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.

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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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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