Focus on fundraisers

Diary – Everest Base Camp Trek

Nathan & Simon trekked to Everest Base Camp in – October 2018. They took a decision early on to fund the trip themselves, which is no mean feat in itself, so that everything raised would go to their chosen charities.  What an amazing adventure! Captured here by Nathan with some stunning photos, we hope you enjoy reading about their trek as read more

A successful squash event!

Rachel McMunn and boyfriend Josh Inman staged a successful squash fundraiser at Horncastle Squash Club in September in aid of Epilepsy Research UK. Rachel was diagnosed with a rare form of epilepsy earlier this year. Since then, Rachel has wanted to raise funds to boost research and to raise awareness about epilepsy. Supported by Josh – one of the county’s top read more

Martha Mason treks for research

Trekking the Great Wall of China is no mean feat, but that is exactly the challenge that charity fundraiser Martha Mason has just undertaken! Martha says, “Back in the UK and I made it!  I had the most amazing time, it was a huge challenge but luckily the people I went with were very supportive and the whole team made read more

Climbing Kilimanjaro for research

Chris Scoffield has just returned from scaling Mount Kilimanjaro with his brother-in-law Nathan Conduit. Kilimanjaro is one of the toughest treks in the world and the tallest free standing mountain on the planet standing at 5895m. Chris tells us about his exciting adventure below. “I have just returned from trekking up mount Kilimanjaro to raise funds for Epilepsy Research UK and read more

FFMA ENGLISH CHANNEL ROWING MACHINE CHALLENGE

Keith Wisdom has been a long standing supporter of the Ellen Mezzetti Memorial Fund, and on 12 September organised an English Channel rowing machine challenge outside his local supermarket. Keith and a group of friends in Cromer, Norfolk spent the day on two rowing machines, each contributing their efforts towards rowing the length of the Channel, incredibly – they managed read more

Megan Rose running the Leeds 10K

Megan Rose tells us why she ran the Leeds 10K for research. “In 2016 my little sister Libby started having seizures at the age of 15. We had no family history of epilepsy or seizures it turned our world upside down and became a real learning curve for us all ! Living in the Barnsley area a lot of our read more

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