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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
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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
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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
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Run everyday challenge

One month, run everyday = five marathons!

Our very own communications manager, Helen Griffin, set herself a very stretching target in support of Childhood Cancer Awareness Month. To run everyday during September totalling 211km – the equivalent of five marathons! As if that wasn’t enough, she also did a Sober September, to further help raise awareness and funds for children’s cancer research. […]

09 Oct 2019
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memory walk

Gatley Memory Walk for #CCAM

In recognition of Childhood Cancer Awareness Month, the End of Treatment Bells and the local community in Gatley village held a Memory Walk. The walk raised over £1,000, with £500 being donated to Friends of Rosie to support new childhood cancer research projects. The walk took place on Friday 13 September, setting off from Gatley […]

04 Oct 2019