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’
Hayley and Paul found themselves 60 miles away from home at their baby daughter's hospital bedside as she underwent open heart surgery. Rainbow House kept their family together
Dave and Sue Mercer have turned their cycling passion into fundraising for our 'Homes from Home' to thank us for supporting their family when their granddaughter was in hospital
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
Over the last three years we have supported Louise and Sam while their daughter has undergone treatment for her heart in Freeman Hospital, which now is a day's journey from their home.
Dave Mercer tells us how knowing his daughter and son-in-law had a place to stay at Scott House impacted the whole family when his granddaughter was in Freeman Hospital
Kate Blakely along with her husband Matt, daughter Matilda, and son Harry, will all be running at least one of the 13.1 mile distance with help from close friends and family making up the rest of the mileage.
During lockdown, Stacey gave birth to her daughter Esme who was diagnosed with a rare heart condition who needed treatment at Freeman Hospital, which is where we supported her and husband Karl at Scott House
Esme was diagnosed with a rare heart condition when she was born in May and remained at Freeman Hospital for two weeks. During this time we supported her parents at Scott House
After Florence suffered a cardiac arrest due to a heart condition Acorn and Rainbow Houses made sure her parents were always be her side.