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Danbury dad prepares for London Marathon to thank charity for vital support when son was ill in hospital

Danbury dad prepares for London Marathon to thank charity for vital support when son was ill in hospital

News   •   Apr 04, 2019 13:07 BST

A local dad is pounding the pavements training for this year’s Virgin Money London Marathon to raise £9,000 for The Sick Children’s Trust. He has already pledged £4,000 to the charity.

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.

Mum to run London Marathon to raise money for  The Sick Children’s Trust

Mum to run London Marathon to raise money for The Sick Children’s Trust

News   •   Mar 05, 2019 11:28 GMT

Susan Beeby, whose son required emergency lifesaving treatment after he was born seriously ill, will be running the Virgin Money London Marathon to raise money for The Sick Children’s Trust.

Crawford House allowed some normality to be restored to my parents’ lives

Crawford House allowed some normality to be restored to my parents’ lives

News   •   Feb 14, 2019 12:03 GMT

Jasmine Casey was born seriously ill and underwent 11 operations in the first six months of her life. During this time her parents were supported at Crawford House. Since finding out more about The Sick Children's Trust, Jasmine has been determined to raise money and awareness for the charity.

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.

I had only just started to look pregnant when my baby girl arrived 106 days early. After spending four months in hospital we finally took Sophia home in December and have just celebrated her turning six months old.

I had only just started to look pregnant when my baby girl arrived 106 days early. After spending four months in hospital we finally took Sophia home in December and have just celebrated her turning six months old.

News   •   Feb 11, 2019 16:05 GMT

Will and Vicky Simpson stayed with us at Stevenson House after Sophia was born at 24 weeks gestation weighing just 1lb 10oz. She overcame many challenges during the initial few weeks of her life and was transferred to Broomfield Hospital, closer to home, at just eight weeks old. Miraculously her parents took her home for the first time in December and she has just celebrate turning six months old.

Buffalo Partners take on the ‘Tough Mudder’ Challenge and raise over £30k to support families with sick children in hospital

Buffalo Partners take on the ‘Tough Mudder’ Challenge and raise over £30k to support families with sick children in hospital

News   •   Feb 04, 2019 12:31 GMT

Online Casino Affiliate programme Buffalo Partners have raised a monumental £33,800 for The Sick Children’s Trust after 15 employees took on a ten mile ‘Tough Mudder’ obstacle course at Holmbush Farm Estate in West Sussex last year.

Local Dad to run two marathons in two weeks to raise money for  The Sick Children’s Trust

Local Dad to run two marathons in two weeks to raise money for The Sick Children’s Trust

News   •   Jan 22, 2019 12:21 GMT

Daniel Roche, whose five year old son required emergency lifesaving treatment shortly after he was born, will be running the Brighton Marathon and then the Virgin Money London Marathon two weeks later in April to raise money for The Sick Children’s Trust.

Family and friends of Sophie Pokorny exceed £20,000 mark in fundraising campaign for The Sick Children’s Trust

Family and friends of Sophie Pokorny exceed £20,000 mark in fundraising campaign for The Sick Children’s Trust

News   •   Jan 15, 2019 11:24 GMT

The friends and family of three year old Sophie Pokorny who tragically passed away last summer have raised over £20,000 for The Sick Children’s Trust in her memory after a huge fundraising drive. Sophie's parents, Karl and Abbie, were supported in Rainbow House whilst she waited for a donor heart to become available in Great Ormond Street Hospital.

Chief Naval Petty Officer and colleagues fundraise on board HMS Westminster to thank The Sick Children's Trust

Chief Naval Petty Officer and colleagues fundraise on board HMS Westminster to thank The Sick Children's Trust

News   •   Jan 07, 2019 12:33 GMT

Chief Naval Petty Officer Ryan ‘Nobby’ Halls, 32, organised a fundraiser aboard HMS Westminster, the Type 23 frigate of the Royal Navy, last year to thank The Sick Children’s Trust for supporting his family over Christmas 2016 when his daughter, Sadie, was diagnosed with bronchiolitis and rushed to Addenbrooke’s Hospital in Cambridge, miles from the family’s home in Thetford.

Mum set to take on 91 mile walk with her six month old baby to thank The Sick Children's Trust

Mum set to take on 91 mile walk with her six month old baby to thank The Sick Children's Trust

News   •   Jan 03, 2019 10:19 GMT

Mum Kelly is on a fundraising mission to raise money for The Sick Children's Trust after we supported her at our 'Home from Home' Chestnut House when her daughter was born seriously ill.

