Roald Dahl's Marvellous Children's Charity helps to make life better for seriously ill children in the UK.
We believe every child has the right to a more marvellous life, no matter how ill they are, or how short their life may be.
We help seriously ill children in many marvellous ways including Roald Dahl nurses, research and family grants.
We focus upon helping those who have the biggest needs, and who aren't being fully supported by anybody else. This might be because they have a serious rare condition, be living in poverty, or not have any family at all.
Roald Dahl's Marvellous Children's Charity helps thousands of seriously ill children and young people every year.
Read about some of the children whose lives we've helped make a bit more marvellous.
I feel very lucky to be able to play with these toys and I do everyday. If I'm feeling generous I let my little brother have a play too.
Ella, age 6 1
Marvellous project grant for sensory toys to Amy and Friends 2013
Our Roald Dahl nurse has become part of the family, like an auntie. You don’t feel stupid asking any questions at all.
Mark's mum 1
Marvellous interview 2013, talking about Roald Dahl nurse Siobhan
My role is because of, and is enhanced by, the support from Roald Dahl’s Marvellous Children’s Charity. I would like to say a very big thank you.
Kirsten, Roald Dahl specialist nurse 1
Interview about Kirsten's Marvellous nurse training grant 2013
Words cannot express what the weekend has done for us as a family. It gave our children a chance to mix with others with the same condition, and to talk and have fun.
Family weekend attendee 1
Recipient of a Marvellous project grant for Cavernoma Alliance residential weekend 2013
My child is here today because of our Roald Dahl occupational therapist Kate. I can’t believe this service isn’t offered to every child with the same needs.
Paul's mum 1
Marvellous interview 2013, talking about Roald Dahl Occupational Therapist Kate
The impact on a child from a Fantastic Families Grant is over months and years. A tricycle builds up confidence when they’re young and this definitely helps them when they’re older.
Social worker 1
Marvellous interview about Fantastic Families Fund 2013
In 1988, Roald Dahl composed a festive poem for Great Ormond Street Hospital, illustrated by Quentin Blake. It's a Christmas cracker.
With Esio Trot coming to BBC One on New Year's Day, we've got some incredible insights into how Roald Dahl wrote this lovely story
16 December is Quentin Blake's birthday - so to celebrate, we're listening to his wonderful reading of Roald Dahl's Esio Trot
Newcomer Ruby Barnhill from Cheshire, UK, is cast as Sophie in Steven Spielberg's adaptation of Roald Dahl's The BFG
As the festive season gets underway, we take a look at what’s happening at the Roald Dahl Museum in Great Missenden this Christmas.
With Esio Trot coming to BBC One on New Year's Day, here are a few treats to help you prepare for this festive TV event
Richard Curtis, Paul Mayhew-Archer, Judi Dench, Dustin Hoffman, Hilary Bevan Jones and Dearbhla Walsh on translating Esio Trot for the screen
The Roald Dahl Museum is on the hunt for 141 toy tortoises for a special Chiddlers’ Hour session and to raise money for storytelling in hospitals.