Focus on fundraisers

Zoe Manghan’s sponsored hair cut

Zoe Manghan is 16 and has had epilepsy since she was 11. Zoe recently decided to raise money for research with a sponsored hair cut! She says, “For the last 4 years I have been growing my hair so it’s long enough to put up for my Prom in July. The following week, on Saturday 16th July, I’m going to have read more

Luke Davis’s Brighton Marathon

Luke Davis ran the Brighton Marathon in April raising over £1700 with Gift Aid for Epilepsy Research UK – read about his marathon day here: Brighton Marathon 2016 / Time: 3:35:03 My day on Sunday 17th April began like this After a breakfast of porridge, banana, toast, and trepidation, we headed to the start-line in Preston Park. Now I’m sure it’s usually read more

Himalayan Trek in memory of Dafydd Jones

Angie Jones recently undertook this mammoth adventure with her brother Gerallt to raise money in memory of their brother Dafydd. She recounts the experience here: “In September 2014 my brother Gerallt and I went up Snowdon for the first time (even though it’s been on our doorstep our whole lives!) and we loved it. So much that we decided we’d read more

Sam’s Snowdonia Zip Slide!

ERUK supporter Samantha Stevens braved the heights of Snowdon with this Zip Slide. Here she tells us all about it. “On Saturday 2nd April 2016, I attempted to conquer my fear of heights as I ‘flew’ through the Penryn Slate Quarry of Mount Snowdon on a 500ft high Zip line. I decided to undertake the mile long challenge because my read more

Book sales in support of ERUK

Terry Martin, who himself has epilepsy has recently published a book that has a protagonist with  the condition and in it gives an account from the mind of a secondary generalized seizure. He is donating half the proceeds from his personal copies to Epilepsy Research UK and all copies sold will be signed and personalised. You can find the book on Amazon read more

Handbags and Scarves Extravaganza, Blackheath, 16 April

ERUK supporter Nancy Bettelley is collecting donations for a sale of designer handbags at Age Exchange, Blackheath in south-east London on Saturday 16 April 2016. Could you donate an unwanted designer or top quality handbag – in good condition only – to support research funding? Collection of donated handbags can be arranged in the Beckenham, Bromley, Dulwich, Deptford, Greenwich and read more

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