Karlee Morris says she is desperate to find a bone marrow donor that would save her son's life. Bailey, four, has been diagnosed with leukaemia for a second time and if a donor can't be found he could die.
Only 4% of people in the North East are on the donor register and only half of the people who need help can be helped.
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Spennymoor FC were visiting Newton Aycliffe on Tuesday evening and refused to play the second half of the match.
Eric Thomson says within hours of the stem cell treatment he began to regain some control of his body.
The programme for looked-after children replaces traditional council-run care homes with hubs. Its been recommended in a national report.