News • May 09, 2018 09:30 BST
Helen's niece, Rio, was involved in a serious car accident which left her fighting for life in a hospital 50 miles away from home. During her time at Leeds General Infirmary and Sheffield CHildren's Hospital, we supported Rio's family with free 'Home from Home' accommodation.
News • May 03, 2018 19:44 BST
The Smallbone family have continued to support The Sick Children's Trust by getting involved in Big Chocolate Tea as thanks for supporting them when their daughter required emergency treatment miles away from home.
News • May 03, 2018 09:48 BST
Mark Dean completed the Virgin London Marathon and has raised over £6,000 for The Sick Children's Trust.
News • Apr 30, 2018 14:53 BST
In December 2017 Chris and his wife Laura were devastated when their baby, Willow, arrived 13 weeks premature. Fortunately, having received lifesaving treatment at The Rosie Hospital, she pulled through and is now 16 months old and thriving. However, the family could not be more grateful for the support they received from The Sick Children's Trust during this time.
I can safely say that the only reason we have managed to get through these past months with our sanity intact is because our family has been able to stay at Eckersley House run by The Sick Children’s Trust.
News • Apr 26, 2018 12:30 BST
Leah, who was diagnosed with a rare liver disease shortly after she was born, has been receiving lifesaving treatment at Leeds General Infirmary over the past six months. Throughout this time her parents and two young siblings have been supported at Eckersley House. Here, her grateful father, tells their story.
News • Apr 24, 2018 14:17 BST
On Saturday 5 May, supporters are invited to join The Sick Children's Trust at Carlton Towers for afternoon tea. The event is being held in honour of a little girl called Kayleigh, whose family were supported at Eckersley House and whose story has inspired a Castleford businesswoman to donate her wedding venue.
News • Apr 24, 2018 10:00 BST
Tim Prosser spent hours pounding the pavements in the run up to the Brentwood Half Marathon, due to take place last month. However, following the UK’s worst weather in decades, the event had to be cancelled for the first time in 37 years. Determined not to let this stop him, Tim carried on with his fundraising mission and completed his own virtual half marathon a few weeks later.
Scott House took away a lot of the anxiety my teenage daughter was feeling and enabled her to relax before her operation.
News • Apr 23, 2018 13:00 BST
13 year old Darcy Hoffman and her mum, Leanne , stayed with The Sick Children's Trust at Scott House whilst she underwent a life changing procedure at Freeman Hospital. Diagnosed with a heart condition known as cardiac dysrhythmia when she was just three weeks old, meaning she had an abnormal heartbeat, Darcy had needed to take copious amounts of medication to keep her healthy up to this point.
News • Apr 18, 2018 11:56 BST
The Sick Children’s Trust’s biggest annual fundraising campaign, Big Chocolate Tea, has got off to a choc-tastic start after families, friends, supporters and staff came together for a fun-filled afternoon.
News • Apr 16, 2018 17:04 BST
Alan, from ArgoGlobal, will run this Sunday's London Marathon in a personal challenge to raise funds for The Sick Children's Trust.
News • Apr 13, 2018 10:00 BST
News • Apr 12, 2018 12:01 BST
David Rayner is lacing up his trainers and getting ready to run the Virgin Money London Marathon later this month to raise money for The Sick Children’s Trust as thanks for supporting his stepdaughter when her baby daughter required lifesaving treatment miles away from home.
I do not have the words to say what a difference The Sick Children’s Trust made to our lives during such a traumatic time
News • Apr 05, 2018 17:05 BST
Lauren and Andrew were supported by us at Chestnut Houses after the birth of their identical triplet boys, Ted, Tom, and Ralphy, in February 2014. Sadly Ralphy didn’t make it and died in his parents’ arms, but Ted and Tom are now four years old. Lauren and Andrew are taking on the Prudential Ride London-Surrey 100 miles cycle challenge to raise £30 for every night Ralphy was in hospital, £1,470.
The Sick Children’s Trust was there for us when we didn’t think our precious baby girl was going to make it; without them I don’t know how we would have survived.
News • Apr 03, 2018 12:24 BST
We supported Rhiannon and Zak in Chestnut House for three weeks when their daughter Luna was recovering from necrotising enterocolitis.. Luna has since battled pneumonia, been declared profoundly deaf and had stoma reversal surgery at Addenbrooke’s Hospital. When the family returned to Cambridge for Luna’s second operation, Rhiannon and Zak stayed with us again at Acorn House.
News • Mar 28, 2018 09:18 BST
James Semmens, Company Director at Stone Specialist Gerald Culliford Limited which support The Sick Children's Trust, will be taking on the London Marathon next month to raise money as thanks for supporting his family when his niece needed hospital treatment far away from home.
News • Mar 27, 2018 19:00 BST
It's that time of year again! Big Chocolate Tea is back, and this time it's here for a whole month.
News • Mar 27, 2018 11:33 BST
Tom Fowler, who stayed with us at Acorn House along with his wife Gemma in 2010, is running this year's Virgin Money London Marathon for #TeamSCT and hopes to raise over £500 to thank The Sick Children's Trust for providing them with free 'Home from Home' accommodation when they needed it most.
News • Mar 20, 2018 09:00 GMT
Andrew Harvey, 43, from Bacton, is training five days a week to complete the Virgin Money London Marathon and raise £2,500 for The Sick Children’s Trust which supported his neighbours, Tracey and Gary Lowings, with free ‘Home from Home’ accommodation while their son, Harry, battled for his life in two specialist hospitals miles away from home.