As of 26th November 2019 we have raised: £11,414.60
The programme about Great Ormond Street Hospital in 2015 highlighted what the hospital does. The ups and the unfortunate downs, the nurses, doctors and surgeons. The new methods they are using and the emotions of all that work there and visit there.
I always say go and sit in the reception of Great Ormond Street for half an hour - it opens your eyes to what this place does, what the parents do and what amazing children go through those doors. Every parent who has been there knows the beeps and the sounds of the hospital and when you hear those again, it brings back emotions and memories.
Each year in November / December we collect an amazing amount of toys for the children of Great Ormond Street Hospital from the public. We have also raised money to change into meal vouchers at a local restaurant near the hospital. This enables the parents of GOSH to have a good hot meal during their difficult time.
The children's faces are unbelievable when we deliver the toys. The nurses cant quite believe it as the trolley of toys are wheeled in. It feels amazing to do and I hope you have all heard all our thank you's over the years.
In December 2014 we had a fun chairty swim at our Woodside Park pool. This raised money for the hot meals again. Every bed in the Badger Ward were able to get 2 meals.
In 2016 raised money for the new respitorary ward and the parents accomodation based at the hospital. We held a dinner dance on Saturday 19th November.
Collecting toys for the children. There are strict rules from the hospital about the toys. These are found below.
Thank you for your support in any way that you can.
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From GOSH website:
What our kids love
board games (for example Connect 4 and Frustration)
computer games (Playstation 3, Nintendo Wii, Xbox)
arts and crafts (for example paints and Playdough)
kits for girls (for example jewellery making kits and nail art)
What our babies love
Stimulating new toys including:
mobiles and musical mobiles
toys to stimulate the senses
What we can't use
over-sized soft toys
large mechanical or motorised toys
Don't forget the age group you're donating to is 0-18 years (teenagers are often forgotten).
Kids love anything to do with Harry Potter, Winnie the Pooh, Walt Disney, Moshi Monsters and In the Night Garden.
If you donate chocolate, make sure the ingredients are on the packet as we have to be careful with allergies.
Please do not wrap the gifts. This will enable us to match your gift to an appropriate patient.
Unfortunately we are unable to pay for the cost of collecting your gifts and delivering them to the hospital.
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