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Littlefoot Playgroup Step Up To Raise Money For  The Sick Children’s Trust

Littlefoot Playgroup Step Up To Raise Money For The Sick Children’s Trust

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.

Acorn House helped us deal with this horrendous, life-altering news. More importantly, it stopped Henry from feeling so alone.

Acorn House helped us deal with this horrendous, life-altering news. More importantly, it stopped Henry from feeling so alone.

News   •   Mar 02, 2017 13:41 GMT

Henry is a little boy whose life was turned upside down last year after being diagnosed with leukaemia. After months of hospital treatment and procedures he is doing well, and in October he even passed his orange karate belt. We supported his parents at Acorn House when he was first admitted to Addenbrooke's.

The Sick Children’s Trust supported us when we felt completely lost and helpless.

The Sick Children’s Trust supported us when we felt completely lost and helpless.

News   •   Feb 07, 2017 10:00 GMT

Oscar is a very happy little boy, but last Winter all of a sudden he had his first ever seizure. Mum Georgia and Dad Kyle sat by his hospital bedside for ten days at Addenbrooke's Hospital - miles away from home, but because of The Sick Children's Trust they could be there within minutes of him waking up every morning.

Thanks to The Sick Children’s Trust’s ‘Homes from Home’; we could be with the boys at any time, which meant the world to us.

Thanks to The Sick Children’s Trust’s ‘Homes from Home’; we could be with the boys at any time, which meant the world to us.

News   •   Jan 18, 2017 17:20 GMT

James and Alex are about to celebrate their first birthday despite being born at 29 weeks. We supported their family at Chestnut and Acorn House.

Because of Acorn House we could be with our boys as they fought for their lives.

Because of Acorn House we could be with our boys as they fought for their lives.

News   •   Jan 11, 2017 16:04 GMT

Brothers Jayden and Ellis were involved in a tragic road traffic accident which left them fighting for their lives in Addenbrooke's Hospital. During their time in hospital we supported their parents at Acorn House.

Parents Thank Charity For Support After Baby Boy Given Just Four Hours To Live Defies Odds

Parents Thank Charity For Support After Baby Boy Given Just Four Hours To Live Defies Odds

News   •   Jan 06, 2017 12:05 GMT

Ash and Victoria are thanking The Sick Children's Trust for giving them a 'Home from Home' while their son undergoes treatment in The Rosie Hospital and Addenbrooke's Hospital in Cambridge by doing the Isle of Wight challenge.

Mum Raises £6,000 For Three Charities Which Have Helped Son

Mum Raises £6,000 For Three Charities Which Have Helped Son

News   •   Nov 03, 2016 16:10 GMT

After hosting her first charity ball, Suzan raised an incredible £6,00 for The Sick Children's Trust, The J's Hospice and Addenbrooke's Charitable Trust.

11 year old Maisie Finally Goes Home After 259 Days in Hospital Battling Brain Tumour

11 year old Maisie Finally Goes Home After 259 Days in Hospital Battling Brain Tumour

News   •   Oct 26, 2016 12:23 BST

After eight and a half months in hospital, Maisie finally got to go home. We supported her family in Acorn House while she underwent treatment for a brain tumour in Addenbrooke's.

Brave Mimi inspires cyclists to raise over £37,000

Brave Mimi inspires cyclists to raise over £37,000

News   •   Sep 06, 2016 16:59 BST

Mimi Clarke has been fighting a brain tumour over the last three years and has inspired a group of 11 men to cycle over 1,000km to raise money for Acorn House.

Father Pushes Himself to Raise Money in Memory of Baby Daughter

Father Pushes Himself to Raise Money in Memory of Baby Daughter

News   •   Sep 01, 2016 16:45 BST

Rich Stainthorpe is on a fundraising mission to raise as much money as possible for The Sick Children's Trust and East Anglia’s Children’s Hospices. Rich and partner Donna were supported in Acorn House when their baby daughter, Imogen, sadly passed away at just over six weeks old. East Anglia’s Children’s Hospices supported the family following their tragic loss.

Enjoy a teddy bears' picnic to support The Sick Children's Trust

Enjoy a teddy bears' picnic to support The Sick Children's Trust

News   •   Jul 26, 2016 11:58 BST

​A grateful mum is holding a fun-filled family day to raise money for The Sick Children’s Trust, the charity which supported her family while her new-born son was seriously ill in hospital.

Have a Fun Filled Family Day with The Sick Children’s Trust

Have a Fun Filled Family Day with The Sick Children’s Trust

News   •   Jul 11, 2016 10:36 BST

Join The Sick Children’s Trust’s Acorn and Chestnut House Managers, Sandra and Abi at their Family Fun Day on Sunday 17 July at Swavesey Windmill

We were almost next door, so we could be there in an instant.

We were almost next door, so we could be there in an instant.

News   •   Jul 08, 2016 09:00 BST

Last year, Joseph became seriously ill after an ear infection turned into an abscess on the brain. We supported his Mum and Dad in Acorn House while he was treated at Addenbrooke's Hospital.

Mum hosts ball to say thanks for charitable support

Mum hosts ball to say thanks for charitable support

News   •   Jun 07, 2016 11:04 BST

Suzan Cain stayed at Acorn House last year when her son, Nathan, went in for surgery and has decided to host a charity ball to say thanks to us and two other charities for their support.

‘Mummy, why do you do these crazy things?’ Because The Sick Children’s Trust really helped Mummy and Daddy.

‘Mummy, why do you do these crazy things?’ Because The Sick Children’s Trust really helped Mummy and Daddy.

News   •   Jun 01, 2016 11:11 BST

Mum Lina has just completed Tough Mudder to raise money for The Sick Children's Trust. When her seven-year-old daughter was just 18 months old, she became seriously ill and needed treatment at Addenbrooke's Hospital, we supported her in Acorn House.

Thankful parents raise £4,000 for Sick Children's Trust

Thankful parents raise £4,000 for Sick Children's Trust

News   •   May 24, 2016 10:18 BST

Michelle and Gary Edwards have raised £4,000 after we supported them in Acorn House when their son Jamie needed life-saving treatment.

Siblings get chocola-tea for charity in support of sick brother

Siblings get chocola-tea for charity in support of sick brother

News   •   May 20, 2016 12:42 BST

As Jay undergoes treatment for a brain tumour, his brothers and sister wanted to do something to help...They threw a Big Choc Tea party and raised nearly £3,000.

While this is still stressful, knowing that Acorn House is there just makes everything so much easier.

While this is still stressful, knowing that Acorn House is there just makes everything so much easier.

News   •   Apr 13, 2016 16:45 BST

Guy and Vincenza stayed were supported by Acorn House when their son, Dario, was born seriously ill and required specialist treatment at Addenbrooke's Hospital.

Clare aims to raise £1,000 by taking on the Three Peaks

Clare aims to raise £1,000 by taking on the Three Peaks

News   •   Mar 02, 2016 09:00 GMT

Thank you to Clare who will be taking on the Three Peaks to raise money for us. Read more on her story here.

She weighed half a bag of sugar, but against the odds our miracle daughter survived

She weighed half a bag of sugar, but against the odds our miracle daughter survived

News   •   Feb 11, 2016 12:52 GMT

Amelia was born 13 weeks early last Christmas weighing a tiny 1lb 1oz. She spent the first six months of her life in The Rosie Hospital undergoing specialist treatment to make her strong enough to be taken home. At one-year-old, Amelia is now 15lb and very healthy