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Clair Holdsworth in Martin House garden
Young boy sat with nurse in hospice play room.
Make your will free for Make a Will Month

Get your will written for free in May as we launch our Make a Will Month. We have partnered with solicitors’ firms…

Elton John
Win top prizes in our Glitter Ball auction

An array of incredible prizes are up for grabs in our online Glitter Ball auction. More than 60 amazing prizes are on…

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Strictly dancefloor success for Lindsey and Lydia

The magic of the movies hit the dance floor in Leeds on Saturday as we staged our Strictly Get Dancing competition and…

Close up of Ross Smith wearing glasses and smiling in Martin House Gardens
Helping families plan for their child’s care needs

Children and young people who use Martin House often have very complex conditions, with many different clinicians involved in their care, and…

Two men hiking up one of the Yorkshire Three Peaks
Take on the Yorkshire Three Peak challenge for us

Take to the hills to raise money for us by joining our Yorkshire Three Peaks challenge. The hugely popular challenge is back,…

Ruby and Sophia on the beach
New Morrisons charity partnership with Together for Short Lives to help our families

We are set to benefit from a new partnership which launches today between supermarket giant Morrisons and charity Together for Short Lives….

Paul and Zoe Bojelian Strictly Competition Headshot
Adam inspires parents to join Strictly Get Dancing contest

A York couple have been inspired by their son’s love of TV show Strictly Come Dancing to step onto the dance floor…

Image of Clair Holdsworth in front of Martin House backdrop.
Clair’s January column

As a charity, we are largely reliant on voluntary fundraising, grants and donations to ensure we can keep providing our service to…

Kacie Mai holding her 3D printed toy
Kacie-Mai is ready for Dragon’s Den!

When Kacie-Mai got a 3D printer for Christmas, she never expected it to lead to a whole new business! But now, she’s…

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