Seeds for Siblings

$2,162 of $2,000 goal

Raised by 44 people in 29 months

Seeds for Siblings is a Melbourne-based not-for-profit project that provides children who have experienced the loss of a sibling with a small fabric bag of Sunflower Seeds. These seeds can then be planted in memory of their  brother or sister. Each bag contains a packet of Sunflower Seeds, a painted Sunflower garden marker and planting instructions.

Currently, I am working with The Royal Woman's Hospital (Melbourne), St. Vincents Private Hospital, St. John of God - Berwick and Royal Hospital for Woman (NSW), Frances Perry House and Mercy Hosptial as well as taking individual orders. To date, Seeds for Siblings has provided almost 600 bags in 18 months to bereaved children.

While the project focuses on supporting bereaved siblings, engaging and collaborating with the community is one of the pillars this project is built upon. Most of the seeds and fabric I use, has been donated to the project from small local business'.

Any donations made via Go Fund Me will be used for two main areas: 

1. Cover the cost of items for the bags that are not donated

2. Postage of bags for individuals (not distributed through a hospital)

The money donated to this project will ensure that I am able to continue and reach as many bereaved children as possible and any contributions would be very much appreciated.

Love Jamilla xx
Instagram: seedsforsiblings

Contents of the bags 

Handfolded origami seed packet

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WE DID IT - WE REACHED OUR $2000 TARGET! Thank you to each and everyone of you who donated to Seeds for Siblings over the past 21 months. Because of these donations I have been able to provide over 600 children who have lost their sibling/s with bags of Sunflower seeds. Thank you for believing in my idea and enabling me to grow and expand it, to help more grieving children and their families. Donations can still be made to the Gofund Me page for the next few weeks while we establish an alternative way to donate. Thank you from the bottom of my heart xoxo
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Thank you for the recent donations to Seeds for Siblings. These donations ensure that I am able to continue to make these bags for bereaved children and can reach out to other hospitals and organisations. This would not be possible without your help xx
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Thank you so much to Nicola, Olivia and Nana who have generously donated to Seeds for Siblings GoFundMe this week xx
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$2,162 of $2,000 goal

Raised by 44 people in 29 months
Created April 7, 2016
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Daniel Premkumar
9 months ago

Hi Jamilla, The time and effort you put into this project is much appreciated. Thanks

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