Since 2000 the Cambridge Fundraising Committee have raised over £920,000 to help support Acorn and Chestnut Houses so we can keep more families together while their children undergo specialist treatment in Cambridge.
Eight year old Imogen Haslam will be taking on the three peaks challenge to raise money to support Chestnut House
Help us raise £237,000 to support families in all 148 rooms of our ‘Homes from Home’ for 40 nights
Oscar was born three months early and spent seven weeks on the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit. His parents, Edward and Louise, were supported by Chestnut House and were always just a stone's throw away from his side
Freddie was born 15 weeks early and spent 125 days in hospital, 90 minutes away from home. Chestnut House kept his parents Lewis and Emma by his side
Jessica was born at 27 weeks weighing just 760g in 2018 but now she is excited to be starting nursery in September after hitting all of her milestones
The Evelyn Trust has awarded us £10,000 to help support families at Acorn and Chestnut Houses
Rachel and Sal were given a place to stay at Chestnut House when their son, Aydin, was born not breathing and needed weeks of intensive care in Cambridge. Since staying with us, their friends and family have raised over £2,000 to thank us for giving them a 'Home from Home'.
Jimmy and Lana stayed at Chestnut House when their daughter Jasmine needed surgery at just a few days old. Read about the difference it made to them from Jimmy.
Ben and Claudia found themselves at The Rosie Hospital just hours after their son was born not breathing. Find out how Chestnut House supported them
Marc Thompson and the Warboys Runners have launched a virtual 10k event for all to take part in between 25 September and 4 October.
During a 16 week scan Lily and Ashley found out their daughter, Ruby's, kidneys were dilated which made it unlikely she would survive. Chestnut House kept them together while she received specialist treatment.
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
Kit was rushed to Cambridge when he suddenly stopped breathing at four days old. We supported his parents for four weeks while he remained in NICU.
Jude was rushed to Cambridge when his breathing didn't improve after he was born