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Friends of Rosie – funding research to find a cure for childhood cancers

Welcome to the Friends of Rosie Children’s Cancer Research Fund.

When five-year-old Rosie Larkin lost her battle against cancer in 1991, her family and friends were determined to carry on the fight to help other children affected by cancer.

They set up Friends of Rosie, an independent charity dedicated to raising money for research in Manchester into the causes, prevention, diagnosis and treatment of childhood cancer.

As a volunteer-led charity, almost every penny we raise is used as start-up funding for cancer research projects in Manchester. Most of these research projects would never get off the ground without our support and many go on to be funded by the national cancer research charities as a result.

We strongly believe that the key to cure is research. Whether you are a parent, relative or fundraiser, we are very grateful for your help in raising money for this underfunded and vital area of research.