Focus on fundraisers

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

Banks Group

Staff at property and energy firm the Banks Group have raised £3,250 after two colleagues tragically lost a loved one to the condition. The overwhelming majority of people at the north east firm chose Epilepsy Research UK to be their annual charity after the death of 32 year-old Claire Whittle from sudden unexplained death from epilepsy (SUDEP). Claire’s father Terry and read more

May the Road Rise: 5,000 mile walk

Support our intrepid walkers who are undertaking a 5,000-mile barefooted march along the coastline from Croatia to Spain in a bid to raise £1million for three charities. Barefooted walker, Nick Matthews, and friend, Chris Braun, set off on their gruelling trek on 28 February and are covering the tricky terrain of five countries in a bid to raise funds. The read more

Rugby 7’s Charity Tournament

Generous Gloucestershire raised a huge amount for Epilepsy Research UK in a charity 7s tournament at Cirencester Rugby Club. On a cold and wet Sunday, U14 squads from across the county joined the home team for an exciting day of fast-paced rugby, with Ciren As winning the trophy in a hard-fought final. We were grateful to Glos and England player, read more

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