After experiencing first hand the effects of having a child with a life-threatening condition and the trauma felt by the whole family, Patti and Alan Bradshaw wanted to help other children and their families who sadly found themselves in similar situations.

Since 2002 the Shannon Bradshaw Trust has been raising money through fundraising events which have helped many sick children and their families throughout the North West.

Some of these activities have supported organisations like The Aplastic AnaemiaTrust, & The Anthony Nolan Trust, and we have generally promoted the importance of becoming a blood donor.

The relief and care of children, young people and their families, living with life-threatening conditions, by the provision of support, equipment or services.

We primarily operate within the North West of England, but have helped children as far as London and Ireland.

To date the Charity has been delighted to offer assistance by providing:


  • Short Break Holiday’s
  • Fundraising for specific items
  • Wheelchairs
  • Special Needs Bike Trailers