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BBC & the Sibling Toolkit

Tom’s Trust Co-Founder Debs, along with one of our Young Ambassadors – Camille Shave, and her family, were on BBC Look East and BBC Breakfast this week talking about our newly launched Sibling Toolkit that is designed to help the siblings of children with cancer. On the BBC Breakfast sofa Debs was joined by Keiron […]

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Tom’s Trust spreads Christmas cheer to children in hospital

From superhero capes to books, chocolate and cuddly soft toys, children were treated to some wonderful gifts from Tom’s Trust while spending time in hospital over the Christmas period. The charity, along with Tom’s Trust’s psychology teams, organised the presents for children who were being treated at the Great North Children’s Hospital in Newcastle and […]

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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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Ben’s story: The need for psychological support for children with brain tumours

Ben was diagnosed with a brain tumour as an infant and underwent treatment at Alder Hey Hospital. However, he had very little access to psychological support during his treatment and recovery, which had a profound impact on his mental health in later years.  The impact of this lack of psychological support can have a lifelong […]

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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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“She was the sunshine in our family.” Emily’s story, as told by her parents.

This is the story of Emily Smith, a little girl who died of a brain tumour last year when she was just eight years-old. Her parents, Andy and Sarah Smith, have bravely shared their story in the hopes of raising awareness of brain tumours in children, and the work we’re doing at Tom’s Trust. The […]

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