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Family friend takes on immense 400-mile cycle challenge to say thank you to charity

Family friend takes on immense 400-mile cycle challenge to say thank you to charity

News   •   May 24, 2017 17:12 BST

The friend of a couple who nearly lost their daughter when she contracted a deadly bacterial infection and pneumonia last year is undertaking a 400 mile cycling challenge for The Sick Children's Trust.

Institution of mechanical engineers chairman’s dinner raises over £5,000 for The Sick Children's Trust

Institution of mechanical engineers chairman’s dinner raises over £5,000 for The Sick Children's Trust

News   •   May 24, 2017 12:57 BST

Chairman for the North East branch of IMechE selected The Sick Children's Trust as the charity for the annual dinner which raised over £5,000.

Mum raises over £2,500 to thank charity that kept her by seriously ill son’s hospital bedside

Mum raises over £2,500 to thank charity that kept her by seriously ill son’s hospital bedside

News   •   May 22, 2017 11:18 BST

This weekend, Gemma will be taking on her first ever skydive to thank The Sick Children's Trust for supporting her in Acorn House whne her son Drew was seriously ill.

Father Runs Half Marathon To Say Thank You To The Sick Children’s Trust

Father Runs Half Marathon To Say Thank You To The Sick Children’s Trust

News   •   May 09, 2017 16:11 BST

Father raises over £300 for The Sick Children's Trust running his first half marathon in record time to say thank you for helping his family when their son, Kian, was rushed into hospital.

Sheffield Co-ops raise over £3,000 for The Sick Children’s Trust

Sheffield Co-ops raise over £3,000 for The Sick Children’s Trust

News   •   May 05, 2017 15:11 BST

We were delighted to receive £3,000 from the Co-op after being selected by a number of stores in Sheffield.

Baby Evie's family raise £300 by joining in the chocola-tea fun!

Baby Evie's family raise £300 by joining in the chocola-tea fun!

News   •   May 05, 2017 12:18 BST

Evie was born seriously ill and spent six weeks in Newcastle's Royal Victoria Infirmary. Her parents, Danielle and Corey, decided to get involved with Big Chocolate Tea and have raised £300 for The Sick Children's Trust.

Mum Forms ‘Ava’s Army’ To Thank Charity For Support When Daughter Was Seriously Ill In Hospital

Mum Forms ‘Ava’s Army’ To Thank Charity For Support When Daughter Was Seriously Ill In Hospital

News   •   May 04, 2017 16:02 BST

A mother and 20 friends and family prepare to take on London's 2017 Gauntlet Games to raise money for The Sick Children's Trust to thank them for supporting her family when her daughter, Ava, was seriously ill.

Navy Dad And Team Prepare Seven Day Trek Across The Country ‘By Any Means’

Navy Dad And Team Prepare Seven Day Trek Across The Country ‘By Any Means’

News   •   May 03, 2017 16:42 BST

Four HMS Ocean Petty Officers will be leaving the gangway in Plymouth on Friday 12 May and setting off on a seven day trek across the country to reach Scott House. They having nothing more than the clothes on their back, ID cards and a mobile phone. Plus to raise £3,000 they will have to take on challenges set by their colleagues.

Institution Of Mechanical Engineers Hold Chairman’s Dinner To Raise Money For Children’s Charity

Institution Of Mechanical Engineers Hold Chairman’s Dinner To Raise Money For Children’s Charity

News   •   May 02, 2017 10:01 BST

The North East regional branch of IMechE will hold their annual Chairman's Dinner on 12 May to raise money for The Sick Children's Trust

Family Fun Day To Be Held In Memory Of Baby Emma

Family Fun Day To Be Held In Memory Of Baby Emma

News   •   Apr 28, 2017 13:06 BST

Ten years ago Jane and Neil experienced the heartbreak of losing their baby daughter, Emma. Since they have been fundraising in her memory. On Saturday 13 May they will be holding a Big Chocolate Tea family fun day to raise money for us as thanks for supporting them in Guilford Street House.

