About Roald Dahl's Marvellous Children's Charity

Roald Dahl's Marvellous Childrens Charity

My Roald Dahl nurse is the one person I can talk to who doesn’t make me feel small. I can ask anything that I’m worried about without feeling silly.

Sebastian's mum 1

Marvellous interview 2013

I think probably kindness is my number one attribute in a human being. I'll put it before any of the things like courage or bravery or generosity or anything else.

Roald Dahl 1

BBC World Service interview, November 1988

A family with a child with a disability has about a third more expenses. There are loads of extra costs because of hospitals or life-limiting conditions.

Social worker 1

Marvellous interview 2013

Our Roald Dahl Research Award will allow us to map rare brain conditions in children. We hope this will help ground-breaking research into new treatments.

Dr Rob Forsyth, Senior Lecturer in Paediatric Neurology 1

Marvellous interview 2013

My job is to reassure parents that they're not alone. I help them
make sure that their child can live their life to the full.

Lynn, Roald Dahl nurse 1

Marvellous interview 2012

Your Roald Dahl Research Award helped us to articulate what we have been battling to say to the NHS for a very long time.

Lola Oni, Sickle Cell and Thalassaemia Association of Counsellors 1

Marvellous interview 2012

Your help is a real lifeline.

Family key worker 1

Marvellous interview 2013

I don't know what we would have done without Siobhan, our Roald Dahl nurse. Yasmin used to worry a lot before, but now she's optimistic about her future.

Yasmin's auntie 1

Marvellous interview 2014

Without the support of our Roald Dahl nurse Lilly, our lives would be much harder and a great deal more stressful.

Jacob's mum 1

Marvellous interview 2014

The children and young people we help