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Getting involved with us

There are many ways that you can get involved and help us to support others.  From volunteering at one of our events, sharing our events and details on your social media to get the word out there, to fundraising and helping us raise money so we can continue to offer much needed support to anyone affected by the loss of a baby.

If you are interested in holding your own fundraising event, please visit our fundraising page to register.

Events: About

Events

'Walk a mile in our shoes'

Social Night

Kilmaurs Gala

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Sunday 15th October 2023, 2pm

During BLAW2023 we are holding a memory walk 'Walk a mile in our shoes'


The walk will take place along Ayr Esplanades with committee members, supporters, friends and family joining us to raise awareness of baby loss.

If you would like to join us please let us know

Saturday 7th October 2023

We would love for you to come join us, a chance to relax and chat to other members and friends, whilst have a dance and a bite to eat, please visit our Facebook page for more details.

Sunday, 6th August 2023

Our final gala for the summer session, once again out and about spreading awareness for baby loss.

Dreghorn Gala

West Kilbridge Gala

Segdoune Gala
Kilwinning

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Saturday 17th June 2023

This was a special one to attend as it was a triumphant return of the Dreghorn Gala, though the rain made an appearance, it was very short lived and we spoke to so many people.

Saturday, 10th June 2023

Another lovely day with the sun shining. Speaking to people and raising awareness of baby loss at the West Kilbride Gala.

Sunday, 7th May 2023

We were delighted to attend the Segdoune Gala day. The sun was shining and we spoke to so many people and gave our leaflets and merchanise out to continue to raise awareness of baby loss

2022 Annual Christmas Bauble Service

1st Year Anniversary

2021 Annual Christmas Bauble Service

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Sunday, 4th December 2022 at 2.30pm in St Nicholas Church, Prestwick

Networking Afternoon Tea
24th April 2022

Sunday, 5th December 2021 at 2.30pm in St Nicholas Church, Prestwick

A lovely service was held to remember our babies at Christmas time.

We had a lovely aternoon tea building relationships and thanking some of those who had helped us during our first year as an independent group.

We were delighted that the 2021 Christmas bauble service took place in person St Nicholas Parish Church, it was well attended and we hope everyone got as much out of it, as we did.

Sponsored Memory Walk

Cumnock Funeralcare
Annual Baby Memorial Service

Swim Challenge in memory of Cailie
stillborn 15th October 1997

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Saturday 9th October 2021, 11am

Saturday 16th October 2021, 11am
Baby Section, Cumnock Cemetery

24 miles over 24 days ending 15th October

To launch #BLAW2021 we held a sponsored memory walk along the Lang Scots Mile, Ayr Esplanade, with committee members, supporters, friends and family to help raise money for Ayrshire Baby Loss Support and awareness of baby loss.


Massive thanks go to everyone that took part.

Held just after BLAW21 had finished, Cumnock Funeralcare invited all to their annual baby memory service.  The service took place at the baby section at Cumnock Cemetery, and was a chance to remember all our little ones.

Gillian, who is one of our committee members, took up a swimming challenge in the lead up to Cailie's 24th birthday, swimming 24 miles over 24 days finishing on her daughter's birthday on Friday 15th October.

Virtual Duck Race

Courtney's Birthday Marathon 2nd April 2021

Easter Weekend Hunt 2021

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27th - 28th June 2021

During our awareness month of June, and due to the continuing restrictions around COVID, we decided to hold our annual duck race as a virtutal event.  The race ran from midday on Sunday and finished at midday on Monday.


Congratulations goes to our winner and runners up and thanks go to everyone who took part and helped us raise awareness during this event.

Fundraiser

Launched this year on Mother’s Day, Nicola, one of our committee members raised awareness and funds in memory of her beautiful daughter Courtney Magdalene Scott, born sleeping on the 2nd of April 1995.  Nicola completed a marathon (26.2 miles), each mile marking a birthday they have spent apart.


All funds raised were donated to Ayrshire Baby Loss Support, in the sole aim of helping to support all bereaved parents across Ayrshire.

Raising Awareness

During our official launch we had a fun event for all the family. Over the Easter weekend we placed lots of lovely wooden Stars, Hearts, Footprints, & Easter eggs, around North, South & East Ayrshire.


#ABLS

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Virtual Easter Balloon Release

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1st April - 5th April 2021

For our special launch weekend, we held our very first virtual Balloon Release.


During the Easter Weekend over a hundred balloons, kites and ducks took flight in memory of our precious wee ones.

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