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Not All Heroes Wear Capes

Celebrating our NHS through the eyes of our most affected children across London with an intimate and exciting matchday experience at Chelsea FC for the Premier League match against Norwich City on October 23.

Celebrating our NHS and prioritising Children's Mental Health

It's been a tumultuous 2 years and as we make our way back to life post-pandemic, Connect Global Group will take time out to celebrate the good work of our NHS while acknowledging the impact that the pandemic has had on young children (KS2 7-11 years old)  

While the rate of COVID-19 infection among young children and adolescents is low, there have been numerous cross-sectional studies conducted to analyse the impact on their little lives. The results of these studies show that the nature and extent of this impact depend on several vulnerability factors such as developmental age, educational status, pre-existing mental health conditions, being economically underprivileged, or being quarantined due to infection /fear of infection. 

In response to this, we're highlighting charities that are taking a lead to tackle the rising children's mental health issues. We will also host 4 children (winners of our drawing contest) from across London, together with their parents and inspiring NHS Staff to enjoy 5-star hospitality and a matchday experience at our Executive Box at Stamford Bridge for a Premier League game this October.

Key Objectives

 

Special Guests

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Janette Steel

Head Teacher |

Chelsea Community Hospital School

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Dr. Emeka Okorocha

A&E Doctor | NHS and TV Personality | BBC

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Martin Roberts

TV Presentor, Property Expert, Entrepeneur and Author | BBC

"Addressing the consequences of the pandemic on the mental health of young people is crucial to help them recover faster from the COVID-19 crisis."

Mr Martin Griffiths, Under-Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs and Emergency Relief Coordinator, United Nations

Winning Submissions

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Aileemah, age 10 | Willow Bank Primary School

 
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Donate to the Charities We're Supporting

We highlight our top 4 charities who are supporting the NHS and Children's Mental Health. Help us help them.

 

Donate today and stand a chance to win 2 tickets to a Championship match at Stamford Bridge.

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Young Minds

We’re the UK’s leading charity fighting for children and young people's mental health. We want to see a world where no young person feels alone with their mental health, and all young people get the mental health support they need, when they need it, no matter what.

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Anna Freud Centre

Every year the Centre works with thousands of children, families, and mental health professionals. This life changing work would not be possible without the support of our donors. By donating to the Centre you will enable us to continue our work to transform mental health care for children, young people and their families. 

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Great Ormond Street Hospital

Every day brings new challenges for Great Ormond Street Hospital. Every day, over 600* of the UK's most seriously ill children arrive at Great Ormond Street Hospital. Every day, doctors and nurses battle the most complex illnesses, and the brightest minds come together to achieve pioneering medical breakthroughs.

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Chelsea FC Foundation

Formed in 2010, the Chelsea Foundation brings together the Football in the Community and the Education department along with the club’s other charitable and community activities, including our international work and anti-discrimination projects.