News • Sep 13, 2018 09:01 BST
Ismael, who has battled with cancer since he was 16 months old, has started school the the first day. The little boy, who has now defeated leukaemia, wants to be a dinosaur when he grows up. Read his story and how we supported his family at Acorn House.
News • Aug 09, 2018 10:45 BST
For the second year in a row, Philippa Rabbits is organising a fundraising event as thanks for supporting her and her partner, Matt, in Acorn House whilst their daughter needed emergency surgery.
Dad to take on monumental 271-mile three day cycle challenge to Paris to thank The Sick Children's Trust
News • Jul 23, 2018 11:00 BST
A devoted Dad, Russell Cooper, is taking on an epic cycle challenge to raise money for The Sick Children's Trust after we supported him and his fiancé Kelly at Acorn House whilst their baby boy received lifesaving treatment in Addenbrooke's Hospital.
Nathan’s Extravaganza raises over £5,000 for The Sick Children’s Trust, The J’s Hospice and The David Randall Foundation
News • Jun 26, 2018 12:28 BST
A birthday party to celebrate a young man's 21st birthday has raised over £5,000 for The Sick Children's Trust and two other charities close to his heart.
Renowned actor Michael Crawford CBE sets new date to visit The Guildhall Cambridge in exclusive event for The Sick Children’s Trust
News • Jun 12, 2018 16:31 BST
A new date has been announced for 'An audience with Michael Crawford' taking place at The Guildhall in Cambridge.
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 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!
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 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.
Having a room to stay in at Acorn House gave us a quiet place to be together and reflect on how lucky we had been.
News • Feb 12, 2018 11:36 GMT
Pollyanna's parents were supported by The Sick Children's Trust at Acorn House after she underwent lifesaving surgery at just 12 weeks old.
News • Nov 24, 2017 11:41 GMT
Stuart and Amanda's son, Samuel, passed away eight years ago during which time they were supported at Acorn House. To help cope with their grief, the couple have both written books. 25% of the profit from the sale of Sam's Story, which is available to buy on Amazon, is being donated to The Sick Children's Trust.
News • Nov 15, 2017 10:30 GMT
Gemma Nelson is training to run the ASICS Greater Manchester Marathon in April to raise money for The Sick Children's Trust after we supported her family at Acorn House.
News • Nov 14, 2017 08:00 GMT
Miriam Joy has encouraged her son's nursery to have a Pyjama Party and raise money for The Sick Children's Trust.
Mum of tiny baby girl to hold Psychic Night in Chelmsford to raise money for The Sick Children's Trust
News • Oct 24, 2017 11:54 BST
Mum of tiny baby girl to host Psychic Night in Chelmsford to raise money for the charity as thanks for their support
Having The Sick Children’s Trust’s Acorn House made a horrible time more bearable – it stopped us from drowning.
News • Oct 13, 2017 11:48 BST
We stayed at Acorn House for five nights whilst Elijah recovered and we will be forever grateful to The Sick Children’s Trust. Elijah was eventually diagnosed with viral meningitis which had been caused by the parechovirus. And nearly a year on from those horrific few weeks, Elijah is doing so well and we’re very proud of our little boy!
News • Sep 16, 2017 16:02 BST
Katrina was supported at Acorn House when her nine week old son was admitted there for lifesaving treatment. Henry, who is now four, is doing really well and to thank us for our support Katrina has joined #TeamSCT and is running the Royal Parks Half Marathon.
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'.