Toms Trust Charity

Children’s Brain tumour charity launches 7 Wishes for Christmas Campaign as part of the Big Give

A leading children’s brain tumour charity, Tom’s Trust, is launching its 7 wishes campaign today to coincide with The Big Give Christmas Challenge 2021. The campaign features seven Christmas wishes from children affected by brain tumours and their families. The campaign, launched by Chief executive Rebecca Wood, includes a video created by the charity to […]


Nine-year-old boy to run 3k a day in November for Tom’s Trust

A nine-year-old schoolboy from Suffolk has set himself the challenge of running 3km a day during November to raise vital funds for children with brain tumours. Emil Skorek, 9 from Red Lodge, near Newmarket, set himself the challenge after being inspired by record breaking marathon runner and Tom’s Trust ambassador Ben Blowes. Emil, who attends […]


Christmas Card Competition 2021 Winners!

A huge thank you to everyone who entered this year’s Christmas Card competition. It was hugely difficult to choose a winner, but after much debate we have chosen! Well done to everyone who took the time to enter. The winner of this year’s first prize is this superb winter scene by Olivia Varley, aged 9. […]

Turners lorries

Transport company to raise thousands of pounds for charity after donating two lorries for ten years to help children with brain tumours

A transport company is set to raise thousands of pounds for a children’s brain tumour charity after donating two lorries to the cause. Turners Soham Ltd, based in Cambridgeshire, has donated two 13.6 metre trailers to advertising for the charity Tom’s Trust, which provides psychological support to children with brain tumours across the UK. Both […]


Team of 100 runners raises more than £40,000 for Tom’s Trust

A charity team of 100 runners has raised more than £42,000 for a children’s brain tumour charity by running the Cambridge Half Marathon – enough to fund care for every child newly diagnosed with a brain tumour in the East of England this year. The team, led by Tom’s Trust’s Co-founder Debs Mitchell, has successfully […]

Ambassador group drawing

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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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