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.

Hayley Thompson's Raffle

Hayley managed to raise a marvellous £495 for the Marfan Trust by running a charity raffle consisting of 23 prizes, 19 of which were donated from local shops and cafes and 4 brought with her own money. Prizes were very varied and included a £50 Primark voucher, a slow cooker, afternoon tea for two,…

Clive Newey and the Fred Whitton Cycle Challenge

After 10 hours in the saddle, Clive successfully completed the Fred Whitton Challenge, up and down Lakeland hills - 112 miles in all raising over £800! Fabulous and ouch!  

Daniel Hyde – JS Bach Concerts

Daniel Hyde, organist at St Thomas' Church, New York, raised a whopping £5,000.00 by playing the complete organ works of JS Bach in a series of concerts, in Oxford, UK on behalf of the Marfan Trust. His kind donation has been put toward the purchase of a new PCR (Polymerase Chain Reaction) machine…

Aaron Sheldon – Inflatable Obstacle Course

Aaron Sheldon raised a wonderful £519 by successfully completing a £5k inflatable obstacle course in Nottingham, wildly surpassing his £150.00 target. Well done Aaron. 

Janet Pedder - 10 Bridges Walk

On a sizzling summer evening with temperatures reaching 29c, Janet Pedder and 12 of her friends walked 10 miles back and forth over 10 of London's bridges across the Thames raising a tremendous £1,025.00 in total, split between the Marfan Trust and Hope House. The gang started at 5.30pm from Sloane…

Dave Smith - Lincoln 10k

Huge congratulations go to Dave Smith who raised an impressive £382.25 for the Marfan Trust by running the Lincoln 10k, aided and abetted by his brother Matt (who finished 63rd!). Dave wants to particularly thank weighing scales manufacturer Marsden which boosted his fundraising effort by a particularly…