Posts by Felicity Brooks

Happy 6th Birthday to us!

To celebrate our 6th birthday today, our entertainers visited GOSH, St Mary’s and the Royal London hospitals with walking pet balloons. The children loved choosing their favourite balloon animal to be their new pet. There were purple elephants, cute dogs and magical unicorns brightening up the wards and bringing smiles to everyone’s faces. We also did…

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Mother’s Day with Trinny London

We’re so excited to reveal Trinny London’s video to launch their new FRESH FLUSH limited edition lip and cheek marvel in Mama & Katja. The video features five Spread a Smile children and their gorgeous mums in a special Mother’s Day shoot, ‘Why I love you’. Malika & Zaina, Shinee & Rowena, Lydia & Suzanne,…

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Pop-up & Shop

On Wednesday 20th March we benefited from the inaugural Pop-up & Shop event. It was the brainchild of the indefatigable Claudia Salem, who organised, curated and masterminded this fabulous event on our behalf. Located in the beautiful setting of Chandos House, an elegant Georgian town house in Marylebone, it was the ultimate shopping pop-up experience. A coffee cart…

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TRINNY MAKES OVER MUMS ON THIS MORNING!

TRINNY MAKES OVER MUMS ON THIS MORNING! Trinny Woodall, makeover queen and fashion style expert on ITV’s This Morning, surprised three mums of children we have entertained in hospital with a makeover on the show on Tuesday. Helen, mum of Libby, Andrea, mum of Keeva, and Lisa, mum of Louie, were all given the glam treatment to make them feel extra…

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Meet Oliver

Oliver was born with Chronic Kidney Disease in August 2009, and had to live for the first 7 years with a feeding tube, managing the disease with regular monitoring and medication. In April 2017, it was decided a kidney transplant couldn’t be put off any longer, and his mum Jane donated one of her kidneys…

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Masthaven – Charity of the Year

We are excited to announce that Masthaven Bank has chosen Spread a Smile as its Charity of the Year for 2019.  One of the founding tenets of Masthaven’s philosophy is people – to treat people as individuals and a desire to impact people positively. A philosophy that resonates with Spread a Smile’s ethos and makes them…

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Engage FS – Charity of the Year

We are proud to have been chosen as Charity of the Year by Engage FS, an independent financial planning firm based in London. We were nominated by Michelle Frost at Engage after she heard Spread a Smile Co-founder Josephine Segal speak at her sons’ school. Josephine told the event at Wolfson Hillel Primary School about the…

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Christie’s – Charity of the Year

We are delighted to have been chosen as Christie’s London’s Charity Partner for 2019.  Founded in 1766, Christie’s has since conducted the greatest and most celebrated auctions through the centuries. The auction house will organise a series of internal events, including quizzes, a Christmas fair and a staff art show all in aid of Spread…

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Pop-up & Shop

Join us on Wednesday 20 March to pop-up and shop some amazing brands all in aid of Spread a Smile. The inaugural pop-up and shop, organised by Claudia Salem, takes place at Chandos House, 2 Queen Anne Street, London W1G 9LQ, from 9.30am – 4.30pm.   You can shop from amazing brands including beachwear from…

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Claudia & Alesha Spread Smiles

The lovely Claudia Winkleman spread smiles with us at Great Ormond Street Hospital last month while Alesha Dixon surprised patients and staff at University College Hospital. Visits from well-known celebrities bring smiles to our young patients, brighten their day, help distract from their treatment and give them serious bragging rights with their friends.

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