Colourful children's windmills in the gardens at the hospice on a sunny day.

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    We are the first children’s hospice in the UK to provide specialist support for families whose child dies suddenly

    25 April 2019

    We’re incredibly proud to announce the launch of our new service at Forget Me Not, providing specialist support to families ...

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    The day we went to visit a mosque

    21 March 2019

    Many of the children and families we care for are from British minority ethnic communities – and many of our ...

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    How heartbeat music can capture the most precious memories

    21 March 2019

    Our music therapist, Sarah Bradley-Adam, shares how music can help capture beautiful moments at the saddest of times.

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    Luen's blog: A priceless gift of time

    21 March 2019

    For every member of staff at Forget Me Not, we have 3.6 amazing volunteers helping us do everything we do ...

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    We’re proud to be 'Looking out for our Neighbours'

    15 March 2019

    ​We are excited to announce that we are supporting a brand new community campaign from West Yorkshire and Harrogate Health ...

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    Volunteering helped me discover the job I wanted – and gave me the confidence to do it!

    25 February 2019

    “Being out of work really knocked my confidence, but volunteering in a Forget Me Not shop made all the difference. ...

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    Luen's blog: “For our families, life can be like running a marathon uphill”

    07 February 2019

    Next month we’re hosting An Audience With event with long distance running stars Paula Radcliffe MBE and Steve Cram CBE. ...

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    A children’s Christmas party to bring 2018 to a magical close!

    10 January 2019

    Christmas may be over, but that doesn't mean we can't share just one more magical Christmas story!

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    Luen's blog: What’s culture got to do with running a children’s hospice?

    10 January 2019

    In the first of a regular blog, Luen Thompson, our chief executive, shares her thoughts on the impact of culture ...

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    “If you’ve got a reason to do something, you can do anything!”

    10 January 2019

    For Paula, one of our mums, tackling the Yorkshire Three Peaks Challenge was a real test of endurance. But knowing ...

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