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Not even the 'Beast from the East' stopped this determined dad from raising over £1,200 for charity

Not even the 'Beast from the East' stopped this determined dad from raising over £1,200 for charity

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.

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.

Stevenson House kicks off choc-tastic campaign in style

Stevenson House kicks off choc-tastic campaign in style

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.

Alan gets set for London Marathon to raise money for The Sick Children’s Trust

Alan gets set for London Marathon to raise money for The Sick Children’s Trust

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.

Keen runner to raise money for The Sick Children’s Trust to thank them for supporting close friends
Devoted grandfather taking on marathon challenge to raise money for The Sick Children’s Trust

Devoted grandfather taking on marathon challenge to raise money for The Sick Children’s Trust

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.

An audience with Michael Crawford - postponed

An audience with Michael Crawford - postponed

News   •   Apr 06, 2018 12:54 BST

An audience with Michael Crawford event at The Guildhall, Cambridge, has been postponed. Please see article for further details.

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

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.

Lillia's charity haircut in memory of Mollie Mae

Lillia's charity haircut in memory of Mollie Mae

News   •   Apr 05, 2018 13:00 BST

Lillia has bravely cut off over 11 inches of her hair to raise money in memory of her godmother’s daughter, Mollie Mae Meanwell, who tragically passed away in 2013.

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.

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.

Daisy inspires her uncle to run marathon to raise money for The Sick Children’s Trust

Daisy inspires her uncle to run marathon to raise money for The Sick Children’s Trust

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.

Grab a whisk and raise some dough for The Sick Children’s Trust. Big Chocolate Tea is back!

Grab a whisk and raise some dough for The Sick Children’s Trust. Big Chocolate Tea is back!

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.

Grateful dad to run London Marathon to raise money for The Sick Children’s Trust

Grateful dad to run London Marathon to raise money for The Sick Children’s Trust

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.

Neighbour and friend of Lowings family to raise thousands in memory of teenager Harry

Neighbour and friend of Lowings family to raise thousands in memory of teenager Harry

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.

 Friend running to raise money for family of little boy in desperate need of a new heart

Friend running to raise money for family of little boy in desperate need of a new heart

News   •   Mar 19, 2018 15:20 GMT

Emma Ford is taking on her first ever marathon challenge to raise money for The Sick Children's Trust who continue to support her close friends, Tracy and Adrian Bloor, whose son Alexander is in desperate need of a new heart. She will run the Virgin Money London Marathon on 22 April alongside 16 other #TeamSCT runners.

Alison's coast to coast rainforest trek in memory of Calvin

Alison's coast to coast rainforest trek in memory of Calvin

News   •   Mar 15, 2018 14:41 GMT

Alison Honour is training hard in preparation for a rainforest trek, from the Pacific coast to the Caribbean coast of Costa Rica, to raise money for The Sick Children’s Trust in memory of her friends’ son who tragically passed away last year.

Family host charity ball to raise money for The Sick Children's Trust

Family host charity ball to raise money for The Sick Children's Trust

News   •   Mar 14, 2018 11:45 GMT

The Leverton family are organising two charity balls to thank The Sick Children's Trust for supporting their family when their son, Harry, fell critically ill in hospital.

While there is no cure, cystic fibrosis is so close to being a liveable disease. There is a lot of hope.

While there is no cure, cystic fibrosis is so close to being a liveable disease. There is a lot of hope.

News   •   Mar 12, 2018 11:23 GMT

Charlie Aitchison underwent lifesaving surgery when he was just two days old after being diagnosed with a blocked bowel. Over the weeks that followed his parents were supported by The Sick Children's Trust at Treetop House and were never more than a few moments from his hospital bedside. Charlie was diagnosed with cystic fibrosis, a life-limiting illness when he was just three weeks old.

Meet the family who star in The Sick Children's Trust's new film

Meet the family who star in The Sick Children's Trust's new film

News   •   Mar 08, 2018 16:30 GMT

Destiny Nevard and her Mum, Karen, feature in our new film, which showcases the charity’s vital work in helping families when they need it most. Find out more about Destiny's amazing journey after she was hit by a car and suffered life-threatening injuries. Fortunately, we were able to provide her family with a room in Stevenson House just moments from her intensive care bed.

Renowned actor Michael Crawford CBE set to visit The Guildhall Cambridge in exclusive event for The Sick Children’s Trust

Renowned actor Michael Crawford CBE set to visit The Guildhall Cambridge in exclusive event for The Sick Children’s Trust

News   •   Mar 08, 2018 10:31 GMT

Our President, Michael Crawford, will be attending The Guildhall in Cambridge for an exclusive event hosted by the Cambridge Fundraising Committee. Join us on Wednesday 11 April for 'An Audience with Michael Crawford' and beautiful performances from Irish Soprano Margaret Keys.