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Thomas Cook Children's Charity ensures families with seriously ill children get a good nigh's sleep

Thomas Cook Children's Charity ensures families with seriously ill children get a good nigh's sleep

Press Releases   •   Oct 26, 2015 10:15 GMT

The Sick Children's Trust recently received a grant from the Thomas Cook Children's Charity which funded 26 new beds in the Sheffield 'Home from Home' Treetop House

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I can’t put in to words what it feels like to be told your two year old daughter has a life-threatening brain tumour.  And that it’s growing so deep inside her head that they might not be able to remove it all.

I can’t put in to words what it feels like to be told your two year old daughter has a life-threatening brain tumour. And that it’s growing so deep inside her head that they might not be able to remove it all.

News   •   Feb 15, 2018 09:00 GMT

Mum, Dani Spence, stayed with us at Magnolia and Treetop House whilst her daughter, Lacey, underwent lifesaving treatment to remove a brain tumour in Sheffield Children's Hospital. Fortunately Lacey is now out of hospital and recovering well. Here Dani tells her story.

When Summer-Mae was strong enough we were invited to take her to a tea party at Treetop House and we caught up with the other families and staff.

When Summer-Mae was strong enough we were invited to take her to a tea party at Treetop House and we caught up with the other families and staff.

News   •   Jan 22, 2018 18:23 GMT

Summer-Mae was born in November 2008 and is seriously disabled. Last September, while the family of nine were on a family holiday together, Summer-Mae became seriously ill and had to be ventilated and placed into a medically induced coma before being transferred to Sheffield Children’s Hospital. We supported her family whilst Summer-Mae recovered.

Treetop and Magnolia Houses have been our lifeline during our darkest times, without them we don’t know how we could have coped

Treetop and Magnolia Houses have been our lifeline during our darkest times, without them we don’t know how we could have coped

News   •   Dec 18, 2017 14:42 GMT

Zac Keith was born with hydrocephalus and cerebral palsy in January 2013 at just 29 weeks. His parents were supported by The Sick Children’s Trust after he was transferred to Sheffield Children's Hospital. 2017 has been a tough year for Zac, who has been in and out of hospital and once again his family have been supported by the charity on three separate occasions.

Even though we didn’t feel like celebrating, we were able to be together as a family over Christmas, just minutes from our baby boy

Even though we didn’t feel like celebrating, we were able to be together as a family over Christmas, just minutes from our baby boy

News   •   Nov 22, 2017 10:00 GMT

Less than 48 hours after taking their baby boy home, Jane and Simon Careless were back in hospital, standing back and watching their new-born, George, undergo countless scans and X-rays. Doctors diagnosed him with Hirschsprung's disease and he was transferred to Sheffield Children’s Hospital for urgent treatment. We have given his family a ‘Home from Home' each time he has been in hospital.

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Meet Jane, one of our Virgin Money London Marathon Runners

Meet Jane, one of our Virgin Money London Marathon Runners

Blog posts   •   Apr 22, 2016 09:00 BST

Jane is taking on the iconic London Marathon this Sunday, she's already raised around £1,500!

#sundayrunday – Meet Roy, one of our Virgin Money London Marathon Runners

#sundayrunday – Meet Roy, one of our Virgin Money London Marathon Runners

Blog posts   •   Mar 11, 2016 14:00 GMT

We're introducing you to our fantastic #teamsct members who have decided to run the London Marathon for The Sick Children's Trust.

Ashdell Prep gets special 'thank you' from Mum at Treetop House

Ashdell Prep gets special 'thank you' from Mum at Treetop House

Blog posts   •   Nov 19, 2015 15:12 GMT

Ashdell Preparatory School received a lovely thank you for all their support to our Treetop House and Magnolia House...

"Even now I cry when I think how sick she was but can smile at the support and care you all gave us."

"Even now I cry when I think how sick she was but can smile at the support and care you all gave us."

Blog posts   •   Nov 16, 2015 11:58 GMT

Treetop House Manager Ann received a lovely update from the Prosser family following their stay when daughter Alex was being treated at Sheffield Children's Hospital. Here's what they said: