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About Jordan About Jordan


Welcome to the TOMA Fund, a charity which supports children, teenagers, young people and their families in the North East and Cumbria who have been affected by a diagnosis of childhood cancer.

The Toma Fund is dedicated to the memory of Jordan David Thompson and Sophie Ela Atay, who were cousins that tragically died from childhood cancers. Jordan was 15 when he lost his battle with Leukaemia in September 2007 and Sophie was just 2 when she died of Neuroblastoma in March 2010.

How it all started

The fund began when Jordan was ill and he wanted to do something to help other's like himself who were going through treatment at Newcastle's RVI. Through Jordan's efforts and later those of his family and friends, the Toma Fund raised over £400k towards the support and build of a dedicated unit in the RVI, Newcastle specifically for teenagers living with cancer.

How we are making a difference

The Toma Fund is now an independent charity and it is dedicated to helping children, teenagers, young adults (between the ages of 0-24years) and their families, who are going through treatment for childhood cancers in the North East and Cumbria.

Our supporters have raised money in a whole host of ways and their generosity and that of those donating has been amazing.

By distributing the funds raised The Toma Fund aims to do the following:

Support families who are experiencing financial difficulties caused by caring for and supporting their child through cancer treatment
Provide equipment for children and young people going through cancer treatment
Provide opportunities for children, young people and their families who are going through cancer treatment to have experiences that provide memories for the future

Keep checking this site for exciting news and ways to get involved with this very worthy cause.

Toma Fund Children’s Cancer Charity is a trading name of Toma Fund, a Company Limited by Guarantee (Company No 07557674) and Registered Charity No 1142271 registered in England & Wales at Metropolitan House, Swalwell, Gateshead, Tyne & Wear NE16 3AS. Telephone 0191 495 8186.

Latest News

HUGE thanks to John Thompson

We never cease to be amazed here at Toma Fund by the kindness and generosity shown by the community to the brave youngsters that we support...

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Bus drivers raise more than £10,000 for Toma Fund

Bus drivers helped raise more than £10,000 for a Tyneside children’s cancer charity...

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Choose your date, let us know and we will do the rest! For a once-in-a-lifetime experience, a tandem skydive is unlikely to be forgotten! Many do Sky dives simply just for the thrill of falling at speeds in the order of 120-180 mph, but most like to do Sky dives to support their chosen charity...

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Lilly and Sonny Hartley Charity Golf Day at Slaley Hall

Join us and our good friend and supporter David Hartley at the fantastic Slaley Hall to help raise funds...

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Dedicated to the memory of Jordan Thompson and Sophie Atay. Gone but never forgotten.

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