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Dad and friends raise £3241 to thank The Sick Children’s Trust for support

Dad and friends raise £3241 to thank The Sick Children’s Trust for support

News   •   Jun 06, 2018 14:42 BST

Rorie's parents, along with their friends, have raised over £3,200 for Magnolia House as thanks for supporting them when Rorie needed brain surgery at Sheffield Children's Hospital.

The Sick Children’s Trust gave us a ‘Home from Home’ for over eight weeks whilst Oscar was in hospital. When we were going through hell they provided us with some sense of normality.

The Sick Children’s Trust gave us a ‘Home from Home’ for over eight weeks whilst Oscar was in hospital. When we were going through hell they provided us with some sense of normality.

News   •   Jun 05, 2018 13:03 BST

Oscar was diagnosed with encephalitis, an uncommon but serious condition in which the brain becomes inflamed in February this year and he was transferred by emergency to Sheffield Children's Hospital for lifesaving treatment. Once there we gave his Mum and Dad free 'Home from Home' accommodation at both Magnolia and Treetop Houses for eight weeks until he was discharged home.

It’s been a rocky few months since Finn was admitted to Sheffield Children’s Hospital with lots of ups and down. I wish I could wrap my baby up in a bubble to keep him safe.

It’s been a rocky few months since Finn was admitted to Sheffield Children’s Hospital with lots of ups and down. I wish I could wrap my baby up in a bubble to keep him safe.

News   •   May 25, 2018 15:46 BST

In February baby Finn became seriously unwell when he was just six months old. He was transferred to Sheffield Children’s Hospital with extreme breathing difficulties and a dangerously high temperature. On arrival Finn was sedated whilst doctors battled to save his life. Two days later, and with her baby still seriously ill, Mum, Shannon Brown, was relieved to be offered a room at Magnolia House.

Auntie hosts Big Chocolate Tea party to thank charity for ‘Home from Home’

Auntie hosts Big Chocolate Tea party to thank charity for ‘Home from Home’

News   •   May 09, 2018 09:30 BST

Helen's niece, Rio, was involved in a serious car accident which left her fighting for life in a hospital 50 miles away from home. During her time at Leeds General Infirmary and Sheffield CHildren's Hospital, we supported Rio's family with free 'Home from Home' accommodation.

I can’t put in to words what it feels like to be told your two year old daughter has a life-threatening brain tumour.  And that it’s growing so deep inside her head that they might not be able to remove it all.

I can’t put in to words what it feels like to be told your two year old daughter has a life-threatening brain tumour. And that it’s growing so deep inside her head that they might not be able to remove it all.

News   •   Feb 15, 2018 09:00 GMT

Mum, Dani Spence, stayed with us at Magnolia and Treetop House whilst her daughter, Lacey, underwent lifesaving treatment to remove a brain tumour in Sheffield Children's Hospital. Fortunately Lacey is now out of hospital and recovering well. Here Dani tells her story.

When Summer-Mae was strong enough we were invited to take her to a tea party at Treetop House and we caught up with the other families and staff.

When Summer-Mae was strong enough we were invited to take her to a tea party at Treetop House and we caught up with the other families and staff.

News   •   Jan 22, 2018 18:23 GMT

Summer-Mae was born in November 2008 and is seriously disabled. Last September, while the family of nine were on a family holiday together, Summer-Mae became seriously ill and had to be ventilated and placed into a medically induced coma before being transferred to Sheffield Children’s Hospital. We supported her family whilst Summer-Mae recovered.

Freddie was born unable to swallow and so he had his first operation at less than 24 hours old

Freddie was born unable to swallow and so he had his first operation at less than 24 hours old

News   •   Dec 24, 2017 12:49 GMT

Freddie is a baby boy who was born with tracheo-oesophageal fistula (TOF) and oesophageal atresia (OA), which meant the lower part of his food pipe was connected to his wind pipe. As a result he underwent his first corrective operation at only 24 hours old. The Sick Children’s Trust supported his family at Magnolia House whilst Freddie was being treated in Sheffield Children’s Hospital.

Treetop and Magnolia Houses have been our lifeline during our darkest times, without them we don’t know how we could have coped

Treetop and Magnolia Houses have been our lifeline during our darkest times, without them we don’t know how we could have coped

News   •   Dec 18, 2017 14:42 GMT

Zac Keith was born with hydrocephalus and cerebral palsy in January 2013 at just 29 weeks. His parents were supported by The Sick Children’s Trust after he was transferred to Sheffield Children's Hospital. 2017 has been a tough year for Zac, who has been in and out of hospital and once again his family have been supported by the charity on three separate occasions.

