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You Raise Me Up
You Raise Me Up
You Raise Me Up 2020

You Raise Me Up 2020

Why we need your help

Who are we?

The ‘You raise me up charity’ was founded by the late Jane Brooks and her husband Fraser in June 2011. The charity’s sole purpose is to raise funds to support families that have suffered the loss of a teenage child.


On 3rd May 2011 Fraser and Jane’s beautiful daughter Megan Brooks collapsed and died suddenly. As parents of Megan they found themselves in desperate need of comfort from those that had experienced the same loss and to see how they had coped and got through such a terrible time.

The aim of the charity is to be able to provide compassion, support and simply to be able to say “we totally understand” rather than “we cannot imagine what you are going through”.

The financial strains that a funeral can put on those left behind can be of real concern as no parent wants to feel like they are ‘scrimping’ on their child’s send off. It is a real yet, sad fact that no parent should have to even consider saving and planning for the funeral of their child. Yet the cost of ensuring that you have the opportunity to give your child a beautiful and deserving service is something that no financial help, for a teenager of a certain age, is available for. The charity therefore aims to provide financial aid to help provide the funeral that child deserves.

If you are looking for support, please call our 24-hour helpline on 01323 482772.

To learn more about how you can help us please visit our Fundraising Page


raised towards 50,000.00 target


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Gail Allan

Brighton half marathon

Beja Beja

Sponsored haircut

Stuart Bray

Skydive from 7000 feet

Sharleen Budd

Running Brighton Half Marathon

Natalie Cribb

Brighton Half Marathon

Leanne Cull

Skydive 2020

Lorraine Duffy

Brighton half marathon

Becca Dunlop

Brighton 12 Marathon 2020

Dean Haffenden

sky dive

Katie Hartfield

Izzy's Water Balloon Fight


Nov 19, 2019

Sandra Warner

Sending you all much love towards reaching your target for this worthwhile cause.

(plus 5.00 giftaid)

Nov 05, 2019


(plus 5.00 giftaid)

Nov 03, 2019


(plus 2.50 giftaid)


Total raised so far


Total plus Gift Aid 7,906.15

Direct donations


Raised offline 242.50

Fundraising pages


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