We received an e-mail which
"My name is Mark
Stentiford. I live in Cardiff UK and am running in this year's London
Marathon in aid of FSID (Foundation for the Study of Infant Deaths. This
is a UK registered charity - number 262191.
I have a very personal
reason for choosing this charity as my first son, Gabriel Stentiford
died as a baby in December 2002. The reason for this e-mail is to
ask Stentifords all over the world if they will sponsor my fundraising
We hope many of our readers
will support Mark in raising cash for much-needed research into one of
the most tragic events that can occur within a family. If you are
interested, then Mark has a website which you can visit and which tells
you how to contribute. The address is
Ann Ryley and Beryl
Stentiford wrote about the Stentiford family from which Mark is
descended in Issues 12 and 17. We've included Mark's photo - pick him out
in the crowd and cheer him on when he runs in The London Marathon
on 17 April 2005!
Please, please - think about
supporting Mark's effort.
Mark Stentiford running in 2004
of the Infant Death Charity