To celebrate the release of Disney’s dazzling 3D film A Christmas Carol which was released in November 2009, Penguin Classics are making a generous donation of £50,000 to the charity from the sales of their special edition of A Christmas Carol film tie-in book.
Evgeny Lebedev, owner of The Independent and the London Evening Standard, was humbled when he witnessed a child's heart surgery at Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH). Here, he writes about this inspiring experience.
On Friday 17 December 2010 Morgan Stanley celebrated Christmas in style, delivering an early Christmas present to Great Ormond Street Hospital Children’s Charity by beating their £10 million target towards a new clinical building at the hospital by £1 million – raising £11 million in total.
Journalists from The Independent met Dr Nagarajan Muthialu – a renowned heart surgeon at Great Ormond Street Hospital, leading the world in paediatric heart surgery – and spoke to the parents of a child he helped.
Mum Claire spent Christmas in Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH) with her son Stanley. After contracting a life-threatening infection following surgery to his skull in October 2012, Stanley was admitted to GOSH in December, where he remained over Christmas.
On Wednesday 25 May, The Rt Hon George Osborne MP hosted a special reception at Number 11 Downing Street to celebrate the success of the Evening Standard and Independent Newspaper’s Christmas appeal ‘Give to GOSH’.
On Monday 10 December patients at Great Ormond Street Hospital were treated to a special mini premiere screening of the new Disney Fairies film Tinker Bell and the Secret of the Wings ahead of the film’s general release on 14 December.
Fun runners sported their finest Santa suits for the inaugural London Santa Dash on Clapham Common on Sunday 6 December. The south London park transformed into a winter wonderland playing host to more than 1,700 Father Christmas impersonators who took on the optional 5k or 10k course in aid of Great Ormond Street Hospital Children’s Charity.
The Give to GOSH appeal campaign to help patients and families at Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH) has smashed through the £1m barrier, making it the fastest money-raising Christmas appeal in the history of The Independent and the London Evening Standard.
We are delighted to announce that Harlequins recently pledged to raise £100,000 for Great Ormond Street Hospital Children’s Charity over the next three years. Since 2012 the rugby club has supported the hospital through its annual festive fundraiser, Harlequins' Big Game, held at Twickenham stadium.
Join Harrods to celebrate the magical story of ‘the boy who would not grow up’ with the launch of The Peter Pan Collection in aid of Great Ormond Street Hospital Children’s Charity on Friday 6 August 2010 at the world famous department store in London.