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walk to remember 2018

International Pregnancy and Infant Loss Remembrance Day

Please join Sands Queensland this October to honour our babies.

volunteer Tash Foote

Sunday 14th October 2018 

 

** Ordering a butterfly? please read the following information

Butterflies numbers are limited and will be supplied this year by first come-first serve reservation. Reservations close September 1st, 5pm, 2018.

To reserve a butterfly please visit the section below for your location and go to the 'Butterfly Reservation' link.

When our supplier has confirmed ability to supply, those who have reserved a butterfly will be notified by email 2 weeks prior to the event for prompt payment of $20/butterfly, to paid online via the event page. If payment is not made within stated time frame reserved butterflies will be offered to the next person in line.

Thank you for your patience and understanding.

 

LOCATIONS

Brisbane

Bundaberg

Cairns

Gold Coast

Sunshine Coast

Mackay

Rockhampton Townsville 

 

To keep up to date and find more information, please see our Facebook Page


Walk to Remember Butterfly

Download Butterfly Template

 Colour and decorate your own butterfly in memory of a precious baby. Butterflies can be sent to Sands House, Brisbane and we will proudly display them at the 2018 Walk to Remember. Photographs of the butterflies will also be posted on the Sands Queensland Facebook page after the events.

 


Sands QT Bear

Our Walk to Remember fundraiser, this soft cuddly teddy bear is the perfect keepsake. Q's shirt will be personalised with our special design, adding your baby's name. Order your bear before September 18th to ensure it arrives before the walk.

Order Personalised Bear

 

Sands QT BearPersonalised image for Dress My Bear

 


 

'In Memory of' T-Shirts

Christmas memorial service

Personalised t-shirts are available in adult and childrens sizes. Please order by September 22nd for delivery by October 14th. Visit A Cut Above Byron to order.

Order Now


Sands Wristbands

Silicone Wristband embossed with 'A little life, not a little loss'.

Snads wristbands are available to order online until the 30th of September 2018

Order Wristband


    parents walking in the parkParents sitting in the audienceaudience listening to servicechild holding butterfly

International Pregnancy and Infant Loss Rememberance Day Logo

Brisbane

New Farm Park, Riverview Area

Sunday 14th October, 9.30am - 1pm

Registration and Butterfly Requests online

 

 

The day will include a memorial service, butterfly release and walk around the park for our precious babies.

Registration is essential. As butterfly numbers are limited, butterflies can be requested online but will be confirmed and payment required 2 weeks before event.

Please visit our Brisbane Event Page to keep updated.

Download the Brisbane Walk to Remember flyer as a reminder or post it locally to help us reach out to more bereaved parents.


Remembrance butterflies at the Walk to Rememberbunnings fundraiserTaking the steps our babies could not at the Walk to Remember

 

International Pregnancy and Infant Loss

Bundaberg

Baldwin Swamp Environmental Park

Sunday, October 14th, 8.45am

Registration and Butterfly Requests online

 

 

The day will include a memorial service, butterfly release and walk around the park for our precious babies.

Registration is essential. As butterfly numbers are limited, butterflies can be requested online but will be confirmed and payment required 2 weeks before event.

The morning will include;

  • Morning tea by gold coin donation
  • Cold drinks and coffees on sale
  • Butterfly colouring activity/competition for kids
  • Creation of permanent memorial piece
  • Sands wristbands for sale
  • Raffle

Please visit our Bundaberg Event Page to keep updated.

Download the Bundaberg Walk to Remember flyer as a reminder or display it locally to help us reach out to more bereaved parents.

 


   

Memorial service areaparents walkingbutterfly release

 

International Pregnancy and Infant Loss Rememberance Day Logo

Cairns

Funship Parklands, Cairns Esplanade

Sunday 14th October 8.30am

Registration and butterfly requests online

 

Registration is essential. As butterfly numbers are limited, butterflies can be requested online but will be confirmed and payment required 2 weeks before event.

Please visit our Cairns Event Page to keep updated.

Download the Cairns Walk to Remember flyer as a reminder or display it locally to help us reach out to more bereaved parents.


