Charlton players visit Queen Elizabeth Hospital youngsters

News Shopper: Members of the Charlton Athletic squad bring Christmas gifts to Danar Girdi at Queen Elizabeth Hospital Members of the Charlton Athletic squad bring Christmas gifts to Danar Girdi at Queen Elizabeth Hospital

CHARLTON Athletic's finest dropped in to Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Woolwich, to offer Christmas cheer to sick children.

Players including Dorian Dervite, Bradley Pritchard, Yann Kermorgant and Cameron Stewart came to visit children’s wards, handed out Christmas gifts and showed their support for patients, their families and hospital staff.

Kermorgant said: "We’re pleased to have the chance to bring a little bit of cheer to the youngsters unfortunate enough to be in hospital at this time of year.

"It’s great to come and support the hospital and show some appreciation of the hard work they do throughout the year."

Carol Sullivan Wallace, a play specialist in the children’s wards, added: "It’s brilliant for the children to see the players at Christmas and it is fantastic to see their faces when they meet their heroes."

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4:48pm Mon 23 Dec 13

Elthamboy says...

Charlton have been very charitable this year. Handing out 3 points to opposing teams on many occasions.
Charlton have been very charitable this year. Handing out 3 points to opposing teams on many occasions. Elthamboy

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