Aaron’s Butterfly Run is a 1 mile family walk/run and 5km walk/run in Ottawa/Gatineau to support families who have experienced a loss during pregnancy or the loss of a child by:
Increasing community awareness and encouraging dialogue about pregnancy, infant and child loss;
Providing an opportunity to create connections and community; and
Providing funds for perinatal hospice and perinatal loss bereavement programs at Roger Neilson House in Ottawa.
It is estimated that 1 in 4 women will experience a miscarriage or pregnancy loss. Pregnancy, infant and child loss affects countless families. The Butterfly Run Quinte was created by three bereaved mothers in 2016 to help other bereaved families. In 2017, The Butterfly Run has taken place in Belleville, Peterborough and will be taking place in Ottawa/Gatineau. Being a bereaved parent is a path that no one should walk alone. Please help us support families in Ottawa/Gatineau who experience the devastating loss of a child.