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Grace Runs London Marathon for Roald Dahl's Marvellous Children's Charity

21st October 2020

Our wonderful Roald Dahl Story Company colleague, Grace completed her first London Marathon in a MARVELLOUS 4 hrs 27 mins on Oct 4th raising a fantastic £2557.60 for Roald Dahl’s Marvellous Children’s Charity.

Logan’s Charity Football Match

12th October 2020

Last weekend Logan (7) and his family held a charity football match to fundraise in aid of Roald Dahl’s Marvellous Children’s Charity and they raised a MARVELLOUS £1260!

Roald Dahl Specialist Nurse Wins Prestigious RCNi Nursing Award

6th October 2020

Roald Dahl's Marvellous Children's Charity is thrilled to announce that Roald Dahl Specialist Nurse, Giselle Padmore-Payne has won the Child Health award at the prestigious RCNi (Royal College of Nursing Institute) Awards, which celebrate the best in nursing across the UK, from innovative projects to inspiring examples of patient care.

Roald Dahl’s Marvellous Children’s Charity Appoints Dr Nighat Arif as Ambassador

21st September 2020

Roald Dahl’s Marvellous Children’s Charity, which provides specialist nurses and support for seriously ill children across the UK, is delighted to announce that Dr Nighat Arif, resident GP for BBC Breakfast and This Morning, has been appointed as an ambassador for the charity.

Celebrities Support Roald Dahl's Marvellous Children's Charity for BGC Partner’s Charity Day

11th September 2020

Celebrities including David Walliams, Claudia Winkleman and Julie Walters are taking part in BGC Partners’ 16th annual Charity Day to help raise funds for charitable causes including Roald Dahl’s Marvellous Children’s Charity, which provides specialist nurses and support to serious ill children with complex, lifelong illnesses.

Roald Dahl Nurses Share Favourite Roald Dahl Stories for Roald Dahl Story Day

8th September 2020

Schools and groups across the UK are taking part in fundraising on Roald Dahl Story Day to help Roald Dahl's Marvellous Children's Charity establish more Roald Dahl Specialist Nurses, so we thought we’d ask some of our nurses and the children they support, what their favourite Roald Dahl story is and why?!

Literary Knitting Trail Raises Money for Roald Dahl’s Marvellous Children’s Charity

1st September 2020

A knitting group based in Hertfordshire town, Hemel Hempstead are raising money for Roald Dahl’s Marvellous Children’s Charity with an eye-catching literary knitting trail featuring famous scenes and characters from the UK’s best loved children’s books.

Lily's Story: "Our Roald Dahl Nurse has been amazing; she is a walking medical guru and really supports the whole family."

27th August 2020

Lily (16), a keen aerial trapeze artist, was diagnosed with severe epilepsy in 2018. We caught up with her mum, Mary to find out what it’s like to be thrown into the “petrifying, unknown” world of having a child with a serious lifelong illness and how Lily’s Roald Dahl Specialist Nurse, Becs has helped with expert support, sympathy and hand-holding realism:

Fundraising on Roald Dahl Story Day to help seriously ill children

27th August 2020

Schools around the UK are preparing to put the FUN into FUNdraising and host parties for Roald Dahl Story Day to raise money for Roald Dahl’s Marvellous Children’s Charity. The charity urgently needs funds so it can provide more Roald Dahl Specialist Nurses and help seriously ill children lead a more marvellous life.

Charlie Celebrates 13th Birthday with Special Thank You to his Roald Dahl Nurse

20th August 2020

Charlie, who has epilepsy and is supported by Roald Dahl Specialist Nurse, Kirsten, chose to celebrate his 13th birthday with an engraved wristband as a special memory of his 2.6 challenge to raise money for Roald Dahl’s Marvellous Children’s Charity and to thank Kirsten.