Categories for Fundraising News

Supporting Alex’s Wish with a themed T20 match

July 22, 2021 1:05 pm

Leicestershire County Cricket Club have teamed up with the club’s official charity partner, Alex’s Wish, to dedicate a Vitality Blast T20 fixture to the charity to support with their fundraising efforts....

Thank you Pure Table Top

June 24, 2021 2:59 pm

Pure Table Top took on a 24 hour charity bike ride and they have managed to raise an incredible £4,524.58 Congratulations to everyone that took part and the incredible fundraising that meant that they raised 4 times more than their target....

Supercar Sunday

June 16, 2021 10:43 am

Our first ever Supercar event took place on Sunday in the Beautiful grounds of Whatton House, we were so lucky with the weather with the sun shining all day!...

Pure Table Top raise £1,194.60

April 28, 2021 9:40 am

The fabulous team at Pure Table Top, based in Tugby, held a sample sale over the weekend in support of Alex’s Wish....

#BeMoreAlex Campaign

April 15, 2021 1:32 pm

We are so excited to launch our new campaign #BeMoreAlex. This campaign evolved out of working with Brand Clear as we started to feel the effects of the pandemic on our fundraising....

Conquering ‘Mont Ventoux’

April 14, 2021 8:50 am

Fiona and Jamie have completed their challenge covering 85 miles and climbing well over the height of Mont Ventoux in just over 29 hours with 9 minutes of sleep!! ...

An Epic Adventure for Alex’s Wish

January 19, 2021 6:55 pm

Two intrepid Leicestershire-based adventurers will travel 5,700 miles on motorbikes in 2021 for Alex’s Wish. Travelling across England, Netherland, Germany, Sweden, Denmark, Norway and Finland, their trip will take them up to the North Cape in Norway – Europe’s most northerly point accessible by car (or, in this case, motorbikes) – where they will visit the poignant Children of the World monument....

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. ...

Thank you and Merry Christmas

December 17, 2020 1:39 pm

As we near the end of 2020, we’ve been reflecting on what’s been achieved together.  We started the year with huge plans, with the momentum that we had established we were sure that this would be our most successful year yet!  How things changed.   However, we could not let COVID stop us, Duchenne will still be around long after we’ve been given the new vaccination for COVID.  So along with you, we have adapted and carried on pushing forward in the only way we know how.  This year has certainly shown us that resilience and determination is absolutely key.  We’ve still been able to honour all of the funds allocated to further our mission to end Duchenne....

The Big Give Christmas Challenge

December 14, 2020 1:14 pm

We would like to say a HUGE thank you to everyone who supported our Big Give Christmas Campaign. We managed to raise just over £5,500 including gift aid which is fantastic....

Alex takes on My Ride London

July 31, 2020 10:54 am

Our very own Alex, and a team of friends will ride a combined total of 30km on 15 wheels in My Prudential RideLondon to raise money to find a cure for the disease he lives with....

The 2.6 Challenge

April 17, 2020 12:07 pm

Join The 2.6 Challenge from Sunday 26 April Please join The 2.6 Challenge from Sunday 26 April. It’s been created to help save the UK’s charities – 2.6 miles....

Miss Great Britain raises £14,277.32

April 3, 2020 9:23 am

In February we were honoured to be one of the causes that the 75th Miss Great Britain competition supported alongside Cancer Research UK....

Team from Leicestershire Law Society raises £10,000

March 27, 2020 12:12 pm

Twenty-eight of Leicestershire Law Society’s members and supporters joined the President, Glynis Wright, to take part in the fastest zip wire in the world, on Saturday 22nd February....

Fundraiser Brings in £3,000 for Alex’s Wish

March 20, 2020 1:41 pm

The latest in a series of events led by local supporter Dhiru Shah alongside Leicester’s Fashion UK, award-winning licensee, has raised over £3,000 for Alex’s Wish....

Merry Christmas

December 2, 2019 4:38 pm

We are so proud to launch our Christmas Campaign this year on #GivingTuesday. After the frenzy of Black Friday and Cyber Monday #GivingTuesday brings back the focus on what is important during the Christmas Period....

Scape Group Quiz Night

November 25, 2019 1:46 pm

Alex’s Wish founder Emma and a team of our Trustees had a great night at Scape Group charity quiz night, thank you so much to the Scape Group Team that worked so hard and to everyone that came along to make it a great night – raising a fabulous £4,000 for Alex’s Wish...

Morgan Sullivan Memorial Fishing Match 2019

August 9, 2019 11:49 am

This year’s 4th Morgan Sullivan Memorial Fishing match took place despite the rain, everyone had a great time, people who fish are a hardy bunch and not much puts then off!!...