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Inspirational Amy

Walking, talking and celebrating life for Spread a Smile     This October youngsters who are being supported by Children in Need will join Countryfile on a series of walking challenges across the UK. Last year this raised £1.8 million for Children in Need to help support a number of charities including Spread a Smile. Tune in…

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Jez’s film screening

You may not recognise him from the photos as we are all used to seeing him dressed as a Strom Trooper, but to finish off his epic fundraising efforts for Spread a Smile and Make a Wish in 2018, the amazing Jez Allinson organised a screening of the film Battle of Britain at Pinewood Studios…

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Miles for Smiles

On Sunday 29 July, 8 brave men, our Smile Heroes, took part in the Prudential Ride London 100 to raise funds for Spread a Smile. Sheldon Mydat, Matthew Topp, Eran Afek, Howard Kayman, Carlos Fleury, Ludwig Von Sembach, Craig Rogers and Jon Mulder cycled 100 miles across London on closed roads in the howling wind and pouring…

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A special visit for Jaime Rose

This week we made an extra special visit to Great Ormond Street Hospital with Angelina Ballerina, in memory of a very special young lady, Jaime Rose Whitesman. A wonderful group of ladies, led by Sharon Jaffe of Cyclub, organised a fundraiser for Spread a Smile earlier this year and some of the funds raised from…

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Smiles with Louisa

We welcomed Louisa Johnson last week to spread smiles, laughter and excitement to patients and staff alike at University College Hospital. News that Louisa, who won X-Factor in 2015 aged just 17, had reached the young people at UCLH even before Louisa had arrived, so there were lots of very excited, eager faces awaiting our…

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Spreading Smiles with Mel Giedroyc

On Wednesday 13th June, Spread a Smile had the pleasure of taking well known TV personality and actress Mel Giedroyc to University College Hospital for a very special visit. Mel is best known for co-hosting a series of well known TV shows, with her fantastic friend Sue Perkins, most famously The Great British Bake Off…

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#VolunteersWeek2018

Volunteers are at the heart of what we do at Spread a Smile and we couldn’t function without them. During Volunteers Week, we are profiling some of our incredible volunteers and we’re starting with the lovely Suzy… Suzy Hilton, an interior designer, is also a volunteer for Spread a Smile. Suzy manages a monthly visit…

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Significant changes to UK data protection laws come into force in a few weeks. This means we need your consent to keep you informed of the important work Spread a Smile performs. We ask for just a moment of your time to confirm your communication preferences. We promise we will never overload you with emails…

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Meet Fairy Ruth

My name is Ruth and I am a 26 years old Rainbow Fairy!! I originally trained in Contemporary Dance, and then went on to study an MA in Dance Movement Psychotherapy. I have a passion for child development and the therapeutic benefits of moving and dancing, so in running a children’s entertainment company, I have…

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An evening of song and opera

On 22nd March, an exceptional evening of song and opera took place at St. John’s Wood Liberal Synagogue. Eight young and incredibly talented musicians each from the highly acclaimed Royal Academy of Music played and sang to a very large and appreciative audience. The eight young musicians decided to give proceeds from the evening to…

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