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Pontypridd, Wales, United Kingdom

Baby Oliver's Birthday and Christmas Fund

On 28th November Oliver James Dodd came into my wife and I's lives.
It wasn't the easiest of labours, but my wife did brilliantly.
51724156_1602027340255731_r.jpegAs a lot of parents will tell you, once you have a child you life totally changes.
We had a great, but tiring, Christmas 2019 and New Year 2020... but then in March we had Lockdown.
51724156_1602027850294945_r.jpegHaving a 4 month old child we immediately closed ourselves off to the world, as a lot of people did to protect their families. 
51724156_160202775428468_r.jpegThe lockdown has been very difficult financially, as it has been for millions of households. My wife works full-time and was briefly furloughed, and thankfully still had a job to go back to about 4 months ago. I was not so lucky as I am a freelance videographer, mainly for weddings. Of course weddings were called off for months, and even now they are only allowing 15 people, and my business is currently not required. Even if it was I have had to become a stay at home Dad to our son because we can't use childcare. Also my business is too young to qualify for any government help, so I am currently receiving nothing. 
My wife works very hard and is keeping our mortgage and bills paid, but for anything else we are currently living off of credit.
Even though Oliver will be only One this year we would still like to make it special for him after such a hard year. His Birthday is in November and then there is Christmas.
We are not expecting anything, and we understand that there are SO MANY people in the same, or much worse, situations to ours... but we are very thankful to anyone who can spare anything, even a pound would make a difference to us.
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