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Mardi Gras Ball raises £30,000

November 21, 2018 12:17 pm

Our wonderful Mardi Gras Ball took place on Saturday night at The Village Hotel and raised a staggering £30,000. The evening was a huge success thanks to all our lovely supporters that came along, some who come year after year and those that came for the first time....

An update from Emma

October 12, 2018 9:55 am

I thought it was time I wrote a blog about what’s been happening of late. Alex continues to do well, he’s still mobile which is a wonderful thing although I do find myself constantly watching over him and checking he’s okay when we’re out and about....

The Business Elevation Show – The Magic of Fundraising

September 26, 2018 4:02 pm

Emma was a guest on The Business Elevation Show on Voice America talking about the Magic of Fundraising. Fundraising is a fantastic way of achieving remarkable life goals with the warm knowledge of giving back to charities and those in need....

Summer Sky Dive

September 11, 2018 8:36 am

In August Gordon Rodham and John Woolhouse jumped out of a plane at 13,000 ft to Sky Dive and raise funds for Alex’s Wish....

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....

Spectacular Furnley House Summer Ball

June 28, 2018 2:38 pm

What an amazing night we had at the Furnley House Summer Ball they put on an incredible show and raised over £30,000 for Alex’s Wish.  ...

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....

Rothley Duck Race is launched

April 27, 2018 8:46 am

This week we went along to the ‘Eggs’ in Rothley to unveil plans for the fourth annual duck race It was a lovely morning and great to see Barbara McCarthy and Louise Reynolds from The Jake McCarthy Foundation and Yvonne Pulford (Tilinanu Orphanage) helping to raise awareness of the event, which takes place at 6.30pm on Thursday 21 June in Bunney’s Field (near The Woodman’s Stroke pub)....

Slam Dunk! Alex’s Wish Launch Their Business Club

April 5, 2018 3:40 pm

It has been a great start to 2018 with the launch of a brand-new initiative aimed at reaching out and further engaging with the business community of Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland and beyond!...

Alex’s Wish funds further research of repurposed drugs.

March 27, 2018 8:42 am

Alex’s Wish is pleased to announce funding of £35,000 for Dr Olivier Dorchies at the University of Geneva, towards a 2-year pre-clinical study into a combination therapy for Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy. ...

B Audiovisual have chosen to support Alex’s Wish

February 26, 2018 11:57 am

We are so pleased that B-Audiovisual have decided to support Alex’s Wish in 2018.  For over 35 years B Audio Visual has been delivering AV hire equipment, LED video wall, conferences, and live events to a wide range of clients....

Our first Patron – Tyler Bernardini

December 13, 2017 9:32 am

We are so thrilled that Riders star player Tyler Bernardini has agreed to become one of our first Patron.  Tyler, who has Captained the Leicester Riders team for the past two seasons and who originally hails from San Diego, California, said that he was delighted to become a Patron for Alex’s Wish adding, “I am extremely excited to be partnering with Alex’s Wish. ...

The Great Gatsby Affair

November 22, 2017 10:36 am

Our Great Gatsby Ball took place on 11th November at the Radisson Blu Hotel. The night was a huge success and we are incredibly pleased to say we have raised an outstanding £24,573.00 towards research and projects to help bring new treatments for all children living with Duchenne....

The Rothley Duck Race

July 17, 2017 10:16 am

Thank you to everyone that came down to the Rothley Duck Race on Thursday. It was lovely to see families enjoying a lovely sunny evening....

Leicester with a View

July 17, 2017 10:14 am

We had an amazing day at Victoria Park in Leicester with The Spark Arts for Children & The Y at our Zip Wire event on 21st June 2017....

Our Ladies Fashion Evening was a great success

July 17, 2017 10:10 am

Our lovely Ladies Fashion Night supported by John Lewis, Stella & Dot, Tropics skincare, Love Lock Jewels and Amelia Nour took place at The Cosy Club in Leicester.  ...

Rothley Primary School Walk for Alex’s Wish

July 10, 2017 3:34 pm

Alex’s School – Rothley Primary School invited all their children to take part in a sponsored walk which included a toddle for the youngest children, as well as a 3 mile and a 5 mile walk for the eldest children to raise money for Alex’s Wish.  ...

Steamin’ Billy Golf Day

June 5, 2017 3:51 pm

On 26th May Steamin’ Billy had their annual charity golf day and we were so honoured that they decided to support Alex’s Wish as their charity.  ...

Our £50,000 investment in Solid Biosciences

May 23, 2017 4:06 pm

We are so pleased to be able to share with you an update from Solid Biosciences, the company that developed a gene therapy treatment for Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy.  ...