For families


We support the entire family and we're there at every step, forever

Where we work

Momentum works with hospitals throughout south west London and Surrey to support sick children.

When your child is diagnosed

What we do to help families when their child is diagnosed with cancer or another life threatening

Useful organisations

There are also a number of national organisations that can provide help, advice and information t

Family stories

Read the stories from some of the brave children, and their families, who we have supported.

Harry's story

Harry had just turned three years old when he was diagnosed with Leukaemia. Only a year before, his mother Rebecca had been diagnosed with a rare cancer herself. She had finally come to the end of her…

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Molly's story

Molly was diagnosed with cancer when she was just two-years old. Weeks before, her mother Sarah and father Matt noticed a huge change in their daughter’s energy levels, her bubbly personality had dimi…

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Spencer's story

On Christmas Eve 2015 mother-of-three Kerrie Thorpe’s world was turned upside down. She and her husband Jon received the devastating news that their 11-year-old son Spencer had a brain tumour. A major…

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Louise's story

Louise was one of the first children to be supported by Momentum, when she was diagnosed with Ewings Sarcoma in 2003 at just 12 years old.

Now, 13 years on, Louise is a healthy 25-year-old professiona…

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Daisy's story

Daisy was like any other ordinary six-year-old girl until August last year when her family were hit with the bombshell that she had cancer.

She had been complaining about a sore lump in her neck and h…

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