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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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Father’s legacy helps keep 11,000 families with seriously ill children in hospital together

Father’s legacy helps keep 11,000 families with seriously ill children in hospital together

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.

Boy who beat two life-threatening conditions starts secondary school this September

Boy who beat two life-threatening conditions starts secondary school this September

News   •   Aug 13, 2018 14:47 BST

Niall Manning, from Lincoln, who overcame meningitis and heart failure at just six years old is preparing to start secondary school this September.

We honestly believe that because Noah could stay at Eckersley House and be there for his brother, Riley’s recovery was so much quicker

We honestly believe that because Noah could stay at Eckersley House and be there for his brother, Riley’s recovery was so much quicker

News   •   Jul 31, 2018 15:29 BST

Parents Chris and Wendy Watkins talk about how Eckersley House kept them by their son Riley's bedside, but also how having a 'Home from Home' meant that Riley was hardly separated from his twin, Noah.

Dad’s 300km cycle challenge in memory of son’s brave battle

Dad’s 300km cycle challenge in memory of son’s brave battle

News   •   Jul 30, 2018 12:16 BST

On Saturday 11 August, Dad Jaydan will be cycling 300km in 20 hours to thank The Sick Children's Trust for keeping his family together while his son, Rio, underwent numerous operations and procedures during his short life. He hopes to raise £750 in his son's memory.

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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.