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OSCAR Campaign (Great Ormond Street children’s hospital)

Shipping’s Generosity Raises over GBP250,000 for OSCAR

The OSCAR Campaign has now raised over a quarter of a million pounds towards its GBP500,000 initial target since April. Thank you all of you who have donated, helped to promote OSCAR and given encouragement and ideas.

If you don´t already know how shipping is raising money for children´s hospital Great Ormond Street, take a look at the OSCAR website www.gosh.org/oscar. To watch the short TV film made about Oscar´s story visit www.gosh.org/oscars-story.

Great Ormond Street saves the lives of some of the world´s sickest children every day. Patients come to the hospital from all over the world but particularly from Greece, Cyprus, Kuwait, UAE and Saudi Arabia.

To get involved with the OSCAR Campaign, to make a donation or simply for a chat to find out more, contact Spinnaker´s Phil Parry ( pparry@shippingjobs.com / +44 1702 480142) or Louise Taylor at Great Ormond Street Hospital Children´s Charity ( louise.taylor@gosh.org / +44 207 239 3098).

About the OSCAR Campaign. The OSCAR (Ocean and Shipping Community Advancing Children’s Health and Research) campaign is an innovative fundraising partnership uniting the International Shipping Community under a philanthropic banner to raise significant funds towards areas of urgent need at Great Ormond Street Hospital and its research partner, the UCL Institute of Child Health.
The campaign is the inspiration of Phil Parry, Chairman of Spinnaker Consulting Ltd, whose son Oscar received lifesaving care at the Great Ormond Street Hospital. The campaign represents a unique opportunity to bring together companies and individuals from across the shipping community to create a shared legacy, delivering tangible support to help advance pioneering medicine for children around the world.