Georgia’s Story

January 2013 was the month my husband Gareth and I found out we were going to be having another baby, overjoyed but nervous we kept this to ourselves for the first few months until the first scan, I remember driving to the hospital trying to prepare myself for this appointment (having had a few disappointing…

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Devon Regional Gathering Review

There were thirteen of us who met at Woodlands park on a Saturday morning in June. That’s 3 families. We all got on straight away and I couldn’t wait to go on the water slide, Viking ship and toboggan run with everyone. I could see that everybody was having a good time. We all want…

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Ava & Megan’s Sponsored Silence

To Caring Matters Now My name is Ava, I’m 10 years old. My friend Megan and I did a sponsored silence to raise money for you. The reason we did this was because my brother, Harrison is affected by Congenital Melanocytic Nevi. We managed to raise £170.20 by doing the sponsored silence from midnight until…

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The Jessica Ma Award 2019

In December 2014 one of our founding trustees Jessica Ma lost her battle with cancer. Jessica was not only a trustee to the Caring Matters Now charity, but also an amazing, courageous and inspirational friend to many in the charity and beyond. Due to Jessica’s wise and tireless work in managing the charity’s finances over…

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Amy & Alex Run the Dronfield 10K

Dronfield is the small town where we grew up and they have held a 10k for the past 22 years! This year myself and Alex decided to challenge ourselves to run the tough 6.2mile route for Caring Matters Now. We both completed the course in exactly the same time of 1:03:56. Alex ran the course…

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Ethan’s Story

On the 25th June 2012, our son Ethan was born and it was one of the happiest days our lives.  Ethan was born with what only could be described as a birthmark/mole, which covered about 35% of his body, including the side of his face, his neck and shoulders. When Ethan was born at York…

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