Joss Searchlight (Reg. Charity 1141704) was set up after the sad death of Joss Parkes in January 2011.
The charity has been formed to provide practical co-ordinated support for families of children suffering from cancer. We offer a helpline, advice on NHS Resources, Benefits, fund specialist equipment and liase with organisations on your behalf.
Very importantly we also endeavour to make your childs’ ’Wishes Come True’. From the simple to the extreme.
Ultimately we intend to fund...
A family in Aylesbury has got just one week to raise £225,000 (or £32,000 per day for the next seven) to send their sick child to America for vital treatment.
A spot has opened up at a hospital there, where seven year old Alex Novakovic can get the most advanced form of targeted radiotherapy.
Alex, who’s a Year 2 pupil at Bedgrove Infant School, was diagnosed with a terminal brain tumour in...
We would very much like your help running Joss Searchlight.
From fundraising to raising awareness for our charity.
Whatever your strengths we would love to hear from you. If you would be willing to do a sponsored event for us, like a run, skydive, cycle ride, etc. that would be fantastic. We fully understand that these sort of activities aren’t everyone’s cup of Tea. Maybe holding a bring...
Danielle, 13, had her wish come true thanks to Joss Searchlight.
Having spent a year in hospital fighting a brain tumour we thought Danielle deserved a bit of a treat.
Mad keen on music and the XFactor we arranged for Danielle and her family to have a VIP meet and greet with the XFactor team, as well as tickets for the next day’s show.
Danielle had a great day. She watched all of the...
We are very proud to say that young Max Wellstead has won the Diana Award for being a Champion Fundraiser. Nominated by Joss Searchlight for his wonderful support since the death of Joss and let’s not forget his monumental 300 mile cycle ride, Max’s nomination was supported by glittering references from his teacher, the head teachers, family friends and us.
The Diana Award organisation was set...
Every child has wishes, but to those diagnosed with a brain tumour, wishes and dreams are even more important.
Joss Searchlight will try to make your childs’ wish come true. If need be we will work alongside other charities to turn a dream into reality and create smiles and lasting memories.
Whatever the wish or dream, we will do our best to make it happen. But obviously this costs money which is...
’Something Special’ A Fantastic Success
The first ‘Something Special’ Art Event was an enormous success. Featuring the works of over 100 leading Contemporary Artists including, Dan Baldwin, Mr Brainwash, Julian Opie, Maurice Cockrill, Brendan Neiland, John Wragg, Jane McAdam Freud and many more.
The Star Studded evening reception at Blackall Studios, Leonard Street,...
By Stephen Hough
February 1st, 201 3
The charity Joss Searchlight was set up by the parents of Joss Parkes
after his tragic death from a brain tumour in January 2011. It was formed
to provide practical co-ordinated support for families of children suffering
from the same condition and, as can be seen from the website linked
above, it is a rich resource for any parent facing this...