News & Blog

A red hot day at the London Marathon

A huge thanks from WellChild to all the 146 runners who took part in the 2018 London Marathon on Sunday April 22nd to raise money for our work with seriously ill children and their families....

Posted 23 Apr 2018

A generous donation from SACA

WellChild has been presented with a cheque for £30,000 by the organisers of the SACA charity bike ride. SACA, the Sikh Arts and Cultural Association, organises an Annual Birmingham to London Charity Bike Ride. SACA...

Posted 19 Apr 2018

Four year old Alfie’s new accessible garden!

Alfie has a diagnosis of complex intractable epilepsy, severe global developmental delay and dystonia. He is peg fed and has no mobility. Alfie suffers seizures multiple times throughout the day. He is unable to sit,...

Posted 27 Mar 2018

Speed Hire volunteers working on Alfie's garden makeover

A fantastic WellChild Awards launch event

The WellChild Awards Launch 2018 took place on the evening of Thursday March 22nd at the historic Church House venue in Westminster in the heart of London. Click here to see all the pictures from...

Posted 23 Mar 2018

Tips & Fundraising at Cheltenham Festival Preview Night

Over 120 racing fans gathered at Cheltenham Ladies’ College, Princess Hall last night for ‘Festival Focus’ – an extra special Cheltenham Festival preview night and fundraiser for WellChild, sponsored by CelebLotto and supported by Martin...

Posted 09 Mar 2018

Festival Focus Panel

New accessible garden for 3 year old Evia

Evia has an optic nerve glioma (a brain tumour) and Neurofibamatosis type 1, which can cause non-cancerous tumours that develop on the coverings of nerves. Evia is registered blind and is learning to use a...

Posted 27 Feb 2018

After the garden transformation

Great support from Dobbies Garden Centres

Seriously ill children across the UK will benefit from much needed garden makeovers thanks to support WellChild has received from Dobbies Garden Centres. Dobbies have raised a remarkable £20,800.71 for WellChild during their Christmas Campaign...

Posted 26 Feb 2018