To celebrate 30 years of fundraising, GOSH launches an 80s-themed t-shirt collection designed in collaboration with 12 leading creatives

Following the lifting of private charitable fundraising restrictions in 1982, the Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH) children’s charity launched its first major fundraising campaign, the Wishing Well Appeal, which went on to raise a staggering 54 million pounds and laid the ground for subsequent fundraising. 

This year marks its 30th anniversary, and to celebrate, GOSH has collaborated with 12 leading illustrators and designers to produce a collection of limited edition t-shirts, as part of its latest campaign – Then, Now, Always.

From a playful illustration by Dan Woodger featuring one of his signature cartoons, through to an impactful text-based composition by Anthony Burrill, the collection sees a range of 80s-inspired t-shirts, which are available to buy until 6th April 2018. Profits will go towards the hospital's wards, equipment and support services for the 618 children and young patients that arrive at GOSH every day – many of whom have life-limiting or life-threatening conditions.

To get involved in the campaign in other ways, download a fundraising pack from the GOSH website for ideas such as organising an office 80s-themed quiz or school disco.

Biff for GOSH: staff member Delano

Crispin Finn for GOSH

Anthony Burrill for GOSH: model Lucy Williams

Risotto for GOSH: blogger Meg 

Dan Woodger for GOSH: charity staff Matt Tidby

Daisy Emerson for GOSH: entrepreneur Olivia Wollenberg

Thomas Hedger for GOSH: surgical scientist Sebastian M Toescu

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