The Willow Foundation was set up in 1999 by Arsenal footballer Bob Wilson after his daughter died of cancer. As the only national charity to give psychological support through day activities to 16-40 year olds it has provided more than 9500 special days for patients.
The Willow foundation provide patients with ‘special days’. These can be an opportunity for them to bring some normality back to their lives, or it could even be their last chance to fulfil a dream. The Willow Foundation encourage members of the public to create their own fundraising events such as walking groups, challenges and coffee mornings.
Celebrities and public figures that publically support The Willow Foundation include Jude Law, Steve Coogan and Boris Johnson.