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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
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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
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Great Manchester Run

Running for research

A team of wonderful fundraisers were out in force on Sunday 19 May at the SimplyHealth Great Manchester Run running for research. Running the half marathon for Friends of Rosie was Siobahn Lloyd, in memory of Gracie McCall. As a close friend of Gracie’s mum, Katie, Siobhan wanted to help raise more funds for research […]

20 May 2019
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Amelia Greig

Amelia’s communion fundraiser

Eight year old, Amelia Stimpson, and her family and friends are fundraising for childhood cancer research at Amelia’s upcoming holy communion. Following the communion, Amelia’s family and friends are hosting a fundraising party in memory of five year old, Gracie McCall. Gracie lost her battle with a rare brain tumour two years ago. Gracie and […]

09 May 2019
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Go Gold Group

Join our Friends of Rosie ‘Go Gold Group’

We’re looking for willing volunteers in and around Hale and Altrincham to join a new ‘Go Gold Group’ in support of the Friends of Rosie Children’s Cancer Research Fund. As some of you may already know, gold is the official colour for childhood cancer awareness. And September is the recognised global awareness month. The idea […]

09 May 2019