Dad takes on toughest cycling challenge ever-est for sick kids

A fitness-mad dad has been named as this week’s charity champion after cycling the height of Mount Everest and raising over £2,000 for Birmingham Children’s Hospital Charity, following his son’s brain-surgery as a baby. Read more

Parents raise money for sick kids after shock triple diagnosis

A grateful couple from Redditch have raised over £1,160 for Birmingham Children’s Hospital Charity after walking 30 miles and simulating the route of the traumatic ambulance journey that changed their family’s lives forever. Read more

Young sisters’ trek-tacular efforts for sick kids

Two young sisters from Stourbridge have reached new heights after climbing a 3,000ft mountain and raising over £1,500 for Birmingham Children’s Hospital Charity. Read more

Family talks about the relief of having parent accommodation paid for

At the height of the Coronavirus pandemic Birmingham Children’s Hospital used funds secured from NHS Charities Together, as well as generous contributions from the Eveson Charitable Trust and the Hobson Charity, to provide overnight accommodation so parents could stay close by to their children. Read more

Woman walking on "hair" after her recovery from paralysis

A 23-year-old woman from Walsall has gone to extreme lengths for Birmingham Children’s Hospital Charity, after cutting her long hair and raising more than £1,700 to say thank you to the physiotherapists that helped her walk again. Read more

Life's a picnic for young fundraiser, after a tough start

An eight-year-old girl from Wolverhampton has become the ‘hostess with the mostest’ recently, after inviting her friends and family to join her for a virtual teddy bear’s picnic and raising more than £150 for Birmingham Children’s Hospital Charity. Read more

Fitness clothing giant Gymshark goes the extra mile for local charities - Over 9,000 to be exact

Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, Birmingham Women’s and Children’s Hospital Charity has relied on local businesses for a helping hand as it continues to support the vital work our two hospitals provide to patients from across the region. One such company is Solihull-based fitness clothing brand Gymshark, who as well as donating almost a quarter of a million pounds, has also given more than 650 hours of volunteering time, and travelled more than 9,217 miles to help the hospitals. Read more

High flyer raises £2,000 for kids cancer unit

The sky was the limit for one woman from Great Barr after she took the flight of a lifetime in an extreme challenge for Birmingham Children’s Hospital Charity, raising more than £2,150 for the hospital’s Oncology Unit where a close friend beat cancer. Read more

Grant awarded to support inclusion, diversity and equality at BWC

Birmingham Women’s and Children’s Hospital Charity is thrilled to have received a grant of £50,000 from NHS Charities Together, which will be used to further support the health and wellbeing of the Trust’s colleagues of Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic backgrounds. Read more