Our wonder wall of
thanks to our NHS Heroes

From our donors

Every day supporters are donating to our "Help your hospital" appeal and many are sharing with us why they are giving. Here are just a few of those heartfelt comments.

"I have been helped by Addenbrooke's for 30 years of my life as a transplant patient and many other clinics. It's the right thing to do... now I can help."

"The fantastic work you are doing to support the corona virus"

"A desire to help the fantastic staff who are on the frontline. Thank you so much for your dedication and self- sacrifice."

"We have family member working at hospital and we know how hard NHS is working to help the nation."

"To help support the staff in any way during COVID-19; I would buy you all extra safety kit if possible."

"To help the hospital staff that are helping us."

"I wanted to be able to help Addenbrooke's which is our local hospital. Thank you to all the wonderful Addenbrooke's staff."

"Help the NHS fight COVID-19."

"I just wanted to do my bit in helping Addenbrooke's hospital who are doing a wonderful job in these difficult times."

"We have a vulnerable household member at home so aren’t able to help via other means. We therefore hope a donation will help."

"We are pensioners but wanted to show in a small way how much we appreciate our local hospital and all the work that you always and are doing. Big hugs."

"We decided to help NHS staff during COVID-19 and then found the donation page."

"You are not miracle workers, you are actual miracles. Every day you go to work in a windowless room to help anyone who walks through that door without judgement or prejudice you are the best of humans."

"100% behind all of you on the front line - hospital staff, support staff, carers, drivers.... alike. Sending love and thanks."

"Thank you to everyone, for your courage in the face of COVID-19 For keeping on, keeping on 💚"

Art in the community

All around the hospital and our community, children and adults alike are getting arty in their support for our hospital and its NHS Heroes.

From chalk on the busway:


To messages from our local children:

Queen Edith's school pic1


Lots of colouring...


And Rainbows everywhere!

These pictures were made by 10th Cambridge Rainbows to say thank you to Addenbrooke’s staff as part of the Guiding Light Challenge, encouraging the Rainbows to get-together online.


And finally some words of support from well-known friends:

Eastenders and
Call the Midwife actor Cliff Parisi kindly donated his voice for our radio emergency campaign ad.
  Celebrity chef, Jean-Christophe Novelli, who's son was treated for neuroblastoma at Addenbrookes's two years ago.

Sir Andy Murray says thank you to Addenbrooke's staff


Jamie Oliver gives 'big love' to Addenbrooke's


Get involved


If you have time to give there’s a rewarding volunteer role for you, helping us deliver compassionate care across Addenbrooke’s.

Legacy Giving

Leaving a gift in your will is easier than you think and will help transform care at Addenbrooke’s for generations to come.


Work with our dedicated team to find the perfect fit for major donations in ground-breaking research, equipment and patient care.

Corporate Partnerships

Whatever your business needs and budget, we can create bespoke sponsorship and partnership opportunities that really make a difference.

CUH staff

CUH Staff

We’re always looking for staff to help champion our work across the hospital, in wards, with colleagues, patients and families and to volunteer at ACT events.


We can do so much more for patients at Addenbrooke's when you donate. 


By becoming a Friend of Addenbrooke’s, you can make sure your local hospital continues to change and save lives.


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