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Charlie and Oliver’s Helping Hands garden makeover

Charlie has lipodystrophy which causes problems with the way his body produces, uses and stores fat. He also has severe autoimmune chronic urticaria and angioedema, which means when he is stressed his body covers with...

Posted 07 Sep 2017

8 year old Mackenzie’s WellChild garden makeover

Mackenzie has vanishing white matter disease, a rare recessive neurological condition which causes gradual deterioration and loss of skills. The symptoms generally worsen slowly, but there can be episodes of rapid deterioration that follow an...

Posted 05 Sep 2017

Day two garden makeover team

4 year old Maham’s bedroom makeover

Maham has Merosin deficient muscular dystrophy, progressive muscle weakness and developmental delay. She has a gastronomy tube and a G-J tube for medication and food. She needs support when undertaking activities and requires 24hr care....

Posted 24 Aug 2017

Maham, her family and the bedroom makeover team

Top 10 fundraising ideas

Want to raise money to support WellChild, but not sure where to start? Our fundraising team have shared their top 10 tips on successful fundraising. Have a read to get you fundraising-ready! Already have an...

Posted 22 Aug 2017

Fundraising

An accessible garden created for 14 year old Shakira

Shakira has Cerebral Palsy, Microcephaly, Scoliosis and Learning Disabilities. She uses a wheelchair or a specialist walker to get around and needs full support to mobilise herself. The family garden was inaccessible with a really narrow...

Posted 01 Aug 2017