About us

For over 60 years we’ve been saving and changing lives through medical research and have spent over £100m, funding some amazing breakthroughs. Today in the UK, there are hundreds of thousands of sick and disabled children who need help. We find and fund the best research to help these children but can only do this with your support.

Our successes

We have supported some of the most significant medical breakthroughs in recent history that have helped save and change children’s lives.

Our history

For over 60 years, with the help of all our supporters we have played a significant role in many medical breakthroughs, starting with the development of the first polio vaccine in the UK.

Celebrity support

Some great celebrities support the vital medical research we fund to help babies and children.

Work with us

Work with us and help us save and change children’s lives.


We rely on volunteers to help from marshalling to making sandwiches. You could even be Paddington Bear for a day!

Contact us

We are based in Horsham West Sussex and have regional contacts throughout the UK.