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We have been very fortunate and have enjoyed both national and local news exposure recently.

We have  been featured on ITV London News, BBC2 Victoria Derbyshire Show, BBC Radio Essex, Inspire Magazine, East and West Guardian News, UCB Radio, Premier Radio, The Enquirer, Keep the faith, Woman Alive and a host of others, along with recieveing the British Citizen Award and 9 other prestigious awards - please click here to see our award list

We are always happy to talk to the media and welcome all press enquires - Please contact Janet Smith on 0203 609 4538 or For out of hours media enquiries, please call 07735515168

Joyce - Founder of Grant a smile

Essex-tv Featured: The Queens Award for Voluntary Service

"A social enterprise in Essex that provides free housecleaning and emotional support for families living with serious or terminal illnesses has been honoured with the highest award a voluntary group can receive in the UK.

Grant a Smile has been awarded a prestigious Queen’s Award for Voluntary Service (QAVS), which is like an ‘MBE’ for voluntary organisations.

The QAV award is given to volunteer groups across the UK to recognise exceptional service within their communities. The recipients of the Award are announced each year on 2 June – the anniversary of the Queen’s Coronation."


 Grant a smile on itv news

We were featured on ITV news recently - Highlighting the work we do for our families - You can see the video here featuring Danielle and her daughter Erin.

 Grant a smile on bbc news

Founder of Grant a Smile, Joyce Obaseki is interviewed on BBC News about the issues regarding education and the shortage of Teachers. View the interview here.

 Grant a smile on itv news

If you missed our President Joyce on BBC Radio Essex it is again for you. Please take the time to listen!

 Grant a smile article inside woman alive

We were featured in the March 2018 edition of Woman Alive.

Please click on the article to download and read the PDF version

Other Press Coverage

Loughton resident Joyce Obaseki's new charity Spread a Smile

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Social enterprises promises families hope and practical support

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Selfless Joyce grants a smile across Essex

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Christian woman launches social enterprise to help families dealing with life threatening conditions

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Free house cleaning for Essex parents with life threatening conditions

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Christian entrepreneur gives up teaching to set up domestic support charity in Essex

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