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Mum tackles Great North Run for twin girls

Mum tackles Great North Run for twin girls

Press Releases   •   Jul 27, 2017 11:28 BST

Mum Michelle will be taking on the Great North Run this September to thank Crawford House for supporting her when her two tiny twins, Maddison and Mila, fought for their lives at the Royal Victoria Infirmary's ICU.

 Crawford House Assistant Manager – Linsey Brough Q&A

Crawford House Assistant Manager – Linsey Brough Q&A

Blog posts   •   Jul 04, 2017 11:59 BST

Linsey Brough is Assistant House Manager at Crawford House and has been working with us for just over 18 months.

Family who nearly lost daughter to virus raise £500 for The Sick Children’s Trust

Family who nearly lost daughter to virus raise £500 for The Sick Children’s Trust

News   •   Jun 05, 2017 09:00 BST

The Shears family have raised £500 by taking part in Big Chocolate Tea to say thank you for supporting them at Crawford House when their daughter, Gabriella, was fighting for her life.

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.

Teenager Backs Charity Campaign As Thanks For Keeping Parents By His Side

Teenager Backs Charity Campaign As Thanks For Keeping Parents By His Side

News   •   Apr 25, 2017 11:51 BST

Last April, Luke was rushed to Newcastle's Royal Victoria Infirmary with a brain abscess. For four weeks he remained in the specialist hospital and during this time his parents were supported at Crawford House.

Parents Of Baby Girl Born With Life-Threatening Condition Thank Charity With Big Chocolate Tea Fundraiser

Parents Of Baby Girl Born With Life-Threatening Condition Thank Charity With Big Chocolate Tea Fundraiser

News   •   Apr 21, 2017 13:34 BST

Evie was born with a life-threatening condition and her parents were told to prepare for the worst. After weeks of intense treatment she was finally allowed home. Now her parents are joining in Big Chocolate Tea to say thanks for giving them a 'Home from Home'.

Parents Of Teenager Who Survived Two Cardiac Arrests Asks Community To Support The Sick Children’s Trust

Parents Of Teenager Who Survived Two Cardiac Arrests Asks Community To Support The Sick Children’s Trust

News   •   Apr 04, 2017 12:57 BST

15 year old Mark Edwards went into cardiac arrests last month after having an allergic reaction to anaesthetic. We supported his family at Crawford House.

The Sick Children’s Trust Thanks Local Schoolgirl For Giving A ‘Helping Hand’
I truly believe knowing we were so close helped him to recover faster

I truly believe knowing we were so close helped him to recover faster

News   •   Jan 12, 2017 11:11 GMT

When Luke was 12 years old, he began to have severe headaches which resulted in emergency surgery. We supported his family at Crawford House until Luke was well enough to go home.

Libby Spends First Christmas At Home After Beating Life Threatening Illness

Libby Spends First Christmas At Home After Beating Life Threatening Illness

News   •   Dec 20, 2016 10:20 GMT

Libby spent her first Christmas in a critical condition in hospital, this year she will be opening her presents at home with her family.

Triplets Fight to Celebrate First Christmas

Triplets Fight to Celebrate First Christmas

News   •   Dec 20, 2016 09:40 GMT

Triplets Poppie, Mollie and Evelyn Park were born 14 weeks early and despite all that they faced, this year they are able to spend their first Christmas at home.

Our amazing 23 week miracle

Our amazing 23 week miracle

News   •   Dec 16, 2016 14:23 GMT

Theo was born weighing just 660 grams and was rushed to the Special Care Baby Unit as soon as he was born. He spent 126 days in Newcastle upon Tyne's Royal Victoria Infirmary where we supported his parents at Crawford House.

Family Raises Over £20,000 For Sick Children’s Trust

Family Raises Over £20,000 For Sick Children’s Trust

News   •   Oct 31, 2016 12:50 GMT

In 2013, we supported Alfie's family at Crawford House when he was rushed to Newcastle's Royal Victoria Infirmary after he stopped breathing. Alfie was there for two weeks before sadly passing away. Since then, his family have raised £20,000 for The Sick Children's Trust.

Mum Joins in Halloween Fun to Raise Money for Charity

Mum Joins in Halloween Fun to Raise Money for Charity

News   •   Oct 21, 2016 15:59 BST

Next Friday, Amanda and her family will be heading to Dalton Park's Trick or Treat Trail along with 80 others to raise money for The Sick Children's Trust.

Boy who was predicted never to walk or talk starts school for first time
Teenager gives back to charity after surviving road accident
Auntie takes on Great North Run to thank charity for support

Auntie takes on Great North Run to thank charity for support

News   •   Sep 05, 2016 16:49 BST

Auntie Lorren will be running this Sunday's Great North Run to say thank you for supporting her brother Joshua when his daughter and Lorren's niece Anabelle was in the RVI.

Three Runs Down, Just Great North Run To Go For Supermum Hailee

Three Runs Down, Just Great North Run To Go For Supermum Hailee

News   •   Aug 31, 2016 17:16 BST

Seven years ago, Hailee gave birth to her daughter Charlotte six weeks early. Charlotte needed an emergency operation for a hole in her abdominal wall and was transferred to the Royal Victoria Infirmary. We supported her and partner Nick at Crawford House.

It was so nice to have a place for my family to stay together and support each other

It was so nice to have a place for my family to stay together and support each other

News   •   Aug 16, 2016 15:20 BST

Teddy was born at 32 weeks weighing just 4lbs.

The accommodation they provide is priceless – unlike the alternative of expensive hotel bills or long daily commutes

The accommodation they provide is priceless – unlike the alternative of expensive hotel bills or long daily commutes

News   •   Aug 09, 2016 14:19 BST

Samson was born with a trachea-oesophageal fistula with oesophageal atresia. He required immediate surgery, and was transferred to the Royal Victoria Infirmary where we supported his family at Crawford House. At 9 months, he was admitted onto the Children’s Heart Unit at the Freeman Hospital for open heart surgery and we supported his family at Scott House.