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Jim Irvine

Running the Brighton Marathon 2020

Total raised so far £0.00

Target £0.00

Total plus Gift Aid: £0.00

Raised offline: £0.00

My story

[p]On 19th April 2020 I will be running the Brighton Marathon to fundraise for Abigails Footsteps, in the hope of raising enough money to donate an Abi cooling cot to a hospital in need.[/p][p]On 14th September 2019, our best friends Dan and Iain received the devastating news that their long awaited baby boy’s heart was no longer beating and that he would be stillborn at 35 weeks. 4 days later on the 17th September, Dan gave birth to Henry John Badham. Although the circumstances were heartbreaking, the birth was beautiful, peaceful and Henry was welcomed into the most loving environment. This was with thanks to the incredible facilities provided by Pembury hospital and a charity funded bereavement suite. Dan and Iain were able to spend two precious days with beautiful Henry, whose life was preserved in a cooling cot, as the family they had longed to be.[/p][p]We would give anything to change what has happened and to take their pain away, but sadly we can’t. Instead I’m going to try to change the path of someone else who will experience baby loss by raising enough money to give a hospital in need an Abi cooling cot, which costs £2,200.[/p][p]Please help me to reach my target and raise money and awareness in Henry’s name.[/p][p]I’ve been ‘a runner’ for just over a year now and although I’m getting better, I’m under no illusion that a marathon is going to be insanely hard work! There will be blood, sweat and tears, and your donations and support will help make it all worthwhile. [/p][p]Thank you.[/p][p][br][/p][p]Jim (and the Badhams) [/p]
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Mar 20, 2020

Ben S.

I am willing you on Jim. I admire you doing this for such a good cause. My thoughts are with Dan, Iain, their families and everyone affected.

£30.00 plus £7.50 Gift Aid

Mar 12, 2020

Rachel and Darren x

To get you to target and get that cot!!


Mar 12, 2020

Henry’s Heroes

Money raised by Henry’s amazingly generous friends and family xx


Mar 8, 2020

Rob G

Keep up the Top Work Jim :D


Feb 24, 2020

Steve Medhurst

Well done mate. Sure the end result was worth the pain.

£15.00 plus £3.75 Gift Aid

Feb 7, 2020

Paul Vinnicombe

Good luck Jim! A very worthwhile cause.

£15.00 plus £3.75 Gift Aid

Feb 6, 2020

Geoff Morris

Good work buddy!

£15.00 plus £3.75 Gift Aid

Feb 4, 2020

John Halls

Thanks for the gig tickets and best of luck with the run!


Jan 24, 2020

Keith G

Fair play to you, Jim. Best of luck for the run!

£15.00 plus £3.75 Gift Aid

Jan 21, 2020

R B Engineering Ltd

Go Jim, all at R&B very proud