First opened in 1852, Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH) is a leading children’s hospital, housing the widest range of specialists under one roof. The hospital is at the forefront of developing new and better ways to treat childhood diseases and pioneering numerous breakthroughs in paediatric care. Cyril Delamare has been on the charity committee for GOSH for the past six years.
London to Paris Bike Ride for GOSH
As part of our continued support to GOSH, MontLake team members Connor Mulholland, Cyril Delamare and Sophie Smurfit took part in the “ultimate cycling adventure”, completing a London to Paris bike ride in 2017. Covering 560 kilometres, the team rode for four days and crossed the finish line in Paris having raised a total of £35,884.82 for the children’s hospital.
Royal Parks Half Marathon
Now in their 11th year, the Royal Parks Half Marathon is a 13.1 mile route across four of London’s eight Royal Parks; Hyde Park, The Green Park, St James’s Park and Kensington Gardens. The team at MontLake participated in 2017 raising a total of £20,000.00 for Great Ormond Street Hospital.
GOSH and Our Lady’s Children’s Hospital Crumlin Friendship Ball
Now in its fourth year, the Friendship Ball has raised over £2million for both Our Lady’s Children’s Hospital, Crumlin in Dublin and Great Ormond Street Hospital in London. The money raised from the ball goes towards supporting the two world class hospitals.
MontLake CEO, Cyril Delamare, is chairman of the Friendship Ball, as part of his continued support on the charity committee for both Our Lady’s Children’s Hospital Crumlin Dublin Hospital and GOSH.
Our Lady’s Children’s Hospital, Crumlin
Our Lady’s Children’s Hospital, Crumlin (CMRF Crumlin) is the largest children’s hospital in Ireland. An acute paediatric teaching hospital, it specialises in children’s childhood cancers and blood disorders, cardiac diseases, major burns, cystic fibrosis, clinical genetics and rheumatology.
Cyril Delamare has been on the charity committee of Our Lady’s Children’s Hospital Crumlin Dublin Hospital for the past six years.
The Royal National Institute of Blind People (RNIB) is one of the UK’s leading sight loss charities and supports almost 2 million people since its creation in 1868.
MontLake have been supporting Basis Point since 2017, an organisation which provides grants to charities who fund programmes and initiatives that focus on education within Ireland. To date the organisation has provided €1 million to six registered charities.
In 2019, Richard Day, MontLake COO, has committed to running the Boston Marathon in favour of the charity with a target to raise €50,000.00.