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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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
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.