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See below for our donations gallery.

Listed are the very generous donations we receive – including events and memorials.

Thank you to everyone who continues to support MDS UK.

Meath Association – in memory of Padraic Lynch

Meath Association – in memory of Padraic Lynch

Another generous donation was made by the representatives of the Irish Meath Association and relatives and friends of Padraic Lynch, who sadly passed away in September 2012. £700 was collected during a their 2013 buffet dance. MDS UK gratefully received the donation handed over in person by Pádraic’s widow and Meath Association Secretary, Mary Lynch, […]

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West Highland Walk

West Highland Walk

Anne Richardson’s sister and her husband walked the impressive West Highland Way recently. Here is a link to the walking map: http://www.west-highland-way.co.uk/theroute.asp They raised funds specifically to increase awareness of Graft Versus Host Disease, which can affect patients after a bone marrow transplant. They raised a fabulous £1,020. Many thanks to all who took part and […]

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Judy Woolfenden, MBE

Judy Woolfenden, MBE

Donations have just been sent to MDS UK, collected by the friends and family of the wonderfully positive and feisty Judy, who sadly passed away earlier this year. Judy had been in touch with MDS UK for a few years, fundraising and generally raising awareness of MDS and disabilities.  We will add some extra details […]

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Goodland Diamond Anniversary

Goodland Diamond Anniversary

We received some very kind donations from the Goodland family, to celebrate the 60 years of marriage of Revd Patrick and Beryl Goodland.  The thanksgiving service for this Diamond Wedding Anniversary took place in August 2013 and was attended by their children, grand-children and great grand-children. Donations were collected for 3 charities – MDS UK, […]

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Kenneth Grainger

Kenneth Grainger

Janet Grainger set up a page in memory of her husband Ken. http://uk.virginmoneygiving.com/team/KennethGrainger Janet and Ken had contributed to the MDS online forum for a long time.  They received – and gave – a lot of support that way. We thank Janet for her support to both MDS UK and other members of our MDS […]

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Donations in memory of Angelo Pullara

Donations in memory of Angelo Pullara

Franco Pullara has set up both a fundraising page and a Facebook page in memory of his dad Angelo.  The family wanted to have a place where everyone would be able to share their memories of him – and have an opportunity to raise funds and awareness of MDS. http://uk.virginmoneygiving.com/team/AngeloPullara https://www.facebook.com/InmemoryofAngeloPullara Franco added:  The MDS […]

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Ray Howell’s headshave!

Ray Howell’s headshave!

Ray who is a butcher in Birmingham is planning a head-shave later on this year.  He has also set up a donation box in his shop – and many of his long-standing customers have already generously contributed. We will add a new photo of Ray – with longer hair – and of course after the […]

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Donation in memory of Joan Mary Ballard

Donation in memory of Joan Mary Ballard

Emma Davies set up a special fundraising page in memory of her Grandma Joan Ballard – who passed away on the 9th May 2013. http://uk.virginmoneygiving.com/team/JoanBallard She said: “My Grandma took great comfort and support from your site so our family would now like to give back to you. For those of you who knew her as […]

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Amsterdam Marathon Runners – Celgene Amsters

Amsterdam Marathon Runners – Celgene Amsters

The Celgene Amsters have announced their superb success at raising £7601 for MDS UK – thank you so much to all involved in the team – well done everyone! Here is what their page says: “We did it! After a gruelling run, all runners completed the Half and full Marathon in Amsterdam. Congratulations to Emma, […]

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Theatre and “Calendar Girls”

Theatre and “Calendar Girls”

This amazing theatre group from Tarrystone donated £2,172.86 from the proceeds of their production of “Calendar Girls”. Take a look at their website – and photos of the play:http://www.tarrystoneplayers.co.uk/  We thank Jonathan Yates, Chairman and the cast and crew of The Tarrystone Players. In addition, The Rotary Club of Cookham Bridge, who run the bar […]

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