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 message poster

Get your Christmas message poster now

Instead of sending Christmas cards at work, college or school this year, display one of our FREE Christmas message posters. Pick a bauble on the poster, write your messages to each other and donate. Each printed Christmas message poster comes with a cardboard collection box, so you can make a donation for every Christmas message […]

02 Dec 2019
festive fundraising

Feel good festive fundraising

There are lots of ways you can support Friends of Rosie with festive fundraising this season. And, as a volunteer-led charity, you can be sure that a donation to Friends of Rosie will go where it’s needed, funding vital childhood cancer research. Just contact us at to let us know about your festive fundraising […]

20 Nov 2019
research grant call

New research grant call now open

Thanks to our lovely supporters, we now have enough funds available to support a new research grant. We are inviting applications for pump-priming research grants focused on childhood cancer. Pump-priming is the process of helping a new project or idea get off the ground by providing initial funding. We are unique in our role of […]

18 Oct 2019
go gold

P J Livesey go gold for childhood cancer

Throughout September, Trafford-based property developers, P J Livesey, turned gold in support of Childhood Cancer Awareness Month. Their fundraising efforts raised a whopping £2,180.50 in aid of Friends of Rosie. September is internationally recognised as the awareness month for childhood cancer in association with the colour gold. From a gold-themed cake contest and raffle, to […]

11 Oct 2019