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Having The Sick Children’s Trust’s Acorn House made a horrible time more bearable – it stopped us from drowning.

Having The Sick Children’s Trust’s Acorn House made a horrible time more bearable – it stopped us from drowning.

News   •   Oct 13, 2017 11:48 BST

We stayed at Acorn House for five nights whilst Elijah recovered and we will be forever grateful to The Sick Children’s Trust. Elijah was eventually diagnosed with viral meningitis which had been caused by the parechovirus. And nearly a year on from those horrific few weeks, Elijah is doing so well and we’re very proud of our little boy!

Dad on fundraising mission as thanks for helping his family when twin baby boy became seriously unwell

Dad on fundraising mission as thanks for helping his family when twin baby boy became seriously unwell

News   •   Oct 12, 2017 11:22 BST

Nick Smith has been raising money for The Sick Children's Trust as thanks for supporting his family at Stevenson House whilst his twin son received lifesaving treatment

Max and friends pop on pyjamas to raise over £1,500 for charity that supported family

Max and friends pop on pyjamas to raise over £1,500 for charity that supported family

News   •   Oct 12, 2017 10:45 BST

A little boy who spent January fighting for his life in a hospital far away from home has raised over £1,500 for The Sick Children’s Trust by holding a Pyjama Party.

Family raise £8,000 in memory of three year old son

Family raise £8,000 in memory of three year old son

News   •   Oct 11, 2017 11:07 BST

Reuben Lavric sadly passed away last August and since his family have been tirelessly fundraising for The Sick Children's Trust along with TOFs and The Children's Hospital Charity.

Channel 5 Milkshake! presenter Jen Pringle becomes ambassador for The Sick Children’s Trust

Channel 5 Milkshake! presenter Jen Pringle becomes ambassador for The Sick Children’s Trust

News   •   Oct 06, 2017 14:37 BST

Jen Pringle, a presenter on Channel 5’s Milkshake has pledged to continue her support for The Sick Children’s Trust by becoming an official ambassador for the charity which supports families with seriously ill children in hospital.

We know just how important a change in the law would be to families with children waiting for a lifesaving organ donor.

We know just how important a change in the law would be to families with children waiting for a lifesaving organ donor.

Blog posts   •   Oct 05, 2017 13:28 BST

We are thrilled to hear that Prime Minister Theresa May has announced that she will look at changing the law to an opt-out organ donation system, similar to that already in effect in Wales.

HMS Audacious raise £2,700 for The Sick Children’s Trust

HMS Audacious raise £2,700 for The Sick Children’s Trust

News   •   Oct 04, 2017 16:18 BST

A team of seven runners from HMS Audacious have raised over £2,700 for Crawford House by taking part in the Great North Run.

Scott House reassured me that I wasn’t alone.

Scott House reassured me that I wasn’t alone.

News   •   Oct 04, 2017 09:02 BST

At six months old Peter was diagnosed with a heart condition and was flown over to Ireland to Newcastle upon Tyne for a lifesaving heart transplant.

ArgoGlobal selects The Sick Children’s Trust as its chosen charity

ArgoGlobal selects The Sick Children’s Trust as its chosen charity

News   •   Oct 01, 2017 13:07 BST

As part of ArgoGlobal's fundraising for The Sick Children's Trust, 14 employees will be racing in the Royal Parks Half Marathon.

Friends organise fundraiser to say thanks to the sick children’s trust for supporting their families

Friends organise fundraiser to say thanks to the sick children’s trust for supporting their families

News   •   Sep 30, 2017 11:46 BST

Friends John Borthwick and Kelly Smith, from Middlesbrough, are organising an 80’s night as thanks to the charity for supporting them in free ‘Home from Home’ accommodation when their children required lifesaving hospital treatment.

Law firm laces up trainers to raise money for The Sick Children’s Trust

Law firm laces up trainers to raise money for The Sick Children’s Trust

News   •   Sep 29, 2017 12:50 BST

15 runners from international law firm Weil, Gotshal & Manges (London) LLP will be taking part in next week's Royal Parks Half Marathon as part of #TeamSCT.

Father training hard for half marathon to thank charity who helped his family

Father training hard for half marathon to thank charity who helped his family

News   •   Sep 26, 2017 14:27 BST

A young father is running the Leicester Half Marathon to raise money for The Sick Children's Trust to say thank you for supporting his family when they needed it most

Chestnut House hosts fifth birthday tea party

Chestnut House hosts fifth birthday tea party

News   •   Sep 22, 2017 12:15 BST

Chestnut House is celebrating its fifth birthday on Tuesday 26 September. If you're a supporter or family who would like to come along, please email abigail@sickchildrenstrust.org.

Thanks to Magnolia House, I was able to be there for him throughout it all – he was never alone.

Thanks to Magnolia House, I was able to be there for him throughout it all – he was never alone.

News   •   Sep 19, 2017 12:59 BST

Chace was born at 31 weeks, weighing 3lbs 13oz and at six days old, he suddenly went pale and became completely lifeless. An X-ray revealed that Chace had necrotising enterocolitis, meaning the tissues in his bowel were inflamed and were starting to die. He required immediate surgery at Sheffield Children's Hospital and we supported his family at Magnolia House at this time.

Dad and friends complete national Three Peaks Challenge in just 27 hours to thank The Sick Children’s Trust

Dad and friends complete national Three Peaks Challenge in just 27 hours to thank The Sick Children’s Trust

News   •   Sep 19, 2017 11:37 BST

Dad and friends take on mammoth Three Peaks Challenge and raise over £4,000 for The Sick Children's Trust

Devoted mum laces up trainers to say thank you to charity for supporting her family

Devoted mum laces up trainers to say thank you to charity for supporting her family

News   •   Sep 16, 2017 16:02 BST

Katrina was supported at Acorn House when her nine week old son was admitted there for lifesaving treatment. Henry, who is now four, is doing really well and to thank us for our support Katrina has joined #TeamSCT and is running the Royal Parks Half Marathon.

Knowing I had somewhere to stay so close to Jacob gave me great peace of mind. And I think being so close to Jacob helped him too.

Knowing I had somewhere to stay so close to Jacob gave me great peace of mind. And I think being so close to Jacob helped him too.

News   •   Sep 15, 2017 12:10 BST

Jacob was attending his local hospital in Wakefield for hamstring release surgery and the removal of some of his teeth when he suffered a respiratory arrest. He required life saving treatment at Sheffield Children's Hospital and we supported his family at Magnolia House during this time.

Grateful mother runs Bedford Half to thank The Sick Children’s Trust

Grateful mother runs Bedford Half to thank The Sick Children’s Trust

News   •   Sep 14, 2017 12:24 BST

Nicola was supported at Acorn House when her daughter Bella was rushed there for emergency treatment. Nicola and her friend Jen completed the Bedford Half earlier this month as thanks for giving her a 'Home from Home'.

Little boy who wasn't expected to survive starts school

Little boy who wasn't expected to survive starts school

News   •   Sep 12, 2017 09:17 BST

Ethan was born weighing just 490g and was not expected to survive. But four years on he is doing really well and has just started school.

Dad and friends take on skydive and fly high to raise over £10,000 for charity who supported family in need

Dad and friends take on skydive and fly high to raise over £10,000 for charity who supported family in need

News   •   Sep 07, 2017 11:38 BST

Gary Jones and friends have raised over £10,000 for The Sick Children's Trust to say thank you for supporting them when baby Charlie was seriously ill in hospital