Donations to date

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.

In memory of Padraic Lynch – Meath Association

In memory of Padraic Lynch – Meath Association

Padraic Lynch, together with his daughter Karen and the Meath Association had been a wonderfully active and generous supporter of MDS UK.  Sadly Padraic passed away very recently and we have received £505 in donations in his memory from William Farrelly, Joanne Gardener –  friends and colleagues from Colt Technology Services.  Many thanks for your […]

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Michelle Redford – Great North Run Marathon

Michelle Redford – Great North Run Marathon

Michelle Redford ran the Great North Run last year – in memory of her Dad Tony Azurdia. She raised and amazing £2,607 via the Virgin Money Giving page – as well as some off-line donations. See her mention and photo in our 3rd Newsletter 3 as well. Thank you so much Michelle – and all […]

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Helaine Carey – Memorial donations

Helaine Carey – Memorial donations

MDS UK received a very generous £1000 which were raised following the funeral of Helaine Carey in October 2012.  This was organised by Helaine’s daughter in law Kim.  We are very grateful for your support.  Many thanks to all donors who have contributed to this donation. April 2013:  Kim told us she had a baby […]

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In Memory of Keith ‘Wally’ Webb

In Memory of Keith ‘Wally’ Webb

We are very grateful to all those who donated to MDS UK in memory of Keith ‘Wally’ Webb. Friends and family of Wally have donated an extremely generous amount totalling £859.50. Wally was a very prominent, active and well loved figure in his local village of Walberswick, on the Suffolk coast, where he worked running his […]

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Guess the Weight of the Marrow Competition 2012

Guess the Weight of the Marrow Competition 2012

MDS UK committee member Chris Dugmore came up with an ingenious way to raise money at lunchtime for MDS UK, following the theme of marrows. Supplying one of the organic marrows she and her husband Stephen had lovingly grown in their allotment, Chris raised an amazing £75.85 by asking for donations from forum attendees to […]

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Matt Snell Skydive

Matt Snell Skydive

Matt Snell, son of Jayne Snell who had a Bone Marrow Transplant earlier this year, bravely completed a skydive to raise money for the Anthony Nolan Trust, Leukaemia and Lymphoma Research and MDS UK. Matt raised an amazing £2921, split between the charities, with a very generous £500 going towards MDS UK. Matt and his […]

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Waitrose Community Matters Bayswater

Waitrose Community Matters Bayswater

A big thank you to Bayswater Waitrose who featured MDS UK as part of their Community Matters project and have donated a cheque for £384.00. Pictured are MDS UK Committee member, Joanne Anderson, with Bayswater Waitrose staff member, Golam Gaus. A big thank you to Joanne who organised our participation in the project. We encourage all MDS […]

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Wimbledon via Oxford donation

Wimbledon via Oxford donation

We received a generous donation of £350 from Prof Paresh Vyas – prompted by the very kind gift of some Wimbledon tickets by MDS patient Nicola Maskens to Prof Vyas. We thank them both and wish Nicola all the best as she is preparing for her transplant.

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Rotary Club of Easthampstead

Rotary Club of Easthampstead

MDS UK and the Aplastic Anaemia Trust had the pleasure of being invited by the Rotary Club of Easthampstead in May 2012 to give a talk on MDS and AA. Nana Benson Quarm – AA Clinical Nurse Specialist CNS at King’s College Hospital gave a detailed talk on both conditions, whilst Anna Martin (AAT Chief […]

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In Memory of Peter Maksymowych

In Memory of Peter Maksymowych

Peter Maksymowych and his son Stephen got in touch with us in September 2009 – after Peter’s diagnosis – and came to see us in our office at the Rayne Institute at the time. They very kindly donated funds several times throughout Peter’s illness. Peter sadly passed away in December 2011. His sons Walter and […]

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