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 Christopher James West

In memory of Christopher James West

MDS UK received Memorial Donation for £535, in memory of Christopher James West, from Pontypool, who passed away in January 2019 from MDS. We are very grateful to his wife, Mrs Christina West, who chose MDS UK to receive these donations. Christina also sent in a lovely photo of her husband, with a few words […]

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Fiona Pirilla had a Dry January raising funds for MDS UK!

Fiona Pirilla had a Dry January raising funds for MDS UK!

“Most of you know I have had MDS since 1999 and I’m thankful for the drug treatments that keep me relatively fit and healthy. Myelodysplatic Syndrome is a very rare group of blood cancers and if it wasn’t for drug treatments I would be on continuous blood transfusions. At some point in the future I […]

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Rowland Phillips Watercolours

Rowland Phillips Watercolours

Rowland Phillips is an architect of 35 years and for the past 22 years has designed healthcare buildings, specialising in Clinical Planning. He is also a talented artist, although he considers his art only a hobby. His works can be seen on his website rowlart.tumblr.com. Recently, through his friendship with our patron Caitlin Limmer, Rowland […]

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In Memory of Mr Anthony Woodburn (Tony)

In Memory of Mr Anthony Woodburn (Tony)

We are deeply sorry to share the news of the death a lovely and long-standing MDS UK member: Mr Anthony Woodburn (Tony), who had joined the MDS UK community in June 2013. Anthony passed away at home on the 10th September 2018. Tony had been a staunch supporter of our work, attending many group meetings, […]

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The Bearcat Running Club

The Bearcat Running Club

The Bearcat Running Club is organised and run by our amazing patron Caitlin Limmer, with the support of a large crew of UKA qualified and insured leaders. Their run routes vary each week and include Marble Hill / East Twickenham Towpath, Richmond Park, Kew Towpath, Teddington Lock and Crane Park. Sometimes with a few hills […]

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Mind Over Massage

Mind Over Massage

Mind Over Massage is a Mobile and clinic based massage clinic run by therapist Bernie Howley. Bernie has qualified at St Mary’s University Twickenham in ITEC, Level 3 Body Massage and Level 4 Sports Massage. For the second year in a row, Bernie fundraised for MDS UK Patient Support Group at Hampton Court Half Marathon!

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In Memory of Roy Rush

In Memory of Roy Rush

Very saddened to hear about our dear member Roy Rush’s passing. Her daughter, Sharon Rice, shared with us these moving words: Our Wonderful Dad Roy was a lorry driver for most of his working life. He was a true gentleman who loved to have a laugh, gave out good advice and would help out anyone. […]

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Steve Goodfellow

Steve Goodfellow

We’ve received recently a very kind donation in memory of Steve Goodfellow, who sadly passed away from MDS in June. Sharon Goodfellow shares these words about Steve: He was the most amazing person and is so very missed by so many of us – he has left a massive hole in our lives. He was […]

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