Family support charity’s Christmas appeal as thanks for giving them a ‘Home from Home’ when their baby was seriously ill in hospital

Family support charity’s Christmas appeal as thanks for giving them a ‘Home from Home’ when their baby was seriously ill in hospital

News   •   Dec 12, 2017 11:59 GMT

At a week old, Chace underwent major surgery to remove 40cm of his bowel as a result of necrotising enterocolitis. We supported his family at Magnolia House on two occasions and now his family are encouraging others to donate £30 to our Christmas appeal, to give another family a 'Home from Home'.

Even though we didn’t feel like celebrating, we were able to be together as a family over Christmas, just minutes from our baby boy

Even though we didn’t feel like celebrating, we were able to be together as a family over Christmas, just minutes from our baby boy

News   •   Nov 22, 2017 10:00 GMT

Less than 48 hours after taking their baby boy home, Jane and Simon Careless were back in hospital, standing back and watching their new-born, George, undergo countless scans and X-rays. Doctors diagnosed him with Hirschsprung's disease and he was transferred to Sheffield Children’s Hospital for urgent treatment. We have given his family a ‘Home from Home' each time he has been in hospital.

Dad walks marathon and raises £3,625 for The Sick Children's Trust who supported them after birth of baby son

Dad walks marathon and raises £3,625 for The Sick Children's Trust who supported them after birth of baby son

News   •   Nov 21, 2017 10:32 GMT

Richard Cheung has raised £3,625 for The Sick Children's Trust after we supported his family at both Magnolia and Treetop House whilst baby Noah was receiving treated at Sheffield Children's Hospital

Mum and colleagues wear pyjamas at work to raise money for charity

Mum and colleagues wear pyjamas at work to raise money for charity

News   •   Nov 20, 2017 08:00 GMT

A grateful mum has held a pyjama party in her workplace and raised money for The Sick Children's Trust after she stayed with us at both Treetop and Magnolia House when her baby boy was seriously ill

Thanks to Magnolia House, I was able to be there for him throughout it all – he was never alone.

Thanks to Magnolia House, I was able to be there for him throughout it all – he was never alone.

News   •   Sep 19, 2017 12:59 BST

Chace was born at 31 weeks, weighing 3lbs 13oz and at six days old, he suddenly went pale and became completely lifeless. An X-ray revealed that Chace had necrotising enterocolitis, meaning the tissues in his bowel were inflamed and were starting to die. He required immediate surgery at Sheffield Children's Hospital and we supported his family at Magnolia House at this time.

Knowing I had somewhere to stay so close to Jacob gave me great peace of mind. And I think being so close to Jacob helped him too.

Knowing I had somewhere to stay so close to Jacob gave me great peace of mind. And I think being so close to Jacob helped him too.

News   •   Sep 15, 2017 12:10 BST

Jacob was attending his local hospital in Wakefield for hamstring release surgery and the removal of some of his teeth when he suffered a respiratory arrest. He required life saving treatment at Sheffield Children's Hospital and we supported his family at Magnolia House during this time.

Keen cyclist rides over 170 miles to thank charity for supporting his friends

Keen cyclist rides over 170 miles to thank charity for supporting his friends

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.

Grandma races to raise funds for charity that was there for daughter when son underwent lifesaving surgery

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.

Because Magnolia House was there for us, we could be there for Olivia and that’s why she recovered so quickly.

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.

Mum treks 23 miles to raise money for The Sick Children’s Trust

Mum treks 23 miles to raise money for The Sick Children’s Trust

News   •   Jul 06, 2017 12:11 BST

The Mum of a little boy who last year underwent major surgery at just four weeks old has completed a sponsored 23 mile walk with family and close friends to raise money for The Sick Children's Trust after they supported her family.

Sheffield Co-ops raise over £3,000 for The Sick Children’s Trust

Sheffield Co-ops raise over £3,000 for The Sick Children’s Trust

News   •   May 05, 2017 15:11 BST

We were delighted to receive £3,000 from the Co-op after being selected by a number of stores in Sheffield.

Groom-To-Be Hosts Charity Day In Honour Of Best Man

Groom-To-Be Hosts Charity Day In Honour Of Best Man

News   •   Mar 08, 2017 17:02 GMT

Just weeks ahead of his wedding, John is organising a charity football fun day as part of his stag celebrations to say thank you to The Sick Children's Trust for supporting his best man when his daughter was seriously ill in hospital.