To celebrate the book’s 50th anniversary, the Roald Dahl Museum is publishing a very special limited edition, in association with Penguin.
Henry (4) has the incredibly rare, inherited blood condition, Diamond-Blackfan Anaemia. Since diagnosis, Henry’s parents have been on an emotional rollercoaster having to take him for blood transfusions every three weeks and then a bone marrow transplant. Henry’s Roald Dahl Specialist Nurse, Clare, has been by the family’s side throughout. We caught up with Henry’s mum, Zoe to find out more about the impact of having a seriously ill child and why having the support of a Roald Dahl Specialist Nurse is so important:
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.
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'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, 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 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.
It’s nearly here! Roald Dahl Story Day is this Sunday 13th of September.
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?!
Roald Dahl said, "If you have good thoughts they will shine out of your face like sunbeams and you will always look lovely."
We believe in doing good things. Ten percent of The Roald Dahl Story Company Limited’s (company number 11099347) operating profit will go goes to charity. This means we give lots of money to good causes.