Together for Short Lives
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Impact reports

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When a child’s life is expected to be short, there’s no time to waste.

Together for Short Lives is the UK charity that is here to make sure the 99,000 seriously ill children and their families can make the most of every moment they have together, whether that’s for years, months or only hours. Many of these children have complex conditions and need specialist care 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

The impact is enormous; affected parents, brothers and sisters, grandparents, and the wider family make up an estimated 790,000 people who are actively involved in care. For those who love these children, accessing help and the right care can be emotionally stressful.

Getting the right support can make a lifetime of difference. And that’s what we are here for.

Find out more about our impact and what we are doing to make sure these children and families get the vital care and help that they need. You can view our online impact report here. You can also download our financial report and accounts or a print copy using the links on the right of the page. If you want to find out more about our charity, please contact us.