Hugs childrens cancer charity

Hugs Childrens Cancer Charity (formerly Hugs from Henry) fundraising page

Hugs childrens cancer charity provides support to families who have or have had a child with cancer through respite in their Cornish holiday home, family away days and peer support.
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RCN 1161382

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Henry was just 3 years old when he was diagnosied with stage 4 neuroblastoma, a childhood cancer that is notoriously difficult to treat. Henrys family had to relocate from Plymouth to Bristol for treatment which lasted nearly 18 months. On return to Plymouth the family wanted to open a charity to support other people from the region who had to also travel to Bristol for treatment and to provide emotional support for those going through the same journey.

In 2015 the Hallam family opened Hugs From Henry, providing peer to peer support for families Who found themselves on the same journey as they did.

The family provide a private respite centre in Cornwall for families to visit. The home called Henrys hideout gives families a place away from the hospital to make memories and relax. this is open to all families who have a child or have had a child with cancer.

The charity also provides peer-to-peer support through awaydays and coffee mornings, and during the Covid pandemic stepped up and provided food parcels and cooked meals delivered to peoples doors and the hospital.

by donating to Hugs childrens cancer charity you are helping us achieve our missions and support as many people as we can.

A few words from some of the families we support.

Phillippa 'I couldnt be more grateful for the support we recieved from Hugs, even just meeting for a coffee made a diffrnece during my lowest point. Thank you for everything you do!'

Jennifer 'Hugs has helped us have family time in Henrys Hideout respite home. Giving us time to make beautiful memories away from the hopsital And time to bond as a family. They support is with finacial support and lovely gifts, Hugs is here to help!'

Charlie 'At the worst time of our lives, Hugs stepped in and provided is with a place to turn to. The intial voucher we recived at diagnosis helped us with getting some essentails after we were rushed to Bristol. They have since given us time at the respite home and invited us to the away days and coffee mornings. Thank you Hugs for all you do'


About the charity

Hugs childrens cancer charity

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RCN 1161382
Hugs Childrens cancer charity supports families with cancer through holidays, group events and care packs. we also provide an online platform for families to talk in a safe empathetic area.

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