreath

14.10.13 Money Raised at Mylo's Fun Day

27.09.13 Sorry we couldn't make the fun day...hope this small contribution helps. Much love Hannah, Kev and Sebbie xxx

27.09.13 Glad to hear the family day went well in Mylo's memory,

23.09.13 Best wishes to you both.

22.09.13 Sent on behalf of Dorothy and Roger Baxter (via Janey) with love - congratulations on the success of the fundraising day x


Running total

Total raised incl. Gift Aid:
Total donors:
Last donor:
Brian at UPC
Offline fundraising:

Other fundraising

Mylo's Fund 23.03.2014