Newsletter Signup x

The Sun’s Christmas appeal

In December, the Sun’s Smiles At Christmas campaign raised over £29,000 in cash plus toys to share with children with cancer. 

The Sun ad

Through its Smiles at Christmas appeal, the Sun newspaper asked its readers to donate money and toys to put a smile on the faces of those children that need it most.

Our CEO Cliff O’Gorman said: “We have been overwhelmed by the generosity of Sun readers and the companies who have donated toys.
These special gifts have allowed us to surprise and delight the children who are fighting cancer this Christmas. It’s a wonderful gesture.”

The stories the Sun published

Bella-Rose helped to launch the Sun’s Smiles At Christmas campaign, while spending time in hospital. But a delivery of toys brought a smile to her face. Read the Sun’s story below about Bella-Rose

Bella-Rose wants to be home for Christmas this year

Some of the other stories that appeared can be found below:

On behalf of the children and their families, thank you to the Sun, the Sun readers and the companies who donated toys.

Newsletter icon

Know someone who might be interested in fundraising?

Email this page to a friend!

Birmingham Children’s Hospital

We have provided funding of £1 million to help Birmingham Children’s Hospital build a new cancer unit as ...

Read more

Research Stories – Power Line and Childhood Leukaemia

Press release: embargoed until 00.01 hrs Friday 7th February 2014
Children with Cancer UK notes the publication of ...

Read more

Testing the role played by infectious exposure in childhood leukaemia development

An established theory of childhood leukaemia development proposes that the immune systems of children who are not exposed ...

Read more