Your stories

Our supporters share their reasons for joining Team Tommy's and the challenges they've taken on to raise money towards research into the causes of baby loss.

  • Great North Run - Gavin Larkin

    Our two snowdrops

    I thought I would challenge myself by doing something in their memory. Something I will be able to look back on and have something proper to remember them by. For me and my wife in memory of our two snowdrops Sam and Sarese Larkin.

  • Fundraising challenge

    JMW take on the Three Peaks Challenge

    A team from JMW solicitors recently took on the three peaks challenge in support of Tommy's.

  • A woman and her baby

    Thanks to Tommy’s, I am a mother

    'I thank God for the Tommy’s staff who were very clear in explaining to me that if they waited any longer they could lose me, the baby or both of us.'

  • Man receiving an award on stage

    Star Fundraiser Award: Karl McPherson

    The Star Fundraiser Award an extraordinary individual who has gone above and beyond to fundraise in their local community on behalf of Tommy’s. This is Karl's story.

  • A woman receives her award onstage

    Act of Kindness Award: Zoe Feeney

    The Act of Kindness Award recognises a person who has gone above and beyond with an act of kindness to support someone who has gone through a pregnancy complication or loss. This is Zoe's story.

  • An image of a midwife accepting an award on stage

    Healthcare Hero Award: Tracy Rae

    The Tommy’s Healthcare Hero Award recognises a midwife, doctor or other medical professional who has provided exceptional physical care or emotional support to parents in difficult times. This is Tracy's Story.

  • A lady smiling

    Tommy's Commendation Award: Georgia Bunning

    The Tommy’s Commendation Award celebrates an individual who has gone above and beyond in some way, be it through their personal fundraising, their dedication to Tommy’s or their quest to bring light to our shared cause and fuelling conversation. This is Georgia's Story.

  • Craig accepting his award on stage

    Partner's Voice Award: Craig Sargeant

    The Partner's Voice Award recognises a partner who has spoken out about the myriad of emotions that accompany loss. The winner of this inaugural award is Craig Sargeant. This is Craig's story.

  • An image of the Briggs family receiving an award at a ceremony

    Inspirational Family Award: Briggs Family

    The Inspirational Family Award celebrates an extra-special family that has transformed the lives of others, or supported each other through troubled times and come out the other side. This is the Briggs family's story.

  • Rachel's daughter Willow

    Our pot of gold at the end of the rainbow

    Willow is our little symbol that anything is possible.