You’re helping make every day count

It takes all kinds of wonderful people to make Acorns the special place that it is. Thanks to amazing people like you, who give a gift to Acorns, we can continue making every day count for the children who access Acorns services.

Why we’re here

We know every family is different. That’s why we tailor their care, support and the services they can access to fit their individual needs.

Haniya smiling while visiting Acorns Children's Hospice

Meet Haniya

For Haniya’s family support groups and making precious memories are what’s important.

Jack enjoying the Acorns pool

Meet Jack

Hydrotherapy sessions have great benefits for Jack’s condition as well as being a great activity he and his siblings just love.

A smiling boy with a feeding tube in his nose is sitting with his mum in the sensory room at Acorns Birmingham hospice. There are colourful lights, mirrors and toys in the background

Meet Yusuf

Yusuf’s mum Iram comes to Acorns for day care – it gives her experiences and cherished time with her son.

Hugh's story - Acorns Children's Hospice

Meet Hugh

For Hugh’s family short breaks are absolutely essential to give them respite from caring round the clock

Your generosity means local families receive vital care and support

It costs around £10 million a year to run our care services in the hospices and community. Of this, around £6.5 million comes from the generosity of people like you in the local community.

Of every £1 Acorns raises, 85p is spent on care
As of Acorns Annual Accounts 2021-2022

You can learn more about how we’re funded and what we spend your kind donations on in our Annual Financial Accounts and Impact Report on our publications page.