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
childhood cancer research

Our latest research project is underway

Covid won’t stop us in our fight for children with cancer! We’re delighted that our newest childhood cancer research project has now started, following some delays due to Covid restrictions. We caught up with the research team at The University of Manchester to find out more about them and their priorities for the first few […]

09 Dec 2020
manchester united

Thanks to Manchester United Supporters Club

A huge thank you to the Middleton Manchester United Supporters Club for their kind and generous support. We recently received a much needed donation of £500 from the club to support children’s cancer research projects. The club chose Friends of Rosie as one of their members lost their grandchild earlier this year to leukaemia at […]

09 Nov 2020
fundraising trustee

Fundraising Trustee – we need you!

If you are an experienced fundraising trustee, we need your help. This is a volunteer position and we can guarantee you huge satisfaction and enjoyment. Plus the opportunity to make a real difference for children with cancer. We want to ensure that every penny donated to us is spent in the most effective way to […]

09 Oct 2020
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