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.

 

Current Events

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Annual Christmas Bauble Service

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

We are so happy to announce that this year's annual Christmas bauble service will be in person at St Nicholas Parish Church, on the corner of Main Street & Bellevue Road in Prestwick.  For all the details please visit our Christmas Sevice page.

 

Past Events

Sponsored Memory Walk

Saturday 9th October 2021, 11am

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.

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Cumnock Funeralcare
Annual Baby Memorial Service

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

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.

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Swim Challenge in memory of Cailie
stillborn 15th October 1997

24 miles over 24 days ending 15th October

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.

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Virtual Duck Race

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.

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Virtual Easter Balloon Release

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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Easter Weekend Hunt 2021

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

#ayrshirebabylosssupport

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Courtney's Birthday Marathon 2nd April 2021

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.

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