Skyswood Primary School children share Christmas wishes to raise awareness of charity appeal

Skyswood Primary School children share Christmas wishes to raise awareness of charity appeal

News   •   Dec 20, 2018 17:22 GMT

Skyswood Primary School shared their Christmas Wishes with us as part of our Christmas appeal. read the article and watch the video to find out more.

Grateful parents share story to thank charity for ‘Home from Home’ at carol service

Grateful parents share story to thank charity for ‘Home from Home’ at carol service

News   •   Nov 30, 2018 12:09 GMT

Mark and Poppy Dean will share their story to over 700 people at The Sick Children's Trust's Christmas Carol Service on Wednesday 12 December. Mark and Poppy were supported at Chestnut House when their son, David, was rushed to The Rosie Hospital at just a few hours old. The couple will join a celebrity line-up featuring Alan, Carr,

In the middle of the night, when I couldn’t sleep, I was able to express and take milk up to Leo on the ward and would sit with him so he knew he wasn’t alone.

In the middle of the night, when I couldn’t sleep, I was able to express and take milk up to Leo on the ward and would sit with him so he knew he wasn’t alone.

News   •   Nov 20, 2018 11:02 GMT

After a very long labour baby Leo suffered from a pneumothorax when he took his first breath. He required lifesaving treatment at The Rosie Hospital, an hour away from the family's home. His parents and older brother, Jenson, stayed in Chestnut House for five days whilst he recovered and Leo made it home when he was 12 days old. He turned one year old in May this year.

Family and friends to ‘Run for Sophie’ and raise thousands in her memory

Family and friends to ‘Run for Sophie’ and raise thousands in her memory

News   •   Nov 08, 2018 16:39 GMT

A group of friends who have already raised over £12,000 are taking on the adidas Fulham 10km city run to raise even more money for The Sick Children’s Trust in memory of three year old Sophie Pokorny who tragically passed away at the end of the summer.

Pumpkin Pie Childcare pop on pyjamas to raise money for seriously ill children

Pumpkin Pie Childcare pop on pyjamas to raise money for seriously ill children

News   •   Nov 07, 2018 09:38 GMT

Children at Pumpkin Pie Childcare took part in our annual fundraiser, Pyjama Party, and raised over £200! Find out all about their Pyjama Party here.

​I remember the first night I stayed in Stevenson House I hardly slept. Knowing Isla was so close was comforting and I wanted to be with her all the time, but I also knew I needed to rest so I could be strong for my baby.

​I remember the first night I stayed in Stevenson House I hardly slept. Knowing Isla was so close was comforting and I wanted to be with her all the time, but I also knew I needed to rest so I could be strong for my baby.

News   •   Nov 06, 2018 18:40 GMT

Ashley went into labour just 24 weeks into her pregnancy and was rushed to her local hospital. Unable to stop the labour, doctors delivered twin girls, Esme and Isla. Tragically, Esme was stillborn, but Isla had a faint heartbeat and was rushed up to the neonatal intensive care unit before being transferred over to London a few hours later for lifesaving treatment.

Grateful grandma walks miles for charity to celebrate baby granddaughter beating cancer

Grateful grandma walks miles for charity to celebrate baby granddaughter beating cancer

News   •   Nov 06, 2018 14:11 GMT

Grandma Donna has raised over £800 by organising a sponsored walk to thank The Sick Children's Trust for supporting her family whilst her granddaughter was fighting cancer.

Parents of boy born with half a heart back charity's Pyjama Party campaign

Parents of boy born with half a heart back charity's Pyjama Party campaign

News   •   Oct 17, 2018 11:55 BST

Claire and Alex, from Hemel Hempstead, are asking people to get involved with The Sick Children’s Trust’s Pyjama Party campaign to help the charity support more families, like theirs, when their child is seriously ill in hospital.

Sheffield chemotherapy nurse wins Hays Nurse Of The Year title

Sheffield chemotherapy nurse wins Hays Nurse Of The Year title

News   •   Oct 08, 2018 13:12 BST

Jayne was named Hays Healthcare Nurse of the Year and as a result nominated The Sick Children's Trust as her chosen charity to donate £1,000 to.