Buttercup Day

**Unfortunately this years RNOH Charity Buttercup Day has been postponed. Please keep an eye on the website and our social media pages for updates**.

We would love your school, place of work or local community to host their own Buttercup Day.

How can you get involved?
• Turn your classroom/place of work yellow for the day
• Dress in yellow – from socks, to a tie or t-shirt – suggested £1 donation
• Purchase one of our bespoke Buttercup pin badges
• Write your own Buttercup poem
• Draw/decorate buttercups to be displayed
• Host a yellow themed cake sale
• Matched giving 
• Purchase an exclusive hand-made porcelain buttercup
• Share your support by using #RNOHCharityButtercupDay

The theme of buttercups has been part of our fundraising for many years, from the very first Buttercup Day in the 1930s, to our famous Buttercup Walk, to the makeover of our Children & Young People’s Ward. On 25 June these flowers’ unmistakable colour will help us to raise funds once again.

#RNOHCharity #RNOHButtercupDay

 

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The History of the Buttercup Walk

     
Buttercup Walk 1930s 1930s Our original Buttercup Day took place in the 1930s, when local children picked buttercups from the local countryside and sold them in central London to raise funds for the hospital.
Buttercup Walk 2003 2003 This fundraising tradition was revived in 2003, with the first annual Buttercup Walk.
Buttercup Walk 2011 2004-2019Since then, thousands of patients and friends of the RNOH (and several celebrities!) have taken part in the Walk.
2020 Funds generated from this year's Buttercup Day will go towards projects that enhance patient care. Buttercup Walk 2012

 


If you have any queries about the Walk, please do contact the Fundraising Office on 0208 909 5362, or at buttercupwalk@rnoh.nhs.uk