Childhood cancer research

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
AMRC membership

Friends of Rosie joins AMRC

We are delighted to announce that the Friends of Rosie Children’s Cancer Research Fund is now a member of the Association of Medical Research Charities (AMRC). The AMRC is the UK’s national membership organisation for health and medical research charities. It brings together and supports health and medical charities to produce high-quality research. With so […]

24 Jul 2019
When you grow up

What do you want to do when you grow up?

For most children when asked, ‘What do you want to do when you grow up?’, the list of possibilities is endless. For children diagnosed with cancer, their aspirations are no less great and why should they be? This is the question Friends of Rosie posed to the children attending this year’s Ward 84 summer party. […]

18 Jul 2019
Deans Court Chambers

Deans Court Chambers team run for Rosie

A team of members and staff from leading Manchester-based barristers’ Chambers, Deans Court Chambers, ran this year’s Manchester 10k to help raise money for Friends of Rosie, a local children’s cancer research charity.

19 Jun 2019
Easter egg winners

Record-breaking Easter eggs

This year saw our fourth annual Easter egg raffle fundraiser smash the previous years’ fundraising totals. This Easter we were delighted to raise almost £4,000 thanks to the amazing support of businesses, schools and local communities in and around Manchester. The huge, handcrafted Easter eggs from Slattery chocolatiers in Bury certainly tempted lots of people […]

20 May 2019