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September 02, 2017

We have met AND exceeded our goal!!!!  Thank you thank you thank you! Love Amy, Ryan, and Emily and of course our angel Kayla.  See more

BENEFITING: TEARS FOUNDATION

EVENT: Michigan Rock & Walk - Plymouth Christian Academy

EVENT DATE: Sep 16, 2017

Amy Billand

THE STORY:

The TEARS Foundation is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization that compassionately assists newly bereaved families with their baby’s funeral expenses and with ongoing emotional support. The TEARS Foundation's Rock & Walk event is a time for our community to gather, to walk and to rock, and lift up the families in our local communities who have been affected by the loss of a child.

 

                                Our Story


Our daughter, Kayla Kathryn Billand was stillborn at 22 weeks 2 days.  We started the day as any normal, happy day of my pregnancy, even going over shower plans with family.  That night I was having what felt like cramps, but I called my doctor to be sure and she advised that I go in and get checked out.  In OB triage they quickly found our baby's heartbeat and we felt a sigh of relief, but 5 minutes later our world fell apart when we were told I was 4 centimeters dilated, my water was leaking and if I delivered now, our baby would not survive.  Twelve hours later, on March 24th, 2013 our beautiful daughter was born sleeping and we held her in our arms to say our first hello and our last goodbye.


 We were blessed with amazing family and friends who were able to support us both emotionally and financially and made it possible to lay our sweet baby to rest like she deserved and give her a gravestone, a symbol to show everyone who wandered by how much she was loved and wanted.  We will never be able to thank our family enough for giving us a place to visit her, a place to go when we need to feel close to her.  However many families are not that lucky so we are walking to help raise funds so other grieving families can properly lay their angels to rest.  

$671

MONEY RAISED
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    $10

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    $11.25

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    $7.50

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    $10

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    $7.50

  • Baba, Grammy & Aunt Rhonda

    $40

  • Burk Family

    $25

  • Janet Anusavage

    $25

  • The Morris Family

    $25

  • Kathy Welty

    $500

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134% Raised of $500 Goal

Fundraise for this Campaign

The Team: $671 TOTAL RAISED SO FAR

Donor Comments

Kathy Welty

Kathy Welty

DONATION: $500

9 months ago

The Morris Family

The Morris Family

DONATION: $25

In loving memory of Kayla 9 months ago

Janet Anusavage

Janet Anusavage

DONATION: $25

In loving memory of all of our Angels gone too soon....... 9 months ago

Burk Family

Burk Family

DONATION: $25

We love her with our whole heart, to this day we ponder God's bigger plan, and question why? We may not have all the answers but we know she is in His arms rejoicing and living a life we can't wait for. Until the day we rejoin her in Heaven, we will have tears, but, we will have so much more, Love! 9 months ago

Baba, Grammy & Aunt Rhonda

Baba, Grammy & Aunt Rhonda

DONATION: $40

In memory of Kayla 1 year ago

Anonymous

ANONYMOUS

DONATION: $7.50

1 year ago

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ANONYMOUS

DONATION: $10

1 year ago

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DONATION: $10

1 year ago

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DONATION: $7.50

1 year ago

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ANONYMOUS

DONATION: $11.25

1 year ago