Local Family Host Ball To Raise Money For  The Sick Children’s Trust

Local Family Host Ball To Raise Money For The Sick Children’s Trust

News   •   Apr 27, 2017 15:00 BST

We supported Marcus and Laura from Chesterfield when their son, Harry, was seriously ill in Sheffield Children's Hospital. Since then, the family have gone on to raise £127,000 for The Sick Children's Trust and are hosting another fundraiser on Saturday 20 May.

Valrhona Sponsors The Sick Children Trust Big Chocolate Tea For Third Year

Valrhona Sponsors The Sick Children Trust Big Chocolate Tea For Third Year

News   •   Apr 26, 2017 10:28 BST

Internationally-renowned chocolate company, Valrhona, are generously supporting The Sick Children's Trust's Big Chocolate Tea once again this year to help us support more families with seriously ill children.

Teenager Backs Charity Campaign As Thanks For Keeping Parents By His Side

Teenager Backs Charity Campaign As Thanks For Keeping Parents By His Side

News   •   Apr 25, 2017 11:51 BST

Last April, Luke was rushed to Newcastle's Royal Victoria Infirmary with a brain abscess. For four weeks he remained in the specialist hospital and during this time his parents were supported at Crawford House.

Friend’s 174 Mile Cycle Challenge In Memory Of 12-Year-Old Lydia

Friend’s 174 Mile Cycle Challenge In Memory Of 12-Year-Old Lydia

News   •   Apr 21, 2017 16:53 BST

Colin day and his friends who are all novice cyclists are taking on The Way of the Roses cycle challenge next month to raise money in memory of Lydia who sadly passed away last year. They're hoping to raise £9,000.

Parents Of Baby Girl Born With Life-Threatening Condition Thank Charity With Big Chocolate Tea Fundraiser

Parents Of Baby Girl Born With Life-Threatening Condition Thank Charity With Big Chocolate Tea Fundraiser

News   •   Apr 21, 2017 13:34 BST

Evie was born with a life-threatening condition and her parents were told to prepare for the worst. After weeks of intense treatment she was finally allowed home. Now her parents are joining in Big Chocolate Tea to say thanks for giving them a 'Home from Home'.

Butterscotch bakery give boost to charity's Big Chocolate Tea fundraising campaign

Butterscotch bakery give boost to charity's Big Chocolate Tea fundraising campaign

News   •   Apr 20, 2017 12:15 BST

London’s popular American bakers, Butterscotch Bakery, have pledged to support The Sick Children’s Trust’s Big Chocolate Tea campaign to raise money for families with seriously ill children in hospital.

Littlefoot Playgroup Step Up To Raise Money For  The Sick Children’s Trust

Littlefoot Playgroup Step Up To Raise Money For The Sick Children’s Trust

News   •   Apr 06, 2017 12:27 BST

Eight years ago we supported Lydia's parents when she needed lifesaving treatment at Addenbrooke's Hospital. Now they are taking part in Big Chocolate Tea.

Esmé's family join in chocola-tea fun as thanks for 'Home from Home'.

Esmé's family join in chocola-tea fun as thanks for 'Home from Home'.

News   •   Apr 05, 2017 14:14 BST

Esmé's parents, Emily and Luke, are both holding Big Chocolate Tea events at their work to say thank you for supporting them at Stevenson House when she was in The Royal London Hospital.

Parents Of Teenager Who Survived Two Cardiac Arrests Asks Community To Support The Sick Children’s Trust

Parents Of Teenager Who Survived Two Cardiac Arrests Asks Community To Support The Sick Children’s Trust

News   •   Apr 04, 2017 12:57 BST

15 year old Mark Edwards went into cardiac arrests last month after having an allergic reaction to anaesthetic. We supported his family at Crawford House.

Parents Of Little Girl Not Expected To Survive Back Charity’s Big Chocolate Tea Campaign

Parents Of Little Girl Not Expected To Survive Back Charity’s Big Chocolate Tea Campaign

News   •   Apr 04, 2017 09:00 BST

Lisa Thompkins and Buba Jallow are calling on others to support Big Chocolate Tea after we supported them in Eckersley House. Read how their daughter defied doctors expectations.