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Hospital can be a very lonely place, and it makes a huge difference for a child to have their family close by.

Hospital can be a very lonely place, and it makes a huge difference for a child to have their family close by.

News   •   Dec 31, 2016 09:37 GMT

Connor was treated in Leeds General Infirmary following a stoke, during this time his family were supported at Eckersley House.

During the dark times when things were really hard, being at Stevenson House meant the world to us.

During the dark times when things were really hard, being at Stevenson House meant the world to us.

News   •   Dec 29, 2016 15:30 GMT

At their 12 week scan, it was revealed that Paul and Fran’s daughter had gastroschisis – a birth defect which meant her bowel would be on the outside of her body when she was born. Stevenson House supported the couple until Sydney was well enough to leave – around a month later. And she has just celebrated her first Christmas and will be celebrating her first birthday next month.

Family Thanks Sick Children’s Trust With Boxing Day Fundraiser

Family Thanks Sick Children’s Trust With Boxing Day Fundraiser

News   •   Dec 23, 2016 09:56 GMT

Stevie was rushed to Sheffield Children's Hospital when he was just 25 days old and we supported his family at Magnolia House.

Emma Spends First Christmas In Hospital, But Hopes To Be Out For New Year

Emma Spends First Christmas In Hospital, But Hopes To Be Out For New Year

News   •   Dec 22, 2016 13:03 GMT

Emma Gulliver will be spending her first Christmas in Great Ormond Street Hospital but her family are hoping to get her home in time for New Year's Eve.

Baby Boy Expected Not To Survive 48hrs Celebrates First Christmas

Baby Boy Expected Not To Survive 48hrs Celebrates First Christmas

News   •   Dec 22, 2016 12:59 GMT

Natasha and Ashley were told they may have to turn off their son's life support machine after he was born at 25 weeks but are now looking forward to celebrating his first Christmas.

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.

Snowflake Ball Raises Over £24k For Sick Children’s Trust

Snowflake Ball Raises Over £24k For Sick Children’s Trust

News   •   Dec 17, 2016 12:02 GMT

The North East Fundraising Committee Snowflake Ball has raised a record £24,000 for The Sick Children's Trust

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.

Boy Who Survived 12 Major Surgeries And 5 Cardiac Arrests Will Spend First Christmas At Home

Boy Who Survived 12 Major Surgeries And 5 Cardiac Arrests Will Spend First Christmas At Home

News   •   Dec 12, 2016 13:04 GMT

Lennox is looking forward to opening up his presents this Christmas at home for the first time ever. The brave little boy has undergone 12 major surgeries and survived five cardiac arrests but is now at home with brothers Riley and Cole and is excited to see what Father Christmas brings him.

Miracle Baby Celebrates First Christmas

Miracle Baby Celebrates First Christmas

News   •   Dec 12, 2016 12:42 GMT

Baby Effie will be celebrating her first Christmas this year which is a miracle in itself... but not the only reason why her parents call her their miracle baby.

Baby Whose Life-Support Machine Was Almost Turned Off Celebrates First Christmas

Baby Whose Life-Support Machine Was Almost Turned Off Celebrates First Christmas

News   •   Dec 03, 2016 10:00 GMT

Parents Lauren and Graham will are celebrating their first Christmas with their daughter Ava this year, but also remembering her beloved twin sister, Elouise, who passed away at just 18 hours old.

Sick Children’s Trust Hosts Second Sheffield Christmas Carols Service

Sick Children’s Trust Hosts Second Sheffield Christmas Carols Service

News   •   Dec 02, 2016 11:27 GMT

Back by popular demand is the Sheffield Christmas Carol Service on Wednesday 14th December. Tickets are £8 for adults and include wine and mince pies!

We're a chosen charity for Starbucks' #RedCupCheer! Help us win £1,000

We're a chosen charity for Starbucks' #RedCupCheer! Help us win £1,000

News   •   Dec 01, 2016 12:34 GMT

We're thrilled we've been chosen to benefit from Starbucks' #RedCupCheer this Christmas. Get involved to help us win £1,000 to keep families with sick children together this Christmas.

Star-Studded Line Up For Sick Children’s Trust Sixth Christmas Carols Service

Star-Studded Line Up For Sick Children’s Trust Sixth Christmas Carols Service

News   •   Dec 01, 2016 08:31 GMT

This year's London Christmas Carol Service will see Dame Barbara Windsor, Katy Brand, Alison Steadman, Eric Knowles, Alice Beer and Anne Reid all give readings on the night. Tickets are £15 adults and £7.50 children.

Baby born with life-threatening condition celebrates first birthday

Baby born with life-threatening condition celebrates first birthday

News   •   Nov 25, 2016 16:21 GMT

After a year of life-saving medical treatment, Sophie celebrates her first birthday!

Sick Children’s Trust’s Chief Exec Goes Solo To Raise Cash For Families This Christmas

Sick Children’s Trust’s Chief Exec Goes Solo To Raise Cash For Families This Christmas

News   •   Nov 10, 2016 09:01 GMT

The Sick Children's Trust's Chief Executive, Jane Featherstone, will be performing during our Christmas Carol Service to help raise more money for families with seriously ill children in hospital.

Mum whose baby had heart surgery at six weeks old raises £500 for Sick Children's Trust at North East nursing home

Mum whose baby had heart surgery at six weeks old raises £500 for Sick Children's Trust at North East nursing home

News   •   Nov 09, 2016 09:10 GMT

Jody Hardy wanted to thank The Sick Children's Trust for giving her a 'Home from Home' when her baby son needed open heart surgery last year and organised a Pyjama Party at her work.

Cara Takes On 630 mile Trek to Thank Charities for Support

Cara Takes On 630 mile Trek to Thank Charities for Support

News   •   Nov 07, 2016 16:55 GMT

Cara has set herself the challenge of completing the South West Coast Path Walk in two months to raise money for The Sick Children's Trust, Merley Community Pre-School and Meningitis Now as thanks for the charities' support.

“I hope by sharing my story, it will give others hope.”

“I hope by sharing my story, it will give others hope.”

News   •   Nov 04, 2016 12:43 GMT

Jade was diagnosed with cervical cancer seven years ago and although she beat it, sadly she was told she may never become pregnant. The were overjoyed when last year they found out they were expecting a baby, however at 27 weeks Jade was rushed into theatre to give birth to Effie who was born seriously ill.