Sonny's Army, is a small recognized charity with HMRC, When we hit 5,000 per Annum we can gain a charity number. This is a dream we want to achieve. Aiming to help parents in hospital with children who are seriously ill.
At the heart of Sonny's Army is a 4 year old boy named Sonny-Lee. He was born with Congenital heart disease, sadly causing his life to be spent undergoing numerous surgeries and also living in hospital for long periods of time. Sonny-Lee was living at the Royal Brompton, who amazingly saved his life! we have now had this amazing little man 4 years!
On July 8th 2021 he yet again had another major Surgery sparing his young life, now slowly recovering, and getting stronger!
Sonny-Lee's big sister Bobbie-Jean and Auntie Destiny both noticed just how much Sonny-Lee's parents spent living just in hospital.
Alot of specialist hospitals do provided accommodation but this was everyday essentials.
Seven different surgeries later and two cardiac arrests later Sonny-lee is home and doing OK for now.
Sonny-lee's sister Bobbie-jean went on to raise thousands of pounds for the hospital that saved her brother.
Went on also to win;
Magic 105.4 local heroes award
Tendring youth award
Child of courage - Pride of Essex
Then Christmas 2018 'Sonny's Army' was born.
Destiny and Bobbie-Jean decided to make this dream they had real.
working alongside family and friends to turn Sonny's Army into a charity.
Now, proud founders alongside trustees, they are thriving and working hard to get Sonny's Army noticed and get help for other families like theirs.
Hello, I am Sindy.
I am Destiny's mum, and also Sonny-lee and Bobbie-Jean's grandmother. I am privileged to be chair person of such an amazing cause.
Hello, my name is Danell
I am Sonny-Lee's mummy. I am also Bobbie-jean's mum. I am very proud to be a part of this amazing charity.
Hello! my name is Sarah,
I am a trustee and researcher for Sonny's Army. I am also Sonny-Lee's Proud Godmother.
Lee - Sonny's Daddy team member
Tim - Sonny's Granddad team member
Billy - Sonny's brother - he does all the printing for us!
IF YOU ARE WANTING TO JOIN OUR TEAM PLEASE KEEP AN EYE OUT FOR VOLUNTARY POSITIONS.