How we are making a difference.

Toma Fund is dedicated to helping children, young adults (between the ages of 0-24 years) diagnosed with cancer in the North East and Cumbria. Toma Fund was founded in memory of Jordan David Thompson who lost his battle with AML (Acute Myeloid Leukaemia) in September 2007.

Supporting Families

Applications to Toma Fund are not means tested. They are assessed by our expert panel against simple criteria. A successful applications can be finalised in as little 48 hours.

How We Help

Our grants are not means tested and are non-judgemental.The panel assess each application against our simple criteria and provided the application meetsthe criteria and  then Toma Fund is happy to help.

What We Do

Grants

The General Fund

The Crisis Fund

For unforeseeable emergencies.

The Bereavement Fund

Support with funeral costs for over 18's (subject to T&C's.)

What We Support

  • Financial support for mortgage/rent, utility bills.

  • Holiday Insurance.

  • Motivational/feel good treats e.g. laptop, iPad, day out, new clothing.

  • Rehabilitation activities e.g. swimming lessons, football course.

  • Specialist equipment, including adaptive sporting equipment.

  • Home improvements that directly benefit the child/young person e.g. bedroom makeover, outdoor play equipment.

Short Breaks

Treat Days

Our Berwick caravan is open to oncology patients and their families within 12 months of their last treatment. Families can enjoy a relaxing, fully funded short break enabling them to make happy, lasting memories.

Toma Fund understands the pressures of diagnosis, treatment and recovery can feel overwhelming. Treat Days help children and young people have a good time, creating happy memories with family and friends.

Short Breaks

Our Berwick caravan is open to oncology patients and their families within 12 months of their last treatment. Families can enjoy a relaxing, fully funded short break enabling them to make happy, lasting memories.

Treat Days

Toma Fund understands the pressures of diagnosis, treatment and recovery can feel overwhelming. Treat Days help children and young people have a good time, creating happy memories with family and friends.

How Can You Help?

  • Please donate at www.justgiving.com/TomaFund/Donate

  • Hold a fundraising event

  • Attend our Annual Fundraising Ball

  • Join 2018 Team Toma for Mini, Junior or GNR

  • Become a Toma Fund volunteer.

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Toma Fund
Primrose Yard, Westerhope,
Newcastle upon Tyne,
United Kingdom
NE5 1LX


+44 (0) 191 731 8670
info@tomafund.org