Pledge a Present this Christmas | patient gift appeal resources Will you help spread some festive cheer to those in hospital? This Christmas, give the greatest gift of all: a reason for someone to smile. Donate now > No one wants to be in hospital at any time, but spending Christmas in hospital away from loved ones can be especially hard. Every year, Royal Surrey Charity delivers gift bags filled with useful treats to our patients spending Christmas in hospital away from loved ones. Last year, thanks to your support we delivered 600 gifts to those at the Royal Surrey, as well as our hospitals and patients in the community at Haslemere, Cranleigh and Milford. “When you’re in hospital, it can feel like holidays and special days don’t really exist. Receiving the gifts reminded everyone that it was a time to celebrate. Some of our patients even started dancing!” - Viktor, Staff Nurse on our Oncology Ward at the Royal Surrey Spreading cheer Royal Surrey Charity wants to spread some festive cheer on the wards again this year. But we can’t do it without your help. A donation of £20 today could buy a gift bag filled with goodies for a patient who is spending Christmas in hospital, away from loved ones. Every gift bag contains: How your donation could help* £10 could buy items of clothing such as socks, hat or gloves to keep a patient warm. £20 could buy a gift bag filled with goodies for our patients.£60 could fund three gift bags for those spending Christmas away from loved ones.£120 could buy gifts for a whole room of patients on a ward. Your support really does make a difference: a patient who needed emergency surgery and spent Christmas Day recovering in hospital told us: “I received a lovely gift bag: it was so exciting, and it was filled with such lovely things – the crossword puzzle has been a brain stretcher, which is exactly what I need to keep me busy, and the lip balm has been very soothing. The sweets at the bottom made it feel like a real stocking! It really was so thoughtful. Thank you all.” - Patricia, 96 Make a donation Please, Pledge a Present today* and help make sure every patient receives a gift bag filled with useful treats to brighten their day. Donate now Contact us If you want to find out more about how you support Royal Surrey Charity, at Christmas and all year round, please get in touch. Thank you for your support. *Any money raised above the amount needed for the appeal will go towards the area of greatest need within our hospitals, helping to support patients and staff at Christmas and all year round.