The more we know, the healthier they grow

The more we know, the healthier they grow

With your support we can help more children like Lily. Together we can deliver life saving and life changing research into childhood conditions like arthritis, cancer and diabetes.

Please support remarkable research

Please support remarkable research

A gift of just £5 a month will deliver life saving and life changing research into childhood conditions like arthritis, cancer and diabetes. And help remarkable young people like Dylan.

Fundraising events

21 Apr To 22 Apr

Blackpool Festival of Running

If you're looking for running events in the North West, the iconic Blackpool promenade plays host to the annual Blackpool Marathon, Half Marathon and 10k.

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12 May To 09 Sep

Tough Mudder 2018

Tough Mudder is 10 - 12 miles of mud and obstacles built to test your mental grit, camaraderie and all-around physical fitness.

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12 May

Born Survivor

Born Survivor is not your standard mud run or obstacle course. Book for Manchester 2018 now!

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News and views

Last few places remaining

Don't miss this information evening!

It's 2018! Final few tickets available now

Join us and our supporters Shirley Ballas and Beth Tweddle, plus guests from Gogglebox and Hollyoaks for a night to remember!

The Alder Play App has launched

The new Alder Hey app - AlderPlay is available to download now. Follow us on twitter @AlderPlayApp

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