It’s been a rocky few months since Finn was admitted to Sheffield Children’s Hospital with lots of ups and down. I wish I could wrap my baby up in a bubble to keep him safe.

News   •   May 25, 2018 15:46 BST

In February baby Finn became seriously unwell when he was just six months old. He was transferred to Sheffield Children’s Hospital with extreme breathing difficulties and a dangerously high temperature. On arrival Finn was sedated whilst doctors battled to save his life. Two days later, and with her baby still seriously ill, Mum, Shannon Brown, was relieved to be offered a room at Magnolia House.


besley & copp join in the chocola-tea fun for The Sick Children’s Trust

News   •   May 22, 2018 17:02 BST

Corporate supporters besley & copp are getting involved in Big Chocolate Tea this week to raise money for families with seriously ill children in hospital.


I instantly understood why The Sick Children’s Trust call their houses ‘Homes from Home’ – even in the midst of all the fear and uncertainty, we really got the sense of being at home.

News   •   May 21, 2018 11:09 BST

At four years old Harvel developed a life-threatening virus. He was put into an induced coma and on a life-support machine and was hurried to the paediatric intensive care unit (PICU) at The Royal London Hospital to give him a chance of survival. During this time, we supported his family at Stevenson House.


Cambridge Building Society kicks off fundraising for The Sick Children’s Trust with Big Chocolate Tea

News   •   May 17, 2018 11:08 BST

The Sick Children's Trust has been selected as the Cambridge Building Society's Summer partnership and have kicked off their fundraising with a Big Chocolate Tea event and cooking in Acorn House.


Devoted Mum prepares to take on 100km challenge for The Sick Children’s Trust

News   •   May 17, 2018 09:10 BST

Jessica is lacing up her trainers to get ready for the London2Brighton challenge, where she’ll run 100km from the capital to the coast, on Saturday 26 May as thanks for supporting her at Rainbow House when her son needed lifesaving surgery at Great Ormond Street Hospital.


Brave little boy organises Pyjama Party to raise money in memory of his sister

News   •   May 16, 2018 14:30 BST

Seven year old Archie, who tragically lost his older sister to cancer last year, has raised money to thank The Sick Children’s Trust for their support whilst she received specialist treatment in a hospital miles away from home.


Ambassador Margaret Keys launches new album and visits London

News   •   May 16, 2018 09:05 BST

Charity ambassador, Margaret Keys, is excited to announce she will be releasing a new album later this year and will be on tour in June.


Friends and family on fundraising mission for The Sick Children’s Trust on behalf of little Zachary

News   •   May 15, 2018 11:29 BST

Zachary's family and friends have been busy fundraising for The Sick Children's Trust as thanks for support parents Elle and Peter with free 'Home from Home' accomodation at Crawford House.


Join in the chocola-tea fun to help families with sick children.

Blog posts   •   May 15, 2018 10:46 BST

Celebrity Ambassador Sian Welby shares why she thinks you should be getting involved in Big Chocolate Tea!


Big Chocolate Tea is raising some dough in Cambridge for The Sick Children’s Trust

News   •   May 14, 2018 12:31 BST

Acorn House hosted its very own party to celebrate the return of Big Chocolate Tea. With a selection of tasty treats and delicious cupcakes to enjoy, the day was jam-packed with lots of chocola-tea fun!

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About The Sick Childrens Trust

We're here, so you can be there.

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.


  • The Sick Childrens Trust
  • 28-30 Worship Street
  • EC2A 2AH London
  • UK