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.

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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Donations in memory of Stella Weale

Donations in memory of Stella Weale

MDS UK received another kind donation from the friends and family of Stella Weale. We would like to pay tribute to Stella by posting few words from her daughter, Helen Wilson: “Stella Weale from Kidderminster sadly passed away in November 2013 and her friends and family gave donations to help support the work of MDS […]

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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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