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Reaching more families through our new Community Outreach Project

Date Posted
2 May, 2023

There are 99,000 children in the UK living with a life-limiting or life-threatening illness and this number is rising, with those from non-white British backgrounds who live in areas of the country with less opportunities being proportionately affected. We know...

An extraordinary life well lived: a tribute to Lucy Watts

Date Posted
28 April, 2023
Andy Fletcher

Yesterday, we heard the very sad news that Lucy Watts has died. Our thoughts are with her Mum Kate, sister Victoria and all her family and friends. Lucy touched the lives of thousands and has been a huge inspiration and...

Every child has the right to 24/7 palliative and end of life care

Date Posted
25 April, 2023

We believe that every child and their family has the right to 24/7 care and support when and where they need it but currently many struggle to access necessary services. Enriching, holistic care and support gives the whole family caring...

Making every mile matter: London Marathon 2024

Date Posted
24 April, 2023

We are in awe of our team of 15 superhuman runners who took on the London Marathon on the weekend! Not only have they conquered a huge personal challenge, but they’ve also raised a phenomenal £26,000 for seriously ill children...


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