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Morrisons Foundation donates £170,000

We are thrilled to receive the support of the Morrisons Foundation for our home from home appeal, with an incredible donation of £179,300, bringing us one step closer to opening the doors on our new family accommodation house. This donation will support the reconfiguration and refurbishment of the house, where building has begun, situated across the road from the children’s hospital.

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New Appeal launches with Morph!

We were proud to announce our next major fundraising project last night for the Emergency Department at Bristol children’s hospital, at the launch of the Morph: Still Naughty at 40! Exhibition. Today we opened the doors of our new exhibition at the Gromit Unleashed Shop at The Mall at Cribbs Causeway, celebrating the iconic character’s 40th birthday with 20 unique sculptures, an interactive green screen, Make Your Own Morph and lots of other activities for the whole family to enjoy! 

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MegaMorph has landed!

A gentle giant by the name of MegaMorph will be touring the streets of his home city Bristol this June, to mark the launch of our exclusive exhibition, Morph: Still Naughty at 40! Clocking in at a mighty three metres, MegaMorph will pound the pavements of Bristol, stopping at five landmark locations throughout the month of June before finishing his tour at The Mall at Cribbs Causeway on 10th July, where he’ll proudly show the way to the exhibition at our Gromit Unleashed shop, throughout the summer. MegaMorph can be found: 

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Stephen Merchant sports long, Wrong Trousers!

We're delighted that superstar Bristolian Stephen Merchant has joined Team Grand Appeal to support this year's Wrong Trousers Day! International comedy star, writer and actor Stephen Merchant kindly took time out from his busy filming schedule to don the cheesiest pair of  long, wrong trousers we could find, shot at the iconic Hippodrome venue, to encourage fellow Bristolians to get involved in The Grand Appeal’s annual fundraising event.  Stephen Merchant said:

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£30k raised at Great Bristol 10K & Family Run!

We had an amazing turnout on Sunday for the Simplyhealth Great Bristol 10k and Family Run, which we were delighted to be the official local charity for. We are so thankful to our wonderful team, with 190 10k runners, and 23 families taking part in the family run to support Bristol Children's Hospital and Special Care Baby Unit, we loved meeting you all. Thank you to each and every one of you, along with your amazing family and friends, who made the best cheerleaders!

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Aardauction raises over £17,000!

We are delighted to announce that the Aardman Art Auction raised an incredible £17,852 for Bristol Children's Hospital Emergency Department! Bidding was fast and furious in the final hours of the auction on Sunday night, with some lots selling for over £3,000 each! 

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