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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.  ...

Our £50,000 investment in Solid Biosciences

May 23, 2017 4:06 pm

We are so pleased to be able to share with you an update from Solid Biosciences, the company that developed a gene therapy treatment for Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy.  ...

Charnwood Forest Cycle Ride 2017

May 23, 2017 12:36 pm

We were so lucky again this year with an amazing sunny day for our Charnwood Forest Cycle Ride. We would like to thank all our Sponsors – Flowers Associates, The Woodman’s Stroke, Parkhill Builders and Bradleys....

Sky Dive Stateside

May 23, 2017 12:06 pm

Ann-Marie Fowler from MAB – TIME Mortgage Experts  wanted to take part in our Sky Dive Sunday with her own slant – doing it Stateside!!...

Sky Dive Sunday

April 26, 2017 12:31 pm

We would love to thank Martin Hoskins, Dave Allen, Glynis Wright, Faye Percival, Sheryl Heath and Stephanie Kyriacou for raising a fabulous £7,674.12 between them at our Sky Dive Sunday....

Swimathon raises over £4,250!!

March 8, 2017 11:30 am

Our swimathon took place on 25th February and we had nearly 30 swimmers taking part to achieve the 21 miles that we needed to ‘Swim the Channel’.  ...

Raising awareness for Duchenne

February 2, 2017 2:01 pm

Last week we had an amazing opportunity to feature Alex’s Wish on BBC East Midlands today and BBC Radio Leicester.  Victoria Hicks had approached us late last year to ask us if Alex’s Wish would like to be featured, and we agreed straight away.  ...

Thank you to LTU Girls Hockey Team

February 1, 2017 4:55 pm

The Leeds Trinity University Girls Hockey Team organised a charity Hockey Match for Alex’s Wish.  Emma’s cousin Ganxue plays for the team and arranged the event with them.  ...

Thank you Zander Events

January 11, 2017 12:23 pm

Ady Alexander from Zander Events decided to raise money for Alex’s Wish at his Nordic themed Christmas Parties in Leicester.  The Christmas Dinner & Dance events took place in giant heated ti-pi’s over four nights in December.  ...

Happy New Year!

January 4, 2017 6:15 pm

We just want to thank every single supporter “Wish Warrior” who has supported Alex’s Wish in 2016. We can’t thank you enough for everything you do for us and we would love you to continue supporting us in 2017 to help us bring about effective treatments for all boys living with Duchenne....

Thank you Cureton Consulting!

December 21, 2016 12:10 pm

We would love to thank Karen Cureton and Lindsey Newman-Wood for raising over £100 for Alex’s Wish. Karen from Cureton Consulting, an expert in Social Media and Sales raised the money at their ‘Small Business Saturday on a Thursday’ networking event....