A fundraising team of babies from Baby Sensory Thanet in Ramsgate will be dressing up in glitzy costumes and waving their jazz hands during an hour long class to raise money for baby charity Tommy’s.
The little ones will be taking as they take part in a sponsored Showtime ‘Sensathon’ on Tuesday (May 22) from 1pm to 2pmto help charity Tommy’s fund vital research into miscarriage, stillbirth and premature birth.
The classes at Broad Street Hall, headed up by Fiona Crawford, will involve babies from 0-13 months dressing as showtime stage stars as they set out to save babies’ lives. Top hats, sparkly dresses and Elvis outfits are all expected to make an appearance. The aim is to raise £500,000 from Baby Sensory and Toddler Sense classes across the country.
Tommy’s funds medical research into the prevention of miscarriage, stillbirth and premature birth. The charity provides advice and treatment through its clinics, website and publications and free helpline the PregnancyLine.
The money raised will help fund Tommy’s four research centres. One in four UK parents loses a baby during pregnancy or birth and 60,000 babies are born prematurely each year.
Baby Sensory classes are suitable from birth and is also a way for children and parents to make new friends. Every element is carefully designed with a baby’s development in mind.
Baby Sensory and Toddler Sense Thanet class leaders have just been nominated for awards on the Whatson4children best of awards.
Fiona Crawford, Mel Lincoln and Lora Bober are nominated for Most Outstanding Activity Leader for the Under 5s – South East; Best Franchised/Licensed Baby & Toddler Activity – more than 50 franchisees/licensees and Best Franchised/Licensed Pre-Schooler Activity – more than 50 franchisees/licensees .
For more information about Tommy’s visit www.tommys.org