20 Years of Caring
This year marks the 20th Anniversary of the Christian Lewis Trust Children’s Cancer Charity and in the last two decades, we have helped more than 4,000 families.
A Befriending Service is offered by the Charity on a one to one basis to family members where a child/teenager has cancer.
Family Support Group
The time had come for the last meeting of our Support Group for bereaved families, parents and siblings, and we had decided to make a day of remembrance - for the children who had died and for the special times we had all spent together.
Every one of the 53 seats were filled on the coach that was taking families and children on a 3 Day/2 Night trip to Legoland, Windsor for a short break of discovery and creativity.
It seems that now Christmas starts in September, with pressure to buy cards, decorations and gifts, as though that is the means by which we show our love and compassions for others.
Girl Power arrives at the Charity
Christian Lewis Trust is delighted to announce that Melanie C has accepted an invitation to become a Patron of the charity.
Children's Hospital Lunch
On the 14th May, in County Hall Cardiff, the Oncology and Haematology unit based at the new Children's Hospital for Wales hosted a bereavement lunch for parents who have lost a child to cancer.
The gift of Easter Eggs
It was with a sense of gratitude that we received over 200 chocolate Easter Eggs from businesses within the community, including British Gas, based in Cardiff.
In April this year we launched our new, wheelchair friendly, caravan at Greenacres Holiday Park, Porthmadog, North Wales.
New caravan at Glan-y-mor
We are delighted to report that sufficient money was raised during the winter months to purchase a new caravan at the Glan-y-mor site in Mid Wales.
It was our pleasure to arrange tickets for our families to attend the Christmas Pantomimes in both Swansea and Cardiff.
Making a difference…
Twice a week, for the last ten years, Dorothy Argent has been making a difference, volunteering to help run the Christian Lewis Trust, Children's Cancer Charity Shop in the Uplands, Swansea.
Our New Luxury Mobile Home
Our own Judith May did the honours for us and formally took possesion at Greenacres Holiday Park, Porthmadog of a new luxury mobile home for the purpose of giving children with cancer and their families a holiday to remember.
Our New Playroom
The importance of the playroom as central to the therapy cannot be underestimated.
Harlem Globe Trotters
We were invited to meet the Harlem Globe Trotters at the Hard Rock Cafe in Cardiff.
Teenage Therapy Room
At the Christian Lewis Trust, we recognise the need to work with children and young people in the way that is most fitting for them.