An on-line fund has been set up to help pay the funeral costs of tragic Reggie Young.
The three-week-old died after being bitten by a dog at home in Falkland Road, Ford Estate, in the early hours of Saturday.
Danny Robson posted a link on the Echo’s Facebook page with the aim of raising £300 within hours of the tragedy.
The appeal is already more than halfway to its total.
“Was such a sad and heartbreaking story that shocked the parents and the whole of the Sunderland community,” says Danny’s page on the gofundme.com website.
“No parents should ever have to bury their kids. As a parent myself it would break my heart.
“We should all pull together and help out in this time of need.”
To support Danny’s appeal, visit www.gofundme.com