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Harry’s Story

By |2023-12-15T13:47:54+00:00December 15th, 2023|Box4Kids Stories|

Meet 9-year-old Harry! Harry is obsessed with football. His favourite team is Manchester United, but he also loves going to watch his local teams New Mills and Stockport County. Pre-diagnosis, Harry played for New Mills juniors’ team. In December 2022, Harry’s life fell apart. He was diagnosed with Ewing sarcoma bone cancer in his right [...]

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Macauley’s Story

By |2023-12-15T13:11:16+00:00December 15th, 2023|Box4Kids Stories|

Meet 14-year-old Macauley! Alongside enjoying spending time in the company of his three French Bulldogs, Macauley is an absolutely huge Manchester City FC fan. This is something nurses at the Christie Hospital discovered when he began proton beam radiotherapy with them back in 2021. He was diagnosed with Ewing sarcoma, when a tumour was found [...]

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Morgan’s Story

By |2023-10-13T10:27:12+01:00October 13th, 2023|Box4Kids Stories|

Meet 13-year-old Morgan! Morgan is a happy, cheeky little boy. He is full of mischief and is forever playing tricks on Mum and Dad. Whether it’s an item or himself, his parents are always looking for hidden things around the house! Morgan loves music and dances along to an eclectic mixture of genres. Most days [...]

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Sophie’s Story

By |2023-03-16T11:29:49+00:00March 16th, 2023|Box4Kids Stories|

Meet 11-year-old Sophie! Sophie loves football, horse riding, concerts and going to the theatre. She has five pets of her own, including a dog, rabbit, cat, fish and even a pony called Twinkle. Sophie absolutely adores football, especially Manchester City FC. There is just one thing Sophie loves more than Man City – Phil Foden. [...]

Jake’s Story

By |2023-03-14T10:35:43+00:00March 14th, 2023|Box4Kids Stories|

Meet 8-year-old Jake! He loves swimming, dancing and hanging out with his big brother Harry. Jake just loves to feel involved in life and never wants to miss out on anything. Jake is diagnosed with Down’s syndrome, a condition where you are born with an extra chromosome. He has to work hard on developing his [...]

Edward’s Story

By |2020-11-26T13:00:39+00:00November 26th, 2020|Box4Kids Stories|

Edward’s Story Meet 14-year-old Edward! Edward is a keen sportsman and enjoys playing rugby and football outside of school. Edward loves acting, having performed in Cheshire Youth Pantomime Society’s Pantomimes Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs in 2019 and Aladdin in 2020. Edward was diagnosed with Crohn’s Disease in March 2019. Crohn's disease is a [...]

Nathaniel’s Story

By |2020-10-16T12:21:30+01:00October 16th, 2020|Box4Kids Stories|

Nathaniel’s Story: Meet 10-year-old Nathaniel! Nathaniel enjoys playing football, computer games, board games and riding his bike. Nathaniel was born with a critical congenital heart defect called Aortic Arch Hypoplasia Coarctation. This occurs when the Aorta is narrower than usual and if not diagnosed can cause serious problems. He had to have open heart surgery [...]

Harry’s Story

By |2020-09-07T12:05:33+01:00September 7th, 2020|Box4Kids Stories|

Harry’s Story Meet 9-year-old Harry! He loves Manchester City FC and his favourite player is Bernardo Silva. He also enjoys Lego, XBOX and spending time with his family. Harry is diagnosed with Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy which is a muscle wasting condition. His condition is degenerative, and he will eventually stop walking and using his upper [...]