Tag / Acorn House
The Sick Children’s Trust was there for us when we didn’t think our precious baby girl was going to make it; without them I don’t know how we would have survived.
News • Apr 03, 2018 12:24 BST
We supported Rhiannon and Zak in Chestnut House for three weeks when their daughter Luna was recovering from necrotising enterocolitis.. Luna has since battled pneumonia, been declared profoundly deaf and had stoma reversal surgery at Addenbrooke’s Hospital. When the family returned to Cambridge for Luna’s second operation, Rhiannon and Zak stayed with us again at Acorn House.
News • Mar 27, 2018 11:33 BST
Tom Fowler, who stayed with us at Acorn House along with his wife Gemma in 2010, is running this year's Virgin Money London Marathon for #TeamSCT and hopes to raise over £500 to thank The Sick Children's Trust for providing them with free 'Home from Home' accommodation when they needed it most.
News • Mar 20, 2018 09:00 GMT
Andrew Harvey, 43, from Bacton, is training five days a week to complete the Virgin Money London Marathon and raise £2,500 for The Sick Children’s Trust which supported his neighbours, Tracey and Gary Lowings, with free ‘Home from Home’ accommodation while their son, Harry, battled for his life in two specialist hospitals miles away from home.
Having a room to stay in at Acorn House gave us a quiet place to be together and reflect on how lucky we had been.
News • Feb 12, 2018 11:36 GMT
Pollyanna's parents were supported by The Sick Children's Trust at Acorn House after she underwent lifesaving surgery at just 12 weeks old.
Press Releases • Dec 21, 2017 18:30 GMT
The Colchester branch of Keyline was delighted to donate materials to The Sick Children’s Trust to enable the charity to build a shelter for outdoor toys kept at Acorn House.
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.
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.
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.
Mum of tiny baby girl to hold Psychic Night in Chelmsford to raise money for The Sick Children's Trust
News • Oct 24, 2017 11:54 BST
Mum of tiny baby girl to host Psychic Night in Chelmsford to raise money for the charity as thanks for their support
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!
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.
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'.
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.
News • Aug 22, 2017 10:19 BST
Amelia spent the first four months of her life in hospital and underwent heart surgery at just eight weeks old. Despite all that she has been through, she is starting school this September.
News • Aug 16, 2017 09:00 BST
Mum Jessie will this year be taking on the Great North Run as thanks for supporting her on two occasions in 2016 when her daughter and later her son were both admitted to Addenbrooke's Hospital for lifesaving treatment.
News • Aug 02, 2017 15:29 BST
We supported Mum Allison when her daughter, Delilah was born at 24 weeks and to thank us for our supported she is donating 10% of profits from her bespoke Little Delilah clothing range to The Sick Children's Trust.
News • Aug 01, 2017 12:41 BST
Great British Long Distance Runner Mark Draper is running this year's first ever Bedford Half Marathon on behalf of The Sick Children's Trust to thank them for supporting his niece Erin when she was seriously ill.
News • Jul 04, 2017 10:58 BST
Cambridge charity workers are asking locals to take part in their second Family Fun Day with live music, a raffle, dancing and more to raise money for The Sick Children’s Trust, a charity which supports families with seriously ill children being treated at Addenbrooke’s and The Rosie Hospitals.