My son, 10, can’t get out of bed after a sore throat – but an unexpected guest changed everything

GENEROUS Sun readers donated to our Joy To The Ward call to help needy children with critical equipment – and special visits to help lift their spirits.

Conor Campbell, 10, was motivated when therapy dog ​​Lewis and his handler Dave Freer, 43, showed up at Hull Royal Infirmary.

Conor Campbell, ten, was motivated when therapy dog ​​Lewis and its handler Dave Freer made a surprise visit for him

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A spokesman for News UK said: ‘No parent would choose to have their child hospitalized over Christmas and we are truly delighted to be supporting this very worthwhile cause.

They made it despite Covid pays for many of the usual festive events run by Hull Hospital’s charity, WISHH.

His mother, Ann-Louise, 37, said: “When Lewis came to see him, he was so happy. This is the first time he’s laughed in days. ”

Famous dog lover Paul O’Grady supports our call.

“I know the happiness a four-legged friend can bring,” he said.

“Dogs can make you less anxious.”

There’s still time to donate to The Sun’s Joy To The Ward appeal


The Sun’s Joy To The Ward appeal is raising money for NHS Charity Together, the national, independent charity that supports more than 230 NHS charities across the UK.

Your donations will help support children and families through the most difficult times imaginable, providing specialized equipment and services along with toys, toys, parental accommodation. and more.

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