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Team CHECT take on the Hampton Court Half Marathon

Team CHECT take on the Hampton Court Half Marathon

Seven runners braved the bracing February weather on Sunday to raise funds for families affected by retinoblastoma at the Hampton Court Half Marathon. It’s the first time that we’ve had a team at this event and we were delighted that everyone finished the course and...
Brave brother and sister awarded as CHECT Champions

Brave brother and sister awarded as CHECT Champions

Siblings Thomas and Beth Hale have been awarded for their courage and bravery while one of them battled against the rare eye cancer retinoblastoma. Thomas was just seven months old when he was diagnosed with the condition, which meant that he needed to have intensive...
CHECT members day is a roaring success

CHECT members day is a roaring success

CHECT’s Development Manager Matt Croxall talks about a very successful members day… Families in the North West region had a ‘monster’ of a day out this October during our visit to Liverpool’s fabulous World Museum. A fun and educational Dinosaur Workshop was...
Raising awareness of Rb with health visitors

Raising awareness of Rb with health visitors

This week is National Eye Health Week. To mark the event one of our trustees, Lisa Brown, explains how she has been able to use her role as a health visitor to raise awareness of retinoblastoma amongst her colleagues. “Hello. My name is Lisa Brown. My younger...
CHECT lottery – win up to £25,000!

CHECT lottery – win up to £25,000!

What better day to launch the new Childhood Eye Cancer Trust (CHECT) lottery than on the first day of Childhood Cancer Awareness Month? Not only can you be in with a chance of winning £25,000 each week but for every £1 you spend, 50p will go directly to CHECT to help...
Join CHECT’s Teddy Bears Picnic

Join CHECT’s Teddy Bears Picnic

Poor Chester the CHECT bear. He’s already missing his pals now school’s broken up for the summer. Luckily, we’ve thought of a way to put a smile back on Chester’s face – we’re arranging a Teddy Bears Picnic for him. It would make...