Over the last few years when creating these beautiful books I have come across and been supported by so many beautiful organisations that are doing amazing things in the world. Here is just a few of them;
Mummy's Wish mission is to support Australian families with children aged 12 years and under, through the provision of practical, immediate and non-means tested support whilst mum is receiving treatment for cancer.
Peace of Mind Foundation is a not for profit organisation created to give support, courage and community to brain cancer patients, their carers, family and loved ones.
The Big Hug Box - We know that there is nothing more comforting than a Big Hug.That is why The Big Hug Box are helping families, friends, besties, work colleagues to send Big Hugs across Australia to cope with the shock of a cancer diagnosis.
PREMATURE OR SICK BABIES
Life's Little treasures Foundation - Australia’s foremost charity dedicated to providing support, friendship and information, specifically tailored for families of premature or sick babies.
The Foundation’s services are available in hospitals (neonatal and special care units) and in the community when families come home.
CHILDHOOD GRIEF EDUCATION AND SUPPORT
I just love Feel the Magic and can see through my own experience how beneficial this would have been as a young child growing up after the death of my Dad.
Feel the Magic® is an Australian not for profit organisation whose purpose is to create a world where children who are experiencing grief are supported to reach their full potential.
Grieving children who have experienced the death of someone they love can feel isolated and alone. They require ongoing support in developing strategies to cope with and move forward with their lives following a significant loss. The mission of Feel the Magic® is to create environments where children who are experiencing grief can be inspired and empowered to succeed in spite of their loss.
Amelia Donnelly writes from the heart in this new picture book, which follows a young girl called Rosie learning to deal with the sudden loss of her big brother.
Amelia is a primary school teacher committed to supporting the mental health of our youth and this book provides a framework for dealing with challenging emotions.
BABY LOSS SUPPORT
The Pink Elephants support network want to reduce the feelings of isolation many women feel after miscarriage by connecting them with other women who have experienced the journey before them, and are now able to mentor others. They want every woman to have the opportunity to connect with someone who ‘gets it’.
Still Aware are committed to raising awareness of the very real statistics of stillbirth in Australia working to end preventable stillbirth. We educate clinicians, mothers and families about stillbirth prevention and promote open communication. We encourage and support dialogue around the realities of loss, in order to break the silence and taboo surrounding stillbirth.
The Stillbirth Foundation Australia is the only Australian charity dedicated to stillbirth research and we are 100 percent community funded.
Since our ifoundation in 2005, the Stillbirth Foundation has allocated over $1million to funding the most rigorously designed studies aimed at finding a means of preventing stillbirth and supporting the families of stillborn babies.
Bears Of Hope Pregnancy & Infant Loss Support provides leading support and exceptional care for families who experience the loss of their baby.Families receive a Bear Of Hope donated by another bereaved family. This allows the donating family to give their childs brief life a purpose and lasting legacy, whilst filling the empty arms of another family as they walk out of the hospital without their baby.
Red Nose is Australia’s leading authority on safe sleep and safe pregnancy, and bereavement support for families affected by the death of a child.
Sands is the miscarriage, stillbirth and neonatal death charity. We operate across Australia, supporting anyone affected by the death of a baby; working to improve the care bereaved parents receive by healthcare professionals and breaking the silence and taboo of baby death in today's society.
Our mission, at Julianna Grace Ministry, is to provide grieving baskets to mothers or families who have lost babies due to miscarriage, stillbirth or early infant loss. We provide baskets with books, information, resources, and comfort items such as music, necklaces, candles, etc. items that help families cope with and process the loss of a baby.
Harrison's Hear the Heartbeat a beautiful organisation based in the UK in memory their beautiful baby Harrison.
Brother Bears is a not for profit organisation that aims to support young children who experience the loss of a sibling. Our packages are designed to provide some comfort to siblings, help with memory creation and assist them with understanding what has happened.
Emerikus Land Foundation was created to honour our baby girl Emerikus Land who we lost due to Placental Abruption on the 24th of March 2013. We set up this foundation to raise awareness and funds for the purchase of Cold Cuddle Cots.
Bloss - Riverina Pregnancy & Baby Loss Support provides support to people who have experienced the loss of a baby, through pregnancy, stillbirth and neonatal loss.
‘You Could Have Been…’ is a children’s picture book for bereaved parents to read to their child who died, or didn’t survive a pregnancy. It’s filled with a parent's wonder of who their child could have been if they’d had the chance to grow up. The book is written to the child, so a parent can talk to them about their lost hopes and dreams, but most importantly, their love.
Born to Fly is a delicately written and beautifully illustrated picture book for bereaved families after pregnancy & baby loss. Written through the eyes of the child who has passed, Born To Fly is a gentle story for all ages. Providing comfort and hope, Born to Fly was written to encourage conversation and support for many who have lost their precious baby/sibling...
Precious wings provides love, hope, understanding and support to families facing the devastating loss of their child.
Aila & Lior - I Carried You - Personal Declaration Cards for Pregnancy Loss
The perfect gift to support the woman in your life, who has been touched by pregnancy loss.
A collection of 40 cards, each with an encouraging message for the journey of grieving the loss of her baby.
The words speak to the loss of a baby at any gestation. They may be relevant to mamas who've experienced miscarriage, stillbirth, TFMR, and neonatal death.
Memories of an Angel is a social enterprise who raise awareness for Pregnancy & Infant loss through the distribution of keepsakes to bereaved families across Australia.
Dying to Know Day is designed to change this by activating conversations and curiosity. By encouraging death literacy and providing a space to talk about end of life plans, we can help people, families and communities to do death better.
A lasting tale - empowers you to record the audio life story of loved ones as they grow older or near the end of life.