After hearing the worst words an expectant parent can hear, “your baby doesn’t have a heartbeat,” Garrett and Christine began to ponder ways we would carry on Maeve’s legacy and, in turn, make her spirit more tangible here on Earth.
Through endurance sports training, Miles with Maeve raises funds for families who’ve lost a child or pregnancy/.
It would have been so easy to be selfish but instead they have worked tireless to help others going through similar situations.
Their ability to go from absolute despair to helping other families going through the same thing is encouraging and inspiring.
Miles with Maeve is a small organization. With $50,000 MwM would be able to provide support for 1,000 families grieving the lost of a child by providing a care package in the hospital through Now I Lay Me Down To Sleep, a bereavement retreat at Faith's Lodge, custom-made teddy bears (weighted to a child’s birth weight) through Molly Bears, or a burial gown from Little Angel Gowns.
There is a video of their story at: http://wlky.tv/6183Bxz2D Christine wrong a powerful article that has appeared in the Huffington Post: 4 Ways My Stillborn Daughter Gave Me New Life http://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/4-ways-my-stillborn-daughter-gave-me-new-life_us_57c79131e4b0b9c5b7370b46 More information about Miles with Maeve is available at http://mileswithmaeve.org/