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Keyline Colchester helps children’s charity park toy cars

Keyline Colchester helps children’s charity park toy cars

Press releases   •   Dec 21, 2017 18:30 GMT

​The Colchester branch of Keyline was delighted to donate materials to The Sick Children’s Trust to enable the charity to build a shelter for outdoor toys kept at Acorn House.

Acorn House cooks up £5k funding

Acorn House cooks up £5k funding

Press releases   •   Jun 23, 2014 16:52 BST

Community award from Engage Mutual ensures special space for families of sick children

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Local charity worker recognised as unsung hero in the happy list 2019

Local charity worker recognised as unsung hero in the happy list 2019

News   •   Aug 27, 2019 13:30 BST

Acorn and Chestnut House Manager, Abi Abdel-aal, has been recognised in The Independent Happy List 2019 for her dedication and commitment to families with seriously ill children at The Rosie and Addenbrooke's Hospitals.

The small home comforts of a warm room, hot shower, fluffy towels, and working kitchen make a world of difference.

The small home comforts of a warm room, hot shower, fluffy towels, and working kitchen make a world of difference.

News   •   Aug 02, 2019 14:22 BST

Parents Michael and Holly have been supported at Acorn House on more than one occasion. Both their children, Max and Lyra, were born with a rare condition occurring in 1 in 1,000 children and have needed hospital treatment in Cambridge over the last three years.

Mum’s marathon mission for charity that helped during daughter’s meningitis battle

Mum’s marathon mission for charity that helped during daughter’s meningitis battle

News   •   Mar 07, 2019 16:51 GMT

Becks Jones will be running the iconic race on Sunday 28 April to raise £7,000 and thank The Sick Children’s Trust for supporting her family in free ‘Home from Home’ accommodation just minutes from her daughter’s hospital bedside.

Seeing Bobby laugh and play with his sisters in an environment other than the hospital ward gave us the small glimmer of hope we so dearly needed.

Seeing Bobby laugh and play with his sisters in an environment other than the hospital ward gave us the small glimmer of hope we so dearly needed.

News   •   Jan 14, 2019 16:31 GMT

At just five years old, Bobby, was involved in a car accident which left him with life-threatening injuries. and was airlifted to Addenbrooke’s Hospital, Cambridge. He had just a 10% chance of survival and within 48 hours underwent three brain surgeries. It was during this time that Jeff and Carly were told about Acorn House, which became their home for four months.