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Eva’s parents back charity’s chocola-tea fundraising campaign

Eva’s parents back charity’s chocola-tea fundraising campaign

News   •   May 30, 2018 09:06 BST

Eva's parents, Charlie and Ross, are encouraging their local community to get involved in Big Chocolate Tea. Read why here.

Family continues fundraising mission for The Sick Children’s Trust by joining in Big Chocolate Tea

Family continues fundraising mission for The Sick Children’s Trust by joining in Big Chocolate Tea

News   •   May 03, 2018 19:44 BST

The Smallbone family have continued to support The Sick Children's Trust by getting involved in Big Chocolate Tea as thanks for supporting them when their daughter required emergency treatment miles away from home.

Not even the 'Beast from the East' stopped this determined dad from raising over £1,200 for charity

Not even the 'Beast from the East' stopped this determined dad from raising over £1,200 for charity

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.

Stevenson House kicks off choc-tastic campaign in style

Stevenson House kicks off choc-tastic campaign in style

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.

Meet the family who star in The Sick Children's Trust's new film

Meet the family who star in The Sick Children's Trust's new film

News   •   Mar 08, 2018 16:30 GMT

Destiny Nevard and her Mum, Karen, feature in our new film, which showcases the charity’s vital work in helping families when they need it most. Find out more about Destiny's amazing journey after she was hit by a car and suffered life-threatening injuries. Fortunately, we were able to provide her family with a room in Stevenson House just moments from her intensive care bed.

On 22 December I thought my daughter wasn’t going to make it, but just 72 hours later she woke up and shortly afterwards my partner, Trevor, proposed to me in the lobby of Stevenson House.

On 22 December I thought my daughter wasn’t going to make it, but just 72 hours later she woke up and shortly afterwards my partner, Trevor, proposed to me in the lobby of Stevenson House.

News   •   Mar 07, 2018 11:38 GMT

When Chloe fell ill in December 2015 her mother, Emma, became very concerned. A few days later Chloe was rushed to their local hospital in the middle of the night, where she was intubated and transferred to London for lifesaving treatment. During this time we supported her family at Stevenson House with free 'Home from Home' accommodation.

The sense of solidarity at Stevenson House is what helps you get through the tough days.

The sense of solidarity at Stevenson House is what helps you get through the tough days.

News   •   Mar 01, 2018 10:21 GMT

Before Mabel was born, she was give just a 50% chance of survival. However, when she entered the world, she proved to be a little fighter and defied the odds set against her. For weeks she was treated at The Royal London Children's Hospital and during this time we supported her parents and older brother at Stevenson 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.

Home is the feeling you get when you open the door to Stevenson House.

Home is the feeling you get when you open the door to Stevenson House.

News   •   Feb 27, 2018 09:00 GMT

Born with gastroschisis Nelly was transferred by emergency to The Royal London Children’s Hospital shortly after birth. At just 12 hours old she underwent the lifesaving operation to put her intestines back into her body. The operation was a success and for six weeks whilst Nelly recovered in hospital we supported her parents with a room at Stevenson House.

Dad prepares to take on half marathon to thank The Sick Children’s Trust

Dad prepares to take on half marathon to thank The Sick Children’s Trust

News   •   Feb 13, 2018 09:10 GMT

Next month, Tim will be running the Brentwood Half Marathon to raise money for us as thanks for supporting him and partner Victoria at Stevenson House in 2013 when their son Jack was born.

There was a room for us at Stevenson House. I burst into tears. I was so relieved.

There was a room for us at Stevenson House. I burst into tears. I was so relieved.

News   •   Feb 09, 2018 16:11 GMT

Charlie and Ross were supported at Stevenson House when their daughter, Eva, was born prematurely at 27 weeks.

Parents thank charity for ‘Home from Home’ by backing its first ever Christmas appeal

Parents thank charity for ‘Home from Home’ by backing its first ever Christmas appeal

News   •   Dec 13, 2017 13:20 GMT

Edward's parents are supporting The Sick Children's Trust's Christmas appeal as thanks for giving them a 'Home from Home' at Stevenson House.

QBE leaves a trail of glitter and festive cheer

QBE leaves a trail of glitter and festive cheer

News   •   Dec 10, 2017 10:46 GMT

We were delighted to welcome QBE volunteers to our London 'Homes from Home' earlier this week. The volunteers kindly decorated every house, cooked for the families and left Christmas hampers for them all.

Being able to make your seriously ill child their favourite meal before an operation is what makes the ‘Homes from Home’ so special.

Being able to make your seriously ill child their favourite meal before an operation is what makes the ‘Homes from Home’ so special.

News   •   Dec 07, 2017 11:02 GMT

Just after his fifth birthday, James was diagnosed with retinoblastoma. Since then James has undergone chemotherapy and attended The Royal London Hospital where he had to have his eye removed. The SIck Children's Trust has supported James' family at Stevenson House during this time. And as a thank you, James and his family have joined in our first ever Christmas appeal!

Daisy and I could spend some time together, at a place we could cook and have a good night’s rest night before her appointments.

Daisy and I could spend some time together, at a place we could cook and have a good night’s rest night before her appointments.

News   •   Nov 17, 2017 10:41 GMT

At just 12 months old, Daisy was diagnosed with bilateral retinoblastoma. Throughout her whole life she has been in and out of specialist hospitals in the UK and in Canada. During her treatment at The Royal London Hospital, we supported her family at Stevenson House.

Dad on fundraising mission as thanks for helping his family when twin baby boy became seriously unwell

Dad on fundraising mission as thanks for helping his family when twin baby boy became seriously unwell

News   •   Oct 12, 2017 11:22 BST

Nick Smith has been raising money for The Sick Children's Trust as thanks for supporting his family at Stevenson House whilst his twin son received lifesaving treatment

Max and friends pop on pyjamas to raise over £1,500 for charity that supported family

Max and friends pop on pyjamas to raise over £1,500 for charity that supported family

News   •   Oct 12, 2017 10:45 BST

A little boy who spent January fighting for his life in a hospital far away from home has raised over £1,500 for The Sick Children’s Trust by holding a Pyjama Party.

Dad and friends take on skydive and fly high to raise over £10,000 for charity who supported family in need

Dad and friends take on skydive and fly high to raise over £10,000 for charity who supported family in need

News   •   Sep 07, 2017 11:38 BST

Gary Jones and friends have raised over £10,000 for The Sick Children's Trust to say thank you for supporting them when baby Charlie was seriously ill in hospital

Alan faces his fears and jumps out of plane at 12,000 feet in sponsored skydive

Alan faces his fears and jumps out of plane at 12,000 feet in sponsored skydive

News   •   Aug 24, 2017 15:49 BST

Stevenson House manager Alan Booth jumps out of a plane and raises over £1,300 for The Sick Children's Trust

Little girl survives heart surgery to attend school this September

Little girl survives heart surgery to attend school this September

News   •   Aug 22, 2017 10:19 BST

Amelia spent the first four months of her life in hospital and underwent heart surgery at just eight weeks old. Despite all that she has been through, she is starting school this September.