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  •                              Hi all - please can you spare just a minute of your time whilst shopping at Waterlooville. Throughout January we are in the Green Token Scheme at Waitrose with a chance to win a share of their monthly pot......
  • ..... Also we have been lucky enough that throughout January, February and March we are in the Asda Green token scheme and could be in with a chance to win £500 which will sponsor TWO local sick children a wonderful break away with their family ......
  •          ..... So please pop when you drop it doesn’t cost you anything but could make a wonderful difference to our special families......
  • .......... Thank you and stay safe and warm - Pam xxxxx

Welcome to our website

Hannah’s Holiday Home has been set up in memory of Hannah Westbrook a very well loved and brave girl.

At the Age of 8 Hannah was diagnosed with Hodgkin’s disease and was treated at Southampton General Hospital.

Throughout her illness she underwent very intense chemotherapy, a stem cell treatment and radiotherapy.

During her illness she never complained and remained a very happy, caring and loving daughter, sister and friend and was well loved by all who knew her.

Despite all of this, she continued with family and friends to fund raise for the Piam Brown Ward, which is the children’s cancer ward based at Southampton General Hospital, raising over £10,000 in just 3 years.

Sadly, at the age of 10 on 19th September 2004, Hannah passed away peacefully at her family home in Waterlooville.

It is because Hannah was such a caring and loving child that her family and friends have set up this appeal.

Hannah loved family life and spending time with family and loved ones was very important to her.

We thought there wasn't a better way to remember her by offering just that and a wonderful tribute to her life.

When a child is ill, the whole family becomes sad, we are unable to offer funding, treatment or medication but what we aim to do is put fun back in to their lives and put smiles back on lots of little faces.

Through overwhelming generosity we have been able to purchase and fully kit out three luxurious holiday homes.

This allows us to offer over 120 sick children and their families a well-earned break, every year.

The parks are truly wonderful. They offer a wonderful variety for the whole family, they all have indoor and outdoor pools, outdoor play areas, shop, club house, arcades and games area with fantastic family entertainment - something to cater for everyone’s needs. The staff are all very friendly and helpful too.

Our families are referred to us from local hospitals.

With most of our children still under treatment the homes are set in lovely parts of the park which are all situated near hospitals, so it’s reassuring for the whole family to take a break with a hospital not far away. Our three homes are situated throughout Hampshire one is at Ringwood on the outskirts of the New Forest, one at Milford on Sea, and one on Hayling Island near Portsmouth.