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.

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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Ruby Wedding Anniversary

Ruby Wedding Anniversary

A huge thank you and congratulations to Peter and Sandra Cornwell who donated an amazing £350, raised at their Ruby Wedding Anniversary. The donations were made at the request of Mr and Mrs Cornwell as gifts to celebrate their 40 years of marriage. Thank you so much for you support!

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Watch Night Service at Dornoch Cathedral

Watch Night Service at Dornoch Cathedral

A cheque for £300 has kindly been donated by those at the Dornoch Cathedral in the Scottish Highlands, pictured left. We received the very generous donation from Hugh Anderson, the cathedral’s treasurer, following a collection at their Watch Night Service. Thank you very much for your support.

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60th Birthday Gifts

60th Birthday Gifts

We are very touched to receive an amazing cheque for £325, sent by Annie Clark who raised money by asking for donations rather than gifts on the occasion of her 60th birthday. Thank you Annie, for your generosity and your support.

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Greetings Cards Stall at Hospital

Greetings Cards Stall at Hospital

Thank you to Bethan Maguire and Janet Whitter for their kind donation of £40, made from sales of their lovely home-made greetings cards and bookmarks (pictured left). The stall was set up in their local hospital. We especially like the MDS UK Patient Support Group bookmark!

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