The Solan Connor Fawcett family cancer trust is a registered not for profit charity which was set up in memory of loved ones lost to this horrible illness which sadly at some point will affect almost every household. The trust provides free financial , emotional and practical support for families and individuals throughout County Durham and Darlington who are facing a cancer diagnosis .
Since 2015 the trust have supported hundreds of families and sadly we receive new referrals every day from local health organisations and practices. We proudly support local hospices, hospital cancer units , district and Macmillan nurses to name but a few. Donations and Fundraising is needed to ensure that we can continue provide the services on a daily basis , whenever needed in a professional yet personal manner.
If the boiler breaks then we send a plumber to fix it immediately, if a family has a hospital appointment , we can provide a taxi if needed or help with the fuel and parking costs, we can help with groceries , utility bills etc, we have helped pay for funerals and bucket lists, we have a fully stocked free wig bank which is open 6 days a week , we have a therapy room where we provide free treatments to help with the side effects of the chemo etc, we have regular support groups and coffee mornings and we have regular trips and days out for families and carers.