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!
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.
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.
It’s been a rocky few months since Finn was admitted to Sheffield Children’s Hospital with lots of ups and down. I wish I could wrap my baby up in a bubble to keep him safe.
News • May 25, 2018 15:46 BST
In February baby Finn became seriously unwell when he was just six months old. He was transferred to Sheffield Children’s Hospital with extreme breathing difficulties and a dangerously high temperature. On arrival Finn was sedated whilst doctors battled to save his life. Two days later, and with her baby still seriously ill, Mum, Shannon Brown, was relieved to be offered a room at Magnolia House.
News • May 22, 2018 17:02 BST
Corporate supporters besley & copp are getting involved in Big Chocolate Tea this week to raise money for families with seriously ill children in hospital.
I instantly understood why The Sick Children’s Trust call their houses ‘Homes from Home’ – even in the midst of all the fear and uncertainty, we really got the sense of being at home.
News • May 21, 2018 11:09 BST
At four years old Harvel developed a life-threatening virus. He was put into an induced coma and on a life-support machine and was hurried to the paediatric intensive care unit (PICU) at The Royal London Hospital to give him a chance of survival. During this time, we supported his family at Stevenson House.
Cambridge Building Society kicks off fundraising for The Sick Children’s Trust with Big Chocolate Tea
News • May 17, 2018 11:08 BST
The Sick Children's Trust has been selected as the Cambridge Building Society's Summer partnership and have kicked off their fundraising with a Big Chocolate Tea event and cooking in Acorn House.
News • May 17, 2018 09:10 BST
Jessica is lacing up her trainers to get ready for the London2Brighton challenge, where she’ll run 100km from the capital to the coast, on Saturday 26 May as thanks for supporting her at Rainbow House when her son needed lifesaving surgery at Great Ormond Street Hospital.
News • May 16, 2018 14:30 BST
Seven year old Archie, who tragically lost his older sister to cancer last year, has raised money to thank The Sick Children’s Trust for their support whilst she received specialist treatment in a hospital miles away from home.
News • May 16, 2018 09:05 BST
Charity ambassador, Margaret Keys, is excited to announce she will be releasing a new album later this year and will be on tour in June.
News • May 15, 2018 11:29 BST
Zachary's family and friends have been busy fundraising for The Sick Children's Trust as thanks for support parents Elle and Peter with free 'Home from Home' accomodation at Crawford House.
News • May 14, 2018 12:31 BST
Acorn House hosted its very own party to celebrate the return of Big Chocolate Tea. With a selection of tasty treats and delicious cupcakes to enjoy, the day was jam-packed with lots of chocola-tea fun!
News • May 09, 2018 15:00 BST
Tom is on a fundraising mission as thanks for keeping his family together when his daughter, Agnes, needed lifesaving treatment at Leeds General Infirmary (LGI).
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.