England football star Jack Wilshere has become the latest celebrity to back our Give to GOSH appeal after visiting patients in the hospital. During his visit, Wilshere went head-to-head in a game of finger football with a patient and explained why he's endorsing our appeal.
In many ways Taylor’s room is just like the bedroom of any seven-year-old boy. There is Lego everywhere and a school report is pinned above his bed, but his bed isn’t in his room at home in Leigh, near Manchester. Instead, it’s surrounded by medical equipment in Rainforest Ward at Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH).
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.
Heather Campbell is the Internal Communications Assistant at ASK Italian, who have pledged to raise £1 million over three years for the hospital's new surgery centre. Last September the business took on their most ambitious project to date - the ASK Italian Grand Tour! Over the course of 22 days, and covering a total distance of 6,000 miles, ASK Italian teams cycled, walked and drove to every restaurant in the UK, raising money as they went.
With just one week to go until Great Ormond Street Hospital Children’s Charity‘s Bake it Better Week (19 – 25 October) Gordon and Tana Ramsay urge the nation’s cooks to get baking to support the hospital.
Great Ormond Street Hospital Children’s Charity provides funds for the hospital to replace or gain additional medical equipment. This enables the clinical and research teams at Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH) to take advantage of advances in medical science and technology to deliver better care to children.