Spread a Smile brings joy and laughter to seriously ill and hospitalised children and their families during intensive treatment and extended hospital stays.  Every year we spread smiles to thousands of children and teenagers and their families through our hospital visits, outings & events & art initiatives.  We know that our impact is far greater than a smile as we strive to make a real and positive difference to young lives at the most challenging of times.

Teddy Bears’ Picnic
630 340 Jodi Montlake

New Play Specialist at GOSH
1024 617 Viv Levene

National Ice Cream Day
1024 681 Jodi Montlake

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Mental health and well-being
90%

Agreed our visits improved the child’s mental health and well-being

Distraction from treatment
92%

Believed our visits helped the child forget they were a patient for a time, and feel ‘normal’

New positive focus
72%

Said the child had something to look forward to when Spread a Smile visits were due

Relief for the whole family
81%

Reported our special outings gave the whole family a chance to interact and form happy memories