The Tree of Tranquillity will be installed in the grounds of Gourock Park in Inverclyde later this year.

Following successful fundraising we are aiming to install our 9th Tree of Tranquillity in Gourock Park towards the end of October. We would like to thank everyone who has supported this project including :

Gail Baxter who has donated £1000 in memory of her son Harry.

Jade O'Brien and Renfrewshire Council who have donated £1150 remembering "Thomas David Hemphill and the Quinn family".

Karyn Jenkins who has raised over £3363.74 through her pop up shop and Ladies Day to support the Inverclyde Tree of Tranquillity and an additional £961.25 to support SiMBAs core services. Karyn has also helped to generate a huge amount of awareness for this project (see news links below) all in memory of her daughter Sophie Louise

https://www.greenocktelegraph.co.uk/news/17583243.mum-has-told-of-the-heartbreak-of-losing-their-first-child-during-her-pregnancy/?ref=fbshr  

https://www.greenocktelegraph.co.uk/news/17583247.tree-for-bereaved-parents-will-be-placed-in-a-gourock-park/?ref=fbshr

https://www.greenocktelegraph.co.uk/news/18765129.special-tree-remembrance-families-lost-little-ones-place-gourock-park-end-october/?ref=fbshr&fbclid=IwAR2h4IU2OvdJ3P2aZBlpyeS4gWhKOcbYl6yiaSH7OTGUmOFHqSKUZc12_So

and say a huge thank you to Councillor Stephen McCabe, Leader, Inverclyde Council and their Policy & Resources Committee for donating the final £10,000 to us to allow us to meet our fundraising goal.
To request a leaf for the Inverclyde Tree of Tranquillity CLICK HERE and select “Inverclyde (Gourock Park)”.  
As soon as you request a leaf for our Tree of Tranquillity we will add your details to our database to be held indefinitely so that you can return your leaf to us whenever you feel ready. We will also let you know when leaves are being attached, make you aware of any awareness events at your preferred tree location (i.e our annual Butterfly Releases) and we will inform you of any incidents or damage.


When your leaf is sent to you we will include details of our recommended engraver(s). These are individual(s) that we have spoken with who understand the importance of the Tree of Tranquillity and the leaf that you are entrusting them to engrave (however you are welcome to take your leaf to an engraver of your choice).

Once your leaf has been engraved, please return it to SiMBA in the packaging provided, remember to include your completed return a leaf form!

We will add any leaves that we receive onto the Tree of Tranquility before it is unveiled later this year. As soon as your leaf has been attached we will send you a photograph of your leaf on the Tree of Tranquillity so that you can see exactly where it has been positioned.

If you would like to speak to SiMBA about your leaf for the Tree of Tranquillity please email Fiona on Fiona.lovatt@simbacharity.org.uk.

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