Hamilton and Button support StarCards yearly fundraiser for Children's hospital in London

A-list auction items including framed StarCards signed by every 2012/13 season Formula One drivers, and a host of other major world leaders and celebrities.

Lewis Hamilton, McLaren Mercedes, signs memorabilia for Great Ormond Street Hospital charity
Lewis Hamilton, McLaren Mercedes, signs memorabilia for Great Ormond Street Hospital charity

Photo by: Sutton Motorsport Images

StarCards is celebrating 10 years of fundraising for Great Ormond Street Hospital Children’s Charity at London’s iconic BT Tower which started on Friday 23rd November for 10 days.

Supported by Mark Sutton and the team at Sutton Images, the evening will launch Starcards 10th annual Christmas celebrity charity online auction featuring significant A-list auction items including framed StarCards signed by every 2012/13 season Formula One drivers, and a host of other major world leaders and celebrities including British Prime Minister David Cameron, former US President Gerald Ford, Brian May, Mark Knopfler, Eric Clapton, Dynamo (Magician Impossible), Jessie J, and many more.

Other unique lots include a GOSH T shirt signed by all current F1 drivers, and a complete set of 2012/13 Formula 1 StarCards and memorabilia. Brian May has signed a copy of his ‘Red Special’ guitar in support of the auction.

Jenson Button, McLaren Mercedes, signs memorabilia for Great Ormond Street Hospital charity
Jenson Button, McLaren Mercedes, signs memorabilia for Great Ormond Street Hospital charity

Photo by: Sutton Motorsport Images

Paul Brett of StarCards said: “We are grateful to the numerous friends and generous organisations that have supported our charity auctions since 2002. Mark Sutton has been a very active supporter and his regular collection of signings and stunning photographs supported by all Formula One teams are a massive contribution. We are dedicated to raising vital funds for Great Ormond Street Hospital Children’s Charity to support the refurbishment of the hospital, provide up-to-date equipment and fund research into better treatments.”

Matt Forrest, Head of Community Fundraising at Great Ormond Street Hospital Children’s Charity, said, “We would like to thank StarCards and Sutton Images for their support over the past 10 years and choosing us to benefit from their fundraising. The money raised by StarCards helps make a real difference for patients and families.”

The online auction starts on 23rd November at StarCards and runs for 10 days.

For more details about the event.

For more information about Great Ormond Street Hospital Children’s Charity.

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