On Tuesday 10 December Great Ormond Street Hospital Children’s Charity held its 14th annual Christmas Carol Concert at St Paul’s Church, Knightsbridge, raising an incredible £290,000 for the charity's Look Inside Appeal.
“You never expect it will be you that has a poorly child. For us it was a stark reality, and a journey that left us irreversibly changed.” 22-month-old Robert underwent open heart surgery at Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH) when he was just six days old. His mum, Jennifer, tells their story.
On Saturday 3 November top men's tennis players Andy Murray, Roger Federer, Novak Djokovic, Juan Martin Del Potro, Tomas Berdych and Jo-Wilfred Tsonga were joined by a host of celebrities at the official Barclays ATP World Tour Finals Gala, at the Royal Courts of Justice in London.
Duncan was born partly paralysed, epileptic and suffered from amnesia after complications at birth. He visited Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH) as a child until he was declared epilepsy free at 13. Earlier this year, Duncan rowed 3,000 miles across the Atlantic Ocean, raising nearly £3,000 for Great Ormond Street Hospital Children’s Charity and the ARCHIE Foundation.
In February 2015, we were thrilled to announce that Morgan Stanley employees voted for Great Ormond Street Hospital Children’s Charity to become the firm’s charity partner in London – aiming to raise £1.5 million over the next two years.
On 5 December, charities and NGOs around the world mark International Volunteer Day, a day of recognition for the volunteers behind good causes everywhere. To celebrate, we met four Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH) volunteers to talk about their work – and the wonders of life at GOSH!