Donations to date

Listed below are the very generous donations we have received – including personal gifts and memorials. For Fundraising Events, please look at our calendarThanks everyone for the continued support to MDS UK.

In Memory of Derek Peter Dennis (08.10.1932 – 21.05.2017)

In Memory of Derek Peter Dennis (08.10.1932 – 21.05.2017)

The family of Derek Peter Dennis has very kindly offered to collect donations for MDS UK, and raise awareness of MDS in his memory. His grandson Joshua informed us of his Grandad’s passing. Derek made the brave and noble decision to donate his body to science. This means a funeral cannot be immediately held and […]

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Jim Bruce

Jim Bruce

Very saddened to hear about one of our recent members passing, following progression to AML. Jim had joined as a member of MDS UK in December 2016. Deepest condolences to all his family and friends – and many thanks for choosing MDS UK as recipient of donations in his memory – together with the Dogs […]

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Anthony Woodburn donations – Jan 2016

Anthony Woodburn donations – Jan 2016

Tony is a very regular and extremely generous donor – so we would like to acknowledge his kindness specifically. After being diagnosed with MDS, Tony and his wife got in touch with MDS UK for information on the disease and became members. Since then, they attended several patient forum days and we got to know […]

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Sally & Glyn Jones Gosport Christmas donation

Sally & Glyn Jones Gosport Christmas donation

Glyn Jones will be having a transplant sometime in May/June 2015. At Sally’s office they very kindly decided not to send each other Xmas cards but to donate the money to charity, split between a local hospice and MDS. The picture shows all Sally’s generous work colleagues.  Thank you everyone !

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Fraser’s “Shave for a cure”

Fraser’s “Shave for a cure”

Christina Fowler, an MDS UK member and King’s patient, told us that her grandson Fraser very bravely and selflessly volunteered to shave his lovely blond curls as part of the fundraising event at his school – St John’s College in Hamilton, New Zealand. More information on the event available here – with the picture of the smiling […]

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Brian Seal

Brian Seal

We received some very kind donations from friends and family in memory of Brian Seal who sadly passed away from MDS on 18/01/14. Daughter Liz Seal told us her Dad had put up a very brave fight over the two years he was ill, with hardly any complaint. “It is obviously a very sad loss […]

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John Scott

John Scott

John Scott from Chorleywood, Hertfordshire passed away suddenly on the 14th October 2013. Daughter Anna sent us these lovely words put together by the whole family – as well as a great photo of John on holiday on Tresco on the Isles of Scilly, a place he adored: “His friends and family gave donations to […]

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Pauline Dixon

Pauline Dixon

Pauline very sadly passed away recently. Pauline used to communicate regularly with our Anglia group coordinator Chris, who told us: “Pauline was a very brave lady, who having overcome breast cancer many years ago, was then unfortunate enough to get MDS. Pauline fought a long hard battle with MDS, but sadly she lost her fight […]

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