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#1 muminbusiness

Posted 19 April 2012 - 07:41 AM

Does anyone mind? As everyone has probably read Quixote/Jess is going through a really rough time at the moment with her girls. I see there has been offers to help but I thought I could get the ball rolling?
If anyone is willing to help please let me no. I will message her shortly and ask what she needs. I thought meals would be a good idea, money donations maybe,gel/heat packs, maybe nappies?
If I'm treading on any toes please let me no.
Thanks


#2 muminbusiness

Posted 19 April 2012 - 08:21 AM

Please pm me if you can help!

#3 itsaboysworld

Posted 19 April 2012 - 08:39 AM

Please PM me bank details and I am happy to make a small donation, it wont be much but im sure every dollar will help.

#4 muminbusiness

Posted 19 April 2012 - 08:51 AM

Thanks itsaboysworld will pm you shortly.
Mods please can you do your thingie on this thread please.

#5 Danzie

Posted 19 April 2012 - 09:04 AM

Good on you OP.
Also happy to make small donation, every bit helps I guess.  They really appreciated it last time.  This family has had a bloody rough 12 months.   We could even call it a first birthday present to the girls so it's not seen as charity?
PM details when you are ready to go.

Cheers,
D.

#6 muminbusiness

Posted 19 April 2012 - 09:10 AM

QUOTE (Danzie @ 19/04/2012, 10:04 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Good on you OP.
Also happy to make small donation, every bit helps I guess.  They really appreciated it last time.  This family has had a bloody rough 12 months.   We could even call it a first birthday present to the girls so it's not seen as charity?
PM details when you are ready to go.

Cheers,
D.

Pm sent. Thank you again original.gif

#7 nayjay

Posted 19 April 2012 - 09:21 AM

Can u send me details too please?  I live too far away to help out but would love to make a small donation.

#8 mewsings

Posted 19 April 2012 - 09:23 AM

Happy to make meals !

#9 item

Posted 19 April 2012 - 09:25 AM

PM to me, too please!

#10 Feral-as-Meggs

Posted 19 April 2012 - 09:29 AM

QUOTE (item @ 19/04/2012, 09:25 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
PM to me, too please!


Me too.

#11 EBeditor

Posted 19 April 2012 - 09:33 AM

What a wonderful idea muminbusiness.

As usual, we have to advise that Fairfax accepts no responsibility for lost or mis-directed donations.

Any donations should be given freely with no expectations.

#12 muminbusiness

Posted 19 April 2012 - 09:36 AM

QUOTE (EBeditor @ 19/04/2012, 10:33 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
What a wonderful idea muminbusiness.

As usual, we have to advise that Fairfax accepts no responsibility for lost or mis-directed donations.

Any donations should be given freely with no expectations.

Thank you for doing that original.gif

#13 Lim Lam

Posted 19 April 2012 - 09:37 AM

PM me too please . And I can do meals or anything else too.

#14 muminbusiness

Posted 19 April 2012 - 09:40 AM

QUOTE (mewsings @ 19/04/2012, 10:23 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Happy to make meals !

Thank you! I have pm Jess with regards to this will update here ASAP?

#15 muminbusiness

Posted 19 April 2012 - 09:42 AM

QUOTE (niknok @ 19/04/2012, 10:37 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
PM me too please . And I can do meals or anything else too.

Hi there. Can you confirm if I've just pm you please. I just got side tracked with one of my kids.

#16 EssentialBludger

Posted 19 April 2012 - 09:44 AM

Hey everyone.
I'm 100% sure that Jess won't accept any money after what happened last time. There were a lot of rumours flying around about the donations when the twins were born, all of which were simply not true. It actually caused her a lot of added stress at a time when her girls were fighting to survive and she really didn't need anything else to worry about. If anyone is planning on being nasty about this, I simply suggest you close the thread.
Meals are a great idea though. original.gif

#17 twin2

Posted 19 April 2012 - 09:45 AM

Posted edited as I posted at the same time as Essential bludger-- Im more than happy to send a donation however I do not want to cause Jess any more stress--Pls let me know what you decide

Edited by twin2, 19 April 2012 - 09:48 AM.


#18 noonehere

Posted 19 April 2012 - 09:53 AM

I am happy to give a bit to :-)

I can do meals but I dont drive so if anyone is coming from armadale area im happy to pass on a meal.
I can do lasgna

Edited by owlingaround, 19 April 2012 - 09:56 AM.


#19 #YKG

Posted 19 April 2012 - 09:54 AM

I'm in a different state but want to make something. Can you PM me where/who I forward to?
This is a great idea OP

#20 muminbusiness

Posted 19 April 2012 - 09:58 AM

QUOTE (EssentialBludger @ 19/04/2012, 09:44 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Hey everyone.
I'm 100% sure that Jess won't accept any money after what happened last time. There were a lot of rumours flying around about the donations when the twins were born, all of which were simply not true. It actually caused her a lot of added stress at a time when her girls were fighting to survive and she really didn't need anything else to worry about. If anyone is planning on being nasty about this, I simply suggest you close the thread.
Meals are a great idea though. original.gif

Hi there eb.
The last thing I want to do is cause Jess any stress at all. I would like to say here right now. I have never meet Jess,but I've been following her story right from the word go. I want to do something to help and I know a lot of people are to far away to do meals. There has been no one at all that has asked me to do this. I should also add people that are so kind to donate I think are doing so with any expectations on what Jess is to do with the money. Please let me know what everyone thinks. If it is going to cause stress I will get the thread closed. Please let me reiterate again if this thread stays open and people do decide to donate please do so without conditions.
Thank you again

#21 Soontobegran

Posted 19 April 2012 - 10:00 AM

QUOTE (EssentialBludger @ 19/04/2012, 09:44 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Hey everyone.
I'm 100% sure that Jess won't accept any money after what happened last time. There were a lot of rumours flying around about the donations when the twins were born, all of which were simply not true. It actually caused her a lot of added stress at a time when her girls were fighting to survive and she really didn't need anything else to worry about. If anyone is planning on being nasty about this, I simply suggest you close the thread.
Meals are a great idea though. original.gif



It is so incredibly sad that happened. I have a SIL in Perth, could she drop something at the hospital?

#22 muminbusiness

Posted 19 April 2012 - 10:01 AM

QUOTE (soontobegran @ 19/04/2012, 10:00 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
It is so incredibly sad that happened. I have a SIL in Perth, could she drop something at the hospital?

Hi there.
I will check with Jess and update.
Thanks

#23 Bob-the-skull

Posted 19 April 2012 - 10:10 AM

i would love to send the twins a small birthday present each and a lovely card... could you provide me with a address to send them and also the girls clothing sizes?

#24 muminbusiness

Posted 19 April 2012 - 10:12 AM

QUOTE (-*meh*- @ 19/04/2012, 11:10 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
i would love to send the twins a small birthday present each and a lovely card... could you provide me with a address to send them and also the girls clothing sizes?

Lovley,lovely idea. Will check with Jess and update here.

#25 muminbusiness

Posted 19 April 2012 - 10:35 AM

A few people are wanting an address to send the girls a gift for their birthday. Please could you pm me and I will give you my address and collect all these things and pass them on to Jess.
Also have heard from Jess and she was very overwhelmed with this all. Could you please pm if you can do meals and on what day.
Thanks again all.
Oh I have also mentioned the money situation to her,she was heading up to the hospital so she will reply when she gets the chance.




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