A recent very generous donation to MDS UK has come from the Foster Denovo – a national firm providing financial advice to individuals, families, corporate clients and charities.
The firm has kindly offered us to use their board room for our MDS UK committee meetings to continue planning and developing our services. We always try to save costs where is practicable, in order to dedicate most of our funds for pure patient support.
The generous offer from the Foster Denovo will enable us to do just that.
Roger Brosch, Chief Executive Officer at Foster Denovo, has kindly commented on his decision:
“Foster Denovo has offered to support MDS UK with meeting room facilities for their committee meetings. Foster Denovo is an award-winning financial advisory firm, who operate a dedicated Charity division. They currently work with over 180 charities throughout the UK to provide specialist financial advice to third sector employers and their staff.
The partnership between our two organisations began after Russell Cook, a Partner at Foster Denovo, was diagnosed with Myelodysplastic Syndrome (MDS) a rare blood disorder. Russell required lengthy treatment culminating in 3 bone marrow transplants and is now fully recovered. As a result of this, Russell became involved with the charity and MDS UK is delighted to invite him to join the committee.”
We would not be able to secure a new meeting location so quickly if it wasn’t for the help from our incredibly proactive member – Russell Cook. Russell is a financial advisor at the Foster Denovo, and throughout his treatment, he received a lot of support from his company and colleagues. We applaud Foster Denovo for their position and decision to extend their support to benefit MDS UK and larger MDS community in UK.
We are also proud to confirm that MDS UK has indeed invited Russell Cook to join our Committee given his both, patient and professional experience as well as his commitment to fundraising and raising awareness of MDS. We look forward to our first Committee meeting at the new base where we should be able to proceed to a formal vote to elect Russell as a new Trustee.
For updates, please keep checking our “About us – Our Committee” page.