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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 [...]

Owen’s Story

By |2020-06-17T16:37:08+01:00June 17th, 2020|Box4Kids Stories|

Owen’s Story  Meet 12-year-old Owen! Owen is diagnosed with 22q deletion syndrome (also known as DiGeorge Syndrome) which limits his life expectancy. 22q deletion is caused by the deletion of a small segment of chromosome 22 and can cause a range of problems, including heart defects and learning difficulties. Owen’s main health problem is his [...]

Matty’s Story

By |2020-06-11T15:01:03+01:00June 11th, 2020|Box4Kids Stories|

Matty’s Story Meet 15-year-old Matthew (who likes to be known as Matty)! In December 2016 Matty was diagnosed with medulloblastoma which is a malignant, embryonal brain tumour. Around 55 children are diagnosed with medulloblastoma each year in the UK. He underwent treatment which involved tumour removal, radiotherapy and 12 months of chemotherapy. Unfortunately, he relapsed [...]

Rocky’s Story

By |2020-05-28T16:49:58+01:00May 28th, 2020|Box4Kids Stories|

Rocky’s Story Meet 10-year-old Rocky! Rocky loves anything to do with sport especially football, athletics, Formula One and horse racing. You name a sport, Rocky loves it! He also enjoys anything energetic and music! When Rocky was just one year old, he was diagnosed with Ketotic Hypoglycaemia, which is a condition where the level of [...]