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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.  ...

Charnwood Forest Cycle Ride 2017

May 23, 2017 12:36 pm

We were so lucky again this year with an amazing sunny day for our Charnwood Forest Cycle Ride. We would like to thank all our Sponsors – Flowers Associates, The Woodman’s Stroke, Parkhill Builders and Bradleys....

Sky Dive Stateside

May 23, 2017 12:06 pm

Ann-Marie Fowler from MAB – TIME Mortgage Experts  wanted to take part in our Sky Dive Sunday with her own slant – doing it Stateside!!...

Sky Dive Sunday

April 26, 2017 12:31 pm

We would love to thank Martin Hoskins, Dave Allen, Glynis Wright, Faye Percival, Sheryl Heath and Stephanie Kyriacou for raising a fabulous £7,674.12 between them at our Sky Dive Sunday....

Swimathon raises over £4,250!!

March 8, 2017 11:30 am

Our swimathon took place on 25th February and we had nearly 30 swimmers taking part to achieve the 21 miles that we needed to ‘Swim the Channel’.  ...

Raising awareness for Duchenne

February 2, 2017 2:01 pm

Last week we had an amazing opportunity to feature Alex’s Wish on BBC East Midlands today and BBC Radio Leicester.  Victoria Hicks had approached us late last year to ask us if Alex’s Wish would like to be featured, and we agreed straight away.  ...

Thank you to LTU Girls Hockey Team

February 1, 2017 4:55 pm

The Leeds Trinity University Girls Hockey Team organised a charity Hockey Match for Alex’s Wish.  Emma’s cousin Ganxue plays for the team and arranged the event with them.  ...

Thank you Zander Events

January 11, 2017 12:23 pm

Ady Alexander from Zander Events decided to raise money for Alex’s Wish at his Nordic themed Christmas Parties in Leicester.  The Christmas Dinner & Dance events took place in giant heated ti-pi’s over four nights in December.  ...

Happy New Year!

January 4, 2017 6:15 pm

We just want to thank every single supporter “Wish Warrior” who has supported Alex’s Wish in 2016. We can’t thank you enough for everything you do for us and we would love you to continue supporting us in 2017 to help us bring about effective treatments for all boys living with Duchenne....

Thank you Cureton Consulting!

December 21, 2016 12:10 pm

We would love to thank Karen Cureton and Lindsey Newman-Wood for raising over £100 for Alex’s Wish. Karen from Cureton Consulting, an expert in Social Media and Sales raised the money at their ‘Small Business Saturday on a Thursday’ networking event....

Thank you to all our ‘Charity of the Year’ Businesses

December 19, 2016 4:29 pm

We had such a lovely time visiting all the businesses that have chosen us as their charity of the year 2016 – thank you Regional Recruitment Services Ltd, Salusbury Harding & Barlow, Leicester Lions Speedway Team& Anthony James Insurance Brokers for all your support and amazing generosity this year....

Launching our Christmas Campaign

November 29, 2016 12:55 pm

We are so proud to launch our Christmas Campaign this year on #GivingTuesday.  We are raising money this year to help fund a critical position that will increase the capacity for more children with Duchenne to access clinical trials, allowing them to access these drugs earlier and also to decrease the time to market for these potential treatments.  ...

Zander Events chooses Alex’s Wish

November 10, 2016 8:02 am

Every year, Zander Events choose a venue, a charity to support and then organise a Christmas Party in Leicester to remember!...

Wreake Valley Rotary Club

November 8, 2016 2:10 pm

We had a lovely time last week with Wreake Valley Rotary Club where they presented Alex’s Wish with a cheque for £3,000 which they raised at their Watermead Challenge Run in July....

TIME Mortgage Experts Bake Off

November 8, 2016 11:32 am

We would like to say a massive thank you to TIME Mortgage Experts who raised money for us at their The Great TIME Bake Off – £220 raised on the day, which was then rounded up to £500!!  ...

A busy year…

October 26, 2016 9:43 am

It’s been a while since I last wrote a blog, there’s lots been going on so I thought now would be a good time to update our supporters on what’s been happening....