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
in loving memory

In loving memory of Dorothy Cameron

Our heartfelt thanks go to the family of Dorothy Cameron. Dorothy passed away on 12th January and her daughters, Diane, Sandra and Sue, chose to support Friends of Rosie at their mother’s funeral service. Diane, Sandra and Sue lost their older sister, Janet, when she was just 10 years old back in 1974. Janet had […]

11 Feb 2020
Charity Easter egg

Charity Easter egg raffles

Join the Friends of Rosie charity Easter egg raffle and raffle off a luxury, hand-crafted Easter egg at your workplace, school, nursery or community centre. All in support of local childhood cancer research. The eggs, created by world renowned Manchester chocolatier, Slattery, measure in at around half a metre high of mouthwatering milk chocolate. They […]

05 Feb 2020
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