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Support NECCR this Christmas…

– ‘Gift a smile’ – Donate the equivalent cost of specific piece of research, activity or kit

– Buy and send our charity Christmas cards

– Buy our winter raffle tickets (online only this year!)

Gift a smile, by making a one off donation:

Make a donation dedicated to your loved one and you will be helping a child with cancer this Christmas. Funds raised from this will be split equally between NECCR and the Children’s Cancer Fund

  • Choose the value of gift you would like to donate by looking at the options below;
  • Visit the DONATE PAGE 
  • Enter the relevant amount in the ‘other’ section
  • Click ‘yes’ to Gift Aid (if you’re eligible)
  • Enter the details of where you’d like us to send the voucher along with any message in the ‘additional comments’ section; or
  • Leave additional comments blank and we’ll send it to you to for passing on as you wish.

Choose your donation amount

£15.00 - would pay for a blood sample

£22.00 - would pay for a Chemo Duck

Chemo ducks offer comfort and reassurance to children going through treatment for cancer.
"This is such a great initiative. Coming into hospital and getting a central line in can be really scary. Having a new friend like Chemo Duck, who has the same line as the child, is a fantastic way to make this less daunting." - Dr Geoff Shenton, Consultant at Great North Children's Hospital

£50.00 - would pay for a pizza and movie night

It's not very nice being stuck as an inpatient. £50.00 pays for a film and social (ly distanced) night for teenage patients.

£70.00 - would pay for a professional animation session

These sessions, facilitated by Tom from AnimateCity, help patients bring their creative ideas to life!

£100.00 would pay for a research test

An example of this is a test that will allow researchers to understand why some children are resistant to certain leukaemia treatments.

£250.00 - would pay for gene screening

£250.00 will pay for a researcher to conduct a small scale gene screening to match a child to the right clinical trial. The relationship between Newcastle University and the Great North Children's Hospital means that early phase clinical trials that aren't able to take place elsewhere can do so in this region, giving more hope to the most difficult to treat patients.

Gift a smile now...

Go old school and send Christmas cards. Cards come in packs of 10 and cost £3.00 each.

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