The Evelyn Trust has awarded us £10,000 to help support families at Acorn and Chestnut Houses
In April we asked you to take part in Sit Up for The Sick Children's Trust. Thanks to you, we have raised over £15,000 so far.
Abbie and James were supported at Acorn House when their son, Jenson, became critically ill with a respiratory virus. He later was diagnosed with a rare heart condition.
Jo Jones set herself the challenge of walking 62 miles in a month to support Acorn House where she stayed 13 years ago while her son was having brain surgery.
Charlotte and Dominic spent three months in hospital last year after their daughter suddenly became critically ill and was also diagnosed with SCID. We gave them a 'Home from Home' at Acorn. Rainbow and Guilford Street Houses
Giving Georgie a place at Acorn Hover Christmastime minutes from Carter's bedside meant the world to her for many reasons. Read more here.
Esther became critically ill last Autumn. She had a rare virus and was also diagnosed with SCID, she spent three months in hospitals across the country. We gave her parents a place to stay so they could be right by her side.
Carter was admitted to Addenbrooke's Hospital on Boxing Day when he became seriously ill after contracting a respiratory virus and developing severe breathing apnoea
Lilly Stead remembered how we helped her parents stay close to her little brother in hospital and has now raised money to support another family like hers
Michael passed away in 2019 at just 15 years old and spent a lot of time in hospital. His mum, Laura, shares with us how Acorn House helped make his time in hospital a bit easier
Sophie and Daniel suddenly found themselves at Addenbrooke’s Hospital in Cambridge when their local hospital said there was nothing more that they could do. Find out how our support at Acorn House made a difference to them
After Florence suffered a cardiac arrest due to a heart condition Acorn and Rainbow Houses made sure her parents were always be her side.
Marianne heard about us when her work place, LV=, selected us as their chosen charity. She now volunteers at our Cambridge ‘Homes from Home’ on her days off. We talk to her as part of #VolunteersWeek
Sonia knows just how important having a warm and comfortable place to stay and a friendly ear to listen is, which is why she now volunteers for us
When Rosie was diagnosed with cancer at age 15 Acorn House made sure her sister Lauren was always by her side