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Tom’s Trust Ambassador Group 2021 at the Great North Children’s Hospital

Tom’s Trust Ambassador Group 2021 at the Great North Children’s Hospital This year, we started a virtual Tom’s Trust Ambassador Group at the Great North Children’s Hospital in Newcastle upon Tyne. Led by Tom’s Trust Lead Ambassador, Emma Smith, 15, and supported by Dr Sarah Verity, Paediatric Neuropsychologist, and Uschi Hiermeier, Assistant Psychologist, the group […]

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Martin Shave trustee

Tom’s Trust welcomes new trustee

Tom’s Trust would like to announce its new trustee, Martin Shave. The charity is excited to have Martin on board, bringing his invaluable experience to the role at a time when Tom’s Trust is expanding its services across the UK. Biography Martin is an industry lead for Microsoft in the UK having worked in the […]

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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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Debs running at Silverstone

Mum who lost her son to a brain tumour runs half marathon for the first time since his death to help other families

A mum who lost her son in the space of just seven months to a brain tumour is now running a half marathon for the first time since his death to help other families. Debs Mitchell, 54, last ran a half marathon in 2010, when her eight-year-old son Tom met her at the finish line […]

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Cambridge Half Marathons runners doing a T for Tom

Debs speaks to BBC Radio Cambridgeshire

Tom’s Trust’s Co-Founder Debs was on BBC Radio Cambridgeshire this morning, speaking about Tom and her fundraising for the Cambridge Half Marathon, as well as our fantastic team of 100 runners (who as Debs says will be easy to spot in their luminous yellow vests during the race!) Listen here (you can hear Debs from […]

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We’re hiring! Come and work for Tom’s Trust.

📣 Come and join our wonderful team! 📣  We have two positions available at Tom’s Trust. Take a look at them below and please apply or share to your networks. The closing dates are fast approaching so get in touch today to find out more. Digital Campaigns and Fundraising Officer  Tom’s Trust is looking for a […]

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Debs and Tom

“Mental health has always been the poor relative to physical health.” Tom’s Trust Co-Founder Debs speaks to Cambridge 105 Radio

Tom’s Trust Co-Founder Debs Mitchell has spoken to Cambridge 105 Radio about all things Tom’s Trust – how it began, how it’s grown, the wonderful families the charity supports and of course her “kind and loving” son Tom who sadly died in 2010. Take a listen to her moving interview. “It’s really important that children […]

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The team during the ride in front of the sea and hills, holding up a Tom's Trust vest.

Four friends fund treatment for a child with a brain tumour for a whole year through 140-mile coast-to-coast challenge

Four novice cyclists have raised £1,480 for children’s brain tumour charity Tom’s Trust after pedalling 140 miles in a coast-to-coast challenge – enough to fund a child’s treatment for over a year. Alex Hagan, 27, and his friends Sarah Pagan, 28, Jake Kennedy, 24, and Dan Potts, 25, cycled from Whitehaven, Cumbria, to Tynemouth, North […]

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Kerry and Troi in handcuffs

Two runners to set a Guinness World Record for running the London Marathon in handcuffs in aid of Tom’s Trust

Two runners are about to set a Guinness World Record for the fastest marathon while handcuffed together, to raise vital funds for the children’s brain tumour charity Tom’s Trust. Kerry Bullen, 48, and Troi Baxter, 26, both won places in the Virgin Money London Marathon ballot, and decided to use the opportunity to set themselves […]

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Princess Diana picture

Signed picture of Princess Diana is unearthed by Tom’s Trust with hopes to raise thousands of pounds at auction

A signed picture of Princess Diana has been discovered by a brain tumour charity and will now be auctioned to raise funds on what would have been the Princess of Wales’ 60th birthday. Tom’s Trust, a Cambridge-based charity dedicated to providing psychological support for children with brain tumours and their families, uncovered the picture earlier […]

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