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Chesterfield dad gets back on his bike for cycle race in memory of son

Chesterfield dad gets back on his bike for cycle race in memory of son

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.

Harrison Centre for Social Mobility donates £8,000 to The Sick Children’s Trust

Harrison Centre for Social Mobility donates £8,000 to The Sick Children’s Trust

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.

Cumbrian horse riding centre giddies up to raise money for The Sick Children’s Trust
Utility Alliance Tyneside choose their first ever nominated charity in The Sick Children’s Trust

Utility Alliance Tyneside choose their first ever nominated charity in The Sick Children’s Trust

News   •   Jul 03, 2019 16:19 BST

Utility Alliance Tyneside has announced The Sick Children's Trust as its benefiting charity for 2019.

The Sick Children's Trust gave us the gift of time.

The Sick Children's Trust gave us the gift of time.

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.

Couple’s 365 day charity mission in memory of son

Couple’s 365 day charity mission in memory of son

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.

Stevenson House made it possible to be with our daughter during the most crucial time of her life.

Stevenson House made it possible to be with our daughter during the most crucial time of her life.

News   •   Jun 26, 2019 14:32 BST

Poppy was born with a rare condition that led to an emergency transfer to The Royal London Children's Hospital in Whitechapel at less than a day old. We supported her parents, Sam and Andrew, at Stevenson House while Poppy underwent specialist treatment and recovered from her operation.

Acorn House gets baking to raise some dough for the return of Big Chocolate Tea

Acorn House gets baking to raise some dough for the return of Big Chocolate Tea

News   •   May 16, 2019 16:02 BST

Our Cambridge team at Acorn and Chestnut Houses alongside volunteers baked away for families and supporters on Wednesday 1 May to raise £560 as part of Big Chocolate Tea.

Tenth Big Chocolate Tea party raising funds all month

Tenth Big Chocolate Tea party raising funds all month

News   •   May 03, 2019 17:35 BST

Throughout the month supporters will be throwing their own Big Chocolate Tea parties in schools, workplaces and in the community, selling sweet chocolatey treats and a cup of tea (or something stronger) to raise vital funds for The Sick Children’s Trust.

Refurbished ‘Home from Home’ Rainbow House welcomes families

Refurbished ‘Home from Home’ Rainbow House welcomes families

News   •   May 03, 2019 15:35 BST

The refurbished house was opened on Thursday 2 May 2019 by actress Anita Dobson, who is Vice President of The Sick Children’s Trust. Also in attendance were families who had previously stayed at Rainbow House, the generous individuals, trusts and foundations who had donated to the renovation, and celebrity ambassadors Sian Welby, Christina Johnston and Tim Downie.

Danbury dad prepares for London Marathon to thank charity for vital support when son was ill in hospital

Danbury dad prepares for London Marathon to thank charity for vital support when son was ill in hospital

News   •   Apr 04, 2019 13:07 BST

A local dad is pounding the pavements training for this year’s Virgin Money London Marathon to raise £9,000 for The Sick Children’s Trust. He has already pledged £4,000 to the charity.

Mum’s marathon mission for charity that helped during daughter’s meningitis battle

Mum’s marathon mission for charity that helped during daughter’s meningitis battle

News   •   Mar 07, 2019 16:51 GMT

Becks Jones will be running the iconic race on Sunday 28 April to raise £7,000 and thank The Sick Children’s Trust for supporting her family in free ‘Home from Home’ accommodation just minutes from her daughter’s hospital bedside.

Mum to run London Marathon to raise money for  The Sick Children’s Trust

Mum to run London Marathon to raise money for The Sick Children’s Trust

News   •   Mar 05, 2019 11:28 GMT

Susan Beeby, whose son required emergency lifesaving treatment after he was born seriously ill, will be running the Virgin Money London Marathon to raise money for The Sick Children’s Trust.

Neonatal Mental Health Awareness Week 2019

Neonatal Mental Health Awareness Week 2019

Press releases   •   Mar 05, 2019 11:25 GMT

The Sick Children’s Trust is joining leading children’s charities to raise awareness of all those affected by premature or traumatic births. They’re backing the campaign that will highlight the need for appropriate and timely support to reduce the immediate and long-term impact on mental health and emotional well-being for families and the people who work with them.

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.

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.

“It’s important for local businesses to give back – especially to such a worthwhile cause.”

“It’s important for local businesses to give back – especially to such a worthwhile cause.”

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.

The Sick Children's Trust receives £6k boost from Encore partnership

The Sick Children's Trust receives £6k boost from Encore partnership

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.

Crawford House allowed some normality to be restored to my parents’ lives

Crawford House allowed some normality to be restored to my parents’ lives

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.

Nanna takes on bucket list challenge to raise money for The Sick Children’s Trust

Nanna takes on bucket list challenge to raise money for The Sick Children’s Trust

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

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.