Daniel Spargo-Mabbs Foundation


The Daniel Spargo-Mabbs Foundation: saving young lives in our son’s name

Posted on December 1st, by Fiona Spargo-Mabbs in Politics & Society. No Comments

On Tuesday 28th November, Croydon-based charity the Daniel Spargo-Mabbs Foundation marked an extraordinary year of achievement

In January 2014, our sixteen-year-old son Dan went to a party and didn’t come home. He’d made what turned out to be a fatal decision to take the drug ecstasy with a group of friends. He died two days later from multiple organ failure.

Dan was funny, kind, clever, quirky … Read More »



#Iloveyoumum: the national launch of the Daniel Spargo-Mabbs Foundation play, Thursday 9th February

Posted on February 21st, by Liz Sheppard-Jones in Culture. No Comments

This powerful production launches the Croydon-based drugs education charity onto a national stage

On Friday 17th January 2014, Croydon sixth former Daniel Spargo-Mabbs told his parents he was going to a party with friends. It was rather short notice: his mother Fiona wasn’t happy. But he was becoming a responsible young man: okay, she said. Teenagers can be very sensitive; Daniel knew she was worried and he … Read More »