Touch of Sparkle
Project Category: Informal community group
Touch of Sparkle provides ‘care packs’ to patients at Addenbrooke’s Hospital in Cambridge, UK. The care packs are mostly donated to cancer patients in the oncology department but batches are also produced for other departments as part of special projects, at the request of the hospital. Touch of Sparkle is run in aid of the Addenbrooke’s Charitable Trust (reg. charity no. 1170103).
The idea is to spread a little care and humanity and try to lighten the load for patients. The packages include:
– Practical items (e.g. bed socks, tissues, sweets, herbal tea for anti-sickness)
– Distractions (e.g. puzzle book, notebook, pen, playing cards)
– Pamper items (e.g. nail varnish, moisturiser, lipbalm)
If you would like to help us fill more care packs, please see our gofundme page at http://www.gofundme.com/touchofsparkle and our Amazon wishlist at
Any donations, however small, are very much appreciated to help us spread a ‘touch of sparkle’ to those facing this difficult journey.
50 care packs for oncology patients
On 19 February 2020, 50 care packs for ladies will be donated to the Oncology department..
100 overnight emergency care packs for A&E
On 18 February, 100 emergency overnight care packs will be donated to A&E at Addenbr..
Lovely thank you messages
Lovely feedback from our donation of Christmas care packs 💕💕💕 #Greggs4Good ..
Special batch of Christmas care packs for cancer patients
Today we donated our special batch of 50 Christmas care packs to the oncology department..
Thank you message
Always so lovely to receive thank you messages from patients and know that the care pack..
2000th care pack milestone!!!
Today Touch of Sparkle donated its 2000th care pack! 💜 To mark this special milestone, 5..
Preparing for our 2000th care pack donation
Our next donation will be our 2000th care pack! 💜 To mark this special milestone, we hav..
60 cancer care packs donated
Today 60 care packs (for both female and male patients) were donated to the oncology dep..
What generous supporters we have! This week we received 4 parcels packed with goodies fo..
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