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In April 2015 I will be riding 1050km over 7 days from Adelaide to Melbourne as part of the innaugral Lilyroo Ride.
The Lillyroo Roo foundation was established in memory of Lily Mary Lockyer, daughter of my friends Kristie and Pete. Lily was born prematurely (23 weeks 6 days) at the Royal Women’s Hospital, Melbourne in late March 2014. She was admitted to the Women’s Hospital Newborn Intensive & Special Care (NISC) unit, but passed away one day later. She was born too soon.
As a new father in 2014 myself, the impact my daughter has had on me has been life changing, and I can not imagine her part of our family's life. To understand what Pete and Kristie have been through in their loss of Lily, as do numerous other new parents on a daily basis, is difficult to comprehend. The Lilyroo ride provides us the opportunity to make a difference in raising funds and aweareness for the Women’s Hospital Newborn Intensive & Special Care Unit and the tremendous work they do with precious young lives, and the diffuclties they face on a daily basis.
By riding our bikes and supporting NISC we hope over time we can assist in providing the resources to the talented doctors and nurses who look after our new born babies.
If you can help support us on our ride and NISC by donating through this page it is greatly appreciated. Click the Donate button to make a secure online donation (you can choose to remain anonymous if you so desire). All donations over $2 are tax deductible and you will be issued with a DGR receipt via email as soon as you make a donation.
The Royal Women's Hospital Foundation
The Royal Women's Hospital Foundation raises funds to support the vital work of the
Royal Women's Hospital (the Women's); Australia's largest specialist hospital for
women and newborns.
On 26th March 2014 Lily Mary Lockyer was born prematurely at 23 weeks and 6 days gestation. She was born too young to live a long and fruitful life and tragically passed away one day later. Her parents, Kristie and Pete Lockyer, set up the Lilyroo Fund to honour Lily’s life by raising money for the Royal Women’s Hospital (the Women’s) Newborn Intensive Special Care (NISC) unit.
The Lilyroo Ride is a fully supported bicycle tour departing the Women's and Children's Hospital, Adelaide on Saturday 5th April 2015 and arriving at the Royal Women's Hospital, Melbourne 7 days and 1100km later on Saturday 11th April 2015.
If you would like to donate to one of our riders or volunteers, please click on their profile page and use the donate button on their page.
Any donations made on the Lilyroo Ride Team page are for the Lilyroo Ride as a whole.
All donations are greatly appreciated and will go to the Lilyroo fund and help us achieve our goal of raising $200,000 in support of NISC at the Women’s. You can keep up to date on the Lilyroo Fund and Ride on our website and social media channels.
Thank you very much for your support. Your donation means so much to so many.
Kristie, Pete and the Lilyroo Fund commitee
- Anonymous: $820.00
- Peter Moran: $530.00