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Sunday Spotlight: Archie’s Army

March 20, 2022 8:21 pm

Just like our Alex, and so many young boys in the country, eight- year-old Archie has Duchenne. Here, his Mum Sam Hurst tells trustee Tom Carter how the muscular dystrophy diagnosis changed their family’s world and inspired them to start their own charity....

Sunday Spotlight: Sophie Grace Holmes

March 4, 2022 3:46 pm

In the UK today, more than 10,000 people suffer from the life-threatening lung disease cysticfibrosis – that’s one in every 2500 babies born....

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....

Time to Expore Ball 2021

November 24, 2021 1:52 pm

It was amazing to see so many supporters at our Charity Ball on Saturday, amazing memories made and what made it so very special is that our very own Alex was there as well....

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....

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....

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…....

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!...

Positive Update from Vamorolone Trial

June 7, 2021 12:47 pm

Steriods are the main stay treatment for those living with Duchenne, Alex has been on them since he was 4, they come with lots of nasty side effects, including poor bone health – Alex broke his hip when he was just 9 years old.As...

Join Alex’s Wish at The Virtual London Marathon

May 27, 2021 12:40 pm

We have secured 25 virtual London Marathon places and are looking for runners…………. Zoe Edwards, Fundraising and Marketing Manager at Alex’s Wish and a keen runner herself, has already signed up. ...