Through generous donations, Buzzy’s Bees has been able to support the following families with a financial gift.
Buzzy's Recipients By Year
Through generous donations, Buzzy’s Bees has been able to support the following families with a financial gift. Gifts given in 2022 are made possible by a sustaining sponsorship provided by the Martin Family Real Estate Group.
- An 11-month-old from Pennsylvania passed away in January 2023 due to unknown causes following complications with a cold. The mother plans to use the support to assist with funeral expenses and heating bills.
- A family from Oregon lost their 10-month-old child following surgery complications to correct his Hypoplastic Left Heart Syndrome (HLHS). In January 2023 The funds given will be used to cover the cremation and celebration of life expenses.
- A North Carolina based family lost their 2-week-old child due to unknown causes which resulted in a brain hemorrhage in April 2022. The family plans to use the funds to run additional tests post-autopsy to better understand what happened, and to pay for a gravestone.
- A 2½- year-old child from Pennsylvania passed away following a febrile seizure in January 2023. The financial aid will be used to pay for the family’s rent and grocery bills, outstanding medical bills, and a custom casket to represent their child.
- A mother from California lost her 8-month-old child following a dog attack that occurred in June 2021. She plans to use the support given to assist with rent, utilities, and other expenses.
- A 9½ -year-old child from Nebraska lost their life when an asthma attack led to cardiac arrest in February 2023. The neighbor who referred them told us that the family planned to use the funds to cover their funeral expenses and household bills.
- A mother from New York lost her 12-year-old child in February 2023 while on vacation, where the child drowned in the swimming pool. The mother plans to use the funds to cover the funeral and cemetery expenses.
- A 10-day-old child from Missouri lost their life in March 2023 due to a lung infection. The family will use the funds to cover the funeral and cemetery expenses. They also plan to use the funds to help with potentially moving houses.
- In Oklahoma, a 9½ -year-old child lost his life after being stabbed in January 2023. The family shared that the funds will be used to help pay for rent, bills, car repairs, moving, necessities and replacing some things, as well as to cover counseling costs.
- A 6-week-old child in South Carolina died of unknown causes in March 2023. The family shared that the funds will be used for funeral expenses.
- In Florida, a child passed away from unknown causes at 3½-months-old in September 2022. The family confided that the funds will be used to help cover funeral expenses and household bills.
- In May 2023, a 8-month-old child died after her breathing suddenly stopped. The family plans to use the funds to help with funeral and cemetery costs, as well as to help pay rent.
- A 1½-year-old child from California died after she was suffocated by a family member. The father shared that he plans to use the financial support to cover the funeral expenses, as well as assist with rent, groceries, a deposit on a new apartment, and some security while job hunting.
- A family in Washington State lost their 14-month-old child to SUDC in March 2023. They plan to use the funds to pay for counseling for themselves and their surviving child, as well as funeral expenses.
- A 12-year-old child from Liberal, Kansas passed away from a sudden hemorrhage in May 2023. The family confided that they plan to use the financial support to cover funeral and cemetery costs.
Buzzy’s Bees thanks the Martin Family Real Estate Group for their directed annual pledge to provide funding for our Financial Gifts program. We are so grateful for this commitment and the opportunity it will bring for us to serve more families now and well into the future. Aubrey and Dan’s firstborn son, Garron, was born prematurely at 23 weeks after a normal, healthy pregnancy and he died shortly after birth. After his death, Aubrey worked for the March of Dimes as a Family Team Specialist as a fundraiser to help fund research to prevent prematurity. Aubrey and her family own and operate Martin Family Real Estate Group, whose business cornerstone is to give back to the community.
Thank you, Martin Family Real Estate – for your heart and your generous gift!