Now the nights are drawing in, it means one thing… the festive season is here. And I for one am super excited!
My favourite thing about Christmas is spending it together with my family. But this year, many families with a critically ill child in a specialist hospital will face the stress of a long journey to be at their child’s side from the moment they wake up on Christmas Day.
Although the latest gadgets, clothes and toys are high up on a lot of people’s lists, one thing we can all agree is that being around your loved ones is the most important thing at Christmas.
For some families, this time together is priceless, as their child undergoes lifesaving treatment in hospital. The Sick Children’s Trust is the charity they turn to, to help them create special Christmas memories. It’s an incredible cause which is very close to my heart.
This Christmas they need to raise £13,140 to keep families together in free accommodation at one of their ten ‘Homes from Home’. Families who are wishing to just be there on Christmas morning when their children open their eyes. And this is a wish we can grant.
A donation of £30 will give a family a place to stay in a Sick Children’s Trust’s ‘Home from Home’, just minutes from their child’s bedside.
What better gift to give this Christmas?
Make your donation by visitingwww.sickchildrenstrust.org
Sian Welby x
Heart Radio Presenter and Sick Children’s Trust ambassador