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Grateful mother runs Bedford Half to thank The Sick Children’s Trust

Grateful mother runs Bedford Half to thank The Sick Children’s Trust

News   •   Sep 14, 2017 12:24 BST

Nicola was supported at Acorn House when her daughter Bella was rushed there for emergency treatment. Nicola and her friend Jen completed the Bedford Half earlier this month as thanks for giving her a 'Home from Home'.

Little boy who wasn't expected to survive starts school

Little boy who wasn't expected to survive starts school

News   •   Sep 12, 2017 09:17 BST

Ethan was born weighing just 490g and was not expected to survive. But four years on he is doing really well and has just started school.

Dad and friends take on skydive and fly high to raise over £10,000 for charity who supported family in need

Dad and friends take on skydive and fly high to raise over £10,000 for charity who supported family in need

News   •   Sep 07, 2017 11:38 BST

Gary Jones and friends have raised over £10,000 for The Sick Children's Trust to say thank you for supporting them when baby Charlie was seriously ill in hospital

Wear your pyjamas for a day to support families with sick children in hospital.

Wear your pyjamas for a day to support families with sick children in hospital.

News   •   Sep 06, 2017 10:11 BST

National charity The Sick Children’s Trust is calling on playgroups, nurseries and schools to host a Pyjama Party this October to support families with seriously ill children in hospital.

The hospital treatment was of course of paramount importance, but the love of a family and being able to remain together during such a traumatic time was the best medicine by far.

The hospital treatment was of course of paramount importance, but the love of a family and being able to remain together during such a traumatic time was the best medicine by far.

News   •   Sep 01, 2017 17:05 BST

Evie was born with Crouzon Syndrome, a rare genetic syndrome which affects approximately one in 65,000 children at birth. It means that the seams in the plates in Evie’s skull had already fused together before she was born which would prevent her skull from growing normally. We have supported her family at Guilford Street and Rainbow Houses since she was born in 2010.

Keen cyclist rides over 170 miles to thank charity for supporting his friends

Keen cyclist rides over 170 miles to thank charity for supporting his friends

News   •   Aug 27, 2017 14:45 BST

Gary Westerby, 34, and Rob, 32, have cycled over 170 miles in memory of their friend’s son who died last year at just eleven days old.

To Dry For launches designer tea towel to raise money for The Sick Children’s Trust

To Dry For launches designer tea towel to raise money for The Sick Children’s Trust

News   •   Aug 26, 2017 10:22 BST

Online tea towel boutique, ToDryFor, are teaming up with The Sick Children’s Trust to raise money for families with seriously ill children in hospital. ToDryFor have produced a bespoke tea towel for The Sick Children’s Trust and will donate all of its profits from sales to the charity’s Big Chocolate Tea campaign.

We can go and have a restful sleep, as we know we are so close to our son.

We can go and have a restful sleep, as we know we are so close to our son.

News   •   Aug 25, 2017 15:46 BST

James has a rare condition called lymphangiomatosis and needed specialist treatment at Leeds General Infirmary. We supported his parents at Eckersley House.

Boy who underwent major heart surgery raises £1250 for charity that supported family

Boy who underwent major heart surgery raises £1250 for charity that supported family

News   •   Aug 24, 2017 16:15 BST

Ronnie underwent major heart surgery earlier this year but was back playing football within weeks! He decided that over the summer holidays he wanted to raise money to thank us for keeping his family by his side at Scott House.

Alan faces his fears and jumps out of plane at 12,000 feet in sponsored skydive

Alan faces his fears and jumps out of plane at 12,000 feet in sponsored skydive

News   •   Aug 24, 2017 15:49 BST

Stevenson House manager Alan Booth jumps out of a plane and raises over £1,300 for The Sick Children's Trust

Little Jay who defied doctors’ expectations packs his bag ready for school

Little Jay who defied doctors’ expectations packs his bag ready for school

News   •   Aug 24, 2017 09:15 BST

Jay has been in and out of hospital all his life. In July he underwent a gastric pull up where part of his oesophagus was replaced with reconstructed stomach tissue and his stomach was moved up into his chest. And because of Jay's sheer determination, he recovered from his operation quickly and will be going back to school in September to start year one.

You don’t know until you’ve been there just what a fantastic charity The Sick Children’s Trust is.

You don’t know until you’ve been there just what a fantastic charity The Sick Children’s Trust is.

News   •   Aug 23, 2017 16:56 BST

Hayden underwent major lifesaving surgery at just three months old when doctors discovered he had two holes in his heart and a tear. During his time at GOSH, we supported his family at Guilford Street House.

Chalkwell United get onside to support The Sick Children’s Trust

Chalkwell United get onside to support The Sick Children’s Trust

News   •   Aug 23, 2017 10:47 BST

This year Chalkwell United FC have chosen The Sick Children's Trust as their charity partner.

Grandma races to raise funds for charity that was there for daughter when son underwent lifesaving surgery

Grandma races to raise funds for charity that was there for daughter when son underwent lifesaving surgery

News   •   Aug 22, 2017 16:23 BST

On Sunday 10 September, Ros will be taking on the Great North Run after being inspired by her grandson Freddie who continues to fight an extremely rare condition in Sheffield Children's Hospital.

Little girl survives heart surgery to attend school this September

Little girl survives heart surgery to attend school this September

News   •   Aug 22, 2017 10:19 BST

Amelia spent the first four months of her life in hospital and underwent heart surgery at just eight weeks old. Despite all that she has been through, she is starting school this September.

Treetop House made a terrifying time that little bit easier

Treetop House made a terrifying time that little bit easier

News   •   Aug 17, 2017 12:59 BST

When Oliver was born seriously ill, he needed specialist treatment at Sheffield Children's Hospital and during this time, we supported his family at Treetop House. Now Dad Adrian is taking part in the Great North Run to thank us for our support.

Loving dad cycles ‘a journey of a lifetime’ in memory of daughter Hope

Loving dad cycles ‘a journey of a lifetime’ in memory of daughter Hope

News   •   Aug 16, 2017 13:24 BST

Michael Winter, 29, and two friends, Daniel Corkhill and Callum McCombe, cycled 130 miles from West Cumberland Hospital to Freeman Hospital in Newcastle last month in memory of Michael’s daughter Hope, who tragically died at just six months old.

Mum runs to raise money for charity after keeping family together

Mum runs to raise money for charity after keeping family together

News   •   Aug 16, 2017 09:00 BST

Mum Jessie will this year be taking on the Great North Run as thanks for supporting her on two occasions in 2016 when her daughter and later her son were both admitted to Addenbrooke's Hospital for lifesaving treatment.

Miracle twins given just a 10% chance of survival start school for first time

Miracle twins given just a 10% chance of survival start school for first time

News   •   Aug 15, 2017 15:30 BST

Caitlin and Daniel will start school for the very first time this September, despite not expecting to survive. The twins were born prematurely and spent the first 19 weeks of their lives in hospital. We supported their parents at Chestnut House.

Dad laces up trainers to thank charity for ‘Home from Home’ when baby son was seriously ill

Dad laces up trainers to thank charity for ‘Home from Home’ when baby son was seriously ill

News   •   Aug 11, 2017 11:57 BST

We supported Lewis in Crawford House earlier this year when his son Max was born. This September he will be racing in the Great North Run and hopes to finish in the top 50.