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Welcome to the Willow blog
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
July 11th 2017 - Dave Toyn
Annual Tea Party proves to be an awarding experience
Congratulations and thanks are due to two inspiring fundraisers, Michelle Mulholland and her friend Gill Williamson, who received a British Citizen Award on Thursday 6th July for their serv
July 6th 2017 - Dave Toyn
Every step makes a difference for Rachel
Rachel was diagnosed with a rare type of breast cancer in 2016 but after enjoying a weekend away with her partner for her Special Day, she wanted to give something back to Willow...
June 2nd 2017 - Dave Toyn
You will not regret volunteering for Willow
As part of National Volunteers Week 2017, we’re highlighting some of the many different examples of volunteering here at Willow.