Categories for Business Support

Local Firm of Solicitors Make Unexpected Donation

January 21, 2021 11:28 am

K4 Law, a local firm of solicitors, made an unexpected and much welcomed donation for £350. The donation was made in lieu of buying their clients an annual Christmas ‘thank you’ gift.  Nick Foreman, co-owner of K4 Law commented on the donation saying, “Each year we buy our clients Christmas presents to say thank you but this year, with everything that’s going on, we decided to donate to a great local cause instead.  Having known Emma, the Founder of Alex’s Wish, for a number of years we chose to support them in their mission to cure Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy.  We know that they have been badly affected by the Pandemic and we wanted to make a positive impact on those living with Duchenne....

Thank you to Property Fox

December 22, 2020 11:21 am

A huge thank you to Property Fox for a lovely Christmas surprise. John and Emma Ghent, Directors at The Property Fox presented a cheque for £500 to Alex’s Wish as well as two other local charities. ...

Online Charity Quiz Raises £707 For Alex’s Wish

December 10, 2020 12:57 pm

An online charity quiz organised by Vehicle Consulting, Leicester has raised over £700 for local charity Alex’s Wish. Jayne Stephenson of Vehicle Consulting said, “We first heard about Alex’s Wish two years ago when I joined a networking group with Emma – the founder of Alex’s Wish and Mum to Alex, after whom the charity is named.  I was driven to tears when I first saw Emma’s 10 minute presentation about Alex’s Wish....

ActionCOACH Ed Cooper Launches Book Club… With a Heart

December 10, 2020 12:28 pm

Local business coach, Ed Cooper, has launched a BookCLUB with a difference! Says Ed, “One of the commitments I made to myself for 2020 is to help business owners in my local community gain the skills, confidence and beliefs that they need to get their already GOOD businesses to GREAT!  This will not only transform their lives for the better but also impact on their community and the people they employ....

Third Sector Awards

September 7, 2020 11:41 am

Wow, wow, wow!!! We are over the moon that Alex’s Wish – Cure Duchenne has been short listed at this year’s national Third Sector Awards in the ‘Small Charity, Big Achiever’ category… simply amazing!!...

The Results are in For Danaher & Walsh!

July 8, 2020 2:08 pm

Leicestershire-based Danaher & Walsh have announced the results of a year of fundraising on behalf of Alex’s Wish. Dan Danaher, Managing Director of Danaher & Walsh said, “Danaher & Walsh chose Alex’s Wish as our Charity of the Year this time last year and we are thrilled to have just donated £5,000 to them. ...

Trustee Janine Edwards supports Alex’s Wish through Covid-19

May 6, 2020 9:16 am

On Thursday 16th April we had our regular Alex’s Wish trustee meeting. A number of topics were covered including; how charities are adapting to these unusual times and should Charities furlough staff when they are currently finding that many of their usual fund raising income streams have had to stop....

Leicestershire-based Creative Agency to Support Alex’s Wish

February 3, 2020 9:48 am

Leicestershire based creative agency, Masters Allen, have agreed an exciting ‘Services in Kind’ partnership with regional charity Alex’s Wish. Masters Allen have agreed to support Alex’s Wish as their sole creative agency.  Speaking of the partnership Aidan Rooney, Managing Director & Partner at Masters Allen said, “We’ve been Alex’s Wish Business Club members for some time now but felt that we could do so much more to help the charity....

Leicestershire Law Society Carols for the Courts

December 20, 2019 2:42 pm

On 12th December the Leicestershire Law Society had their “Leicestershire Carols for the Courts” at Leicester Cathedral, with a reception at St Martins House....

End of Year Update from Emma

December 20, 2018 9:07 pm

As 2018 comes to end, I wanted to share with you an update on how this year has gone. For a start, it’s been our best year in terms of fundraising....

Furnley House Plan Breath-taking Summer Ball

May 24, 2018 7:59 am

Local financial planners and wealth managers, Furnley House, are putting the finishing touches to their inaugural Summer Ball – and all in aid of Alex’s Wish. ...

Appetite for CSR is growing…

February 28, 2018 10:34 am

I couldn’t help but stop what I was doing and read this report recently published by the East Midlands Chamber of Commerce....