We're here, so families can be together

We're here, so families can be together

We're in this together. During this time of unprecedented uncertainty, people will not be holding events for us to raise funds, but it still costs us £30 a night to keep a family together. Whatever you can give will make a difference. Thank you.

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Families Stories

Families are at the heart of our 'Homes from Home'

Peter's family story

Peter's family story

When IVF baby Peter was born 11 weeks early, his parents didn’t know where they’d stay while he was in hospital. Thankfully the nurses knew about Crawford House.

Seb's family story

Seb's family story

Seb, 7, suddenly became very ill and his parents' lives were uprooted for three weeks while he received emergency treatment. His family were supported in Crawford House.

'Homes From Home'

When a child suddenly becomes ill, there’s no time to plan. We're here to give families one less thing to worry about by giving them a place to stay, free of charge just minutes from their child’s bedside.

Our 'Homes from Home'

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Watch our video and find out how we help over 3,500 families with sick children in hospital every year.

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Great North Run

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