Thanks for your eggstraordinary generosity!

19 Apr 2017

We would like to say a massive thank you to everyone who supported Egbert’s Eggstraordinary challenge 2017. Thanks to you, every child and older patient received a gift this Easter.

From Easter eggs and packets of chocolate to arts and crafts materials, the gifts put a lot of smiles on patients’ faces and made what can be a difficult time, a little sweeter.

Tara Shea, Play Team Leader said “As always, we were overwhelmed by the generosity of our community with the amount of Easter Eggs we received this year through Barts Charity’s ‘Egbert’s Eggstraordinary challenge’ Easter appeal.

"We spread them out across all inpatient wards so all the young people who had to spend time in hospital received some lovely chocolate! Thank you to all the staff who were working this weekend and helped us with this.”

Dionne Daniel, Senior Nurse for Older People and Stroke Services said: “Our patients were pleased and touched – many thanks for the chocolate and other gifts for the older people” with one patient adding: "Thank you so much to the people who organised this, it is just the small things and this is such a lovely gesture, so appreciated!"

Our Events and Fundraising Manager Ellie said: “We’re so grateful to everyone for their support of our appeal - it’s amazing to see box after box of Easter eggs being delivered to our office, as well as donations coming in that will support the paediatric and older people’s wards in months to come."

Thank you for making Egbert’s Eggstraordinary Challenge such a success – we couldn’t have done it without you! 

We’re unable to list all the generous people who donated but here are some of our supporters who helped make the appeal a success:

  • American Express
  • Better Placed
  • BNP Paribas
  • Broadbean
  • Broadgate Estates
  • Farrer
  • Harneys 
  • Hasson Associates
  • Jellycat
  • Kiddy and Partners
  • Lazard
  • Majedie Asset Management
  • Mammoth Screen
  • Maples and Calder
  • Node4
  • Olympia Publishers
  • Tesco Hackney
  • Usborne Publishing
  • Walker Books
  • William Hare

And last but not least, a shout-out to the transport staff who helped get all the eggs from our office to the patients! 

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