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EXCLUSIVE: Ariana Grande Gifts Young Manchester Hospital Patients £100 Vouchers For Christmas

Gregory Robinson

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EXCLUSIVE: Ariana Grande Gifts Young Manchester Hospital Patients £100 Vouchers For Christmas

Featured Image Credit: Ariana Grande/Republic Records

Ariana Grande is adding secret Santa to her list of occupations by bringing some Christmas cheer to patients at the Manchester Royal Infirmary.

The pop star, actress and philanthropist has donated a £100 Amazon voucher to each child at the Royal Manchester Children's Hospital which is part of the Manchester Royal Infirmary.

The Manchester Royal Infirmary pictured the day after the Manchester Arena Bombing in May 2017 (Credit: PA)
The Manchester Royal Infirmary pictured the day after the Manchester Arena Bombing in May 2017 (Credit: PA)

One dad, Steve, who only wishes to be identified by his first name, tells Tyla that his 15-year-old daughter, who is a patient, received one of the vouchers.

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"Amber was really shocked and surprised," he said. "She felt really happy and elated at such a kind gift."

"I went to pick her up yesterday and she was really excited having received £100 Amazon voucher in a special snowflake-shaped box."

Steve sent a picture of the beautiful snowflake inspired box his daughter received.

Ariana Grande Gifts Young Manchester Hospital Patients £100 Vouchers For Christmas (Credit: Steve)
Ariana Grande Gifts Young Manchester Hospital Patients £100 Vouchers For Christmas (Credit: Steve)
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He adds: "No note on it, but the staff were made aware it was a gift from Ariana Grande for each child in the children's hospital.

"It was such a lovely gesture."

Steve posted about the gesture in a Facebook group. In the post, he said: "Ariana Grande has given every child at the children's hospital at Manchester Royal Infirmary a £100 Amazon voucher for Christmas.

Manchester resident's gathered to pay tribute to the victims of the Manchester Arena Bombing (Credit: PA)
Manchester resident's gathered to pay tribute to the victims of the Manchester Arena Bombing (Credit: PA)
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"I know this because my youngest daughter is a long-term patient there and received hers this morning, what a lovely gesture from a wonderful human."

Ariana Grande hosted the One Love Manchester concert at the Old Trafford cricket ground (Credit: PA)
Ariana Grande hosted the One Love Manchester concert at the Old Trafford cricket ground (Credit: PA)

The day after the attack, Ariana tweeted: "Broken. from the bottom of my heart, I am so so sorry. I don't have words."

Two weeks later Ariana returned to Manchester for a surprise visit for the survivors and injured fans at the Royal Manchester Children's Hospital. She also spoke to the families who had lost loved ones.

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Ariana then staged the star-studded One Love benefit concert at Old Trafford cricket ground, which featured appearances from Little Mix, Katy Perry, Miley Cyrus and many more.

Tyla has contacted Ariana Grande's reps and the Manchester Royal Infirmary for comment.

Topics: Christmas, News, Ariana Grande

Gregory Robinson
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