David Vernon-Edwards

Director

David Vernon-Edwards

Director

0114 271 7203

I lead the Charity team tasked with raising as much money as we can each year to help make Sheffield Children's Hospital even better.

Cheryl Davidson

Events Fundraising Manager

Cheryl Davidson

Events Fundraising Manager

0114 321 2478

I enjoy seeing first-hand what people are willing to do to make a difference to the lives of young people, even when they are going through a difficult time. There are so many amazing people that focus their energy into helping others and I enjoy the fact that I can support them.

Rachael Thomas

Events Fundraising Officer

Rachael Thomas

Events Fundraising Officer

0114 271 7203

Working for such an amazing charity, working on such important and life changing projects is a privilege! I have always wanted to work for a charity, in order to help make a difference and working with people who put their time and energy into fundraising is great!

Freya Kingswood

Events Fundraising Assistant

Freya Kingswood

Events Fundraising Assistant

0114 399 7990

Originating from Sheffield, I’ve had plenty of opportunities to experience the amazing work that is done by Sheffield Children’s Hospital. That is why being part of Team Theo and helping the charity to raise as much money as possible to help this cause is so important to me.

Robert Gurruchaga

Philanthropy Officer

Robert Gurruchaga

Philanthropy Officer

0114 321 2473

Although I'm new to the role, it's an honour to be part of this team here at the charity. The work that is done on a daily basis behind the scenes is incredible! Meeting the fundraisers, volunteers, staff and patients is inspirational. The work we do is helping to save and transform lives!

Suzanne Jenkin

Head of Fundraising Support

Suzanne Jenkin

Head of Fundraising Support

0114 271 7203

What I love about working for the charity is the amazing people!! Our supporters, volunteers & staff are all fantastic individuals who are passionate about what we do and why we do it.

Natalie Smedley

Fundraising Support Officer

Natalie Smedley

Fundraising Support Officer

0114 271 7203

I love working for the charity and being a part of something really special. It is so heart-warming to hear the stories of patients and their families and friends, and to see the difference that so many amazing supporters make to Sheffield Children’s Hospital every day. We are so fortunate to have such world class facilities here in Sheffield and the work that goes on there is just incredible!

Michaela Draycott

Fundraising Support Assistant

Michaela Draycott

Fundraising Support Assistant

0114 271 7203

Being a Mum I have seen first-hand the amazing work that the hospital does for our children. Working at the charity means I can now give something back to them. Every day I am overwhelmed by the donations we receive from our wonderful supporters. 

Angela Dunn

Projects Officer

Angela Dunn

Projects Officer

0114 321 2477

Seeing the incredible work that is carried out at Sheffield Children's Hospital is so inspiring. It is great to be able to support their innovative ideas and improve the services they provide with funding from the charity, to ensure the hospital leads the way in child healthcare for future generations.

Cat Powell

Artfelt Manager

Cat Powell

Artfelt Manager

0114 271 7203

My role is to work with art and design to make the hospital feel better for our patients, their families and visitors. I love to see people’s reactions to what Artfelt does and that, from new signage to brass bands, you never quite know what your day will bring!

Jade Richardson

Arts and Digital Commissioner

Jade Richardson

Arts and Digital Commissioner

0114 271 7203

Every day at the charity is a wonderful experience, it's a privilege being part of a great team of people trying to make Sheffield Children's Hospital a better place for the patients and staff. I work creatively with Artists, Designers and Digital Technology Companies to help improve the environment.

Charlotte Newton

Artfelt Engagement Coordinator

Charlotte Newton

Artfelt Engagement Coordinator

0114 321 2483

I feel very lucky to work for Artfelt. I have the fun and rewarding job of programming and delivering art workshops at the hospital. The program ranges from a diverse range of arts and crafts to upbeat music singalongs and seasonal film screenings. I am always looking for new ideas to keep our patients entertained! Its a real privilege to know that I am part of a team who help make children and parents smile during sometimes tough times.

Katie Swift

Head of Marketing

Katie Swift

Head of Marketing

0114 271 7203

I have heard some amazing heart-warming stories of how people get through what is often a tough time. There are so many generous people out there and what they do to make a difference is overwhelming.

