She was our baby and here for a reason. We were determined to do whatever necessary to give her a fighting chance.
News • Apr 04, 2017 09:13 BST
When Lisa and her partner Buba found out they were expecting a baby girl they were overjoyed. Their excitement turned to fear when a scan detected that their baby had a serious heart defect and might not make it. If she survived the pregnancy, she would require lifesaving surgery just hours after birth at Leeds General Infirmary.
News • Apr 04, 2017 09:00 BST
Lisa Thompkins and Buba Jallow are calling on others to support Big Chocolate Tea after we supported them in Eckersley House. Read how their daughter defied doctors expectations.
News • Apr 03, 2017 16:06 BST
Bespoke British tea company, Tregothnan, are helping to encourage more people to take part in Big Chocolate Tea from Friday 21 April to Monday 1 May.
News • Apr 03, 2017 10:37 BST
Flynn was born at 27 weeks and was seriously ill. Although at six weeks it seemed like he was turning a corner, he got even worse with septicemia. Now, Flynn is 11 months old and is doing really well and celebrates his first birthday next month.
Staying at Guilford Street House meant that Skye was able to have both her mum and dad with her the whole time, and we could stay together as a family.
News • Mar 31, 2017 15:25 BST
Gabi and Gavin Draper were supported by The Sick Children's Trust's Guilford Street House while their daughter, Skye, underwent treatment for pneumococcal meningitis.
News • Mar 31, 2017 10:22 BST
Alex has been fundraising for us for the last three years as thanks for supporting his family in Stevenson House. He is now running the Virgin Money London Marathon for us.
News • Mar 30, 2017 17:01 BST
Cognito, a business that creates handmade skin products, is joining Big Chocolate tea this year by holding an event on Saturday 8 April.
News • Mar 30, 2017 10:35 BST
Natasha and Ashley Elley are joining in the chocola-tea fun this April and are asking others to get involved in helping The Sick Children's Trust raise over £65,000.
Laser Cutting Services Ltd Create A Bespoke Charity Stencil To Raise Money For The Sick Children’s Trust
News • Mar 23, 2017 12:48 GMT
We're delighted that Laser Cutting Services Ltd are supporting Big Chocolate Tea this year. They have generously donated 500 bespoke cupcake stencils to encourage people to get involved.
News • Mar 14, 2017 10:13 GMT
We're delighted that North East dessert boutique, The Pudding Parlour are joining us this year for Big Chocolate Tea.
With the help of fantastic people like Tina, I know we can get by and take on anything that comes our way.
News • Mar 10, 2017 17:08 GMT
News • Mar 08, 2017 17:02 GMT
Just weeks ahead of his wedding, John is organising a charity football fun day as part of his stag celebrations to say thank you to The Sick Children's Trust for supporting his best man when his daughter was seriously ill in hospital.
News • Mar 07, 2017 11:02 GMT
Michael Tait is joining #TeamSCT and running the Virigin Money London Marathon to say thank you for supporting him and wife Lisa at Stevenson House when their son was treated at The Royal London.
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.
News • Mar 01, 2017 16:34 GMT
Georgia is taking on the Virgin Money London Marathon for #TeamSCT in memory of her sister Sydnee who sadly passed away last September. Throughout her life, Sydnee was in and out of her local hospital and Great Ormond Street Hospital, where we supported her family with free accommodation.
News • Mar 01, 2017 14:34 GMT
Noah was born with an abnormal kidney which meant he needed to undergo major surgery at just days old. HWe supported his parents, Rich and Jen, at Magnolia House.
Things like being able to wash our clothes and make a cup of tea helped us to retain a little normality.
News • Mar 01, 2017 14:28 GMT
When Ella needed treating at Great Ormond Street Hospital, we supported her parents at Guilford Street House.
News • Feb 20, 2017 17:21 GMT
Big Chocolate Tea is back! Join in the fun this April and help raise money to support families with seriously ill children in hospital.
News • Feb 15, 2017 09:42 GMT
Guilford Street House Manager, Tina, was delighted to go to St Helen's School to give a talk on what The Sick Children's Trust is and to thank hundreds of pupils for fundraising for the charity.
News • Feb 15, 2017 09:38 GMT
We are one of Frugi's chosen charities for 'Little Clothes BIG Change' and are delighted to have received over £9,000 from the UK's leading ethical clothing brand as we reach the mid way point in our partnership.