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
Jude Anderton

Jude’s Story

Jude Anderton was 11 years old when he was diagnosed with bone cancer. He went from a happy, highly active boy to being desperately ill in such a short space of time. His mum, Helen, shares his story to help raise awareness for childhood bone cancer and the vital need for more research: “I remember […]

12 Aug 2020
BBC North West

Friends of Rosie on BBC North West Tonight

Friends of Rosie appeared on BBC North West Tonight last week, highlighting the vital need for more children’s cancer research. As well as talking about our latest research project, which is one of the biggest steps forward in childhood bone cancer research in the past 40 years. Listen to Friends of Rosie founder, Lisa Larkin, […]

21 Jul 2020
eBay's Big Charity Sell

eBay’s Big Charity Sell

Declutter, donate, and nominate a friend a do the same via eBay’s Big Charity Sell. We are calling for our supporters to sell your unwanted items on eBay and donate up to 100% of the proceeds to Friends of Rosie, helping to raise vital funds for children with cancer, as well as reducing waste. Charities […]

27 May 2020