We couldn't build our new world-class facilities without the help of our supporters. To everyone who’s jogged, baked, boogied, knitted, dressed up, climbed mountains, held a car boot sale, ridden a bike, or made a gift to Great Ormond Street Hospital Children’s Charity – thank you.
For Organ Donation Week, we are sharing stories of Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH) patients whose lives have been changed by the generosity of others. Sixty six per cent of white patients consent to organ donation, double that of black, Asian and minority ethnic groups.
This is a particular concern as a third of patients on the kidney transplant waiting list are from one of these groups. Although some patients are able to receive organs donated by white donors, for many the best match would come from a donor with the same background.
Read Areesha’s story to hear how her life was changed following a transplant.
This year the London Lord Mayor's Show featured a very special float celebrating the dreams of Great Ormond Street Hospital patients, from meeting One Direction to playing wheelchair basketball and even living on Mars.
The amazing stars of Disney Pixar’s Monsters University, Mike and Sulley, brought monstrous fun to Great Ormond Street Hospital on Thursday 4 July 2013. Patients met their favourite characters and were then treated to a special mini-premiere screening of the film....
Our partnership with ASK Italian restaurants began in 2008 when they chose to support the charity’s Kiss it Better appeal by donating £1 for every kids menu sold during the campaign, and by asking customers to add a kiss £1 onto their bill.
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.
Five-year-old Mia, who is deafblind and has difficulty with balance, will be walking the 5K Santa Dash with her family. Her mother, Claire, tells us how her determined daughter continues to exceed expectations.
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.