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Costcutter raise over £1,000 to support families with sick children in hospital with free ‘Home from Home’ accommodation

Costcutter raise over £1,000 to support families with sick children in hospital with free ‘Home from Home’ accommodation

Press Releases   •   Mar 19, 2018 21:44 GMT

Costercutter Supermarkets Group has raised over £1,000 for The Sick Children's Trust to keep more families with seriously ill children together in free 'Home from Home' accommodation.

Ava survives liver transplant to attend school this August

Ava survives liver transplant to attend school this August

Press Releases   •   Jul 31, 2017 11:00 BST

​A little girl who underwent a liver transplant at just nine months old is packing her bag, putting on her shoes and heading to school for the first time this August.

Nova Contracting plays Father Christmas to local charity

Nova Contracting plays Father Christmas to local charity

Press Releases   •   Dec 18, 2014 10:09 GMT

Eckersley House receives generous donation from local firm

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Children’s Heart Surgery Fund donate £30,000 TO The Sick Children’s Trust to keep families with seriously ill children in hospital together

Children’s Heart Surgery Fund donate £30,000 TO The Sick Children’s Trust to keep families with seriously ill children in hospital together

News   •   Feb 12, 2019 15:24 GMT

As part of a three-year £90,000 grant, Children's Heart Surgery Fund has donated £30,000 to Eckersley House to support more families with seriously ill children in hospital.

If it wasn’t for Eckersley House, our hospital experience would’ve felt so different.

If it wasn’t for Eckersley House, our hospital experience would’ve felt so different.

News   •   Nov 26, 2018 13:13 GMT

Imogen was born with a rare condition known as Poland syndrome, which effects very few children and is characterised by the webbing of the fingers and underdevelopment of chest muscle. As a result, Imogen has undergone two major surgeries at Leeds Children's Hospital during which time her parents have been supported at Eckersley House.

For families like ours to have somewhere as comforting and convenient as Eckersley House to stay is a godsend when you have a seriously ill child in hospital.

For families like ours to have somewhere as comforting and convenient as Eckersley House to stay is a godsend when you have a seriously ill child in hospital.

News   •   Oct 18, 2018 12:38 BST

Rupert was diagnosed with pulmonary stenosis and an atrial septal defect when he was just a few months old. After this his condition was monitored closely by a specialist team, but his parents were told he would need surgery when he was older. Earlier this year Rupert underwent that surgery and, whilst he recovered from the successful operation, his parents were supported in Eckersley House.

Not knowing what the future holds is tough, but we will get there, one day at a time.

Not knowing what the future holds is tough, but we will get there, one day at a time.

News   •   Oct 18, 2018 09:36 BST

Alayna Bateson spent the first six months of her life in hospital, three of which were spent in Leeds Children’s Hospital. After a month the family moved into Eckersley House. Once there they were able to be together as a family and Sophie and Jezz's little boys loved the playroom, whilst a few of Alayna's parents' considerable worries were alleviated.

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Words save lives. Join in the chat with Jane McHale.

Words save lives. Join in the chat with Jane McHale.

Blog posts   •   Sep 05, 2018 08:30 BST

Eckersley House Manager Jane joins in the conversation about organ donation.

Eckersley House Manager - Jane McHale Q&A

Eckersley House Manager - Jane McHale Q&A

Blog posts   •   Oct 16, 2017 09:31 BST

Meet ​Jane McHale - House Manager at Eckersley House in Leeds.