News and Stories - Edinburgh Children’s Hospital Charity

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Myles’ Hospital Journey

"The charity activities provided such relief. For that time, we were able to enjoy the environment and forget that we were actually stuck in hospital."

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Mad for the Miles

Cycling 1000 miles following daughter Orla's brain tumour battle.

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Mara’s Marching Mates

After 5 months in hospital with 'medical miracle' baby Mara, the Henderson family joined Team ECHC to Lap the Map!

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A Momentous Ben Nevis Mission

Zahir raised over £21k with an incredible trek to the top of Ben Nevis, in honour and memory of his daughter Raheen.

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Youth Workers in A&E

We are proud to fund Scotland’s first dedicated mental health service for children and young people at A&E.

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Fantastic Four’s 500km Fundraiser

The Inglis siblings set themselves a 500km challenge!

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Giant Octopus Surfaces at Edinburgh’s Children’s Hospital

'Olly' the Octopus takes over the Sick Kids!

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Team Nelson Take the Plunge

Brave mum Donna undertook her biggest challenge yet by getting back in the water for the first time since her son's tragic death.

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Real Life Super Heroes

Everyone's favourite costume-clad heroes took time out from saving the world last summer to help children and young people in hospital.

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Big Strides for Little People

Kayleigh's incredible fundraising challenges.

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12 Marathons in 12 Months

Dedicated runner Greig Muir took on the epic task of running 12 marathons in 12 months.

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Making Memories with Eilidh

"We have a shelf filled with the treasures she created. It gives me immense comfort remembering these experiences & the joy they brought us.”

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