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Donating at Christmas

Thank you for choosing to support Glasgow Children's Hospital Charity this Christmas - your support matters now more than ever. 

Unfortunately due to the ongoing COVID-19 restrictions and strict infection control procedures at the children's hospital, we will be unable to accept donations of toys and gifts this year. 

Instead, please consider supporting in one of the many ways below to ensure that we can still make Christmas magical for seriously ill children in hospital, their families, and the NHS heroes caring for them. 

With your financial donations, fundraising and online shop purchases, we can fund an exciting calendar of Christmas activities, games and virtual events for our young patients to enjoy safely. 

Your generous support will also ensure that we can treat all of the babies, children and young people in hospital during the festive season with extra special Christmas gifts and surprises through our Play Programme. 

More Ways To Give This Christmas

Book A Magical Home Santa Experience

Make this Christmas magical and surprise your little ones with an extra special Santa experience.

Our Magical Home Santa Experience includes a personalised video for your child, a letter from the North Pole, a special bedtime story for your family to enjoy on Christmas Eve, and reindeer food to scatter for Rudolph!

All money raised from our Magical Home Santa Experience will help us make Christmas extra special for our young patients. 


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Festive Fundraising

Race from the North Pole with us, by taking on 5k, your way, dressed up in your best festive costumes!

Every pound you can raise at home in partnership with your friends, family or colleagues, will go a long way in supporting seriously ill children in hospital this Christmas.


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Sponsor a Light on our Christmas Tree

Our charity Christmas Tree takes centre-stage in the Atrium of the children's hospital, bringing smiles and joy to the children, families and staff who pass by it everyday. 

Sponsor a light on our tree for just £10 to give thanks to our NHS heroes, and to give hope to the young patients and their families spending Christmas in hospital. 

For £10 you can Sponsor a Light and in return we'll send you:

  • A Sponsor A Light certificate 
  • A rainbow sequin decoration. Please note - the decoration you receive will be either our rainbow heart, or our rainbow star.

Sponsor a Light now >

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