Our Goals & Aims
Our goal is to provide Mobile Gaming Units to support children and young adults through the healing process as they undergo treatment in hospitals. To help those who are immobile, have limited access to activities or are in hospitals for periods of time. We aim to create and maintain experiences that produce joy and contentment whilst minimising stress and anxiety. To offer a distraction from their treatment or illness, build creativity and give some
TheRockinR Charity was founded by Reece Miree’s family after losing their 11-year-old son to an inoperable brain tumour known as DIPG (Diffuse Intrinsic Pontine Glioma). Reece was diagnosed on the 9th June 2017 and sadly passed away at home on the 4th March 2018 leaving a family devastated beyond beleif.
How We Can Help
We provide Mobile Gaming Units to hospital wards to help support children and young adults through the healing process as they undergo treatment. To help those who are immobile or have limited access to activities. We aim to give some sense of normality & maintain experiences that produce joy & minimise stress & anxiety for patients
It was Reece’s love of gaming why this charity was founded. Reece’s brain tumour never stopped him from Gaming. It gave him satisfaction and belonging, knowing he was part of an online gaming community that he could take part in 24 hours a day. He often unplugged from the world into a good game, and turned a bad day around
TheRockinR values, ethics and motivation are what we as parents experienced and witnessed, not just throughout Reece’s nine-month battle with cancer, but with many other families, we met who also
We are a charity built upon the personal understanding of what children and their families go through when diagnosed with a life-threatening illness.
DIPG (Diffuse Intrinsic Pontine Glioma)
At present, there is no cure for any child diagnosed with a DIPG
Number of Children Diagnosed with DIPG per year
Please Support Us
Too many children are being faced with this devastating diagnosis each year – every two hours somebody is diagnosed with a brain tumour in England.
There are lots of ways you can get involved, anything you can do to
Please do not hesitate to contact us to discuss any fundraising ideas or questions you may have.
Our News & Events
TheRockinR Charity will be attending the epic.Lan Epic25 gaming conference on the 11th to 14th October 2018. This will take place at Kettering Conference Centre, Thurston Drive, Kettering, Northants, NN15 6PB. We are thrilled to be invited to this event, a huge thank...
Today we delivered our 4th Mobile Gaming Unit to Martin House Children's Hospice. The help and support this children's hospice has to offer are truly amazing. Whilst Reece had his DIPG brain tumour, Martin House Children's Hospice helped our family in so many ways. ...
Its with great honour and pride that TheRockinR Charity (Jonny Miree) will support Lobke Marsden, Chris Pointon and Kath Evans at NHS70 theatre’ at the Health and Care Innovation Expo in Manchester on 5th September 2018. This is truly amazing news which we are...