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Vanessa’s Story

On Friday 17th November, Spread a Smile was featured on the BBC Children in Need Appeal Show in an incredibly moving film featuring Vanessa Moss and her family. Vanessa We first met Vanessa when she was four years old, not long after she started treatment for neuroblastoma at Great Ormond Street Hospital and shortly after…

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On Friday 17th November, tune in to the BBC Children in Need Appeal Show on BBC One from 7.30pm and you may see some familiar faces! BBC Children in Need is supporting us with funding over a period of three years, enabling us to entertain more seriously ill children and teenagers in hospital. In association with Children in…

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Honey & Co Cookery Demo

Honey & Co Cookery Demo On Tuesday 14th November, husband and wife team Itamar Srulovich and Sarit Packer, creative chefs and founders of Fitzrovia restaurant Honey & Co, joined Spread a Smile for a cooking demonstration. Sarit and Itamar are known for their mouth-watering food from the Middle East, as they say, ‘the kind you…

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Lawsons Charity Auction

Lawsons Charity Auction Our corporate supporters Lawsons are hosting a Charity Fundraising Ball on Saturday 18th November in aid of Spread a Smile. As part of the evening, they are holding an auction with some once-in-a-lifetime items, holidays and experiences up for grabs! The auction has begun online and bidding will continue at the live…

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Byng Book Club Event

Byng Book Club Event We were the guests of Byng Book Club on 6th November at the Old Fold Manor Golf Club in Barnet as Spread a Smile has been chosen as the book club’s charity this year. The event was a fascinating evening as Author and Historian Dr Helen Fry had been invited to…

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Spread a Smile Party

Spread a Smile Party Sunday 5th November saw the return of our annual party extravaganza for all the children, teenagers and families that we have entertained and supported whilst receiving treatment at Great Ormond Street Hospital, University College Hospital, The Royal London Hospital and St Mary’s Hospital, and this year’s party was even bigger and…

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Nikki and Richard’s Capital Walk

Stretching their Pins for Spread a Smile! 2017 has been a momentous year for Spread a Smile supporters Nikki and Richard Pins as the couple have both turned 50. To mark this special birthday year, they chose to undertake an epic challenge to raise money for the charity. They both love walking and thought a…

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Trusts and Foundations Fundraiser

We are seeking an experienced Trusts and Foundations Fundraiser to join our team in a part-time role, two or three days a week, based in our office in Camden. The successful candidate will be organised and able to proactively set their own tasks and goals. They will be able to establish and build warm relationships with…

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Who Cares Wins Awards

Winners of Best Charity at The Sun Health Awards We are delighted, thrilled and overwhelmed to have been awarded Best Charity at The Sun’s inaugural #WhoCaresWins Awards on Wednesday 11 October 2017. We were nominated for the award by 10 year old Jessica Shepherd, who is receiving treatment for cancer at Great Ormond Street Hospital…

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