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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.

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.

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

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

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.

Neighbour and friend of Lowings family to raise thousands in memory of teenager Harry

Neighbour and friend of Lowings family to raise thousands in memory of teenager Harry

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.

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.

Jamie’s Peddars Way 46 mile walk.

Jamie’s Peddars Way 46 mile walk.

News   •   Jan 02, 2018 10:28 GMT

Jamie recently completed a three day trek which raised £1,600 for The Sick Children's Trust as thanks for supporting his family when he was in Addenbrooke's Hospital nine years ago.

Keyline Colchester helps children’s charity park toy cars

Keyline Colchester helps children’s charity park toy cars

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.

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.

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.

Mum of tiny baby girl to hold Psychic Night in Chelmsford to 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

Ryan’s story.

Ryan’s story.

News   •   Oct 16, 2017 12:40 BST

Vicki and Ian were supported at Acorn House when their son, Ryan, was transferred to Addenbrooke's Hospital.

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!

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.

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.

Little girl survives heart surgery to attend school this September

Little girl survives heart surgery to attend school this September

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.

Mum runs to raise money for charity after keeping family together

Mum runs to raise money for charity after keeping family together

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.

Mum of toddler who defied the odds launches clothing range to give back to charity

Mum of toddler who defied the odds launches clothing range to give back to charity

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.

Family go above and beyond to show support for The Sick Children’s Trust

Family go above and beyond to show support for 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.

Have fun with your family and raise money for The Sick Children’s Trust

Have fun with your family and raise money for The Sick Children’s Trust

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.