Ben and Olivia are two lovely children who were recently involved in a tragic car accident whilst on holiday in New Zealand, in which their mum Kerry was killed and their other mum Jules was seriously injured.
It was supposed to be the holiday of a lifetime but whilst going out for dinner one evening with friends, a vehicle travelling in the opposite direction crossed over the central line and collided with Kerry and Jules’ car. Kerry was pronounced dead at the scene and Jules was rushed to hospital. Thankfully, neither Ben or Olivia were seriously harmed, but the memory of that awful event remains at the forefront of their minds.
Currently, Jules is recuperating in New Zealand and will need a substantial period of recovery before the family can return to England. Until then, Ben and Olivia will have to be schooled in New Zealand whilst Jules undergoes gruelling physiotherapy before the doctors can assess whether she is fit enough to take the children on their long journey home.
Jules’ recovery period is expected to be very lengthy and we, as friends of the family, want to help Ben (age 6) and Olivia (age 9) get through what will inevitably be some very tough times over the next few years, given how involved their mums were in all aspects of their lives.
With your help, we can create some magical moments that they can look forward to. Days out, holidays, all of these will provide light during the darker times. Over the next year, we will be organising a number of fundraising events to raise money for Ben and Olivia.
With your support, we can give Olivia and Ben experiences that will enrich their childhood and transform their lives for the better.