News • May 03, 2019 15:35 BST
The refurbished house was opened on Thursday 2 May 2019 by actress Anita Dobson, who is Vice President of The Sick Children’s Trust. Also in attendance were families who had previously stayed at Rainbow House, the generous individuals, trusts and foundations who had donated to the renovation, and celebrity ambassadors Sian Welby, Christina Johnston and Tim Downie.
Danbury dad prepares for London Marathon to thank charity for vital support when son was ill in hospital
News • Apr 04, 2019 13:07 BST
A local dad is pounding the pavements training for this year’s Virgin Money London Marathon to raise £9,000 for The Sick Children’s Trust. He has already pledged £4,000 to the charity.
Buffalo Partners take on the ‘Tough Mudder’ Challenge and raise over £30k to support families with sick children in hospital
News • Feb 04, 2019 12:31 GMT
Online Casino Affiliate programme Buffalo Partners have raised a monumental £33,800 for The Sick Children’s Trust after 15 employees took on a ten mile ‘Tough Mudder’ obstacle course at Holmbush Farm Estate in West Sussex last year.
News • Jan 22, 2019 12:21 GMT
Daniel Roche, whose five year old son required emergency lifesaving treatment shortly after he was born, will be running the Brighton Marathon and then the Virgin Money London Marathon two weeks later in April to raise money for The Sick Children’s Trust.
Family and friends of Sophie Pokorny exceed £20,000 mark in fundraising campaign for The Sick Children’s Trust
News • Jan 15, 2019 11:24 GMT
The friends and family of three year old Sophie Pokorny who tragically passed away last summer have raised over £20,000 for The Sick Children’s Trust in her memory after a huge fundraising drive. Sophie's parents, Karl and Abbie, were supported in Rainbow House whilst she waited for a donor heart to become available in Great Ormond Street Hospital.
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,
News • Sep 12, 2018 10:22 BST
For 25 years, The Sick Children's Trust has run Eckersley House, originally located at St James's University Hospital and currently at Leeds General Infirmary, supporting families with seriously ill children undergoing treatment at Leeds Children's Hospital. Eckersley House was founded by the Eckersley family, following a bequest from Robert Eckersley.
News • Jul 16, 2018 15:17 BST
Join the Cambridge Fundraising Committee on Thursday 26 July for a special luncheon with Anita Dobson.
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.
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.
News • May 22, 2018 17:02 BST
Corporate supporters besley & copp are getting involved in Big Chocolate Tea this week to raise money for families with seriously ill children in hospital.
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!
News • May 09, 2018 15:00 BST
Tom is on a fundraising mission as thanks for keeping his family together when his daughter, Agnes, needed lifesaving treatment at Leeds General Infirmary (LGI).
News • Apr 24, 2018 10:00 BST
Tim Prosser spent hours pounding the pavements in the run up to the Brentwood Half Marathon, due to take place last month. However, following the UK’s worst weather in decades, the event had to be cancelled for the first time in 37 years. Determined not to let this stop him, Tim carried on with his fundraising mission and completed his own virtual half marathon a few weeks later.
News • Apr 18, 2018 11:56 BST
The Sick Children’s Trust’s biggest annual fundraising campaign, Big Chocolate Tea, has got off to a choc-tastic start after families, friends, supporters and staff came together for a fun-filled afternoon.
News • Mar 14, 2018 11:45 GMT
The Leverton family are organising two charity balls to thank The Sick Children's Trust for supporting their family when their son, Harry, fell critically ill in hospital.
Renowned actor Michael Crawford CBE set to visit The Guildhall Cambridge in exclusive event for The Sick Children’s Trust
News • Mar 08, 2018 10:31 GMT
Our President, Michael Crawford, will be attending The Guildhall in Cambridge for an exclusive event hosted by the Cambridge Fundraising Committee. Join us on Wednesday 11 April for 'An Audience with Michael Crawford' and beautiful performances from Irish Soprano Margaret Keys.
News • Dec 12, 2017 15:27 GMT
The Sick Children's Trust is delighted to announce Irish Classical Soprano Margaret Keys as an official charity ambassador.
North East Snowflake Ball set to raise thousands for families with seriously ill children in hospital
News • Nov 22, 2017 12:36 GMT
On Saturday 2 December, The Sick Children's Trust's North East Fundraising Committee will welcome guests to its fourth annual Snowflake Ball to raise money for the charity's 'Homes from Home' in Newcastle.