Young Ambassador

Our Young Ambassador on BBC News

Our Young Ambassador, Ruth Grace, recently appeared on BBC North West Tonight. Her appearance coincided with her return to school after almost four years in treatment. You can watch the programme here. Ruth Grace, from Manchester, was diagnosed with osteosarcoma, a type of bone cancer, when she was eight years old. She had a horrific […]

14 Sep 2020
Mahesh Vara

Ewing Sarcoma – Mahesh’s story

Mahesh, from Bolton, was first diagnosed with Ewing Sarcoma when he was eight years old, in May 1998. His mum had become alarmed at a growth which appeared on his left thigh. The growth quickly engulfed his thigh. A family friend (also a GP) advised that the tumour should be removed. Only after it was […]

24 Mar 2021
Annual newsletter out now

Latest newsletter OUT NOW!

Please take a moment to read our latest newsletter, which is hot off the press. This issue includes: News of our brand new Guardian Giving Scheme Our latest research projects (we’re funding more research this year than ever before – thanks to you!) Stories from our amazing supporters. Friends of Rosie Newsletter Spring 2021 final […]

12 Jul 2021
Jennifer Atherton BA

Our thanks to Jennie Atherton

As we near the end of another Childhood Cancer Awareness Month, we would like to take a moment to recognise the huge contribution of our valued Trustee, Jennie Atherton. Jennie has been with Friends of Rosie since almost the beginning of the charity. This month, we are celebrating our 30th birthday as well as bidding […]

27 Sep 2021