- YEAR OF GRANT
- CATEGORYHEALTH & SPORTS
- ORGANIZATION LOCATIONLondon
- GRANT LOCATIONUNITED KINGDOM
- ORGANIZATION WEBSITEwww.theodora.org.uk
For the Clown Doctors program of hospital visitation services by artists, including recruiting and training additional Clown Doctors to increase the number of beneficiary hospitals and children.
Theodora Children’s Trust is the UK branch of the Theodora Foundation. The Theodora Foundation was created in 1993 in Switzerland with the goal of relieving the suffering of hospitalized children through regular visits of professional artists termed the “Clown Doctors.” Since its creation, the foundation has expanded its program across Europe. The Clown Doctors network operates in more than 100 hospitals and provides thousands of personalized visits each year to hospitalized children and their families.