Categories for Fundraising News

Warm welcome to Heidi

February 28, 2019 1:36 pm

We are so pleased that we have a new team member Heidi Eastell who joined us at the beginning of the week on a part time basis and will assist with the charity’s events....

Charity Dinner Dance

November 2, 2018 2:12 pm

On the 6th October  the Pujara Charitable Foundation (PCF) held a wonderful Dinner & Dance at The Valley Suites, Leicester.  The PCF are a local charitable foundation that raises money to help numerous local charities....

The Shimmering Masquerade Dinner

October 30, 2018 8:50 pm

The Shimmering Masquerade Dinner took place at Lumbers Jewellers in Leicester in support of local charity Alex’s Wish. The dinner was the brainchild of Janine Edwards of Janine Edwards Wealth Management – a Trustee and avid supporter of the charity....

Taking on the Wolf Run

September 13, 2018 10:58 am

At the beginning of September, some of the Furnley House team completed the Wolf run in Warwickshire. There was lots of mud, some tears, lots of bruises but most importantly, a load of fun!...

Morgan Sullivan Memorial Fishing

September 6, 2018 7:54 am

Morgan Sullivan Memorial Fishing match was held on Saturday 21st July at Hemmington Lakes, Castle Donnington This is the third year the fishing match has been held in memory of Morgan Sullivan who sadly lost his battle to Duchenne in 2015....

Marks John O’Groats to Lands End Run

August 29, 2018 8:58 am

Our fabulous supporter Mark Smith is less than a week away from his epic challenge of running from John O’Groats to Land’s End. ...

Brian cycles to Skegness

August 5, 2018 10:23 am

Brian works at Spirit Healthcare who are supporting us this year. To raise funds for Alex’s Wish Brian took on the huge challenge of cycling to Skegness last weekend....

Joe Burrows takes on Tough Mudder

May 16, 2018 2:04 pm

Joe Burrows took part in the Belvoir Castle Tough Mudder this weekend, raising £367.00 for Alex’s Wish. The tough Mudder took place in the magnificent grounds of Belvoir Castle, nestled in the heart of Grantham,  with rolling hills, natural creeks and serene lakes being interrupted by thousands of Mudders taking on the toughest obstacle course in the world....

High Sheriff of Leicestershire awards £30,000 to Alex’s Wish

April 18, 2018 11:53 am

We are thrilled at Alex’s Wish to have been awarded £30,000 from The High Sheriff of Leicestershire, Tim Maxted. Tim Maxted is CEO of Leicester-based Berkeley Insurance Group, a privately-owned firm of Chartered Insurance Brokers and High Sheriff of Leicestershire for the term 2017-2018. ...

Play raises £1,000 for Alex’s Wish

December 15, 2017 9:38 am

One of our fabulous supporters, Dhiru Shah recently organised a comedy play in Gujarati called – Lagan Ni Vyaadhi and Divorce Ni Upaadhi  ( literally meaning Stress about marriage but even greater stress about getting a divorce)  on 11 Nov at Sue Townsend Theatre....

Offer from Premier Choice Group

December 11, 2017 5:11 pm

Caroline Robinson, one of our supporters, has got in touch to offer us a great way to raise funds for Alex’s Wish. ...

Morgan Sullivan Memorial Fishing Match

August 23, 2017 3:18 pm

On Saturday 1st July the Morgan Sullivan Memorial Fishing Match took place at Ryecroft Fisheries near Castle Donnington This is the second year the fishing match has been held in memory of Morgan Sullivan who sadly lost his battle to Duchenne in 2015....

U-Fit Studio First Birthday Funday

August 15, 2017 5:03 pm

On Sunday it was U-Fit Studio’s 1st Birthday and to celebrate they decided to hold a fun day and raise money for Alex’s Wish too.  ...

Ullswater Way Challenge

June 5, 2017 2:50 pm

This year’s Wellbeing4Life’s walking challenge was a 30 miles (plan was 25 but turned out to be further!) trek over 3 peaks as well as undulating ground through forests, around the beautiful Ullswater lake totalling  1,400m of acsents.  ...