Parent Trustee Katie Cutler

New Parent Trustee joins Friends of Rosie

We’re delighted to announce the appointment of a new Parent Trustee, Katie Cutler, to join our Board of Trustees. Katie’s son Arthur, from Bolton, was diagnosed with Acute Myeloid Leukaemia when he was just 16 months old and was treated at The Royal Manchester Children’s Hospital. You can read his story here. Says Katie, “Arthur […]

18 Sep 2018

Max inspired to fundraise for cancer research

Max Edwards, aged 9, from Prestwich was inspired to fundraise for childhood cancer and breast cancer research after his grandmother’s battle with the disease. The St Phillips Primary School pupil decided to create his own ‘Have a Snack’ shop, selling homemade cakes as well as drinks and treats. He set up a stall outside his […]

17 Sep 2018
Sober October

Sober October for Jo and Lee

Huge thanks to Jo Richardson and Lee Wood who have chosen to do a Sober October in support of childhood cancer research. Says Jo, “As everyone knows we very much enjoy a drink or ten, but we’ve decided to do Sober October to raise money for the charity Friends of Rosie. “My brother, Dan, was […]

17 Sep 2018
research grant call

Our Research Projects

It is our primary aim to fund the most promising new childhood cancer research ideas in the North West. As a result of our funding researchers are able to obtain preliminary results to back up their ideas, which they can then use to secure large-scale funding from the big cancer research charities and pharmaceutical companies. Each year, […]

10 Sep 2018