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Choir concert raises funds for Alder Hey Children’s Hospital brain tumour support service

Last Thursday, 15 February, St Faith’s School Choir (from Cambridge) performed a very special concert at St Peter’s Church, Heswall to raise funds for the children’s brain tumour charity Tom’s Trust, who provide psychological support for children with brain tumours and their families at Alder Hey Children’s Hospital. The concert raised a brilliant £442.81.   Tom’s […]

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Alder Hey children spark joy in festive Christmas card competition for Tom’s Trust

A Christmas card competition held by brain tumour charity Tom’s Trust saw judges blown away with the creations by children from Alder Hey Children’s Hospital. Tom’s Trust held the competition with the help of their psychologists at the hospital in Liverpool, with lots of entries received from children who are currently being treated there. First […]

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Tom’s Trust celebrates NHS funding announcement

Press release by Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust. Brainbow, a rehabilitation service for children and young people with brain tumours based at Addenbrooke’s celebrated its 10th anniversary on Friday. Brainbow was founded as a collaboration between CUH and three visionary local charities – Anna’s Hope, Camille’s Appeal and Tom’s Trust. Later the Joshua Tarrant […]

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Annual Bartlow walk raises more than £19,000

A popular annual walk in the countryside has raised more than £19,000 for three charities. The Bartlow Charity Walk covers three counties; Cambridgeshire, Suffolk and Essex, raising much needed funds this year for three worthy causes: Tom’s Trust, Addenbrookes Cancer Research Hospital and Bartlow Church Restoration. The eighteen years of the walk have raised over […]

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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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Auction live! “Cherish this moment” piece, by Cambridge artist, donated to Tom’s Trust

Cambridge contemporary artist, Sue Rapley, has donated “Cherish this Moment”, a stunning piece of contemporary art created especially for Tom’s Trust supporters, that is available to bid on here. In the poignant piece, Sue has used oil to create an illusion of light, with a beautiful depiction of coastal memories in the sand dunes. The […]

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Tom’s Trust’s team of 54 Cambridge Half Marathon runners raises more than £27,000

A charity team of Cambridge Half Marathon Runners has raised a phenomenal £27,588 for children with brain tumours. The group of 54 runners supporting Tom’s Trust, the children’s brain tumour charity based in Cambridge, far surpassed their goal of raising £17,500 and has now raised enough to support 23 families living with a brain tumour […]

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#ChildrensMentalHealthWeek 2023

This week (6th-12th February 2023) is Place2B‘s #ChildrensMentalHealthWeek. We’re proud to be the only UK charity focused on providing mental health care to children with brain tumours and their loved ones, and this week we’re encouraging all families living with a brain tumour to reach out for support and talk about how they’re feeling. Our […]

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Families enjoy Brainbow Christmas party

Some of our families were able to enjoy a special Christmas party at Lanwades Hall, Suffolk, on Christmas Eve. The event was held by Brainbow, the rehabilitation service for children and young people with brain tumours, based at Addenbrooke’s Hospital in Cambridge, where Tom’s Trust makes up one of three charities which fund the service. […]

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Ambassador Ben Blowes holds training session for Team Tom runners

Tom’s Trust Ambassador Ben Blowes held a training session on Sunday for Team Tom runners signed up to the Cambridge Half Marathon. The team met by Midsommer Common in Cambridge for the running session which saw them work up a sweat ahead of the 13.1 mile run on Sunday 5th March. The group even found […]

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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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Gosforth mum and team raise thousands of pounds to support children’s brain tumour charity in Great North Run

A dedicated mum from Gosforth has helped to raise thousands of pounds for the charity which helped her family after her son was diagnosed with a brain tumour. Jenny Mann completed the Great North Run on 11 September for children’s brain tumour charity Tom’s Trust, to help raise vital funds for the charity in recognition […]

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