Focus on fundraisers

Ellen Mezzetti Memorial Fund 10K Run

Sisters Caitlin and Sophie Mezzetti organised a 10km run along the North Norfolk cliff path on 26th April 2015 with friends Jake Armstrong, Ethan Davies, Noah Downes, Maggie Gentry, Madi Hewitt and Finlay Swanson from North Norfolk Harriers. Caitlin and Sophie decided to undertake this challenge because they wanted to do something in memory of their cousin Ellen and to read more

Eve and Rob Scott’s Kilimanjaro Challenge

Long standing supporters Rob and Eve Scott recently climbed Kilimanjaro to raise funds for Epilepsy Research UK. Eve says of the trip, ‘Rob and Eve Scott have a bucket list as long as your arm; Kilimanjaro crept to the summit, and so did we to Kilmanjaro summit….. We have climbed at altitude before, but that extra couple of thousand feet read more

Mt. Longonot trek for epilepsy research

Dilraj Sokhi recently trekked Mt Longonot in Kenya to raise money for both Epilepsy Research UK and a research project in Africa raising over £1800.  He talks about it, and his project here: ‘Epilepsy is much more common in Africa because of brain infections such caused by the tapeworm which infects pigs and humans, and the eggs can hatch and read more

Braving icy waters in The Big Chill Swim!

Lizzy Davies recently completed The Big Chill Swim along with husband Will and friend Sarah to raise money for Epilepsy Research UK. She says, “The Big Chill Swim is an annual event in Windermere, which sees a variety of people from all over the world jumping into icy water in only their swimwear. There are a number of races, ranging read more

Dance for Life

Many thanks to Rachel Coffey; Chris, Geoff and Anna Mayne; Paul Hancock and all who joined them at the wonderful Dance for Life in memory of Zoë Mayne. A special evening of music, dance and laughter, with a fantastic auction and raffle, and £7,059.70 raised for Zoë’s memorial fund to support epilepsy research. We are so grateful to Rachel, the read more

Philippa’s bungee jump for Lara

Philippa Miller tells us about how the loss of her best friend Lara inspired her to fundraise for Epilepsy Research UK. “I lost my best friend Lara Weston to epilepsy in June 2014 just after her 22nd birthday. She had epilepsy from an early age and for the last 13 years of her life she had suffered from uncontrollable seizures.  read more

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