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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.  ...

Alex’s Wish Golf Day

September 28, 2017 10:46 am

The 7th Annual Golf Day took place on Friday 22nd September at Rothley Park Golf Course with this year’s main sponsor being Stephen George + Partners.  ...

Morgan Sullivan Memorial Fishing Match

August 23, 2017 3:18 pm

On Saturday 1st July the Morgan Sullivan Memorial Fishing Match took place at Ryecroft Fisheries near Castle Donnington This is the second year the fishing match has been held in memory of Morgan Sullivan who sadly lost his battle to Duchenne in 2015....

U-Fit Studio First Birthday Funday

August 15, 2017 5:03 pm

On Sunday it was U-Fit Studio’s 1st Birthday and to celebrate they decided to hold a fun day and raise money for Alex’s Wish too.  ...

Investment in to Tamoxifen

July 21, 2017 10:28 am

We would like to thank you – all our wonderful supporters – for all your time and hard work fundraising. As a result of all your hard work and support we have just invested £25,000 to fund three children with Duchenne Musular Dystrophy to access human clinical trials of Tamoxifen....

Chris Everard joins Alex’s Wish as a Trustee

July 20, 2017 9:04 am

Midlands businessman, Chris Everard, has joined us as the newest Trustee.  Having met the Emma at a business event Chris invited her to be a part of Vistage UK, an invitation only private advisory group for Managing Directors, Executives and business owners. ...

Stephen George to support Alex’s Wish

July 19, 2017 11:15 am

Stephen George + Partners, one of the UK’s leading architectural practices, has become a corporate sponsor and supporter of local charity Alex’s Wish....

Fashion UK to support Alex’s Wish

July 18, 2017 8:47 am

Fashion UK, a leading Leicester-based licensed fashion company serving an international customer base, has chosen Alex’s Wish as a key charity to support this year....

The Rothley Duck Race

July 17, 2017 10:16 am

Thank you to everyone that came down to the Rothley Duck Race on Thursday. It was lovely to see families enjoying a lovely sunny evening....

Leicester with a View

July 17, 2017 10:14 am

We had an amazing day at Victoria Park in Leicester with The Spark Arts for Children & The Y at our Zip Wire event on 21st June 2017....

Our Ladies Fashion Evening was a great success

July 17, 2017 10:10 am

Our lovely Ladies Fashion Night supported by John Lewis, Stella & Dot, Tropics skincare, Love Lock Jewels and Amelia Nour took place at The Cosy Club in Leicester.  ...

Rothley Primary School Walk for Alex’s Wish

July 10, 2017 3:34 pm

Alex’s School – Rothley Primary School invited all their children to take part in a sponsored walk which included a toddle for the youngest children, as well as a 3 mile and a 5 mile walk for the eldest children to raise money for Alex’s Wish.  ...

Steamin’ Billy Golf Day

June 5, 2017 3:51 pm

On 26th May Steamin’ Billy had their annual charity golf day and we were so honoured that they decided to support Alex’s Wish as their charity.  ...

Ullswater Way Challenge

June 5, 2017 2:50 pm

This year’s Wellbeing4Life’s walking challenge was a 30 miles (plan was 25 but turned out to be further!) trek over 3 peaks as well as undulating ground through forests, around the beautiful Ullswater lake totalling  1,400m of acsents.  ...