The Great Daffodil Appeal attracts famous fans

The Great Daffodil Appeal had another great week on social media, with official celebrity supporters and surprise high-profile fans alike generating lots of likes, shares and comments.

Each day, we revealed the identity of one of our famous appeal supporters by posting exclusive images on Facebook.

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The first famous face to be revealed, novelist and former politician Ann Widdecombe, called for people to support the appeal at parliament, while weatherman Michael Fish delivered a special Great Daffodil Appeal forecast. Stephen Mangan, in his current role in the Jeeves & Wooster play, got behind the appeal, and reality star Lydia Bright – formerly of The Only Way is Essex – donned a daffodil to support Marie Curie. Star of The Apprentice Nick Hewer also took part in the daffodil-themed photo shoot.

Victoria Beckham backs appeal

On Sunday, fashion designer and former Spice Girl Victoria Beckham gave us a great boost by tweeting a daffodil pic and asked her 7.4m followers to support us. Thanks Victoria!


Mall hosts herd for Marie Curie

Forestside shopping centre in Belfast teamed up with Marie Curie to host these colourful cows in support of The Great Daffodil Appeal. The bright bovines were decorated by members of the Marie Curie Hospice, Belfast’s art and card making class and local primary schoolchildren.

Cute note melts hearts

This lovely thank you letter to Marie Curie from a girl called Freya got lots of likes on Twitter and Facebook alike.