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Sunday Spotlight: Rich Copson

May 8, 2022 7:12 pm

We all have things that we want to hide. Secrets, embarrassing stories, a whole host of information that must be kept out of the public eye....

We’re Hiring

February 8, 2022 4:52 pm

Alex’s Wish seeks part-time paid admin assistant Would you like a rewarding part-time paid admin role? Well, how about working  for a local  organisation that’s really making a difference to people’s lives....

Thank You to our Wonderful Ambassador Rich Copson

January 27, 2022 5:21 pm

A huge thank you to Rich Copson, for being one of our wonderful Ambassadors for Alex’s Wish Our charity is held together by all the wonderful supporters we have, Rich Copson, being one of our longest serving Ambassadors and good friend....

Alex’s Wish Supporters Lunch 2021

October 11, 2021 8:45 am

On Friday 8th October we held our Supporters’ Thank you Lunch at the Novotel in Leicester. It was a great event and so good to be able to invite all our supporters, in person, to thank them for all that they had done for us over the last 18 months....

Golf Day 2021

September 27, 2021 8:44 am

A huge thanks to everyone that came along to support Alex’s Wish 10th Golf Day! What a great day – fabulous sunshine, great company and we raised an incredible £10K!...

Synergy Personnel Take on Alex’s Wish as Charity of the Year

September 9, 2021 12:57 pm

Synergy Personnel Services, an East Midlands-based specialist recruitment company, have taken us on on as their Charity of the Year. Emma Hallam, Founder and CEO of Alex’s Wish, spoke of the news saying, “I’ve known Gavin Dilkes, their Managing Director, for many years now as we network together at BNI Premier. ...

The quest to beat the setting sun

September 6, 2021 4:56 pm

When life throws up roadblocks, take a new road! Stan and Matt were all set for their arctic adventure, they were due to ride 6,000 miles through Scandinavia on a quest to reach the midnight sun....

Pure Table Top sponsor Oakham United U10’s

September 6, 2021 1:54 pm

Our supporters Pure Table Top are sponsoring Oakham United U10s team on behalf of Alex’s Wish – Cure Duchenne for the 2021/2022 season ⚽️ The team is managed by Geoff Mann alongside his two friends Kevin Ainslie and Nathan Bottomley, the team’s boys will all be turning 10 during the course of the season....

Alex learns how to fly #BeMoreAlex

June 23, 2021 10:06 am

Wow!!!! Another amazing day with Rob Barsby at aeroSPARX The Gliding Centre for Alex’s second flight lesson… and guess what Alex only took over the controls and did the loop the loop…....

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!! ...

CaptainTom100

April 6, 2021 12:36 pm

Friday 30th April 2021 would have been Captain Sir Tom Moore’s 101st birthday and the one-year anniversary of the extraordinary celebrations following the conclusion of his famous 100 laps of his garden that raised an incredible £38.9 million for the NHS....

Close to my Heart

March 14, 2021 10:05 am

Emma Hallam, Founder of Alex’s Wish and Mum to Alex, has spoken movingly about how she has discovered that as a manifesting carrier of Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy she has an increased risk of developing cardiac and skeletal muscle weaknesses and dysfunction....

Rare Disease Day

February 26, 2021 10:22 am

Rare Disease Day takes place on the last day of February each year with an objective to raise awareness about rare conditions and the impact they have on people’s lives. ...

Alex’s Wish AGM

February 23, 2021 3:37 pm

You are invited to attend our Annual General Meeting taking place via Zoom on 18th March 2021 8-9am. RSVP to Zoe Edwards – zoe@alexswish.co.uk...

Virtual Mont Ventoux

February 18, 2021 2:01 pm

The wonderful Jamie and Fi, two steadily plodding fifty somethings who enjoy the outdoors are taking on an incredible challenge. They are running 100 miles in 31 hours, incorporating the ascent equivalent of Mont Ventoux!!...

London Marathon! We have your charity place !

February 9, 2021 2:45 pm

Would you like to run the London Marathon for a cause that is close to your heart? Click below for details: London Marathon – We have your charity place!...

January 2020 Newsletter

February 1, 2021 12:50 pm

We are coming to the end of January already, we hope that you managed to celebrate, rest and recuperate over Christmas and New Year. ...

Living for Today

January 28, 2021 3:27 pm

It was literally great news to be a featured article in the Leicester Mercury, with Stan Hulme and Matt Daley’s Nordic Adventure....