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From baker to marathon runner: Becs takes on 26.2 miles to raise money to keep families together

From baker to marathon runner: Becs takes on 26.2 miles to raise money to keep families together

News   •   Jan 13, 2018 08:17 GMT

Becs Hurst is joining #TeamSCT to raise money in this year's Virgin Money London Marathon. Becs has been supporting us since 2015, helping to raise awareness and fund for Big Chocolate Tea and most recently taken part in Vitality 10,000.

Family raise £8,000 in memory of three year old son

Family raise £8,000 in memory of three year old son

News   •   Oct 11, 2017 11:07 BST

Reuben Lavric sadly passed away last August and since his family have been tirelessly fundraising for The Sick Children's Trust along with TOFs and The Children's Hospital Charity.

HMS Audacious raise £2,700 for The Sick Children’s Trust

HMS Audacious raise £2,700 for The Sick Children’s Trust

News   •   Oct 04, 2017 16:18 BST

A team of seven runners from HMS Audacious have raised over £2,700 for Crawford House by taking part in the Great North Run.

Devoted mum laces up trainers to say thank you to charity for supporting her family

Devoted mum laces up trainers to say thank you to charity for supporting her family

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.

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'.

Family go above and beyond to show support for The Sick Children’s Trust

Family go above and beyond to show support for The Sick Children’s Trust

News   •   Aug 01, 2017 12:41 BST

Great British Long Distance Runner Mark Draper is running this year's first ever Bedford Half Marathon on behalf of The Sick Children's Trust to thank them for supporting his niece Erin when she was seriously ill.

Families unite in tandem skydive to raise money for The Sick Children’s Trust

Families unite in tandem skydive to raise money for The Sick Children’s Trust

News   •   Jun 03, 2017 10:04 BST

Matthew Lawton and Mollie Fountain will be taking on a skydive a week today to raise money for us as thanks for helping both their families at Eckersley House and Treetop House. They are members of Scissett Working Men's Club - who have nominated the charity for the year - and have already raised £2,505

Friend’s 174 Mile Cycle Challenge In Memory Of 12-Year-Old Lydia

Friend’s 174 Mile Cycle Challenge In Memory Of 12-Year-Old Lydia

News   •   Apr 21, 2017 16:53 BST

Colin day and his friends who are all novice cyclists are taking on The Way of the Roses cycle challenge next month to raise money in memory of Lydia who sadly passed away last year. They're hoping to raise £9,000.

South Benfleet Dad Laces Up Trainers To Raise Money For The Sick Children’s Trust

South Benfleet Dad Laces Up Trainers To Raise Money For The Sick Children’s Trust

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.

Local Soldier Takes On Marathon To Thank Charity For Support

Local Soldier Takes On Marathon To Thank Charity For Support

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.

Georgia Gets Ready To Raise Thousands In Memory Of Sister Sydnee

Georgia Gets Ready To Raise Thousands In Memory Of Sister Sydnee

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.

Christina Races to Raise Hundreds for Sick Children's Trust

Christina Races to Raise Hundreds for Sick Children's Trust

News   •   Oct 03, 2016 12:09 BST

This weekend,Christina will take part in the Royal Parks Half Marathon - read her story here.

Superdad Paul Runs Royal Parks Half Marathon For Charity Which Kept Him By Baby's Side

Superdad Paul Runs Royal Parks Half Marathon For Charity Which Kept Him By Baby's Side

News   •   Sep 30, 2016 15:06 BST

Paul Richardson, along with his sister Karen, is running the Royal Parks Half Marathon a week on Sunday to thank The Sick Children's Trust for giving him and wife Deborah a 'Home from Home' when his son was born seriously ill.

Durham parents go the extra mile after raising £2,400

Durham parents go the extra mile after raising £2,400

News   •   Sep 07, 2016 16:00 BST

Debbie and Alec Berry are running the Great North Run for The Sick Children's Trust once again. This time last year they were staying at Scott House while their baby Joseph at Freeman Hospital.

Young Emma to realise mini marathon dream for twin brother

Young Emma to realise mini marathon dream for twin brother

News   •   Sep 07, 2016 13:49 BST

Emma will be running this weekend's Junior Great North Run to raise money for Scott House after we kept her by her twin brother's bedside when he had open heart surgery.

Three Runs Down, Just Great North Run To Go For Supermum Hailee

Three Runs Down, Just Great North Run To Go For Supermum Hailee

News   •   Aug 31, 2016 17:16 BST

Seven years ago, Hailee gave birth to her daughter Charlotte six weeks early. Charlotte needed an emergency operation for a hole in her abdominal wall and was transferred to the Royal Victoria Infirmary. We supported her and partner Nick at Crawford House.

I really don't know what we would have done without Crawford House

I really don't know what we would have done without Crawford House

News   •   Nov 17, 2015 09:35 GMT

Throughout 2015, Dad Steven has taken on a dozen running challenges to raise awareness and funds for us after we helped keep his family together when his baby daughter, Jasmine, was seriously ill.

Supportive sister raises £700 for Sick Children's Charity

Supportive sister raises £700 for Sick Children's Charity

News   •   Oct 29, 2015 17:13 GMT

​The sister of a first-time Mum whose baby was born seriously ill has raised over £700 for the charity that supported her and kept her close to her son.

Supporter pledges year of fundraising to support friends' daughter's cancer battle

Supporter pledges year of fundraising to support friends' daughter's cancer battle

News   •   Oct 23, 2015 11:21 BST

​The friend of a couple whose toddler has been diagnosed with an aggressive cancer is putting himself through tough challenges to fundraise for The Sick Children's trust that has been supporting them during this time.

Runner goes the extra mile to raise over £1000

Runner goes the extra mile to raise over £1000

News   •   Oct 16, 2015 13:16 BST

A competitive fundraiser went the extra mile to raise as much money as possible for a charity that supports the families of sick children when they need it the most.