News • May 03, 2017 16:42 BST
Four HMS Ocean Petty Officers will be leaving the gangway in Plymouth on Friday 12 May and setting off on a seven day trek across the country to reach Scott House. They having nothing more than the clothes on their back, ID cards and a mobile phone. Plus to raise £3,000 they will have to take on challenges set by their colleagues.
News • May 03, 2017 16:38 BST
Declan was diagnosed with a hole in the heart at just four months old when his Dad was on deployment in the Persian Gulf. And when he was two and a half years old he underwent life-saving open heart surgery at Freeman Hospital. During this time we supported his family at Scott House.
News • May 02, 2017 10:01 BST
The North East regional branch of IMechE will hold their annual Chairman's Dinner on 12 May to raise money for The Sick Children's Trust
News • Apr 28, 2017 13:06 BST
Ten years ago Jane and Neil experienced the heartbreak of losing their baby daughter, Emma. Since they have been fundraising in her memory. On Saturday 13 May they will be holding a Big Chocolate Tea family fun day to raise money for us as thanks for supporting them in Guilford Street House.
News • Apr 27, 2017 15:00 BST
We supported Marcus and Laura from Chesterfield when their son, Harry, was seriously ill in Sheffield Children's Hospital. Since then, the family have gone on to raise £127,000 for The Sick Children's Trust and are hosting another fundraiser on Saturday 20 May.
News • Apr 26, 2017 10:28 BST
Internationally-renowned chocolate company, Valrhona, are generously supporting The Sick Children's Trust's Big Chocolate Tea once again this year to help us support more families with seriously ill children.
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.
News • Apr 21, 2017 16:53 BST
Colin day and his friends who are all novice cyclists are taking on The Way of the Roses cycle challenge next month to raise money in memory of Lydia who sadly passed away last year. They're hoping to raise £9,000.
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'.
News • Apr 20, 2017 12:15 BST
London’s popular American bakers, Butterscotch Bakery, have pledged to support The Sick Children’s Trust’s Big Chocolate Tea campaign to raise money for families with seriously ill children in hospital.
News • Apr 19, 2017 10:22 BST
Lily has a genetic condition called severe gastroparesis and we supported her parents at Treetop House during her treatment.
News • Apr 15, 2017 16:07 BST
News • Apr 06, 2017 12:27 BST
Eight years ago we supported Lydia's parents when she needed lifesaving treatment at Addenbrooke's Hospital. Now they are taking part in Big Chocolate Tea.
News • Apr 05, 2017 14:14 BST
Esmé's parents, Emily and Luke, are both holding Big Chocolate Tea events at their work to say thank you for supporting them at Stevenson House when she was in The Royal London Hospital.
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.
She was our baby and here for a reason. We were determined to do whatever necessary to give her a fighting chance.
News • Apr 04, 2017 09:13 BST
When Lisa and her partner Buba found out they were expecting a baby girl they were overjoyed. Their excitement turned to fear when a scan detected that their baby had a serious heart defect and might not make it. If she survived the pregnancy, she would require lifesaving surgery just hours after birth at Leeds General Infirmary.
News • Apr 04, 2017 09:00 BST
Lisa Thompkins and Buba Jallow are calling on others to support Big Chocolate Tea after we supported them in Eckersley House. Read how their daughter defied doctors expectations.
News • Apr 03, 2017 16:06 BST
Bespoke British tea company, Tregothnan, are helping to encourage more people to take part in Big Chocolate Tea from Friday 21 April to Monday 1 May.
News • Apr 03, 2017 10:37 BST
Flynn was born at 27 weeks and was seriously ill. Although at six weeks it seemed like he was turning a corner, he got even worse with septicemia. Now, Flynn is 11 months old and is doing really well and celebrates his first birthday next month.
Staying at Guilford Street House meant that Skye was able to have both her mum and dad with her the whole time, and we could stay together as a family.
News • Mar 31, 2017 15:25 BST
Gabi and Gavin Draper were supported by The Sick Children's Trust's Guilford Street House while their daughter, Skye, underwent treatment for pneumococcal meningitis.