News • Aug 15, 2019 12:27 BST
The small home comforts of a warm room, hot shower, fluffy towels, and working kitchen make a world of difference.
News • Aug 02, 2019 14:22 BST
Parents Michael and Holly have been supported at Acorn House on more than one occasion. Both their children, Max and Lyra, were born with a rare condition occurring in 1 in 1,000 children and have needed hospital treatment in Cambridge over the last three years.
News • Jul 24, 2019 08:07 BST
George was rushed to Leeds Children's Hospital following an intestinal bleed that to this day doctors don't know what caused it. During his time in Leeds, his parents Paul and Jen were given a place to stay at Eckersley House and to say thanks Paul is running the Great North Run to raise money for The Sick Children's Trust.
News • Jul 11, 2019 11:54 BST
Jaydan is taking on his second fundraising cycle for The Sick Children's Trust in memory of his son, Rio.
News • Jul 08, 2019 09:07 BST
The Sick Children's Trust is delighted to receive an £8,000 donation from Harrison Centre for Social Mobility.
News • Jul 05, 2019 09:38 BST
News • Jul 03, 2019 16:19 BST
Utility Alliance Tyneside has announced The Sick Children's Trust as its benefiting charity for 2019.
News • Jul 01, 2019 10:05 BST
Emily went into labour at home when she was just 27 weeks pregnant, where Max delivered their twin sons on the bathroom floor. Both Zachary and Dexter were incredibly ill and needed specialist treatment at Leeds Children's Hospital, where we gave the couple a place to stay at Eckersley House. Tragically, Zachary passed away at three days old and the couple are now fundraising in his memory.
News • Jul 01, 2019 08:50 BST
Parents Emily and Max are halfway through a year-long fundraising challenge for The Sick Children's Trust and Leeds Care to thank both charities for their support when their twins were rushed to Leeds Children's Hospital after being born at 27 weeks.
News • Jun 26, 2019 14:32 BST
Poppy was born with a rare condition that led to an emergency transfer to The Royal London Children's Hospital in Whitechapel at less than a day old. We supported her parents, Sam and Andrew, at Stevenson House while Poppy underwent specialist treatment and recovered from her operation.
News • May 16, 2019 16:02 BST
Our Cambridge team at Acorn and Chestnut Houses alongside volunteers baked away for families and supporters on Wednesday 1 May to raise £560 as part of Big Chocolate Tea.
News • May 03, 2019 17:35 BST
Throughout the month supporters will be throwing their own Big Chocolate Tea parties in schools, workplaces and in the community, selling sweet chocolatey treats and a cup of tea (or something stronger) to raise vital funds for The Sick Children’s Trust.
News • May 03, 2019 15:35 BST
The refurbished house was opened on Thursday 2 May 2019 by actress Anita Dobson, who is Vice President of The Sick Children’s Trust. Also in attendance were families who had previously stayed at Rainbow House, the generous individuals, trusts and foundations who had donated to the renovation, and celebrity ambassadors Sian Welby, Christina Johnston and Tim Downie.
Danbury dad prepares for London Marathon to thank charity for vital support when son was ill in hospital
News • Apr 04, 2019 13:07 BST
A local dad is pounding the pavements training for this year’s Virgin Money London Marathon to raise £9,000 for The Sick Children’s Trust. He has already pledged £4,000 to the charity.
News • Mar 07, 2019 16:51 GMT
Becks Jones will be running the iconic race on Sunday 28 April to raise £7,000 and thank The Sick Children’s Trust for supporting her family in free ‘Home from Home’ accommodation just minutes from her daughter’s hospital bedside.
News • Mar 05, 2019 11:28 GMT
Susan Beeby, whose son required emergency lifesaving treatment after he was born seriously ill, will be running the Virgin Money London Marathon to raise money for The Sick Children’s Trust.
Sometimes, the sickest twin knows it’s poorly and makes the noblest sacrifice to save the other. That is what Leo did. He became Oska’s guardian angel and saved his life. Now a charity has been established in his memory.
News • Feb 18, 2019 11:49 GMT
When he was almost a year old Oska Feasey became very unwell and was rushed into hospital. He deteriorated quickly and was blue-lighted across to Royal Victoria Infirmary where his family were supported in Crawford House. They spent several weeks living in the ‘Home from Home’ over the Christmas period and have been supported by the charity twice more since.
News • Feb 14, 2019 12:03 GMT
Jasmine Casey was born seriously ill and underwent 11 operations in the first six months of her life. During this time her parents were supported at Crawford House. Since finding out more about The Sick Children's Trust, Jasmine has been determined to raise money and awareness for the charity.