Alex’s Wish joins forces with Duchenne UK as ‘Partner Charity’

September 7, 2016 2:59 pm
We are delighted to announce on World Duchenne Awareness Day (7th September 2016), that we are joining forces with Duchenne UK as a “Partner charity”, in our fight to conquer Duchenne.
Alex’s Wish will join Duchenne UK as a partner charity, to co-fund research. Alex’s Wish will remain as a strong and successful fundraising charity, and will co-fund Duchenne UK’s research projects and clinical trials.
Alex Hallam is the star of the film for Duchenne UK’s “Worlds’ Strongest Boys” campaign that launched last month.

About Duchenne UK

Duchenne UK is a lean, ambitious and highly focused charity with a clear vision: to fund and accelerate treatments and a cure for Duchenne muscular dystrophyThe charity has been formed by the coming together of Joining Jack and Duchenne Children’s Trust, the two biggest funders of research in the UK in the last three years. We are committed to continuing to drive momentum to deliver treatments to help this generation of those with DMD.
Emma Hallam said: “By partnering with Duchenne UK we have more chance of reaching our goal to conquer Duchenne for all! As a charity in our own right, we understand that collaborating with others is vital if we are to fight this disease head on. We are excited to be working with Emily and Alex over the coming months and years.”
Co-founders of Duchenne UK, Emily Crossley and Alex Johnson, said: “We are delighted that Alex’s Wish is joining us as a charity partner to help us fulfill our ambitious research plans for the coming months. The more we can pull together as a community, the more impact we can have, and the more we can achieve.”
For more details about Duchenne UK, please visit:

Posted in