Put A Smile On A Child’s Face

By supporting React, you can help improve the lives of terminally ill children throughout the UK. It’s easy to make a donation, big or small via Phone, Online or by Post.

Welcome to REACT

React – Rapid Effective Assistance for Children with potentially Terminal illness is a dynamic charity working to improve the quality of life for children with life-limiting illnesses living in financially disadvantaged households throughout the UK. Our work is unrivalled by any other organisation and our passion and belief that every child should have comfort, dignity, and the opportunity to participate in life as fully as possible is our driving force. Find out more about what we do

  • We Are Passionate

    React supports families throughout a child’s lifetime, providing vital, practical assistance 52 weeks of the year.

  • We Act Fast

    React responds with practical and sensitive support within days, if not hours – when a child’s life is short, an immediate response is vital.

  • We Keep It Simple

    React eliminates red tape and bureaucracy, allowing aid to be given quickly and without fuss.

  • We Care & Understand

    React works to give children with life-shortening illnesses comfort, dignity and where possible, greater independence.

Are You Looking For Support?

Click on the application button to find everything you need to apply for assistance.

Endorsements

React values all supporters, here are a few words of encouragement from celebrities

Newsletters

The twice annual React newsletter contains information about some of the children we have assisted, plus fundraising stories from across the UK and different ways you can get involved with React and help us support terminally ill children and their families

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