Sparks (charity)

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Founder Jimmy Hill
Type Charitable organisation
Registration no. 1003825
Focus research into children's diseases
  • 6th Floor, Westminster Tower, 3 Albert Embankment, London, SE1 7SP
Area served
United Kingdom]
Key people
Jimmy Hill, Sir Steve Redgrave, Sir Matthew Pinsent, Sir Trevor Brooking, Sir Geoff Hurst, Jason Leonard
Slogan Children's medical research

Sparks or Sport Aiding Medical Research for Kids is a British registered charity. It funds medical research into cures for children's diseases.[1]:902

Sparks is a registered charity, with registration number 1003825 in England and Wales, and number SCO39482 in Scotland.[citation needed]

In February 2009, Ronnie Corbett helped Sparks by launching "George's Appeal" on BBC Radio 4; the appeal was to raise funds to seek a cure for neuroblastoma.[2]


  1. ^ Dave Griffiths (2005). Directory of Grant-making Trusts 2005-06, 19th edition. London: Directory of Social Change on behalf of Charities Aid Foundation.
  2. ^ "BBC Radio 4". 

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