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26th November 2023

Great Ormond Street shares ‘exciting’ update on Smiles-sponsored research into brain birth defect

Smiles With Grace has received an exciting update from researchers looking into the brain defect encephalocele. Professor Andy Copp at the Institute of Children’s Health and Dominic Thompson, Grace’s Neurosurgeon at Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH), say research into the defect is “progressing well” and that there is preliminary evidence […]
15th October 2023

RIP Tina Kerr

Extremely sadly, Tina has lost her two year battle with ovarian cancer. Tina was a great supporter of Smiles, and will be dearly missed by many.
30th September 2023

Hana’s superb Scottish Half Marathon raises £1,126 on 10-Year Anniversary

Smiles With Grace patron Hana Edwards has impressively completed a 13.1 mile run from Edinburgh to Musselburgh Racecourse for the charity and smashed her fundraising goal! By the time Hana had completed her epic fundraising effort, Hana had raised a total of £1,126 on her JustGiving page, soaring above her […]
1st April 2023

Barney Walsh: A Celebrity Game Show Appearance Raises £4,200 for Smiles With Grace

TV star and longtime Smiles with Grace patron, Barney Walsh, raised an amazing £4,200 for Smiles, on the celebrity version of the much loved family game show, Catchphrase, now hosted by Stephen Mulhern. Barney appeared with 2 other celebrities, Sally Dynevor and Zoe Williams, to try and guess well-known phrases […]
14th April 2022
Aaran Vijay running FOX Ultra-marathon

Aaran Vijaykumaran completes extraordinary 62km FOX Ultra-marathon for Smiles With Grace

Pushing his body to extreme limits, Aaran Vijaykumaran has completed a remarkable 62 kilometre run for Smiles With Grace, so far raising almost £500. The incredible feat is made more impressive by the fact that, just days before the race, he was advised by his team to pull out due […]
1st September 2019

Mark takes the ultimate cut in Grace’s memory

******* Mark had never met Grace but when he heard about her story and the wonderful work that Smiles with Grace does, he wanted to contribute. Being a bit precious about his hair, he thought shaving it off would be the thing to do, raising over £1,000 in the process. […]
16th May 2019

Smiles Study update May 2019

Here is the latest positive update on the Smiles Study form UCH/GOSH; Very excitingly the results of the whole genome sequencing has highlighted some really interesting candidate genes that we are looking into in more detail. The two genes that we were most interested in (and had been published by […]
23rd January 2019

Buy on Amazon and help Smiles

We have joined up with Amazon’s campaign to help charities. For any purchase you make on Amazon they will donate 0.5% to Smiles. Either simply go to SmilesAmazon when making a purchase or follow this link: https://smile.amazon.co.uk/ch/1142330-0
23rd January 2019

Thank you Eleanor Laing MP

************************** Eleanor Laing MP and Deputy Speaker kindly supported Smiles on her Christmas card. Eleanor was extremely supportive during Grace’s final years and we thank her for this. The card raised £250 for the charity. Thank you to Eleanor and her staff. ***********************
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