Focus on fundraisers

Christmas Gift Fair

Nicki Walker from Harlow, Essex has been raising money along with her parents, Mike and Norma Walker, for Epilepsy Research UK and Epilepsy Action since the death of her sister Tania Knight in 2003. Tania tragically passed away from SUDEP (sudden unexplained death in epilepsy) just 18 months after she got married at the age of 37. This year Nicki read more

Sam Cashman’s Machu Picchu Trek

Sam Cashman has recently returned from a Trek to Machu Piccu to raise funds for Epilepsy Research UK. Sam says, “As for why I did my trek – that was mainly down to the fact that my son Reece, who is 19, developed epilepsy 2 years ago.  He has found this hard to cope with as it put a stop read more

Sarah and Jane’s Big Jump

Sarah gives her account of the parachute jump that she and her friend Jane completed recently raising over £1,500 with Gift Aid for the Tamsin Cummings Memorial Fund. “We arrived at 8am, checked-in, sorted out the paperwork which included proving that we were still the weights we had stated on our application form and then we waited for our briefing.  read more

Premier Farnell Golf Day

Farnell have just held their 10th annual Golf Day in support of Epilepsy Research UK  and we’re delighted to report that the total raised to date  over the 10 years is now over £110,000 which is a fantastic contribution towards our work. Our thanks go to everyone involved in the Golf Day, all who play and take part in the day read more

Everest Base Camp Trek

In March 2012 Simon Lambracos embarked on a fantastic adventure to theHimalayasto raise money for Epilepsy ResearchUK. Simon writes: “I chose to support ERUK as my older brother has epilepsy and having experienced the difficulties he endured as a result of the condition, I was motivated to support the research and development of treatment in this field. It was quite read more

2plus3 Mixed Basketball Tournament

We were delighted to be nominated as beneficiary of the UK’s largest 2PLUS3 mixed basketball tournament, which took place on 23 June, at The Score, London, E10. A group of basketball professionals and enthusiasts organised the event in memory of their late friend Brigitte Nibourette, who unexpectedly passed away from epilepsy-related causes last November. Brigitte was a passionate baller and read more

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