Davey Bates was given just a 50% chance of survival when he was born, but he has defied the odds and is now getting ready to start school
Samileigh, her husband Paul, and two children Laila and Benji, stayed with us back in 2017 while their third child, Davey, needed to have a lifesaving operation just after he was born.
Amy and Liam are currently staying in Eckersley House while their daughter recovers from major heart surgery
A gift in your will, even a small percentage, can help us to keep families with a seriously ill child in hospital together for generations to come.
We're delighted to announce that we have received a £25,000 grant from Leeds Hospitals Charity which will go towards supporting families at Eckersley House
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
Anton Du Beke turned up at the home of Alya to wish her a very happy birthday
Alya was born with a heart defect which has meant she has undergone three major heart surgeries at Leeds Children's Hospital. We first helped her parents when Alya was born, and have been there for them ever since.
Since being born in January 2020, Aria and her family have spent just 61 days outside of the hospital walls. Aria was born with a liver condition and recently needed a liver transplant, with the donor being her mum. Eckersley House has been there for Aria's parents, keeping the family together throughout their time in Leeds
When Sue Cartwright worked for us she knew just how impactful given a family a place to stay was. Years later, her own nephew was given a 'Home from Home' when his son Jack needed treatment in Leeds Children's Hospital
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’
Two of Lucy Vickerman's sons were born extremely premature and both times Eckersley House kept her by their side.
Eckersley House has received over £19,000 from the People's Postcode Trust
Isabelle’s life was in danger when she underwent heart surgery at just three months old. Read how we supported her parents during this time