Sometimes, the sickest twin knows it’s poorly and makes the noblest sacrifice to save the other. That is what Leo did. He became Oska’s guardian angel and saved his life. Now a charity has been established in his memory.
News • Feb 18, 2019 11:49 GMT
When he was almost a year old Oska Feasey became very unwell and was rushed into hospital. He deteriorated quickly and was blue-lighted across to Royal Victoria Infirmary where his family were supported in Crawford House. They spent several weeks living in the ‘Home from Home’ over the Christmas period and have been supported by the charity twice more since.
Blog posts • Feb 15, 2019 12:00 GMT
This year, the Leverton family are celebrating ten years of hosting charity balls to raise money for THe Sick Children's Trust. Drainage 2000, a local company, has been supporting the Leverton Balls for the last couple of years. They tell us why they think its important to support local fundraisers and The Sick Children's Trust.
Press Releases • Feb 14, 2019 15:09 GMT
The Sick Children's Trust was selected as one of Encore Personnel charity partners for 2018 and has received a donation of £6,000 as a result of their fundraising.
News • Feb 14, 2019 12:03 GMT
Jasmine Casey was born seriously ill and underwent 11 operations in the first six months of her life. During this time her parents were supported at Crawford House. Since finding out more about The Sick Children's Trust, Jasmine has been determined to raise money and awareness for the charity.
News • Feb 13, 2019 16:56 GMT
Janet Boulton recently did a zip wire challenge which raised £215 for Eckersley House to say thank you to the charity for supporting her daughter with a 'Home from Home'.
Children’s Heart Surgery Fund donate £30,000 TO The Sick Children’s Trust to keep families with seriously ill children in hospital together
News • Feb 12, 2019 15:24 GMT
As part of a three-year £90,000 grant, Children's Heart Surgery Fund has donated £30,000 to Eckersley House to support more families with seriously ill children in hospital.
Christmas and New Year were a horrendous time, but at least my family were kept together thanks to The Sick Children’s Trust
News • Feb 12, 2019 12:27 GMT
Connie was diagnosed with spinal muscular atrophy type 1 when she was just seven weeks old. This is a neuromuscular disorder and babies with the condition rarely live beyond the age of two. However, a week later her parents met with a specialist, who told them about a new drug, Nusinersen. Connie had her latest injection the same day she celebrated her first birthday and is stronger than ever!
I had only just started to look pregnant when my baby girl arrived 106 days early. After spending four months in hospital we finally took Sophia home in December and have just celebrated her turning six months old.
News • Feb 11, 2019 16:05 GMT
Will and Vicky Simpson stayed with us at Stevenson House after Sophia was born at 24 weeks gestation weighing just 1lb 10oz. She overcame many challenges during the initial few weeks of her life and was transferred to Broomfield Hospital, closer to home, at just eight weeks old. Miraculously her parents took her home for the first time in December and she has just celebrate turning six months old.
Buffalo Partners take on the ‘Tough Mudder’ Challenge and raise over £30k to support families with sick children in hospital
News • Feb 04, 2019 12:31 GMT
Online Casino Affiliate programme Buffalo Partners have raised a monumental £33,800 for The Sick Children’s Trust after 15 employees took on a ten mile ‘Tough Mudder’ obstacle course at Holmbush Farm Estate in West Sussex last year.
To have that access to your child in hospital is so important and something every parent with a seriously ill child should have.
News • Jan 30, 2019 13:03 GMT
At a pregnancy scan, Gabi and Nathan were told their baby had a severe form of spina bifida and would need an operation when he was born. Because of the complex surgery and requirements of Jacob’s care, Gabi had to give birth to her son in Leeds, miles away from their home in Bradford. The couple were told about Eckersley House and have been supported there on two occasions.
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The Sick Children's Trust believes keeping families together significantly improves the recovery of seriously ill children. We provides free, high-quality 'Home from Home' accommodation, as well as emotional and practical support, for families with sick children in hospital in the UK.
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