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How We Help

Toma Fund is a regional charity that supports children, teenagers, young people and their families from the North East & Cumbria whose lives have been affected by diagnosis of childhood cancers.

The work of the charity currently falls into two main streams:

Grant Programme

We have two grant programmes available:

Main grants up to £500 awarded for a variety of uses: help with financial difficulties; purchase of household white goods; laptops; tablets/smartphones; exercise equipment; holiday insurance/spending money; car repairs; garden play equipment; training courses; travel expenses; clothing; bedding etc are just some of the things we have funded.

Crisis grants up to £1000 are awarded in times of emergency. Our Crisis Grants have stopped people being evicted when we have contributed towards rent, mortgage or loan arrears; they have enabled needy families to secure travel insurance to take a sick child on holiday and we have also contributed towards funeral costs for young people who tragically lost their battle with cancer.

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

Positive Experiences

Families living through treatment for cancer in children and young people live under incredible stress and worry. There is strain on the whole family and sometimes it is lovely just to do something a little bit different, something that is nothing to do with hospital, doctors, medicine – in fact something that is nothing to do with cancer.

Toma Fund is able to offer positive experiences that can provide memories for the future. Experiences can take many forms and can include, but are not limited to:

Family seaside/country trips
Family photographic sessions
Trips to sporting events
Short local caravan breaks
Treat days

We can’t fund dream holidays or promise you will meet a superstar hero but we can offer the opportunity for families to enjoy some quality time together, have a bit of fun and build positive lasting memories.

 

Latest News

NEW OFFICES

10/01/2017
New Year, New Offices...

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New Partnership

03/02/2016
We are delighted to announce that we have a new and exciting partnership with Eldon Insurance for the forthcoming year...

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Latest Events

Mini & Junior North Run 2017

09/09/2017
This event is for our younger supporters from the ages of 3yrs-16yrs...

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Great North Run 2017

10/09/2017
Join our team and run for TOMA FUND! We now have places for 2017 GNR if you require one of our places, please contact us, don't delay call us today...

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Dedicated to the memory of Jordan Thompson and Sophie Atay. Gone but never forgotten.

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