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Father of sick toddler tackles Great North Run for charity

Father of sick toddler tackles Great North Run for charity

News   •   Jul 26, 2018 18:16 BST

Steven Saunderson, 46, is taking on the Great North Run on Sunday 9 September to support The Sick Children’s Trust, a charity which kept him by his 19-month-old son Murdo’s hospital bedside throughout months of treatment.

Miracle survivor takes on Great North Run - again!

Miracle survivor takes on Great North Run - again!

News   •   Jul 26, 2018 14:07 BST

A South Shields man who survived being hit by a bus at just 11 years old is taking on the Great North Run for the second time on Sunday 9 September for The Sick Children’s Trust.

Our daughter had to undergo a surgery that, to our knowledge, no child in her situation had ever had. But thanks to The Sick Children’s Trust, we could be right by her side.

Our daughter had to undergo a surgery that, to our knowledge, no child in her situation had ever had. But thanks to The Sick Children’s Trust, we could be right by her side.

News   •   Jul 25, 2018 16:01 BST

By the time Evie was four years old, she'd already undergone several open heart surgeries. She was due another, but doctors at her local hospital decided it was too risky. Thankfully, a specialist at Freeman Hospital decided that the operation could go ahead. During this time, we supported Evie's parents at Scott House.

Grateful dad turns Total Warrior to raise cash for children’s charity

Grateful dad turns Total Warrior to raise cash for children’s charity

News   •   Jul 24, 2018 15:08 BST

Dad David, 32, experienced every parent’s worst nightmare as he watched on helplessly when his son, Archie, was born not breathing and his little body was resuscitated. We supported David when his son was transferred to Newcastle's Royal Victoria Infirmary at Crawford House.

Dad to take on monumental 271-mile three day cycle challenge to Paris to thank The Sick Children's Trust

Dad to take on monumental 271-mile three day cycle challenge to Paris to thank The Sick Children's Trust

News   •   Jul 23, 2018 11:00 BST

A devoted Dad, Russell Cooper, is taking on an epic cycle challenge to raise money for The Sick Children's Trust after we supported him and his fiancé Kelly at Acorn House whilst their baby boy received lifesaving treatment in Addenbrooke's Hospital.

Grateful dad battles obstacle course to raise cash for The Sick Children’s Trust

Grateful dad battles obstacle course to raise cash for The Sick Children’s Trust

News   •   Jul 19, 2018 17:26 BST

Paul Edwards, from Redcar, was supported when his month old daughter was rushed to Freeman Hospital was she was diagnosed with a heart condition in which her heart beats incredibly fast, suddenly. He’s just raised £1,200 for The Sick Children's Trust as thanks for supporting him at Scott House when she was taken ill. Thankfully she is now thriving and inspired him to take on a total warrior!

Raise a glass with actress Anita Dobson while raising money for children’s charity

Raise a glass with actress Anita Dobson while raising money for children’s charity

News   •   Jul 16, 2018 15:17 BST

Join the Cambridge Fundraising Committee on Thursday 26 July for a special luncheon with Anita Dobson.

York man on fundraising mission to thank charity for nearly two decades of support

York man on fundraising mission to thank charity for nearly two decades of support

News   •   Jul 10, 2018 10:40 BST

Josh spent the majority of his youth receiving treatment in St James's University Hospital in Leeds. During this time, we supported his family at Eckersley House. Now, the 26 year old is on a mission to raise vital funds to support more families with 'Home from Home' accommodation.

Soprano Christina Johnston named as ambassador for The Sick Children’s Trust

Soprano Christina Johnston named as ambassador for The Sick Children’s Trust

News   •   Jul 09, 2018 16:01 BST

Soprano Christina Johnston has been named as an ambassador for The Sick Children's Trust.

