New Family face Unthinkable Tragedy

My name is Renèe and I run the local playgroup that Imogen (36 weeks pregnant) attended with her 17month old son JB.  
Imogen and John  are also longstanding members and serving in ministry at  my church, Lifehouse Christian Church. 

Imogen was loved by all that crossed her path, she had the biggest heart and sweetest loving spirit, an incredible selfless mother and cherished wife.

On Friday the 14th of July Imogen was taken to hospital presenting an ear infection, this infection traveled to her brain, causing severe swelling. Suspected strain of bacterial meningococcal.

An emergency C Section was performed and baby Eleanor was born 4 weeks premature. Eleanor is doing well but her mummy Imogen suffering catastrophic brain damage only hours later tragically passed away.


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Her husband John is now left a widower with their two babies, 17 month old JB and new prem baby Eleanor. I am in awe at his strength, his outlook, despite such unthinkable circumstances his faith is so unwavering.

Please please join me and help. I am completely undone, for babies so small to lose their mother, and husband loosing not only the mother of their children but his life partner, his beloved wife...

Their lives have been completely turned upside down... how do you tell your baby that mummy isn't coming home... I just can't fathom the pain and heartache, the loss that is being felt right now.

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My goal is to raise enough funds for John and his children to help cover funeral costs and to give him a buffer over the next year whilst he is figuring out how to navigate this new life he's been dealt as single daddy to these two beautiful needy babies.

Please help me help them, help me give him a year not having to worry about working or paying the bills, to give him time to figure out what life is going to be looking like for them now without his wife and his childrens mother. 

No amount is to little... even if you could give up a $5 coffee or a $10 takeaway meal this week, that in itself would be an incredible help if we all pool together. Lets show our support to John and his children in this unthinkable time of loss and heartache.

All funds raised will be presented to John and his babies by Sn. Minister George Franco as soon as we are able to withdraw. 

Updates of this will will be posted here and on Facebook so please stay in touch and follow our journey raising these funds for dear John.
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    • $5 
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    • $15 
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Organizer

Renee King 
Organizer
Oxenford, QLD
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