The Cots for Tots Appeal raises funds to support the Special Care Baby Unit at St Michael’s Hospital, Bristol and Cots for Tots House, a dedicated 12-bedroom family accommodation facility for parents of sick and premature babies.
Cots for Tots is part of the same fundraising family as Wallace & Gromit’s Grand Appeal, the Bristol Children's Hospital Charity
Cots for Tots are currently raising £50,000 to provide two state-of-the-art Sensormedic ventilators, to help save the lives of sick and vulnerable babies who have severe breathing problems.
We also entirely fund Cots for Tots House, our 12 bedroom free family accommodation for parents of sick and premature babies cared for on the unit, which is located directly opposite St Michael’s Hospital.
On 31st July 2013, baby Lux was born 3 months early at St Michael’s Hospital, weighing just 2.2lbs. Her dad Jonathan documented the incredibly difficult journey from hospital to going home, in this short, beautiful film – ‘Around 80 days in the world’ – which… Read more
Evie was born 15 weeks premature. Her mother, Sarah, went into unexpected labour and was rushed back to Bristol, arriving at St Michael's just 35 minutes before Evie was born, weighing only 1lb 9oz.
Thanks to the amazing work of the team at St Michael's Hospital, Evie is now a happy and healthy toddler.