News • Sep 13, 2019 12:28 BST
A Rotherham dad and his childhood friend are taking on a marathon football challenge to raise money for The Sick Children’s Trust to thank the charity for supporting his family while his son was in hospital. Andy Watson will be attempting to take 1,000 penalty kicks in 12 hours against his childhood friend, Jake Lee, in the hope to raise £3,000.
News • Sep 06, 2019 17:00 BST
Last year, Amy Inman donated a kidney to her daughter, Flo. Flo was born with a range of complex birth defects which meant countless nights in Leeds Children's Hospital. Her family have been supported by Eckersley House on five occasions, with it become a 'Home from Home' for Amy, Dickie and Flo's sister, Tilly.
Without the support The Sick Children’s Trust gave us, we would’ve missed many of our son’s first moments as well as key moments in Esme’s life.
News • Sep 06, 2019 09:00 BST
Esme's parents and brother Kelyn spent 11.5 months at Rainbow House while she waited on the heart transplant list. Rainbow House became a 'Home from Home' to them all, giving them one less thing to worry about while they waited for a call to say a heart had become available.
Because of Eckersley House I could be near my sick daughter while I recovered from donating part of my liver to her
News • Sep 05, 2019 09:00 BST
When Patricia was three months old she was diagnosed with a tumour in her liver. Despite chemotherapy to shrink the tumour, Patricia needed a full liver transplant. Her mum, Sophie, was a suitable match and earlier this year donated part of her liver. We supported Andrew and Sophie at Eckerlsey House.
News • Sep 04, 2019 09:00 BST
Ian and Jen are taking part in this year's Great North Run to raise money for us to say thanks for supporting them at Scott House.
Parents of little girl who received lifesaving donor heart encourage families to talk about organ donation
News • Sep 03, 2019 10:00 BST
Ross and Lyanne were supported at Scott House when their daughter, Ehryn, needed a heart transplant. Ehryn has just started P6 and is living life to the full - playing violin, horse-riding and aspires to work in an Ice Cream truck!
News • Sep 02, 2019 16:03 BST
A Suffolk family have come together with friends to organise a black-tie event to raise money for The Sick Children’s Trust, Essex and Herts Air Ambulance and the Paediatric Intensive Care Unit at Addenbrooke’s Hospital, all of which supported them when their son suffered a freak accident.
News • Sep 02, 2019 10:30 BST
The Sick Children's Trust is once again supporting Organ Donation Week which takes place from today until Sunday. As a charity, we support lots of families with children waiting for an organ transplant and we promise to continue to be there for them, giving so they can be together
News • Aug 27, 2019 13:30 BST
Acorn and Chestnut House Manager, Abi Abdel-aal, has been recognised in The Independent Happy List 2019 for her dedication and commitment to families with seriously ill children at The Rosie and Addenbrooke's Hospitals.
News • Aug 15, 2019 12:27 BST
The small home comforts of a warm room, hot shower, fluffy towels, and working kitchen make a world of difference.
News • Aug 02, 2019 14:22 BST
Parents Michael and Holly have been supported at Acorn House on more than one occasion. Both their children, Max and Lyra, were born with a rare condition occurring in 1 in 1,000 children and have needed hospital treatment in Cambridge over the last three years.
News • Jul 24, 2019 08:07 BST
George was rushed to Leeds Children's Hospital following an intestinal bleed that to this day doctors don't know what caused it. During his time in Leeds, his parents Paul and Jen were given a place to stay at Eckersley House and to say thanks Paul is running the Great North Run to raise money for The Sick Children's Trust.
News • Jul 11, 2019 11:54 BST
Jaydan is taking on his second fundraising cycle for The Sick Children's Trust in memory of his son, Rio.
News • Jul 08, 2019 09:07 BST
The Sick Children's Trust is delighted to receive an £8,000 donation from Harrison Centre for Social Mobility.
News • Jul 05, 2019 09:38 BST
News • Jul 03, 2019 16:19 BST
Utility Alliance Tyneside has announced The Sick Children's Trust as its benefiting charity for 2019.
News • Jul 01, 2019 10:05 BST
Emily went into labour at home when she was just 27 weeks pregnant, where Max delivered their twin sons on the bathroom floor. Both Zachary and Dexter were incredibly ill and needed specialist treatment at Leeds Children's Hospital, where we gave the couple a place to stay at Eckersley House. Tragically, Zachary passed away at three days old and the couple are now fundraising in his memory.
News • Jul 01, 2019 08:50 BST
Parents Emily and Max are halfway through a year-long fundraising challenge for The Sick Children's Trust and Leeds Care to thank both charities for their support when their twins were rushed to Leeds Children's Hospital after being born at 27 weeks.