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Grateful grandmother raises £285 for The Sick Children's Trust

Grateful grandmother raises £285 for The Sick Children's Trust

News   •   Nov 30, 2017 11:35 GMT

A devoted grandmother, Jeanne Cookson, has raised £285 for The Sick Children's Trust after we gave her daughter and son-in-law free accommodation at Eckersley House after their baby son was transferred to Leeds General Infirmary.

Ana Figueiredo - staff Q&A

Ana Figueiredo - staff Q&A

Blog posts   •   Nov 28, 2017 13:53 GMT

Meet Ana Figueiredo - Office Administrator at Head Office in London.

We knew Abby would need lifesaving surgery, but we didn’t know The Sick Children’s Trust would be there to support us

We knew Abby would need lifesaving surgery, but we didn’t know The Sick Children’s Trust would be there to support us

News   •   Nov 27, 2017 14:25 GMT

Abby was born with two serious heart conditions - pulmonary stenosis (PS) and an atrial septal defect (ASD), but was almost two years old when she underwent open heart surgery and her parents were supported by The Sick Children's Trust at Scott House.

Sam’s Story

Sam’s Story

News   •   Nov 24, 2017 11:41 GMT

Stuart and Amanda's son, Samuel, passed away eight years ago during which time they were supported at Acorn House. To help cope with their grief, the couple have both written books. 25% of the profit from the sale of Sam's Story, which is available to buy on Amazon, is being donated to The Sick Children's Trust.

North East Snowflake Ball set to raise thousands for families with seriously ill children in hospital

North East Snowflake Ball set to raise thousands for families with seriously ill children in hospital

News   •   Nov 22, 2017 12:36 GMT

On Saturday 2 December, The Sick Children's Trust's North East Fundraising Committee will welcome guests to its fourth annual Snowflake Ball to raise money for the charity's 'Homes from Home' in Newcastle.

Even though we didn’t feel like celebrating, we were able to be together as a family over Christmas, just minutes from our baby boy

Even though we didn’t feel like celebrating, we were able to be together as a family over Christmas, just minutes from our baby boy

News   •   Nov 22, 2017 10:00 GMT

Less than 48 hours after taking their baby boy home, Jane and Simon Careless were back in hospital, standing back and watching their new-born, George, undergo countless scans and X-rays. Doctors diagnosed him with Hirschsprung's disease and he was transferred to Sheffield Children’s Hospital for urgent treatment. We have given his family a ‘Home from Home' each time he has been in hospital.

Dad walks marathon and raises £3,625 for The Sick Children's Trust who supported them after birth of baby son

Dad walks marathon and raises £3,625 for The Sick Children's Trust who supported them after birth of baby son

News   •   Nov 21, 2017 10:32 GMT

Richard Cheung has raised £3,625 for The Sick Children's Trust after we supported his family at both Magnolia and Treetop House whilst baby Noah was receiving treated at Sheffield Children's Hospital

Mum and colleagues wear pyjamas at work to raise money for charity

Mum and colleagues wear pyjamas at work to raise money for charity

News   •   Nov 20, 2017 08:00 GMT

A grateful mum has held a pyjama party in her workplace and raised money for The Sick Children's Trust after she stayed with us at both Treetop and Magnolia House when her baby boy was seriously ill

Daisy and I could spend some time together, at a place we could cook and have a good night’s rest night before her appointments.

Daisy and I could spend some time together, at a place we could cook and have a good night’s rest night before her appointments.

News   •   Nov 17, 2017 10:41 GMT

At just 12 months old, Daisy was diagnosed with bilateral retinoblastoma. Throughout her whole life she has been in and out of specialist hospitals in the UK and in Canada. During her treatment at The Royal London Hospital, we supported her family at Stevenson House.

Uncle attempts to break Guinness World Record to celebrate first birthday of miracle baby niece

Uncle attempts to break Guinness World Record to celebrate first birthday of miracle baby niece

News   •   Nov 16, 2017 18:59 GMT

Doncaster Rugby League player, Liam Welham, has applied to break the Guinness World Record for a continuous 24 hour jog to raise money for The Sick Children's Trust who supported his sister, Emily.

North East Snowflake Ball set to raise thousands for families with seriously ill children in hospital

North East Snowflake Ball set to raise thousands for families with seriously ill children in hospital

News   •   Nov 15, 2017 14:36 GMT

This year's Snowflake Ball is on the horizon and we are excited to welcome guests once again to Newcastle Gateshead Marriott Hotel.

Mum trains hard for first marathon to thank charity who helped her family

Mum trains hard for first marathon to thank charity who helped her family

News   •   Nov 15, 2017 10:30 GMT

Gemma Nelson is training to run the ASICS Greater Manchester Marathon in April to raise money for The Sick Children's Trust after we supported her family at Acorn House.

Mum inspires nursery to organise pyjama party and raise money for charity

Mum inspires nursery to organise pyjama party and raise money for charity

News   •   Nov 14, 2017 08:00 GMT

Miriam Joy has encouraged her son's nursery to have a Pyjama Party and raise money for The Sick Children's Trust.

Dad on fundraising mission to thank charity who helped family after birth of seriously ill daughter

Dad on fundraising mission to thank charity who helped family after birth of seriously ill daughter

News   •   Nov 13, 2017 09:50 GMT

Doting father organises weekly runs around his local park and raises over £300 to say thank you to The Sick Children's Trust

The Sick Children’s Trust launches first ever Christmas appeal to keep families with a sick child together.

The Sick Children’s Trust launches first ever Christmas appeal to keep families with a sick child together.

News   •   Nov 13, 2017 07:00 GMT

The Sick Children's Trust is very excited to launch its very first Christmas appeal which aims to raise £13,140 - enough to cover the cost of the charity's ten 'Homes from Home'.

Uncle’s tireless fundraising misson in memory of Hope raises over £1,200

Uncle’s tireless fundraising misson in memory of Hope raises over £1,200

News   •   Nov 09, 2017 17:01 GMT

A loving uncle, Allen Winter-Moore, is on a fundraising mission for The Sick Children's Trust in memory of baby Hope

Family and friends take on fundraising mission for ten year old Amy

Family and friends take on fundraising mission for ten year old Amy

News   •   Nov 08, 2017 13:07 GMT

The friends and family of ten year old Amy Botham have raised £10,000 as thanks to Eckersley House for keeping her family right by her hospital bedside.

As far as we could in a strange city, we felt at home at Crawford House and normal life could go on.

As far as we could in a strange city, we felt at home at Crawford House and normal life could go on.

News   •   Nov 07, 2017 15:29 GMT

Siobhan was diagnosed with cystic fibrosis when she was born and at the age of 15 had to undergo a lung transplant. For this, Siobhan and her family had to fly over to England from Ireland for specialist treatment at The Royal Victoria Infirmary and for the transplant at Freeman Hospital. We supported her family at Crawford and Scott Houses.

Parents of extremely premature baby boy are smashing their fundraising target for The Sick Children's Trust

Parents of extremely premature baby boy are smashing their fundraising target for The Sick Children's Trust

News   •   Oct 26, 2017 16:23 BST

Charlotte and Lee Bradford are fundraising to thank The Sick Children's Trust for supporting them when their son, Thomas, was seriously unwell

Mums complete neon Glow In The Park 5km run to say thank you to The Sick Children's Trust

Mums complete neon Glow In The Park 5km run to say thank you to The Sick Children's Trust

News   •   Oct 26, 2017 09:45 BST

Two mums who met at Chestnut House complete Glow In The Park Run to say thank you for supporting them after birth of their baby sons