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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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
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.
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.
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
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Because Magnolia House was there for us, we could be there for Olivia and that’s why she recovered so quickly.
News • Aug 08, 2017 17:00 BST
Vicki was told she had a 0.07% chance of ever having another baby, so when Olivia was born at 25 weeks and two days, weighing 1lb 15oz, Vicki and Adrian were over the moon. Complications meant the couple were told their baby had a 25% chance of surviving and we supported them at Magnolia House during this time.
News • Aug 08, 2017 15:12 BST
We supported Julie when her daughter Rebecca was seriously ill in Great Ormond Street Hospital and since she has been fundraising for us along with friends and family.
News • Aug 07, 2017 09:28 BST
A keen cyclist who completed the Prudential Ride 100 last weekend is due to take on another 100 mile cycling challenge in September to fundraise for The Sick Children’s Trust charity and ‘Let’s talk about William’.