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Tom’s Trust CEO is shortlisted for national Strategic Leader of the Year Award

Tom’s Trust CEO, Rebecca Wood, has been shortlisted in the 2023 CharityComms Inspiring Communicator Awards for the Strategic Leader of the Year Award. Rebecca is being celebrated for her work at Tom’s Trust, the charity that provides mental health, wellbeing and psychological support to children with brain tumours and their families in the UK. Rebecca […]

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Flint wins UK Fundraiser of the Year

Tom’s Trust’s dedicated Young Ambassador Flint Clarke has won the UK Fundraiser of the Year Award at the Charity Today Awards for his fundraising efforts for the charity. Flint raised £15,000.00 for us in an ultra-endurance cycle challenge in France, becoming the youngest competitor in the challenge’s history at the age of just 14. Jodie […]

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Jake with his mother, father and brother

Teenager to climb more than 18,000ft to Kilimanjaro summit to raise money for charity in memory of his mum

  A teenager from Cambridge is to climb more than 18,000 feet to the summit of Mount Kilimanjaro to raise money for charity in memory of his mum who died of a  brain tumour. Jake Long, 19, will set off on his climb, which he estimates will take around one week, with his friends Ollie […]

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Winners of the Tom Whiteley award, Lee Walker and Milo Sims

Two young footballers win the Tom Whiteley Community Award

Two young footballers have won the Tom Whiteley Community Award, an award set up in memory of Tom’s Trust’s Tom Whiteley. Lee Walker, 15, and Mylo Sims, 15, from the local Melbourn Dynamos Football Club, won the award during the team’s award presentation day last month at the Melbourn Recreation Ground. The award was set […]

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Mimi and Flint Clarke awarded for their contributions to Tom’s Trust

Tom’s Trust Young Ambassadors Mimi Clarke and her brother Flint Clarke have both won awards for their incredible efforts in supporting Tom’s Trust at the Inspirational YoungStars Awards. Mimi, 13, and Flint, 15, have been active in supporting the work of Tom’s Trust, which provides mental health support to children with brain tumours and their […]

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Tom’s Trust to attend awards ceremony tonight after being shortlisted for two children’s awards

Tom’s Trust has been shortlisted for two Children & Young People Now Awards and will attend the awards ceremony tonight. The charity has been shortlisted for The Family Support Award and Tom’s Trust Young Champions Mimi Clarke and Riley Akers have been shortlisted for The Children’s Achievement Award. The table at the awards ceremony, which […]

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Riley with his award

Tom’s Trust Young Ambassador wins Outstanding Bravery Award

Tom’s Trust Young Ambassador Riley Akers has won an Outstanding Bravery award at the Inspirational YoungStars Awards. Riley, 12, has been active in supporting the work of Tom’s Trust, which provides mental health support to children with brain tumours and their families to help improve their quality of life and wellbeing. Tom’s Trust psychologists work […]

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Kerry and Troi presented with their Guinness World Record certificate

Tom’s Trust’s London Marathon runners set new Guinness World Record

Two Tom’s Trust runners have set a new Guinness World Record for the fastest marathon with two female runners handcuffed together, raising more than £6,000 for children with brain tumours. Kerry Bullen, 48, and Troi Baxter, 27, both won places in the Virgin Money London Marathon ballot, and decided to use the opportunity to set […]

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Tom’s Mum and Tom’s Trust Co-Founder, Debs Whiteley, wins the West Anglia Pride of Britain Award

Deb’s is the worthy winner of the West Anglia Pride of Britain Awards for Fundraiser of the Year and will be heading to the live show. Tom’s Trust is very excited to announce this news, we will all be watching the live show on October 29th cheering on Debs at the grand finale. Debs has […]

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Tom’s Trust have been awarded a grant by the National Lottery Awards for All

Tom’s Trust has been awarded an £1,800 grant by the National Lottery Awards for All. The funds will support 40 home or school visits over a 12 month period. The money will enable the Tom’s Trust Clinical Psychologists to observe a child in a classroom environment and help the teachers develop tailored learning techniques for the child […]

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Debs is shortlisted for the Tesco Mum of the Year award

Deborah Whiteley, aged 47, of Cambridge has been shortlisted for the prestigious Tesco Mum of the Year Awards 2015. Marking its 10th anniversary year, the awards celebrate the wonderful things mums do. Deborah’s story was selected from thousands of nominations sent in by people all over the UK. Deborah set up Tom’s Trust in memory […]

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Tom Holmes wins Diana award

The wonderful Tom Holmes won a prestigious award in October 2013 for his work raising money in the memory of his friend Tom Whiteley after setting up a run for Tom’s Trust. The Fun Run started in 2012 and attracts runners from all over Cambridge for a cross-country run. Tom wanted to do something to […]

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