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Tom’s Trust Volunteer set to enjoy ABBA concert thanks to UK Charity Week

A hardworking charity volunteer from Cambridgeshire is looking forward to attending ABBA’s Voyage concert after receiving a gift card from Sinclair Method UK, the Main Sponsor of Charity Today’s UK Charity Week campaign. The gift card was won by Yvette Biggs, a hardworking volunteer of the Cambridgeshire-based Tom’s Trust, a charity dedicated to providing psychological […]

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Newcastle Dad runs 5km a day in January to raise funds for Tom’s Trust

A dad from Heaton is running 5km a day in January to raise vital funds for Tom’s Trust, a children’s charity that provides psychological support to children with brain tumours and their families. Darren Frazer, whose daughter Grace was diagnosed with a brain tumour in 2014 at just 18 months old, set himself the challenge […]

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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 […]

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11 year old stars in new video to explain what Tom’s Trust Psychologists do

An 11 year old boy from north Essex is the star of a new video launched by children’s brain tumour charity, Tom’s Trust.   Riley Akers, of Kelvedon, has been supported by Tom’s Trust since March 2018 when he was first diagnosed with a brain tumour. Riley’s voice narrates the video which explains how pscholgoists […]

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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 […]

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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. […]

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National Lottery Community Fund awards £10,000 to Tom’s Trust

Tom’s Trust is celebrating after being awarded £10,000 of National Lottery Community Fund cash to provide psychological support to children with brain tumours and their families.   Tom’s Trust provides mental health, wellbeing and psychological support to children and their families in the East of England and North East.   Throughout the pandemic, providing support was challenging for Tom’s Trust clinical psychologists and the service had to be reconfigured and offered remotely, like many others. The new funding from […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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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