Gemma Coles

Friday fun to help the Bristol Children's Hospital PICU unit

Fundraising for Wallace & Gromit's Grand Appeal
raised of £2,000 target
Donate for every child in your care, to help save the life of a child in ours


Thanks for taking the time to visit my JustGiving page. And please read on to see why this is so important right now.

The Bristol Children's Hospital PICU (Paediatric Intensive Care Unit) is the section of the hospital that provides sick children with the highest level of medical care. With other PICU wards across the country being repurposed for Covid-19 adult care, they are set to see unprecedented demand in the weeks & months ahead. Staff will be under huge pressure with limited resources. There will be more children & their families needing support, with an increasing number travelling from outside the region. They need our help. 

Please see this link for details of how The Grand Appeal is helping families at this time:

To support their efforts, I'll be hosting some weekly fundraising fun to bring children together over zoom - this gives us all something positive to contribute to whilst at home with our families. Each week will be a different event & I'd love everyone to get involved with crafty fun / bake-offs / 2k in the back garden / lego competitions / shared story time... and more!

Whether or not you wish to take part, please show your support by giving a small donation each week.. or as much as you can upfront! :)

If you'd like to join the zoom, please text, WhatsApp, message on Facebook or email me at If I don't know you, I may then ask for you to connect with me on Facebook to ensure safeguarded access to this group. I'll then add you to a WhatsApp group, where I'll be posting the zoom link & planned activities for each week (you can mute the group if you don't need additional noise!). The zoom will be held at 11am each Friday. 

Money from JustGiving usually reaches The Grand Appeal every week so as soon as they have it in the bank they can start using it to support these services. The charity has confirmed that this fundraising activity will specifically be allocated to the PICU unit. 

Donating through JustGiving is simple, fast and totally secure. Your details are safe with JustGiving - they'll never sell them on or send unwanted emails. Once you donate, they'll send your money directly to the charity. So it's the most efficient way to donate - saving time and cutting costs for the charity.

Thank you so much for your support, Gem x

®The Grand Appeal. Registered charity 1043603 ©&™ Wallace & Gromit’s Children’s Foundation/Aardman Animations Ltd 2018

About the campaign

Donate for every child in your care, to help save the life of a child in ours

About the charity

The Grand Appeal is the Bristol Children's Hospital Charity, transforming the lives of sick children from Bristol, the South West and beyond. Help save the lives of sick children, provide pioneering medical equipment and keep families together by donating or fundraising for The Grand Appeal.

Donation summary

Total raised
+ £133.75 Gift Aid
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