EOS News

Elizabeth comes up with a novel way to fundraise

By |2021-01-07T15:49:44+00:00January 7th, 2021|EOS News, Fundraising Stars|

Elizabeth MacKinnon came up with a 'novel' way to raise money for Eczema Outreach Support, with a sponsored read-a-thon. Bookworm Elizabeth,  an EOS member from Inverness, was keen to read more in 2020 so decided to donate £5 to EOS for every book she read throughout the year. The mum of two read 37 books,

Win one of three iPads by taking part in our survey on coping with childhood eczema

By |2020-12-18T13:14:07+00:00December 18th, 2020|EOS News|

You could win an iPad by taking part in our survey on coping with childhood eczema. f you care for a child aged 0-17 with eczema or are a young person aged 11-17 with eczema you could win one of three iPads by taking part in this survey. We will draw three winners by February

The first H5C thank you card design winners revealed!

By |2020-11-17T11:59:34+00:00November 17th, 2020|EOS News|

We had so many amazing entries into the H5C competition to design a thank you card that picking a winner in both age categories was tough. But after long discussions in EOS headquarters, Daisy (5) was chosen as the winner in the 3-6 category and Esma (7) in the 7-10. Judges loved their fun, colourful

Mental Wellbeing – Let’s Talk About It

By |2020-10-19T09:23:50+00:00October 15th, 2020|EOS News|

Last week marked World Mental Health Day - a global awareness event to encourage people to talk about and get help for their mental wellbeing. Mental health issues can affect everyone and with the difficulties 2020 has thrown at us, it is more important than ever to talk about it. The pandemic has reduced ​the

Donate to EOS instead of giving cards this year

By |2020-10-13T11:06:55+00:00October 13th, 2020|EOS News|

We hate to mention the C word before Halloween is over, but we need your help. If you are considering donating to charity instead of sending Christmas cards this year, please consider Eczema Outreach Support. The global pandemic has meant traditional funding routes are more difficult to access and we are relying on our members

Holly and Lottie walk for EOS

By |2020-10-12T09:29:41+00:00October 12th, 2020|EOS News, Fundraising Stars|

Four-year-old Lottie and her family are tackling an 8 mile walk to raise funds for Eczema Outreach Support. Lottie as well as mum Holly, older brother Kolton (6) and their extended family will walk from Bangor in Northern Ireland to Holywood on November 1st as part of socially distanced fundraiser. Their donations page only opened

Eczema under the microscope

By |2020-10-06T09:25:15+00:00October 5th, 2020|Eczema News, EOS News|

When you are struggling to manage your child's eczema, trying different treatments and not getting the results you want can be frustrating. However, there is a lot of research happening in the world of eczema. The goal is to find out ways to better manage mild to moderate eczema, develop better treatments for severe eczema but also understand the root causes of eczema, in the

Macy held a raffle for EOS!

By |2020-09-24T21:39:39+00:00September 28th, 2020|EOS News, Fundraising Stars|

EOS member Macy has held her second fundraiser for Eczema Outreach Support - raising a fantastic £190! Macy (9) used her own pocket money to buy chocolates which she then raffled off to friends and family. She also shared her eczema journey on social media to raise awareness of the condition and shared information about

Starting From Scratch – a webinar on coping with childhood eczema

By |2020-09-28T09:39:35+00:00September 16th, 2020|EOS News|

On the 14 September, EOS were delighted to welcome Sandra Lawton OBE, Nurse Consultant Dermatology to our World Eczema Day webinar: Starting from scratch. Sandra used her wealth of knowledge and experience to talk about various eczema treatments and to offer practical tips and hints to families with a child who has eczema. Attendees also

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