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Hoffwn Pwyllgor SANDS Gwynedd ddiolch yn fawr iawn i Elfed Morgan a Tina Jones ag yr holl pobl eraill ddaru helpu ar yr nosweithiau bingo yn Nefyn, am gasglu y swm o £2878.70 tuag at Apel Sganiwr symundol iír uned Famolaeth Ysbyty Gwynedd.

Gwynedd SANDS would like to thank Tina & Elfed Morgan and everyone that was involved, in raising the fantastic sum of £2878.70 by holding various bingo nights at Nefyn. The money will go towards buying a Portable Scanner for the Maternity Unit at Ysbyty Gwynedd.

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The family of a stillborn baby has paid tribute to her memory by raising money for Gwynedd SANDS.  Marc, Karen, Emma and Ben, family and friends took part in a 4 1/2 mile sponsored walk in memory of baby Courtney and raised £1,300, the money will be going to Gwynedd SANDS to buy vital equipment for the maternity unit at Ysbyty Gwynedd in Bangor

 

Menter Mechell recently held an outdoor concert at Llanfechell, Anglesey, One of their chosen charities was Gwynedd SANDS. Pictured presenting a cheque for £5000.00 are from left - Carys Pritchard, Eluned Jones, Nerys Owen and Llinos Eames-Jones
 

This is a beautiful charcoal drawing donated by an anonymous artist

 

 

Gwynedd SANDS would like to thank Sue Dent from Bangor who for many years audited our books and put us right when we went wrong. Thank you Sue, all the best in your new home.

 

Steven Davies Thomas (left) and Peter Roberts of       F. Blakemore Wholesalers (Bangor Branch) presents Nia Williams of Gwynedd SANDS with a cheque for £500.00.

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Nerys and Paul Owen raised nearly £4000 by holding a number of fundraising events on Angelsey. Click on image for more photos.

Around the UK SANDS has over 120 local SANDS groups. These are all organised and run on a voluntary basis by bereaved parents, for bereaved parents.

Gwynedd SANDS are a group of local people based at Ysbyty Gwynedd in Bangor, who have all gone through the experience of losing a baby, either prematurely, stillborn or post-natal.

They are there to offer support, comfort and assurance to anyone who has experienced the same, and wishes to talk about it but does not know who to. Losing a baby is both tragic and traumatic. You do not know why it happened to you and all sorts of questions go through your mind. Of course every personís circumstance will be different.

At our meetings we share our thoughts, we talk about what happened and we are there to listen. Sometimes it is difficult to explain to people if they have not gone through what you have, and often people donít want to listen at all. If you have had a loss, please come along, in your own time, and you will be warmly welcomed.


Gwynedd SANDS provides:
  • Support group meetings for parents and families
  • Memorial services
  • Befriending services
  • Liaison with local hospitals and health professionals
  • Fundraising for local and national facilities and services
  • For more information please visit the National SANDS main website at www.uk-sands.org

     

     

      We are a registered Charity No 299679

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