Mother’s Day can be a time of celebration for many, but for those missing a mother or child, it can be a reminder of the grave loss that they have faced.
This Mother’s Day, we are sharing Lyn’s story, whose son Matthew went missing without a trace.
Matthew went missing in Tenerife in December 2009. He was 18 and on holiday with his girlfriend. Lyn receieved a desperate call from Matthew’s girlfriend one day – Matthew had vanished.
Read Lyn’s Full Story
“I felt like I was in another world during the first few weeks. I didn’t want to believe what had happened to my family or how we would carry on in the future.”
If you can, please help us support more mums like Lyn this Mother’s Day. Our support is vital to mothers of missing children who are facing unimaginable loss.
“Mother’s Day is so hard for me now. Thankfully, I have the brilliant team at Missing People. It’s a constant source of support, even just knowing they are there, that someone understands.”