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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 Whiteley 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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Alex and Sarah doing a T for Tom

Three friends to cycle 140 miles in coast-to-coast challenge for Tom’s Trust

Three novice cyclists will be pedalling 140 miles in a coast-to-coast challenge to raise money for children with brain tumours. Alex Hagan, 27, and his friends Sarah Pagan, 28, and Jake Kennedy, 24, will be cycling from Whitehaven, Cumbria, to Tynemouth, North Tyneside, over the course of a weekend. They have chosen to raise money […]

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Tom's Teas' products

Tom’s Trust partners with Tom’s Teas to raise money for Tea for Tom event

Tom’s Trust has partnered with the children’s tea company Tom’s Teas in a collaboration to mark its latest event, Tea for Tom. Tom’s Trust, which provides psychological support for children with brain tumours and their families, is asking supporters to sign up to host their very own tea party to raise money for children across […]

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Tom at the beach

Proudly marking ten years of Tom’s Trust: The accomplishments of a small charity over a decade

By Debs Whiteley, Co-founder of Tom’s Trust This June, Tom’s Trust will be proudly marking 10 years of funding vital psychological care to children with brain tumours and their families. From the triumphant moment when we funded our very first psychologist at Addenbrooke’s Hospital in Cambridge, to now helping to fund enough psychologists in hospitals […]

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Tom’s Trust’s 31 Stars campaign raises £225,000 for children with brain tumours

Tom’s Trust’s 31 Stars campaign, led by Guinness World Record holder Ben Blowes, has raised a staggering £225,000 to support hundreds of children with brain tumours. Ben, a renowned runner who once completed the London Marathon with a tumble dryer on his back, ran 31 marathons in 31 days in December 2020 as part of […]

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