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
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
'Toon Council' runners including Newcastle Eagles owner Paul Blake, GB swimmer Darren wigg and entrepreneur Lizzy Hodcroft are all taking part in My GNR this weekend
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.
Peter Moralee, Iain Wilson, Andrew Young, Neale Bulbeck, Michael Briggs and Justine Moralee clocked up 100.3 miles in a 12 hour relay on Saturday raising £795
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
Andrew Young will be leading a team on a 12 hour running relay challenge on Saturday 22 August to raise money for our Newcastle 'Homes from Home'
Lockstock is a new entertainment series featuring songs, poetry, comedy and art delivered by the Toon Council to raise money for our Newcastle ‘Homes from Home’
Sophie has been supported by both Scott and Crawford Houses when her son waited for a heart transplant and kidney transplant
At just a few months old, Ava underwent major surgery at Freeman Hospital to fix a hole in her heart. During this time her family were supported at Scott House
Supporting the families of sick children being treated at Freeman Hospital
The parents of a little girl whose heart was restarted at a few weeks old are on a fundraising mission for the charities that helped them throughout their ordeal
The parents of a little girl who received the gift of life four years ago are encouraging families to talk about organ donation