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Emma Hallam wins ‘High Sheriff Award’

April 18, 2018 11:39 am

At Alex’s Wish we are absolutely delighted to have been awarded by Tim Maxted an ‘High Sheriff Award’ for outstanding contribution to the local community at The High Sheriff of Leicestershire Handover Service last week. ...

Slam Dunk! Alex’s Wish Launch Their Business Club

April 5, 2018 3:40 pm

It has been a great start to 2018 with the launch of a brand-new initiative aimed at reaching out and further engaging with the business community of Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland and beyond!...

Alex’s Wish funds further research of repurposed drugs.

March 27, 2018 8:42 am

Alex’s Wish is pleased to announce funding of £35,000 for Dr Olivier Dorchies at the University of Geneva, towards a 2-year pre-clinical study into a combination therapy for Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy. ...

Emma’s blog

March 12, 2018 2:14 pm

It’s been a long time since I wrote a blog, I thought it time to put things into words on what’s been going on....

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....

B Audiovisual have chosen to support Alex’s Wish

February 26, 2018 11:57 am

We are so pleased that B-Audiovisual have decided to support Alex’s Wish in 2018.  For over 35 years B Audio Visual has been delivering AV hire equipment, LED video wall, conferences, and live events to a wide range of clients....

Furnley House Support Alex’s Wish

February 2, 2018 12:35 pm

Independent Financial Planners Furnley House are about to celebrate their fifth birthday by giving back and helping out in the Community. ...

Netmetix chooses to support Alex’s Wish

December 28, 2017 11:39 am

Netmetix, cloud network specialists based in Allesley, Coventry are supporting Alex’s Wish.  Netmetix will be donating £10 per month to Alex’s Wish for each new cloud server that they provide to their customers as well as ‘giving regularly’ to our cause. ...

Alex’s Wish Rebrand

December 20, 2017 3:56 pm

We don’t know if you have noticed but we have launched a brand new visual identity aimed at helping to take the charity through its next phase of growth and development. ...

Play raises £1,000 for Alex’s Wish

December 15, 2017 9:38 am

One of our fabulous supporters, Dhiru Shah recently organised a comedy play in Gujarati called – Lagan Ni Vyaadhi and Divorce Ni Upaadhi  ( literally meaning Stress about marriage but even greater stress about getting a divorce)  on 11 Nov at Sue Townsend Theatre....

Our first Patron – Tyler Bernardini

December 13, 2017 9:32 am

We are so thrilled that Riders star player Tyler Bernardini has agreed to become one of our first Patron.  Tyler, who has Captained the Leicester Riders team for the past two seasons and who originally hails from San Diego, California, said that he was delighted to become a Patron for Alex’s Wish adding, “I am extremely excited to be partnering with Alex’s Wish. ...

Offer from Premier Choice Group

December 11, 2017 5:11 pm

Caroline Robinson, one of our supporters, has got in touch to offer us a great way to raise funds for Alex’s Wish. ...

The Great Gatsby Affair

November 22, 2017 10:36 am

Our Great Gatsby Ball took place on 11th November at the Radisson Blu Hotel. The night was a huge success and we are incredibly pleased to say we have raised an outstanding £24,573.00 towards research and projects to help bring new treatments for all children living with Duchenne....

Raising £10,000 for Alex’s Wish

October 4, 2017 12:17 pm

Two of our fabulous supporters Donna Brenchley & Jacky Ekins have raised £10,000 for Alex’s Wish.  Donna and Jacky have known each other from school and decided to celebrate a BIG birthday by cycling from London to Paris.  ...