Eleanor's Story

Eleanor is seven and lives in Cheshire with her mum, Zoe, and her brother. She has a rare genetic makeup which has resulted in a diagnosis of Cole-Carpenter syndrome with osteogenesis imperfecta, a group of genetic disorders that mainly affect bones. Read more

Lyla's Story

Lyla is 11 and lives in Hampshire with her mum Scarlett, dad Ashley, and little sister Talia. She is autistic with severe sensory processing disorder. Lyla's story is part of Family Fund's #InTheirShoes appeal. Read more

Isla's Story

This week, we're raising awareness for World Autism Awareness week. We spoke to Carley about how her daughters diagnosis of autism has changed their family's life. Read more

Jack's Story

"Having something we could all enjoy together, and benefit Jack developmentally, was a priority." Read more

Amelia's Story

"In a world where parents are continually exhausted – wading through the system and often having to fight for the necessary support for their children – Family Fund have been a huge welcome relief for us." Read more

Alfie's Story

“Alfie loves being outside, so a safe place for him to play is an absolute must." Read more

Elsie's story

“Having to shield has undoubtedly left us feeling very anxious, isolated and exhausted." Read more

Elijah's story

Elijah is extremely vulnerable to Coronavirus, having reduced immunity and a lung condition. The family are among the 27% of survey responders who are on the official shielding list. Read more

Skye's Story

“The grant has reduced her frustration and in the long term, the laptop will be invaluable in helping Skye complete her work without having to physically write.” Read more

Freddie's Story

“We can’t afford a break on one salary, so the grants from Family Fund have given us the chance to get away together and have a change of scene." Read more

Isaac's Story

“The bike has made such an incredible difference to both Isaac and us as a family." Read more

Amelia's Story

“The iPad has been so beneficial for her learning and social skills – she uses it daily which is amazing!” Read more