News & Blog

Helping Hands 10th Anniversary project a great success

WellChild was delighted to be able to provide a new garden for Caitlin and her family at our 10th Anniversary project in our home town of Cheltenham in May. Members of WellChild staff and trustees...

Posted 06 Jun 2017

The WellChild Family Tree: Jack’s story

Jack’s family are part of the WellChild Family Tree and were recently involved in making bracelets for guests of the 2016 WellChild Awards. Jack’s mum tells us all about Jack and the support they have...

Posted 02 Jun 2017

Ed’s golf day a big success

The annual Ed Chamberlin Golf Classic for WellChild was a huge success on May 22nd , raising more than  £43,000 for our work with seriously ill children and their families. The event, held at Woburn...

Posted 25 May 2017

Garden makeover for six year old Mehraj

Six year old Mehraj has a diagnosis of Autism. He has no understanding of danger and he will wander and run off if unsupervised. He is a very active little boy and needs to burn...

Posted 23 May 2017

garden makeover for Mehraj

Creed Lottery supports WellChild

Creed Foodservice welcomed WellChild to its Staverton head office on Thursday 4th May along with other Gloucestershire based charities, to be presented with donations after the successful launch of its ‘Creed Lottery’. Chris Creed, CEO,...

Posted 18 May 2017

International Nurses Day: Time for reflection

Linda Partridge, WellChild Director of Programmes reflects on her time as a children’s nurse and discusses the challenges faced by the profession today. Florence Nightingale’s, ministering angels, superheroes, comforters, care givers and healers. These are...

Posted 12 May 2017

Nathan and Declan’s garden makeover

13 year old Nathan has Down’s syndrome and autism. His little brother Declan is five years old and has a rare Chromosome disorder called 16p micro deletion. Local parks and play areas are difficult for...

Posted 08 May 2017

Thanks to the Energy Dinner 2017 for fantastic support!

Movers and shakers in the Energy industry raised money for seriously ill children and their families while having a great time at the 14th Energy Dinner on April 27th. The S&P Global Platts sponsored Energy...

Posted 02 May 2017