 

releasing butterflies at the Gold Coast Walk to RememberTaking the steps our babies could notmemory creation at the Walk to Remember

 

volunteer Jacinta Daley

Gold Coast

Cascade Gardens, Broadbeach

Sunday 14th October, 10am

Registration and butterfly requests online

 

 

The day will include a memorial service, 'say their names' ceremony, butterfly release and walk around the park to 'take the steps our babies could not'.

Please bring along a picnic rug or chairs to make yourself comfortable during the service. We also invite families to join us in a gathered lunch following the walk and stay to enjoy the beautiful park.

Registration is essential. As butterfly numbers are limited, butterflies can be requested online but will be confirmed and payment required 2 weeks before event.

Please visit our Gold Coast Event Page to keep updated.

Please print and display our Gold Coast Walk to Remember flyer to help us reach more families.

 


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volunteer Jacinta DaleyRockhampton

Rockhampton Botanical Gardens, Rockhampton

Sunday 14th October, 7.30am

Registration and butterfly requests online

 

 

Registration is essential. As butterfly numbers are limited, butterflies can be requested online but will be confirmed and payment required 2 weeks before event.

Please visit our Rockhampton Event Page to keep updated.

Download the Rockhampton Walk to Remember flyer as a reminder or display it locally to help us reach out to more bereaved parents.

 

 



Take the steps our babies could notRemembrance candle at Sands Walk to Rememberbutterfly release at Sands Walk to Remember

volunteer Jacinta Daley

Mackay

Mackay Botanic Gardens, Malta Gardens

Sunday 14th October, 10am - 12pm

Registration and Buttterfly requests online 

 

 

Famiies and friends are invited to the Mackay Walk to Rememeber for pregnancy and infant loss. The day will include a memorial service, 'say their name' ceremony, butterfly release and walk around the gardens to 'take the steps our babies could not'.

Registration is essential. As butterfly numbers are limited, butterflies can be requested online but will be confirmed and payment required 2 weeks before event.

The morning will include;

  • Candle lighting and 'Say Their Name' Ceremony
  • Butterflies to colour and hang in memory of baby
  • Sausage sizzle fundraiser after the walk (cash only)
  • Butterfly release
  • Musician
  • Memory table - parents are invited to bring along a memento/photo to put on the table.

Please bring a hat/sunscreen and water bottle for the walk.  Bring your picnic blanket to enjoy the lovely surroundings after the walk.

The walk is pram and wheelchair friendly.

Please visit our Mackay Event Page to keep updated.

Download the Mackay Walk to Remember flyer as a reminder or display it locally to help us reach out to more bereaved parents.

 


memorial messages hanging on a treememorial service in the parkfamilies walking through the arbourfamilies having a picnic in the park

volunteer Jacinta Daley

Sunshine Coast

Location to be confirmed

Sunday 14th October, 9.30am

Registration and Buttterfly requests online 

 

 

Famiies and friends are invited to the Sunshine Coast Walk to Rememeber for pregnancy and infant loss. The day will include a memorial service, 'say their name' ceremony, butterfly release and walk around the gardens to 'take the steps our babies could not'.

Registration is essential. As butterfly numbers are limited, butterflies can be requested online but will be confirmed and payment required 2 weeks before event.

Please visit our Sunshine Coast Event Page to keep updated.

Download the Sunshine CoastWalk to Remember flyer as a reminder or post it locally to help us reach out to more bereaved parents.


   

Families walking through the parkMother lighting a candleMother lights a candle

International Pregnancy and Infant Loss Rememberance Day Logo

Townsville

Anzac Park, The Strand

Sunday 8th October, 7am - 10am

Registration and butterfly requests online

 

7:00am - Late Registrations/BBQ Breakfast

8:00am - Welcome and Memorial Service

 

The annual Walk To Remember in Townsville allows parents, families, friends and members of our community to unite and participate in a memorial service, butterfly release and walk along The Strand.

All parents, family and friends of babies and children who have died are welcome to attend the Walk to Remember.

Registration is essential. As butterfly numbers are limited, butterflies can be requested online but will be confirmed and payment required 2 weeks before event.

Please visit our Townsville Event Page to keep updated.

Download the Townsville Walk to Remember flyer as a reminder or post it locally to help us reach out to more bereaved parents.