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Families unite in tandem skydive to raise money for The Sick Children’s Trust

Families unite in tandem skydive to raise money for The Sick Children’s Trust

News   •   Jun 03, 2017 10:04 BST

Matthew Lawton and Mollie Fountain will be taking on a skydive a week today to raise money for us as thanks for helping both their families at Eckersley House and Treetop House. They are members of Scissett Working Men's Club - who have nominated the charity for the year - and have already raised £2,505

#VolunteersWeek - Books 4 Good Causes

#VolunteersWeek - Books 4 Good Causes

Blog posts   •   Jun 02, 2017 12:30 BST

This week is volunteers' week - and to mark it we are celebrating our very own wonderful supporters.

Taylor Wimpey supports families with seriously ill children in hospital in Yorkshire

Taylor Wimpey supports families with seriously ill children in hospital in Yorkshire

Press Releases   •   Jun 02, 2017 09:53 BST

Property developers Taylor Wimpey Yorkshire have selected The Sick Children's Trust as its charity of the year and recently held a ball which raised £3,000.

#VolunteersWeek - Meet Margaret, our Chestnut House volunteer

#VolunteersWeek - Meet Margaret, our Chestnut House volunteer

Blog posts   •   Jun 01, 2017 12:16 BST

This week is volunteers' week - and to mark it we are celebrating our very own wonderful supporters.

Chestnut House was our safety net when it felt like the ground was crumbling beneath our feet.

Chestnut House was our safety net when it felt like the ground was crumbling beneath our feet.

News   •   May 31, 2017 15:15 BST

Rachel and Dan were told to prepare for heartbreak after their daughter was starved of oxygen for 22 minutes. During this time, we supported them at Chestnut House.

Family friend takes on immense 400-mile cycle challenge to say thank you to charity

Family friend takes on immense 400-mile cycle challenge to say thank you to charity

News   •   May 24, 2017 17:12 BST

The friend of a couple who nearly lost their daughter when she contracted a deadly bacterial infection and pneumonia last year is undertaking a 400 mile cycling challenge for The Sick Children's Trust.

Institution of mechanical engineers chairman’s dinner raises over £5,000 for The Sick Children's Trust

Institution of mechanical engineers chairman’s dinner raises over £5,000 for The Sick Children's Trust

News   •   May 24, 2017 12:57 BST

Chairman for the North East branch of IMechE selected The Sick Children's Trust as the charity for the annual dinner which raised over £5,000.

Mum raises over £2,500 to thank charity that kept her by seriously ill son’s hospital bedside

Mum raises over £2,500 to thank charity that kept her by seriously ill son’s hospital bedside

News   •   May 22, 2017 11:18 BST

This weekend, Gemma will be taking on her first ever skydive to thank The Sick Children's Trust for supporting her in Acorn House whne her son Drew was seriously ill.

All I ever want to do is scoop Leo up, take him home and tell him he will be fine.

All I ever want to do is scoop Leo up, take him home and tell him he will be fine.

News   •   May 15, 2017 16:31 BST

We've been supporting Leo's family at Scott House while he undergoes treatment at Freeman Hospital. Read all about Leo's story here.

Father Runs Half Marathon To Say Thank You To The Sick Children’s Trust

Father Runs Half Marathon To Say Thank You To The Sick Children’s Trust

News   •   May 09, 2017 16:11 BST

Father raises over £300 for The Sick Children's Trust running his first half marathon in record time to say thank you for helping his family when their son, Kian, was rushed into hospital.

Sheffield Co-ops raise over £3,000 for The Sick Children’s Trust

Sheffield Co-ops raise over £3,000 for The Sick Children’s Trust

News   •   May 05, 2017 15:11 BST

We were delighted to receive £3,000 from the Co-op after being selected by a number of stores in Sheffield.

Baby Evie's family raise £300 by joining in the chocola-tea fun!

Baby Evie's family raise £300 by joining in the chocola-tea fun!

News   •   May 05, 2017 12:18 BST

Evie was born seriously ill and spent six weeks in Newcastle's Royal Victoria Infirmary. Her parents, Danielle and Corey, decided to get involved with Big Chocolate Tea and have raised £300 for The Sick Children's Trust.

Mum Forms ‘Ava’s Army’ To Thank Charity For Support When Daughter Was Seriously Ill In Hospital

Mum Forms ‘Ava’s Army’ To Thank Charity For Support When Daughter Was Seriously Ill In Hospital

News   •   May 04, 2017 16:02 BST

A mother and 20 friends and family prepare to take on London's 2017 Gauntlet Games to raise money for The Sick Children's Trust to thank them for supporting her family when her daughter, Ava, was seriously ill.

Thank you for allowing us to be together and support one another when we felt our world was about to come crashing down.

Thank you for allowing us to be together and support one another when we felt our world was about to come crashing down.

News   •   May 04, 2017 09:40 BST

Darcie was born with gastroschisis which meant her intestines were outside her body and colonic atresia; a gap in her large intestine. We supported her parents, Jade and Lewis at Guilford Street House during her treatment.

Navy Dad And Team Prepare Seven Day Trek Across The Country ‘By Any Means’

Navy Dad And Team Prepare Seven Day Trek Across The Country ‘By Any Means’

News   •   May 03, 2017 16:42 BST

Four HMS Ocean Petty Officers will be leaving the gangway in Plymouth on Friday 12 May and setting off on a seven day trek across the country to reach Scott House. They having nothing more than the clothes on their back, ID cards and a mobile phone. Plus to raise £3,000 they will have to take on challenges set by their colleagues.

Scott House helped us as a family in ways we never even thought was possible

Scott House helped us as a family in ways we never even thought was possible

News   •   May 03, 2017 16:38 BST

Declan was diagnosed with a hole in the heart at just four months old when his Dad was on deployment in the Persian Gulf. And when he was two and a half years old he underwent life-saving open heart surgery at Freeman Hospital. During this time we supported his family at Scott House.

Institution Of Mechanical Engineers Hold Chairman’s Dinner To Raise Money For Children’s Charity

Institution Of Mechanical Engineers Hold Chairman’s Dinner To Raise Money For Children’s Charity

News   •   May 02, 2017 10:01 BST

The North East regional branch of IMechE will hold their annual Chairman's Dinner on 12 May to raise money for The Sick Children's Trust

Family Fun Day To Be Held In Memory Of Baby Emma

Family Fun Day To Be Held In Memory Of Baby Emma

News   •   Apr 28, 2017 13:06 BST

Ten years ago Jane and Neil experienced the heartbreak of losing their baby daughter, Emma. Since they have been fundraising in her memory. On Saturday 13 May they will be holding a Big Chocolate Tea family fun day to raise money for us as thanks for supporting them in Guilford Street House.

Local Family Host Ball To Raise Money For  The Sick Children’s Trust

Local Family Host Ball To Raise Money For The Sick Children’s Trust

News   •   Apr 27, 2017 15:00 BST

We supported Marcus and Laura from Chesterfield when their son, Harry, was seriously ill in Sheffield Children's Hospital. Since then, the family have gone on to raise £127,000 for The Sick Children's Trust and are hosting another fundraiser on Saturday 20 May.

Chocolate expert Jennifer Earle shares her top choc tasting tips!

Chocolate expert Jennifer Earle shares her top choc tasting tips!

Blog posts   •   Apr 26, 2017 10:52 BST

It’s the start of Big Chocolate Tea and we’re very excited for a choc-tastic week of cake sales, tea parties and bake-offs! We spoke to chocolate expert Jennifer Earle who gave us some of her top chocolate tasting tips to share with you all.