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Welcome to the Willow blog
March 21st 2019 - Alfie Chan
Looking to the future with hope and excitement
Just over 20 years ago my little sister Anna died from a rare form of cancer at the age of 31. It was a cruel illness, one that forced her in and out of hospital many times over the five years that she fought the disease.
November 17th 2018 - Willow Admin
My Special Day was as much for my mum and sisters as it was for me, my illness affected them all. They were the ones that had been there to support me. Read Kelly's Special Day story...
November 9th 2018 - Willow Admin
You Give We Give
Willow is delighted to announce a new partnership with the online investment platform Greenfinch! Read on to find out about this innovative and ethical fundraising method...
April 16th 2018 - Dave Toyn
Top Tips for your next challenge
Each year we invite a number of our challenge participants to Arsenal's training ground for our annual Top Tips session.
March 29th 2018 - Dave Toyn
Hanna Simpson is a Specialist Teenage and Young Adult Community Liaison Nurse at the Christie Hospital in Manchester. She says it’s a privilege to refer patients for a Special Day.
March 8th 2018 - Dave Toyn
Junior Apprentices turn £50 into more than £1,000
Over the past three months, our Community team have been working with our partnered Junior Apprentice Team from St Philip Howard Primary School in Hatfield.
February 27th 2018 - Dave Toyn
"The complete and utter joy he felt will remain with both of us forever"
Katie, William’s mum tells us about the pain of his diagnosis and how they work every day to make every experience as fantastic as it can be:
December 19th 2017 - Dave Toyn
Special Days to benefit from Glove Story
A huge thank you to Rob Stokes, the co-author of Glove Story – the new book for every goalkeeper, past and present – for his support in kindly donating author royalties from sales to Willow.
August 31st 2017 - Dave Toyn
A tribute to David Williams
Today we have to say a final goodbye to a gentleman who made a significant and lasting impact at Willow, our founding Chief Executive David Williams, who sadly passed away all too soon on A