Daniel Robinson

Marketing and Communications Assistant

Daniel Robinson

Marketing and Communications Assistant

0114 321 2479

I was really fortunate to be able to volunteer for the Charity and see up-close the fantastic work of our team and our supporters. I’ve heard so many heart-warming stories from both patients and their families and I love getting up for work each morning to help share them with the world.

Caitlin Hallatt

Marketing and PR Officer

Caitlin Hallatt

Marketing and PR Officer

0114 321 2475

Working for the charity you get to meet so many amazing people who spend their own time fundraising for us. It’s inspiring how many people want to make a difference to our wonderful hospital and to hear their stories. It’s great to be able to support them in their fundraising and I love working with such a passionate team!

Catherine Foster

Trust Fundraising Manager

Catherine Foster

Trust Fundraising Manager

0114 399 7993

I am delighted to be a part of Team Theo and look forward to being part of so much transformational change over the coming years. It is a true privilege to work alongside colleagues all striving to raise the vital funds required for The Sheffield Children’s Hospital. The difference the Charity makes to the lives of young people from across the city and beyond is second to none. 

Tchad Western

Corporate Partnerships Manager

Tchad Western

Corporate Partnerships Manager

0114 321 2474

As a team we hear so many truly inspiring stories. One fun one was the X-Ray department screening toys which were donated. What they discovered was the children were much happier having their own X-rays once they’d seen their toys were okay.

Sophie Coburn

Corporate Partnerships Officer

Sophie Coburn

Corporate Partnerships Officer

0114 321 2482

I love working for The Children's Hospital Charity. I look forward to coming to work everyday & I always go home so inspired by the courage of the Children in the Hospital and the kindness of all our many supporters. Being a small part of making a difference to this incredible hospital is amazing and I love it.

Jen Everill

Corporate Partnerships Officer

Jen Everill

Corporate Partnerships Officer

0114 321 2471

I absolutely love working for The Children’s Hospital Charity, it’s amazing to see the work the staff deliver and such a privilege to hear people’s journey’s with us. I get to meet and work with fantastic people everyday, the cause and the results are truly inspirational, it really is a special and magical place.

Chloe Brunton-Dunn

Corporate Partnerships Assistant

Chloe Brunton-Dunn

Corporate Partnerships Assistant

0114 321 2475

I’m excited to be working for the Children’s Hospital Charity and be a part of Team Theo – Working on the Corporate team, it’s inspiring to meet and connect with businesses and companies who are doing such amazing things to fundraise for the hospital itself and for the thousands of children and families who are cared each year.

Lucy Green

Regional Fundraising Assistant

Lucy Green

Regional Fundraising Assistant

I feel privileged to be part of such a passionate team, working together to make our amazing hospital even better. We are so lucky to have Sheffield Children’s Hospital in our city and in my job, I am able to meet some truly inspirational people in the community fundraising to make a difference. I love working for a charity and having grown up in Sheffield myself, what better one to be a part of.

Kate Hargraves

Fundraising Support Assistant

Kate Hargraves

Fundraising Support Assistant

0114 321 2470

As well as being fortunate enough to be working within this fabulous team, I also feel privileged to help and speak to some of the most generous and thoughtful supporters, volunteers and families who give their time, talents and donations to make our already amazing hospital better and better each day. I find it truly inspirational how many of our community can push themselves to their limits in order to support the hospital and to give our young people the best care possible. I feel exceptionally proud to be part of the wonderful team that is Team Theo! 

Lucy Rathbone

Regional Fundraiser South Yorkshire

Lucy Rathbone

Regional Fundraiser South Yorkshire

0114 553 9173

It’s fantastic to be part of Team Theo and really help make a difference. The best part of the job is definitely meeting such great people including the patients, families, supporters and volunteers.

Abbie Pervin

Regional Fundraising Manager

Abbie Pervin

Regional Fundraising Manager

0114 399 7992

It is amazing to be able to see before our eyes the improvements made to the hospital which couldn’t be done without the work of the charity and our wonderful supporters. I feel very privileged to be part of Team Theo and do all I can to spread the word about the amazing work at the hospital and to help support our fundraisers so that we can do even more for our children in the years to come.

Theo

Bear Extraordinaire

Theo

Bear Extraordinaire

0114 271 7203

I am amazed by everything I see inside the hospital, especially the amazing bravery of the little girls and boys who are being treated there. I love going out and seeing all the wonderful fundraisers raise money. All their donations make a huge difference.