Nathan’s Extravaganza raises over £5,000 for The Sick Children’s Trust, The J’s Hospice and The David Randall Foundation

Nathan’s Extravaganza raises over £5,000 for The Sick Children’s Trust, The J’s Hospice and The David Randall Foundation

News   •   Jun 26, 2018 12:28 BST

A birthday party to celebrate a young man's 21st birthday has raised over £5,000 for The Sick Children's Trust and two other charities close to his heart.

Magnolia House was really important to us, especially when we tirelessly hoped Rorie would continue to battle on and prove doctors wrong.
Parents of little boy born with life-threatening condition raise over £14,000 to thank charities close to their hearts

Parents of little boy born with life-threatening condition raise over £14,000 to thank charities close to their hearts

News   •   Jun 19, 2018 14:50 BST

Shay's parents recently held a fundraising event and raised over £14,000 as thanks for supporting them with free 'Home from Home' accommodation in Cambridge.

Local Mum of boy who was born seriously ill back charity's Big Chocolate Tea campaign

Local Mum of boy who was born seriously ill back charity's Big Chocolate Tea campaign

News   •   Jun 18, 2018 11:21 BST

Mum Emily recently held a Big Chocolate Tea party for The Sick Children's Trust to thank the charity for supporting her family when her son, Jude, required lifesaving treatment at a specialist hospital over 90 miles away from their family home.

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

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

News   •   Jun 12, 2018 16:31 BST

A new date has been announced for 'An audience with Michael Crawford' taking place at The Guildhall in Cambridge.

Dad and friends raise £3241 to thank The Sick Children’s Trust for support

Dad and friends raise £3241 to thank The Sick Children’s Trust for support

News   •   Jun 06, 2018 14:42 BST

Rorie's parents, along with their friends, have raised over £3,200 for Magnolia House as thanks for supporting them when Rorie needed brain surgery at Sheffield Children's Hospital.

The Sick Children’s Trust gave us a ‘Home from Home’ for over eight weeks whilst Oscar was in hospital. When we were going through hell they provided us with some sense of normality.

The Sick Children’s Trust gave us a ‘Home from Home’ for over eight weeks whilst Oscar was in hospital. When we were going through hell they provided us with some sense of normality.

News   •   Jun 05, 2018 13:03 BST

Oscar was diagnosed with encephalitis, an uncommon but serious condition in which the brain becomes inflamed in February this year and he was transferred by emergency to Sheffield Children's Hospital for lifesaving treatment. Once there we gave his Mum and Dad free 'Home from Home' accommodation at both Magnolia and Treetop Houses for eight weeks until he was discharged home.

Parents of little boy born with life-threatening condition continue to thank charity by taking part in Big Chocolate Tea fundraiser

Parents of little boy born with life-threatening condition continue to thank charity by taking part in Big Chocolate Tea fundraiser

News   •   Jun 04, 2018 16:35 BST

The Tierney family, who have already raised over £1,960 for The Sick Children’s Trust, have joined in Big Chocolate Tea and raised a further £790 as thanks for supporting them when their son was critically ill in hospital.

Parents on fundraising mission to thank The Sick Children’s Trust

Parents on fundraising mission to thank The Sick Children’s Trust

News   •   May 30, 2018 16:55 BST

Jenny and Simon Hill continue with their fundraising mission for The Sick Children's Trust after we supported them when their baby daughter required emergency treatment at The Rosie Hospital shortly after she was born. They stayed with us at Chestnut House for 45 days after Emilia's lifesaving surgery. Emilia is getting ready to celebrate her second birthday in just a few days time!

Eva’s parents back charity’s chocola-tea fundraising campaign

Eva’s parents back charity’s chocola-tea fundraising campaign

News   •   May 30, 2018 09:06 BST

Eva's parents, Charlie and Ross, are encouraging their local community to get involved in Big Chocolate Tea. Read why here.

Harry and Sam raise £33,000 at family’s annual charity balls

Harry and Sam raise £33,000 at family’s annual charity balls

News   •   May 29, 2018 15:20 BST

The Leverton family have held been fundraising for The Sick Children's Trust ever since we supported them at Treetop House and have so far raised £196,000.