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.
Sponsored Memory Walk
Saturday 9th October 2021, 11am
To launch #BLAW2021 this year we are holding a sponsored memory walk, so please come along and join us on a leisurely walk along the Lang Scots Mile, Ayr Esplanade, with friends and family to help raise money for Ayrshire Baby Loss Support and awareness of baby loss.
To take part you must register first, sponsor forms and a "walk in memory of..." sheet will be sent to you once you have registered. Those registered will also receive a goodie bag with a t-shirt, drinking bottle, trolley coin, pen, pad and pin badge on the day as a thank you for all your efforts.
If you are unable to come but still wish to donate to this event then you may do so by clicking here.
Please register for the walk by clicking the link below.
Annual Baby Memorial Service
Saturday 16th October 2021, 11am
Baby Section, Cumnock Cemetery
Held just after BLAW21 has finished, Cumnock Funeralcare invite all to their annual baby memory serice. The service takes place at the baby section at Cumnock Cemetery, and is a chance to remember all our little ones.
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, has taken on a swimming challenge in the lead up to Cailie's birthday, swimming 24 miles over 24 days finishing on her daughter's birthday on Friday 15th October.
If you would like to support Gillian by sponsoring her and to read more about her story please visit her JustGiving page by clicking the link below
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.
Full details of all ducks, balloons and kites that took part can be viewed by clicking the Duck Race link below.
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.
To see how far they all went please click link below
Easter Weekend Hunt 2021
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. If you find one, post a picture and tag us! If you find one of only six with smiley faces in the A & B and post to our Facebook page, you'll win a prize!!
Courtney's Birthday Marathon 2nd April 2021
Launched this year on Mother’s Day, Nicola, one of our committee members has been raising 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 will be donated to Ayrshire Baby Loss Support, in the sole aim of helping to support all bereaved parents across Ayrshire.
Please visit Nicola’s Go Fund Me page to read her story .