News & Blog

New WellChild Ambassadors: Welcome to Dick and Dom!

We are delighted to welcome long term supporters Dick and Dom as official WellChild Ambassadors. The popular comedy duo have been on children’s television for over 20 years starring in shows like Dick and Dom...

Posted 03 Nov 2017

2017 Inspirational Young Person winners collecting their awards

WellChild garden makeover for five year old Philet

Philet has Acute Lymphoblastic Leukaemia and is receiving treatment. He also has cerebral palsy and decreased muscle tone, which affects all his limbs. Philet is fed via a PEG tube as he has an unsafe...

Posted 30 Oct 2017

Philet enjoying his new garden

Our Impact 2016/17: Building on a Decade of Care

2016/2017 was a milestone year in the history of WellChild and for the thousands of families that it supports. In the year that marked the tenth anniversary of the WellChild Nurse programme, we supported more...

Posted 19 Oct 2017

Our Impact 2016/2017

No Place Like Home: Challenges & Solutions

Over 100 children’s health professionals, academics and parents from across the UK came together at the Kings House Conference Centre in Manchester last month to address the core challenges in enabling children and young people...

Posted 13 Oct 2017

100 Women in Finance Raises More Than £575,000 for WellChild

100 Women in Finance (“100WF”), a global, practitioner-driven non-profit organization that serves more than 15,000 professionals in the finance and alternative investment industries, announced at its annual London Gala that it successfully raised over £575,000...

Posted 12 Oct 2017

11 year old Terence’s garden makeover

11 year old Terence has Autism, learning disabilities, ADHD and is currently under investigation for epilepsy. He is non-verbal and has no awareness of danger, so requires one to one supervision at all times to...

Posted 10 Oct 2017

Garden makeover team

Mark Foster hosts annual Golf Day for WellChild

A great time was had at the 2017 Mark Foster Golf day for WellChild, with the annual event having raised more than £100,000 over the last seven years. Guests enjoyed a brilliant day of golf...

Posted 05 Oct 2017

Team photo at the Mark Foster Golf Day

Walking for WellChild: The Fan Dance

As a teenager Dad was always nagging me to go hiking with him. He was a fell runner when he was younger and so loves the British mountains. I didn’t share his love. However, with...

Posted 02 Oct 2017

Walking for WellChild