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Mum set to take on 91 mile walk with her six month old baby to thank The Sick Children's Trust

Mum set to take on 91 mile walk with her six month old baby to thank The Sick Children's Trust

News   •   Jan 03, 2019 10:19 GMT

Mum Kelly is on a fundraising mission to raise money for The Sick Children's Trust after we supported her at our 'Home from Home' Chestnut House when her daughter was born seriously ill.

Without the charity’s help, finding a way to keep our family together would’ve been incredibly hard.

Without the charity’s help, finding a way to keep our family together would’ve been incredibly hard.

News   •   Dec 13, 2018 11:49 GMT

Harvey is looking forward to celebrating his first Christmas with his parents at home after a traumatic start to life. Emily and Chris, from Upper Cambourne, share their story in support of The Sick Children's Trust's Christmas Appeal.

We can’t wait to celebrate a worry free Christmas with the twins this year, excited that in just a few months they will be welcoming their new baby brother or sister into the world!

We can’t wait to celebrate a worry free Christmas with the twins this year, excited that in just a few months they will be welcoming their new baby brother or sister into the world!

News   •   Dec 04, 2018 16:19 GMT

Ruby Price went into labour just 23 weeks into her pregnancy and was rushed to from Southend Hospital to The Rosie Hospital in Cambridge where she gave birth five days later. Leighton weighed 1lb 6oz and Lola only 1lb 2oz. Doctors warned the traumatised parents that there was a strong chance they would lose both babies. Miraculously, against all odds, they pulled through!

Grateful parents share story to thank charity for ‘Home from Home’ at carol service

Grateful parents share story to thank charity for ‘Home from Home’ at carol service

News   •   Nov 30, 2018 12:09 GMT

Mark and Poppy Dean will share their story to over 700 people at The Sick Children's Trust's Christmas Carol Service on Wednesday 12 December. Mark and Poppy were supported at Chestnut House when their son, David, was rushed to The Rosie Hospital at just a few hours old. The couple will join a celebrity line-up featuring Alan, Carr,

In the middle of the night, when I couldn’t sleep, I was able to express and take milk up to Leo on the ward and would sit with him so he knew he wasn’t alone.

In the middle of the night, when I couldn’t sleep, I was able to express and take milk up to Leo on the ward and would sit with him so he knew he wasn’t alone.

News   •   Nov 20, 2018 11:02 GMT

After a very long labour baby Leo suffered from a pneumothorax when he took his first breath. He required lifesaving treatment at The Rosie Hospital, an hour away from the family's home. His parents and older brother, Jenson, stayed in Chestnut House for five days whilst he recovered and Leo made it home when he was 12 days old. He turned one year old in May this year.

Every time I walked through the front door at Acorn House and was greeted by Abi I relaxed and knew that, whilst we chatted, I would feel normal.

Every time I walked through the front door at Acorn House and was greeted by Abi I relaxed and knew that, whilst we chatted, I would feel normal.

News   •   Oct 30, 2018 12:27 GMT

A devoted Dad, Ryan Mathewson, has shared his experience of staying in both Chestnut and Acorn Houses on multiple occasions whilst his son William has received lifesaving treatment at both The Rosie and Addenbrooke’s.

Mum training hard for first half marathon to thank charity who helped her family

Mum training hard for first half marathon to thank charity who helped her family

News   •   Sep 24, 2018 12:43 BST

Paula Hunter and her sister-in-law, Bev Hunter, are preparing to embark on the iconic Royal Parks Half Marathon on 14 October, which takes in some of the capital's world-famous landmarks and raise at least £700 for The Sick Children's Trust. They are taking on the challenge as thanks for the charity's support after Paula's daughter, Lily, was born seriously unwell and needed lifesaving treatment.

The Sick Children’s Trust supported me and my family when a textbook pregnancy turned into a nightmare.

The Sick Children’s Trust supported me and my family when a textbook pregnancy turned into a nightmare.

News   •   Aug 24, 2018 15:07 BST

When Claire's daughter Ava was born, she wasn't breathing. She has to be immediately transferred to The Rosie Hospital, while Claire had to stay at Peterborough Hospital to recover.

Parents of little boy born with life-threatening condition raise over £14,000 to thank charities close to their hearts

Parents of little boy born with life-threatening condition raise over £14,000 to thank charities close to their hearts

News   •   Jun 19, 2018 14:50 BST

Shay's parents recently held a fundraising event and raised over £14,000 as thanks for supporting them with free 'Home from Home' accommodation in Cambridge.

