The Sick Children's Trust's Eckersley House 'Home from Home' in Leeds proved invaluable to the family of six-year-old Leigha-Mae Stones, who needed open heart surgery.
Eckerlsey House has been awarded a £10,000 grant from the Children's Heart Surgery Fund and the St.James's Place Charitable Foundation to help keep our 'Home from Home' supporting families with seriously ill children at Leeds Children's Hospital
Finley battled bronchiolitis, sepsis and a collapsed lung before going into cardiac arrest. Magnolia House made sure his mum Jess was always with him during his recovery.
When Neive was three months old she was diagnosed with ALCAPA syndrome and needed open heart surgery. Her parents, Laura and Scot, were supported at Scott House.
Seven amateur runners from Stockton-On-Tees will be taking on the Great North Run to support The Sick Children’s Trust, the charity that supported two of them while their daughter was in hospital.
Finlay has spent over 300 days on the urgent transplant list while waiting for a donor heart. Scott House has kept his parents by his side throughout his transplant journey
Amy and Liam are currently staying in Eckersley House while their daughter recovers from major heart surgery
Mason-Ray needed surgery for three heart defects and two stomach conditions 100 miles away from home, but Rainbow House made sure his parents were always with him.
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.
Sara's six year old son, Adam has already undergone two open heart surgeries and her daughter Aimee is currently in hospital due to a chronic pain condition. Whenever her children have been in hospital Eckersley House has been there to support them
For every parent that walks through our doors, they share a similar but unique reality of spending time with their child in hospital. This Mother's Day we asked Eliana's mum, Louise, to share snippets of her hospital diary with us
Emma and David have been staying at Scott House for the last 11 weeks since their son, Isaac, was suddenly diagnosed with a rare heart condition.
The Children's Heart Unit Fund have donated £10,740 to fund two family bedrooms at Scott House for a year. Read more about the difference this will make.
Charlotte McKenzie is running 62 miles throughout January to cover the cost of her stay at Scott House during her daughter's emergency heart surgery.
Eliana was born with multiple heart defects and needed heart surgery at six months old. Throughout their time at Leeds Children‘s Hospital, Eckersley House has been their ‘Home from Home’