Chris Pratt and Bryce Dallas Howard Visit a London Children's Hospital: earn the Exclusive Details – eonline
The actors took a atomize from filming Universal Pictures’ upcoming Jurassic World sequel in London Tuesday to stop by the noteworthy Ormond Street Hospital and Children’s Charity. After saying goodbye, Pratt, 37, and Howard, 36, published pictures from the visit via social media.
“Bryce and I had the tremendous pleasure of spending some time with our unique buddy Elle and a few other patients at noteworthy Ormand Street Children’s Hospital in London,” said Pratt, who wore a Marvel cap. “I’ll never fail to be moved by the unbreakable spirit of a child. #godisgood.”
Pratt, a non-denominational Christian, shared Psalm 107:8-9 with his Facebook and Instagram followers. “Let them compliment the LORD for his loving kindness, for his wonderful deeds to the children of men! For he satisfies the longing soul,” he said. “He fills the hungry soul with pleasurable.”
“No doubt,” Pratt wrote. “nowadays my longing and hungry soul is filled.”
Like Pratt, Howard re-grammed Becky Whitfield‘s photo of 11-year-out of date Elle and wrote, “So noteworthy assembly this sweet soul and many other strong, shrimp warriors nowadays at @greatormondst.” In Whitefield’s original Instagram caption, she wrote that Pratt and Howard’s surprise hospital visit was “just what Elle needed”—or, more simply, “a lovely visit from some very nice people!!”
Pratt also posed for a picture with the “loving staff,” writing, “Thank you for every bit of that you execute!!!”
E! News’ spoke to Whitfield after the visit was over and expressed just how much the actors’ visit meant to her daughter. “Elle has had a lung transplant and she has cystic fibrosis. She is 11 years out of date. She has been in hospital now two months recovering,” she said. “It was a surprise visit, but a very nice one at that! She had no plan they were coming—huge surprise. They were very nice and Elle gave them wristbands #ellewishes to benefit with organ donation and CF Trust.”
(The Cystic Fibrosis Trust, founded in 1964, funds research to treat and cure the genetic disorder. It aims to supply appropriate medial care and support for those with cystic fibrosis.)
“Elle has met a few celebrities on her journey waiting for the transplant to happen,” Whitfield added. “She is also a huge fan of the Ellen note and would admire to seem on her note as well!”
Pratt has also been promoting a charitable contest benefitting the Seattle Children’s Hospital. Each $10 donation counts as a unique entry. The winner will receive four round-trip coach tickets from Canada or the United States on Delta Airlines; a four-night stay at the Marriott in Oahu; a Jurassic World set visit; one-on-one time with Pratt; and a sneak peak of the film in production.
final year, Pratt raised nearly a $500,000 for the Boys and Girls Club of Snohomish County, Wa.
Pratt and Howard aren’t the only celebrities to visit children’s hospitals, of course:
—Reporting by Beth Sobol