Local Mum of boy who was born seriously ill back charity's Big Chocolate Tea campaign

Local Mum of boy who was born seriously ill back charity's Big Chocolate Tea campaign

News   •   Jun 18, 2018 11:21 BST

Mum Emily recently held a Big Chocolate Tea party for The Sick Children's Trust to thank the charity for supporting her family when her son, Jude, required lifesaving treatment at a specialist hospital over 90 miles away from their family home.

Renowned actor Michael Crawford CBE sets new date to visit The Guildhall Cambridge in exclusive event for The Sick Children’s Trust

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.

Parents on fundraising mission to thank The Sick Children’s Trust

Parents on fundraising mission to thank The Sick Children’s Trust

News   •   May 30, 2018 16:55 BST

Jenny and Simon Hill continue with their fundraising mission for The Sick Children's Trust after we supported them when their baby daughter required emergency treatment at The Rosie Hospital shortly after she was born. They stayed with us at Chestnut House for 45 days after Emilia's lifesaving surgery. Emilia is getting ready to celebrate her second birthday in just a few days time!

Cambridge Building Society kicks off fundraising for The Sick Children’s Trust with Big Chocolate Tea

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.

Butcher triples London Marathon fundraising target and raises over £6,000 for charity

Butcher triples London Marathon fundraising target and raises over £6,000 for charity

News   •   May 03, 2018 09:48 BST

Mark Dean completed the Virgin London Marathon and has raised over £6,000 for The Sick Children's Trust.

Dad completes huge fundraising challenge and raises over £5,600 for charity

Dad completes huge fundraising challenge and raises over £5,600 for charity

News   •   Apr 30, 2018 14:53 BST

In December 2017 Chris and his wife Laura were devastated when their baby, Willow, arrived 13 weeks premature. Fortunately, having received lifesaving treatment at The Rosie Hospital, she pulled through and is now 16 months old and thriving. However, the family could not be more grateful for the support they received from The Sick Children's Trust during this time.

I do not have the words to say what a difference The Sick Children’s Trust made to our lives during such a traumatic time

I do not have the words to say what a difference The Sick Children’s Trust made to our lives during such a traumatic time

News   •   Apr 05, 2018 17:05 BST

Lauren and Andrew were supported by us at Chestnut Houses after the birth of their identical triplet boys, Ted, Tom, and Ralphy, in February 2014. Sadly Ralphy didn’t make it and died in his parents’ arms, but Ted and Tom are now four years old. Lauren and Andrew are taking on the Prudential Ride London-Surrey 100 miles cycle challenge to raise £30 for every night Ralphy was in hospital, £1,470.

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.

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.

Knowing your baby could stop breathing every time they go to sleep is a terrifying reality that turns your world upside down.

Knowing your baby could stop breathing every time they go to sleep is a terrifying reality that turns your world upside down.

News   •   Feb 28, 2018 09:00 GMT

Baby Sydney-Rose was diagnosed with necrotising enterocolitis and had to be transferred by emergency to The Rosie Hospital in Cambridge, over 90 minutes from her family's home. We supported her family at Chestnut House. Shortly after that we supported the Keatings again at Stevenson House when Sydney-Rose stopped breathing and required further lifesaving treatment. Mum, Tate, tells their story.

Local butcher to run London Marathon to raise money for The Sick Children’s Trust

Local butcher to run London Marathon to raise money for The Sick Children’s Trust

News   •   Feb 14, 2018 09:00 GMT

A grateful dad, Mark Dean, whose two year old son required emergency lifesaving treatment when he was born will be running the Virgin Money London Marathon to raise money for The Sick Children’s Trust after we gave him and his wife, Poppy, a room at Chestnut House whilst baby David was in The Rosie Hospital

At the time when I desperately needed to be with my son, The Sick Children’s Trust made that possible.

At the time when I desperately needed to be with my son, The Sick Children’s Trust made that possible.

News   •   Jan 19, 2018 11:00 GMT

Ned was born at 28 weeks weighing just 1.2kilos. He had a grade four bleed on the brain, sepsis and needed resuscitating and ventilating. Mum, Kerry, was told that the odds were very much against him and it was unlikely he would survive. However today, Ned celebrates his first birthday.