News & Blog

Nominations open for the 2018 WellChild Awards

Nominations for the 2018 WellChild Awards, in association with GSK, are open. This prestigious annual event celebrates the inspirational qualities of the UK’s seriously ill children and young people and the dedication of those who...

Posted 19 Jan 2018

Prince Harry, Gaby Roslin and Ashley Banjo presenting 2017 WellChild Award winners Erin and Finley with their awards - WellChild Awards

Top 5 fundraising tips

Want to raise money to support WellChild, but not sure where to start? Our fundraising team have shared their top 5 tips on successful fundraising. Already have an idea? Request a fundraising pack here. 1....

Posted 17 Jan 2018

Great support from Target

A year of fundraising to mark the 40th anniversary of Cheltenham-based communications agency, Target, has culminated in the handover of £7,500 to WellChild. The ten-strong team organised a host of fundraising events during 2017 to...

Posted 20 Dec 2017

A look back at our WellChild Family Events

This year WellChild Families have been having lots of fun making new friends and memories at events that have involved climbing mountains, meeting animals, sailing and visiting the Circus! Mountain Rescue 2017 In July, families...

Posted 14 Dec 2017

Family Events

Tonik refer-a-friend scheme supports WellChild this Christmas

Putting a positive twist on referral schemes this Christmas, Tonik Energy will donate £100 to WellChild for every successful refer-a-friend sign up. Starting on Wednesday 6th December, Tonik aims to raise £100,000 for our work...

Posted 13 Dec 2017

Four year old Corey-Jaii’s garden makeover

Corey-Jaii has Moebius Syndrome, a rare neurological disorder that affects the muscles in the face causing paralysis. He is very sensitive to light as he cannot close his eyes or blink properly. He also has...

Posted 12 Dec 2017

The family garden after the garden makeover

Solutions for improving medication safety at home for families

A joint event sponsored by Medicines for Children and MedsIQ saw child health professionals and parents work together to develop ideas for practical solutions and interventions to improve medication safety at home for families. The...

Posted 10 Dec 2017

medication safety at home