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15th October - Act of Kindness packs Destinations

For 8 years we have been distributing Act of Kindness packs with our beautiful handmade with love baby loss awareness ribbons, special cards with our precious little ones names that have gone on before us, and a candle to join the global 'Wave of Light' event at 7pm, on the 15th October.. We started in our local community, and then progressed to delivering to parents, organisations, and NHS hospitals over the years to help create awareness, educate, and honour the 15th October as a National Day of Remembrance for Pregnancy & Infant Loss within the UK. Which, is what we are still campaigning for today, this month we have so many Baby Loss parents and families, organisations, health professionals, Greater Manchester Police, and Royal Mail Posties, as well as local schools involved delivering these. They will be distributing our special packs to destinations listed below around the world, and will encourage people to light a candle in memory of the baby on the card. This will help to create a wave of light, and will be captured through a satellite to make the world come together and shine bright.

Each Act of Kindness packs contains:

  1. A special handmade with love ribbon by our volunteers.

  2. A candle to light on the 15th October 2023, at 7pom to join the global wave of light. Please ensure this is placed in the front window of your home for 1 hour. This will allow the satellite to capture the magical beam created.

  3. A special card that will have a baby, or child remembered on the 15th October 2023.

Act of Kindness Destinations

  1. Liverpool Women's Hospital

  2. Bolton NHS Hospital

  3. Oldham NHS Hospital

  4. Wythenshawe NHS Hospital

  5. Ormskirk NHS Hospital

  6. Telford NHS Hospital

  7. Niagara Falls, Canada

  8. Northern Ireland NHS Hospital

  9. Burnley NHS Hospital

  10. Harrogate & Ripon NHS Hospital

  11. Arrow Park NHS Hospital

  12. Bristol NHS Hospital

  13. Guys & St Thomas NHS Hospital

  14. Northampton NHS Hospital

  15. Liverpool City Centre

  16. Newcastle

  17. Halewood

  18. Ripley

  19. Runcorn

  20. Glasgow

  21. Doncaster

  22. Ellesmere Port

  23. Cardiff

  24. Edinburgh

  25. Blackpool

  26. Greater Manchester Police

  27. Crumpsall

  28. Bury

  29. Cheetham Hill

  30. Stoke on Trent

  31. Salford University

  32. USA

  33. Canada

  34. Australia

  35. Clitheroe

  36. Cornwall

  37. Stoke on Trent

  38. Angels United FC Football Club - Bury

  39. India

  40. Brazil

  41. Blackpool

  42. Nelson

  43. Walton Gardens

  44. National Rail various destinations

  45. London, South Croydon

  46. West Sussex

The aim is to say educate our communities, families and friends on pregnancy, baby, infant and child loss awareness, and also to gain signatures for our littles ones to have a special day. But, most importantly to say their names, and acknowledge what has been a taboo for many years - losing a baby or child needs to be spoken about. For far too long in the UK we have not acknowledged the little babies under 24 weeks. This year we saw an Independent Pregnancy & Infant Loss Review delivered to the government to acknowledge the support needed for families who endure baby loss. Which has resulted in Certificates of Life being made available to those who did not receive a death certificate for their precious babies under 24 weeks. For more information you can visit @SayingGoodbye on social media platforms for further updates.

If you find one of our Act of Kindness packs please UPLOAD to one of our social media platforms which, can be found on the special card. Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Website, or email us a photograph to and one of our Admin will team will happily upload for you.

Petition Link: UK Residents Only, please sign and share the 15th October petition which we will submit to the Government to ask for a National Day of Remembrance for Pregnancy & Infant Loss in the United Kingdom.

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