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
Christmas concert

Christmas concert for childhood cancer

The talented Altrincham Concert Orchestra are holding a Christmas Concert on Saturday 11th December at 2pm with proceeds supporting childhood cancer research. The orchestra are holding the festive event  at the Altrincham United Reformed Church (Cecil Road, Hale, WA15 9NT). To get you in the mood for Christmas, they will play a mix of well […]

08 Dec 2021

Marathon success for Lesley

Our wonderful Trustee, Lesley Dowdall, set herself the challenge of running a marathon to raise money for children’s cancer research. Where better to undertake her challenge than the beautiful city of Barcelona? Lesley headed out to the sunny city to run the marathon on 7th November. Says Lesley, “It was an incredible experience! The atmosphere […]

23 Nov 2021
Christmas cards

Christmas cards

If your thoughts are turning to Christmas, then we’re pleased to tell you that we’ve appointed a new charity Christmas cards company this year. You can buy your personalised Christmas cards or ecards for Christmas using Making A Difference Cards and help support Friends Of Rosie and children with cancer. Making A Difference take no […]

04 Nov 2021
New Trustees

Welcome to our new Trustees

In recognition of Trustees’ Week this week, we’re excited to welcome not one but two new Trustees to Friends of Rosie. Welcome Lesley Firstly, we welcome Lesley Dowdall. Lesley has over 20 years’ experience in fundraising and donor relations. She is Director of Development at Withington Girls’ School and previously served as Deputy Director of […]

02 Nov 2021