Addenbrooke’s-based charity receives generous donation

PUBLISHED: 15:47 17 August 2018 | UPDATED: 13:57 20 August 2018

Tom's Trust has received a donation from CALA Homes. Picture: Tim George

Tom's Trust has received a donation from CALA Homes. Picture: Tim George

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A support charity based at Addenbrooke’s Hospital in Cambridge has received a donation of more than £800 from a housing developer.

Tom’s Trust – formerly based in Fowlmere – has been given £860 by CALA Homes to help them continue to provide support and clinical psychology for children with brain tumours and their families.

Tom’s Trust community fundraiser Emily Tickridge said: “We are so grateful to CALA Homes for their support of Tom’s Trust.

“The service provided is vital for the long term well-being of children suffering with a brain tumour, as well as helping to support the child’s family.

“Any child in the east of England diagnosed with a brain tumour will be treated at Addenbrooke’s Hospital by the Tom’s Trust team.

“Our charity also offers vital support to those families who sadly lose a child, as they are the silent victims of the disease.”

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