Kayleigh’s story inspires local woman to donate wedding venue to charity

News   •   Apr 24, 2018 14:17 BST

On Saturday 5 May, supporters are invited to join The Sick Children's Trust at Carlton Towers for afternoon tea. The event is being held in honour of a little girl called Kayleigh, whose family were supported at Eckersley House and whose story has inspired a Castleford businesswoman to donate her wedding venue.


Not even the 'Beast from the East' stopped this determined dad from raising over £1,200 for charity

News   •   Apr 24, 2018 10:00 BST

Tim Prosser spent hours pounding the pavements in the run up to the Brentwood Half Marathon, due to take place last month. However, following the UK’s worst weather in decades, the event had to be cancelled for the first time in 37 years. Determined not to let this stop him, Tim carried on with his fundraising mission and completed his own virtual half marathon a few weeks later.


Scott House took away a lot of the anxiety my teenage daughter was feeling and enabled her to relax before her operation.

News   •   Apr 23, 2018 13:00 BST

13 year old Darcy Hoffman and her mum, Leanne , stayed with The Sick Children's Trust at Scott House whilst she underwent a life changing procedure at Freeman Hospital. Diagnosed with a heart condition known as cardiac dysrhythmia when she was just three weeks old, meaning she had an abnormal heartbeat, Darcy had needed to take copious amounts of medication to keep her healthy up to this point.


Stevenson House kicks off choc-tastic campaign in style

News   •   Apr 18, 2018 11:56 BST

The Sick Children’s Trust’s biggest annual fundraising campaign, Big Chocolate Tea, has got off to a choc-tastic start after families, friends, supporters and staff came together for a fun-filled afternoon.


Alan gets set for London Marathon to raise money for The Sick Children’s Trust

News   •   Apr 16, 2018 17:04 BST

Alan, from ArgoGlobal, will run this Sunday's London Marathon in a personal challenge to raise funds for The Sick Children's Trust.


Keen runner to raise money for The Sick Children’s Trust to thank them for supporting close friends

News   •   Apr 13, 2018 10:00 BST


Devoted grandfather taking on marathon challenge to raise money for The Sick Children’s Trust

News   •   Apr 12, 2018 12:01 BST

David Rayner is lacing up his trainers and getting ready to run the Virgin Money London Marathon later this month to raise money for The Sick Children’s Trust as thanks for supporting his stepdaughter when her baby daughter required lifesaving treatment miles away from home.


An audience with Michael Crawford - postponed

News   •   Apr 06, 2018 12:54 BST

An audience with Michael Crawford event at The Guildhall, Cambridge, has been postponed. Please see article for further details.


I do not have the words to say what a difference The Sick Children’s Trust made to our lives during such a traumatic time

News   •   Apr 05, 2018 17:05 BST

Lauren and Andrew were supported by us at Chestnut Houses after the birth of their identical triplet boys, Ted, Tom, and Ralphy, in February 2014. Sadly Ralphy didn’t make it and died in his parents’ arms, but Ted and Tom are now four years old. Lauren and Andrew are taking on the Prudential Ride London-Surrey 100 miles cycle challenge to raise £30 for every night Ralphy was in hospital, £1,470.


Lillia's charity haircut in memory of Mollie Mae

News   •   Apr 05, 2018 13:00 BST

Lillia has bravely cut off over 11 inches of her hair to raise money in memory of her godmother’s daughter, Mollie Mae Meanwell, who tragically passed away in 2013.

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About The Sick Childrens Trust

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The Sick Children's Trust believes keeping families together significantly improves the recovery of seriously ill children. We provides free, high-quality 'Home from Home' accommodation, as well as emotional and practical support, for families with sick children in hospital in the UK.


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