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The Ruth Strauss Foundation
The Ruth Strauss Foundation
Red for Ruth 2020

Red for Ruth 2020

Why we need your help

One of the toughest tests any family with children can face, is the news that a parent doesn’t have long to live. In the UK around 41,000 children under the age of 18 suffer the death of a parent each year; the equivalent of 112 every day.

Ruth and Andrew fortunately found support to help prepare their family for Ruth’s death, but this help is not widely available and healthcare professionals often feel ill-equipped to guide parents on how to talk to their children. 

The Ruth Strauss Foundation believes that every family facing the death of a parent from cancer should be offered emotional support to help prepare for their children’s futures.

We are working with healthcare professionals to design a training programme that will help them be more confident in supporting families when they need it most.

Please give as generously as you can, together we will be able to support more families as they face one of life's toughest tests.  


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Ian Martin

I'm going to wear a Liverpool Shirt for a day


Aug 03, 2020

Leonie Hyde

Thank you for your work in helping families prepare for the imminent death of their loved one. A terminal diagnosis is a big challenge to cope with.

(plus 12.50 giftaid)

Aug 02, 2020


Aug 02, 2020


(plus 5.00 giftaid)

Aug 02, 2020


(plus 2.50 giftaid)

Aug 02, 2020

Neil Saunders

Our donated match subs from Monmouth CC for a tremendous cause!


Aug 02, 2020

Ben Rhydding CC

(plus 12.00 giftaid)

Aug 02, 2020


(plus 25.00 giftaid)

Aug 02, 2020

Beefy Roberts

For such a worthy cause. Would of probably spent this at The Oval today on my first day of cricket watching The Middle.

(plus 7.50 giftaid)

Aug 02, 2020

Matt Grady

(plus 3.75 giftaid)

Aug 01, 2020


(plus 7.72 giftaid)

Total raised so far


Total plus Gift Aid 143,088.59

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