Focus on fundraisers

Team Rachel – Fun, Friendship, Fundraising and Finding ways to raise the profile!

A wonderful account of the Thames Bridge Trek by Beverly Jones. Our Summer of 2016 will be remembered not just for the Olympic and Paralympic success in Rio, but for the benefits we gained as “ Team Rachel” from our participation in the Thames Bridges Trek on Saturday 10th September 2016. Team Rachel was the team formed to remember Rachel read more

Kilimanjaro Climb

Simon and Toby Moseley have just returned from trekking up Mt Kilimanjaro to raise funds for Epilepsy Research UK.  Simon tells us why, and about the challenge here: “My son Toby has had Petit Mal epilepsy since he was eleven years old and whilst now 31 and a strapping 2 meters tall playing rugby and skiing, he still has episodes read more

British 10K London Run – thank you Team ERUK

What an absolutely amazing day we had as the official charity at the British 10K London Run on 10 July! We were so proud of all our runners and cheering team – you could not have done more for us. Here is John Greenaway being interviewed before the race “I had an amazing day. It was my first 10k run, haven’t read more

Charity Football Match

On the 15th may this year William Thorley decided to organise a football charity event against Birmingham City Football Stars at Sutton Coldfield FC. William has from temple lobe epilepsy and has done since he was 18 months old, he is now 37. William says:, “In just 10 week I managed to develop a group of tennis players from my read more

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

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