Karen and Peter would like thank everyone for their very kind thoughts through this very sad time. We hope that Grace will be remembered forever through Smiles with Grace and that she will continue to inspire others.
Exciting news; we are announcing our first Patrons. These are very special people who will ensure that, along with the Trustees, Smiles will grow and grow and that Grace’s legacy and memory will be maintained. These wonderful people are: Hana Edwards, Jessica Lester, Emma Tilbrook, Alana Bentley, Lydia Colman, Rhea […]
TRUSTEES REPORT 2012/2013 2012/2113 has most definitely not been the second year that we planned for Smiles. Grace’s illness devastated us all and the further set-back at the beginning of the year simply added to the heartache. The second walk in July, to be followed by Grace carrying the Olympic […]
On Sunday 27th October four Woodford Green Prep friends; Inayah, Nimra, Amani & Kajol, along with their year group at Woodford County High walked from Stratford Station to Great Ormond Street Hospital in Grace’s memory. In doing so they raised a wonderful £280…A huge thank you to them all.
On Saturday 10th January, Femi Fanibi, who had been at school with Grace since Nursery, used his involvement with the ‘Young Citizens’ initiative to organize a Race Night at Loughton Cricket Club to raise funds for Smiles. The night was a huge success and over £650 was raised. Well done […]
On Thursday 13th February Smiles crossed the Atlantic when Grace’s Goddaughter, Jolie organised a Purple Day, in aid of the charity, at her school, Legacy Christian Academy in sunny California. It was a great success and we would like to thank everyone who contributed.
Saturday 8th March was International Women’s day and Nusrat Sharif in conjunction with her employer, Barclays Bank used an event at Walthamstow Assembly Hall to raise funds for Smiles. Over 750 women attended and over 50 Exhibitors from Waltham Forest were on show. Barclay’s Walthamstow Hoe Street Branch raised £538.00 […]