Fundraisers

 

We love our fundraisers. Here are some of their stories... Some of these stories might give you some ideas of how you too can raise funds for the Marfan Trust.

Phone Penalties for Omni = £200 for Marfan Trust

You know how annoying it is when people’s phones go off in meetings, well Omni Kingston and Surbiton Local Business Network Group have put this to good use. They get members to voluntarily donate £1 to the Marfan Trust if their phone goes off or they go over their 60 second pitch during a meeting.…

Russ Carter Offa's Dyke Path Walk

To raise awareness for Marfan syndrome, Russ walked the 177 miles of Offa's Dyke Path starting at Sedbury Cliffs, Chepstow on 19th August arriving at Prestatyn on 31st August 2019. He took on the challenge due to a close family member having been diagnosed with Marfan syndrome. "The diagnosis brought…

Rachael Carter Fundraising Fashion Show

Organised by Rachael (Russ Carter’s wife) and hosted by Terri Chance with her Edge of Heaven Pop up Boutiques, Terri supplied the show with a wonderful selection of clothes, jewellery and handbags which everyone loved! In total 96 six ladies attended who were all welcomed with a glass of fizz on…

Michelle Boylan and JICs Darts Team Do it Again

Michelle organised another darts competition and raffle in aid of the Marfan Trust, raising a grand total of £700. JICs in Buckie kindly hosted the event and put on refreshments. Michelle would like to thank everyone involved including JICs, The Cutting Corner, Bee So Crafty, Andersons Butchers…

Chris Baker Sweats it out for the Marfan Trust

Hats off to Chris for raising a fabulous £1,000 for the Marfan Trust by running, cycling and hiking with a group of colleagues through the Namibian desert in temperatures of up to 40oC in the INEOS Graduate Challenge. There was blood, sweat and a few choice words but he managed to complete every…

Selena Brenchley's Garden Party

With the help of her Mum, Janice Cook, and her friends, Selena raised a terrific £1,000 by hosting a garden party this summer in memory of her Dad, Michael Cook who passed away at St. George's three years ago. As well as selling lots of yummy things, Selena also provided leaflets and info to all…