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The City Rooms 10th Birthday

October 19, 2016 3:25 pm

The City Rooms recently celebrated their tenth birthday and as part of the celebration they also raised money for Alex’s Wish....

Alex’s Wish gives £50,000 grant to Solid-GT

October 15, 2016 7:53 am

Alex’s Wish partners with Solid-GT and funds important Gene Therapy Development We would like to thank all of our supporters who have enabled us to give a £50,000.00 grant to Solid-GT to support their Gene Therapy Development....

IoD Women as Leaders Convention

October 10, 2016 10:28 am

Emma Hallam, Founder of Alex’s Wish was invited along to speak on the panel at the Institute of Directors East Midlands ‘Women as Leaders Convention‘ on Friday 7th October held at Radisson Blu Hotel, East Midlands Airport....

6th Annual Charity Golf Day best yet!

October 4, 2016 12:49 pm

What a fabulous day we had at our 6th annual charity golf day on Friday, 30th September held at Rothley Park Golf Course in Charnwood, Leicestershire....

Alex’s Wish scoops up prestigious award!

October 4, 2016 12:04 pm

Celebrating the success of business women in the East Midlands! Alex’s Wish Founder Emma Hallam picked up an award at the National Women in Business (The Midlands Regional Final) for the Not-for-Profit/Social Enterprise on Wednesday, 28th September....

Alex’s Wish attends Health & Technology Workshop

September 16, 2016 12:21 pm

We were delighted to attend a workshop organised by Duchenne UK this week in London. The workshop was designed to understand the Health Technology Assessment (HTA) process in England, and to give an overview of health economics and the process of new drug approval and how the Duchenne community can come together to bring new drugs to market as quickly as possible....

Star Trust raises £12,450 for Alex’s Wish

September 15, 2016 9:33 am

Star Trust, a foundation which exists to assist smaller charities in the East Midlands which undertake some fantastic work but are often overlooked and unrecognized supported Alex’s Wish at their recent Happy Diamonds event held at Lumbers on Saturday, 10th September....

Alex stars in World’s Strongest Boys campaign

August 25, 2016 10:30 am

We were thrilled when Duchenne charity Duchenne UK approached us to see whether Alex would be able to support their new fundraising and awareness campaign World’s Strongest Boys. ...

Ten posts in place to support UK Clinical Trial Capacity

August 15, 2016 11:54 am

Alex’s Wish contributes £29,000.00 thanks to its Wish Warriors In December 2015, eight patient organisations, who are working to help support clinical trial development for Duchenne muscular dystrophy, announced £1.2million of investment, to fund sixteen clinical posts. ...

Trio of cycling events raises £50,769.00

August 15, 2016 11:09 am

We are absolutely thrilled to announce that our trio of cycling events this year has raised a staggering £50,769.00.  Our trio of cycling events includes of Charnwood Forest Cycle Ride which took place in May this year raising £10,797.00, our epic London to Paris Cycle Ride event held in July raising £26,321.00 and our team of riders at this year’s Prudential Ride London raising £13,651.00....

Alex’s Wish is a finalist at NICHE Business Awards 2016

August 15, 2016 10:24 am

We are delighted to that Alex’s Wish is a finalist of The Charity of the Year category at this year’s Niche Business Awards alongside two amazing Leicestershire charities Bodie Hodges Foundation who raise funds to buy a holiday home for families to use following the death of their child and The Matt Hampson Foundation who inspire young people who are seriously injured in sport ....

Rothley Duck Race raises £705.00

July 14, 2016 12:56 pm

We would like to thank The Nottingham Building Society for organising the inaugural Rothley Duck Race this year and for allowing Alex’s Wish to be a part of it....

London to Paris Cycle Ride raises £25,000

July 14, 2016 12:40 pm

Alex’s Wish organised a London to Paris Cycle Ride over a 3 day period from 1-3th July this year.  With 11 cyclists taking part in the event the charity has raised a staggering £25,000 and money is still coming in....

Thank you Ratcliffe College

July 7, 2016 10:34 am

We would love to thank Ratcliffe College for raising £2,500 for Alex’s Wish at their Summer Fair, we went along and it was a fantastic day with lots to see and do.  ...

MME Charnwood Forest Cycle Ride 2016

July 6, 2016 4:12 pm

We are very pleased to announce that this year’s MME Charnwood Forest Cycle Ride raised over £10,000! This event keeps on growing with over 250 riders taking part this year and we can’t wait for next year....

A week full of mixed emotions

April 25, 2016 12:43 pm

What a week it has been! The emotions I’ve felt this week has been unbelievable. Alex took part in a film on Monday, I can’t tell you anything now but what I can say is that he was incredible and everyone on set fell in love with him....