Together We Can Do So Much
IN MEMORY OF Delilah-Rose
A Big Thank you to Adele Tomb and her colleagues at Maurice Bradley MLA for their fundraising efforts All together raising an amazing £500.
Every year the office of Maurice Bradley MLA, where Delilah-Rose’s Grandmother works, selects a charity for its Christmas raffle. This year NEC UK was chosen in Delilah-Rose’s memory.
Delilah-Rose was born on 11th September 2023. The whole family were so happy and full of excitement for the future. By the next day Delilah-Rose taken seriously ill with the bowel condition Necrotising Enterocolitis (NEC). Delilah-Rose was transferred to the Royal Victoria Hospital for emergency surgery.
Despite the amazing efforts of the staff in Belfast, she sadly passed away on the 15th of September 2023. Delilah-Rose made an enormous impact in the brief time she was with us and will never be forgotten by her Mummy and Daddy, Amber and Joseph, and the Tomb and Maybin families. Delilah-Rose’s family share ‘her spirit is with us, and her energy drives us to raise awareness and funds towards research for this awful disease’.
IN MEMORY OF SARINA
In 2023 Alistair ran the London Marathon, and Graham fundraised on his 40th birthday. Together they raised £455 for NEC UK in loving memory of Maria and Alistair's daughter Sarina, who was diagnosed with NEC at seven weeks.
100 Miles in Memory of Olivia Jane Williams
James raised an amazing £650 On completion of his 100 Mile challenge to raise much needed awareness of NEC In loving memory of Olivia Jane Williams.
Marie & Noah Challenge 50
Marie & Noah completed The Challenge 50 miles in March and raised £535. Thanks so much for all the support and helping us raise awareness and funds of NEC U.K. so we can continue to support families and improve care 🥰🥰
Remembering all the babies affected and their families 💚💙
In Loving Memory of Arlo
GivingTuesday we Give Thanks to Sophie for her generous Donation of £130 In Memory of her beloved Son Arlo. Sophie has done an amazing job at making wax melt calendars and so generously donated the profits to NEC UK on this Giving Tuesday. #GivingTuesday #givingback
Maz hosted at coffee and cake morning raising £179.00. She later went on to challenge herself not to eat chocolate (and Maz loves her chocolate) for a full 40 days!!! raising a further £910.00 for NEC UK.
A sweet fundraiser!
Debbie B has a very sweet tooth and gave up treats for an entire month raising a wonderful £135 for NEC UK!
Happy Birthday Rory!
Young Rory a NEC survivor has done something very special for his 1st birthday. His family, friends and loved ones have generously given donations towards NEC UK instead of gifts. This incredible gesture has raised over £1,000.
Walking The Jurassic Coast 100km
Clara is a members of our medical advisory panel. She has supported us from the beginning whilst saving tiny humans. Her and Laura walked the Jurassic coast 100km together in under 21 hours in support of NEC U.K. Raising an impressive £1,404
10 Mile Hike For Hero's
10 Mile hike and raising an impressive £890 For families affected by Necrotising Enterocolitis. Well Done ladies
Sam and Gemma's 50 challenge
Sam & Gemma cycled 50 miles this March for NEC UK (Necrotising Enterocolitis) because Gemma is one of the lucky ones.
They raised an amazing £755
Olivia's Way of the Roses
Graham's bike ride from coast to coast in memory of his daughter Olivia Jane who sadly passed away at 10 days old 💚💙
Graham raised £955 for NEC UK in her honour.
In memory of Finnley
Finnley Jones Memorial fundraised for NEC UK in 2018 presenting us with a cheque for an incredible whopping £6,300 and later a further £400! We are incredibly honoured to be one of the two charities the Finnley Jones Memorial Fund has chosen to support again for 2019.
Kevan ran in the Scottish 10K run with an incredible timing of 59.09 minutes raising over £1,200 for NEC UK. Congratulations Kevan!
Kevan’s work colleagues went on to raise £241 through a fundraiser in the office.
Rob and Lisa took part in the London Virgin 10k Run across London's most famous landmarks to raise money for NEC UK. Inspired by their niece Isabelle who developed NEC when she was born. Young Issy was there to cheer Rob and Lisa on and to give plenty hugs at the finishing line!
Team Issy raised £1,000 for NEC UK.
In memory of Thomas
Thomas was born at 23 weeks weighing a tiny 1 pound 3 ounces. At just 5 weeks old Thomas was diagnosed with NEC.
Thomas needed surgery and spent a lengthy time in hospital, also experiencing NEC for a second time. After a long journey Thomas was discharged home, thriving and doing amazingly well. Very unexpectedly Thomas went into cardiac arrest at home following complications from a severe reflux he was just 10 months old.
Family friend Carole did a Skydive in support of Ronald McDonald house and NEC UK, raising £300 for NEC UK. Congratulations Carole, you did amazing!