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Alex’s Wish wins prestigious award

April 25, 2016 12:04 pm

We are thrilled and delighted to have won this year’s Leicester Mercury Business Awards Not-for-Profit category award sponsored by PLUG interiors.  ...

Watermead Challenge supports Alex’s Wish

April 20, 2016 1:16 pm

We would like to thank The Rotary Club of Wreake Valley and the new Syston Rotary Club for choosing Alex’s Wish as their charity to benefit from their Watermead Challenge in 2016.  ...

Thompson Twins set to raise funds for Alex’s Wish

April 20, 2016 1:08 pm

Leicester Speedway mascots Dan and Joe Thompson are helping raise vital funds for Alex’s Wish.  Dan and Joe are mascots for the Leicester Lions speedway, who has taken on Alex’s Wish as their chosen charity in 2016....

FitBumpBox Launch supports Alex’s Wish

April 1, 2016 10:00 am

The amazing Joanna Helcke chose to support Alex’s Wish at the launch of her new product FitBumpBox.  The event was a great success, a great opportunity to share our story and managed to raise a fantastic £330 – thank you so much and we hope that the FitBumpBox is a huge success....

Leicester Lions Speedway choose us as ‘Charity of the Year’

April 1, 2016 9:25 am

We are delighted that Leicester Lions Speedway has chosen Alex’s Wish as their Charity of the Year!  This is fabulous news for us and we are really looking forward to working with them to raise awareness of Duchenne and raise some valuable funds....

Sky Dive Success

April 1, 2016 9:10 am

We would love to thank our latest Sky Diver Wish Warriors who managed to raise £1,861.37 for Alex’s Wish.  They couldn’t have picked a better day for it – perfect blue skies.  ...

Delighted to welcome on board Protection by MME

February 25, 2016 4:26 pm

We are thrilled and delighted that Protection by MME in association with Vitality Life has chosen Alex’s Wish as their main charity to support in 2016, 2017 and 2018....

Sileby Cricket club donates £250

February 25, 2016 4:17 pm

We would like to thank Sileby Cricket Club for their £250 donation to Alex’s Wish. Each year they choose a local cause to donate to from what’s raised at each Firework night....

Ratcliffe College supports Alex’s Wish

February 1, 2016 4:09 pm

We are absolutely delighted that Ratcliffe College Parent’s Association has chosen Alex’s Wish as one of the chosen charities to benefit from all profits raised at this year’s Spring Fair.  ...

Thank you to Swithland Church Men’s Club

January 19, 2016 9:59 am

We would like to give a big thank you to Swithland Church Men’s Club for donating £394 to our cause by generating funds at their Christmas dinner and carol singing event.  ...

Charities announce £1.2m investment into key clinical posts

December 23, 2015 12:01 pm

Alex’s Wish and seven other patient organisations, who are working to eradicate Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy, are funding a total of 16 clinical posts at Great Ormond Street Hospital in London, The John Walton Muscular Dystrophy Research Centre at Newcastle University and Alder Hey Children’s Hospital in Liverpool, to help support clinical trial development for Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy....

Thanks to Swithland Flower & Vegetable Show

December 8, 2015 2:20 pm

We would like to thank the organisers of this year’s Swithland Flower & Vegetable Show and to Gemma Lambell who took part in our Charnwood Forest Cycle Ride last year who nominated Alex’s Wish to receive a £200 donation....

Spreading the love this Christmas

December 1, 2015 4:03 pm

This Christmas instead of buying Christmas cards and paying for postage why not donate that money to Alex’s Wish and in return we will give you a warm fuzzy feeling instead and a lovely jpeg to send to your friends electronically to help spread the love this Christmas!...

Ladies Pamper Evening raises £1,774.60

November 30, 2015 11:18 am

What a wonderful night it was, Friday, 20th November our latest Ladies Pamper Evening took place at The Rothley Centre with nearly 100 ladies coming along to enjoy pamper sessions donated by lots of local businesses and to buy lovely Christmas gifts at our stalls....

Our Dandelion Ball raises £35,000.00

November 27, 2015 12:15 pm

On 14th November we held our annual ball at the Hilton, EMA.  This year we went with a Casino Royale theme, complete with Casino tables which were sponsored by HorsesFirstRacing.  ...