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An accessible, fun garden for six year old Mo

Mo was born with Down’s Syndrome. Following a choking accident when she was 3 years old she was left with a brain injury which means she is now a full-time wheelchair user. Mo has very...

Posted 12 Apr 2017

Mo and the garden makeover team

Spring into Gardening success

WellChild’s first ever Spring into Gardening evening was a huge success at the Royal Agricultural University in Cirencester on April 6th. The event acted as an awareness raiser for WellChild’s work with seriously ill children...

Posted 07 Apr 2017

Garden makeover for eight year old Lois

Lois has severe spastic quadriplegic cerebral palsy and epilepsy. She is also sight and hearing impaired. Lois needs to use a wheelchair and has lots of specialist equipment, such as oxygen and suction machines, so...

Posted 07 Apr 2017

Lois' Garden Makeover

11 year old Mehd’s garden makeover

Mehd has a rare genetic condition which causes eye abnormalities, short stature and developmental delay. He is severely sight impaired and registered blind and he requires constant supervision to keep him safe. Mehd can say...

Posted 03 Apr 2017

Get creative with new Vitalsox competition…

WellChild is very excited to announce the launch of our new competition in association with our longstanding supporter Vitalsox.  If you have a pair of the Vitalsox WellChild socks, it’s time to get creative to...

Posted 03 Apr 2017

Vitalsox Compeition

Magical night of fundraising at WellChild Awards Launch

This year’s WellChild Awards, in association with GSK, launched in style with a magical evening of fundraising at The Magic Circle in London last Thursday, raising over £100,000 to help seriously ill children and young people...

Posted 29 Mar 2017

Jon Culshaw and Troy at the WellChild Awards Party

Garden makeover for 10 year old Curtis in Truro

10 year old Curtis has Charge Syndrome. He is profoundly deaf, visually impaired, is unable to talk and has a limited vocabulary of signs. Curtis also has a complex and life limiting heart condition and...

Posted 22 Mar 2017