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MyDish personalised recipe calendar launched to help Great Ormond Street Hospital


Great Ormond Street Hospital has announced the launch of a new personalised recipe calendar which has been created by the founder of MyDish to help raise funds for the hospital.

Inspired by her son’s treatment at Great Ormond Street Hospital, Carol Savage, founder of and a ’Dragon’s Den’ success story, is using her business know-how to launch the online recipe calendar.

The new calendar allows purchasers to choose their own favourite recipe for each month, as well as being able to add their own photos and include all those special dates they don’t want to forget.

Carol Savage decided to make the calendar following her own family’s personal experience with the charity. Carol’s oldest son Oliver was admitted to Great Ormond Street Hospital five years ago with a rare kidney disease. It was his fundraising idea to use the tools on MyDish to help benefit the childrens charity which is close to his heart.

Carol commented: “We’re asking everyone, grannies, granddads, mums, dads and children to get involved so we can raise much needed funds for Great Ormond Street Hospital with our personalized recipe calendar, a fabulous and unique Christmas present.”

Food lovers’ recipe sharing website allows visitors to search easy homemade recipes, store all their favourite recipes into one space, share treasured recipes with family and friends (connecting to them directly from a personal space).

£5 from every calendar sold will go to Great Ormond Street Hospital. Those who wish to order and personalise their own calendar can visit the MyDish website.


Notes to Editors

About is the brainchild of Carol Savage, who was the first person to be offered double the money when she appeared on Dragon’s Den. Since Dragon’s Den Carol has partnered with Gt Ormond St Charity, The Telegraph, Daily Mail, and has negotiated sponsorships with Sainsbury’s, DairyCrest, Heinz, Patak’s, Twinings, Laithwaites, Sony, Maltesers and ASDA.

About Great Ormond Street Hospital:
Great Ormond Street Hospital is an international centre of excellence in child healthcare and together with its research partner, the UCL Institute of Child Health, GOSH forms the UK’s only academic biomedical research centre specialising in paediatrics.

Since its formation in 1852, the hospital has been dedicated to children’s healthcare and to finding new and better ways to treat childhood illnesses. Great Ormond Street Hospital has over 175,000 patient visits each year for the rarest and most complex conditions. In addition to providing health advice and promoting healthy eating, the hospital offers the widest range of paediatric services under one roof in Britain, and pioneers new treatments and drugs through its research body, the UCL Institute of Child Health (ICH).


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