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Ben's Den

Welcome to the Ben Parker Trust Fund

Ben’s Den is a dedicated children’s charity based in Ilkeston, Derbyshire, and set up in memory of Ben Parker, who sadly passed away in 2003 following a battle with leukaemia.

The aim of the charity is to support the families of children fighting leukaemia or cancer, by gifting them a free holiday and allowing them to spend much needed, quality family together away from the overwhelming hospital environment.

The charity was set up by Ben’s parents in March 2004. Since then, they have held many fundraising events and now have two fully equipped caravans, named ‘Ben’s Den 1’ and ‘Ben’s Den 2’, at the Haven holiday site in Mablethorpe.

about-bens-den

About Ben’s Den

Ben's Den offers the families of children fighting cancer or leukaemia the chance to heal, recuperate and create happy memories by the seaside in a safe and comfortable place.

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About Ben

Ben Parker was just 10 years old when he was diagnosed with leukaemia. He was a strong and determined little boy, and, with the support of his family, he bravely fought his illness for 3 years.