The Tom’s Trust volunteers were out in force in December and by helping to pack bags during the busy Christmas period at Tescos in Saffron Walden they raised a fantastic £992.57. A huge thanks to everyone who helped on the day and also to Joe Higham for capturing the wonderful Christmas spirit on the day.
Tom’s Trust have been selected as one of the three groups shortlisted to be awarded either £4,000, £2,000 or £1,000. The money is raised from carrier bag sales in Tesco stores. Voting is open in the Ely Tesco Store during September and October. Shoppers can cast their vote by using a token given to them […]
Researchers have found there are seven types of the most common malignant child brain cancer – paving the way for more precise and ‘kinder’ treatments. Medulloblastoma affects about 70 to 80 children a year in the UK and requires intensive treatment including surgery, chemotherapy and radiotherapy. That can leave children with life-altering injuries. The breakthrough, […]
In 2007 a group of anglers formed Cambridge Charity Fundraisers supporting local charities. This group of fishermen and women continue to run fishing matches as well as an annual dinner. This year they chose Tom’s Trust and we are thrilled to announce they have raised an amazing £11,000 for us! Their dinner, held at Quy Mill […]
Our Patron, leading neuro-surgeon, Helen Fernandes appeared recently on the BBC Radio Cambridge afternoon show with Jeremy Sallis. Speaking passionately about the group of children we support her eloquence portrays just how vital our service is. Hear her interview here
Tom’s Trust is delighted to announce that Helen Fernandes, renowned Neurosurgeon at Addenbrooke’s Hospital, has agreed to become our Patron. Helen Fernandes was appointed as Consultant Neurosurgeon at the internationally renowned Addenbrooke’s Hospital in Cambridge in 2002, the first female surgeon to be appointed there. She specialises in the treatment of both adult and paediatric patients […]
More than 100 people joined the walk from Saffron Walden to Addenbrooke’s to raise money for Tom’s Trust. The 17 mile route took in some of Essex and Cambridgeshire’s finest footpaths and even a couple of hills! Read more here about how Saffron Walden organisers got together to make such a difference to the children […]
Debs has been in the news recently joining the debate in funding brain tumour research. Newly-released figures from the National Cancer Research Institute (NCRI) show the total national spend on cancer research allocated to research into brain tumours decreased to just 1.37 per cent in 2015. Brain Tumour Research’s analysis of the total national spend […]