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Ten posts in place to support UK Clinical Trial Capacity

August 15, 2016 11:54 am

Alex’s Wish contributes £29,000.00 thanks to its Wish Warriors In December 2015, eight patient organisations, who are working to help support clinical trial development for Duchenne muscular dystrophy, announced £1.2million of investment, to fund sixteen clinical posts. ...

Trio of cycling events raises £50,769.00

August 15, 2016 11:09 am

We are absolutely thrilled to announce that our trio of cycling events this year has raised a staggering £50,769.00.  Our trio of cycling events includes of Charnwood Forest Cycle Ride which took place in May this year raising £10,797.00, our epic London to Paris Cycle Ride event held in July raising £26,321.00 and our team of riders at this year’s Prudential Ride London raising £13,651.00....

Alex’s Wish is a finalist at NICHE Business Awards 2016

August 15, 2016 10:24 am

We are delighted to that Alex’s Wish is a finalist of The Charity of the Year category at this year’s Niche Business Awards alongside two amazing Leicestershire charities Bodie Hodges Foundation who raise funds to buy a holiday home for families to use following the death of their child and The Matt Hampson Foundation who inspire young people who are seriously injured in sport ....

Rothley Duck Race raises £705.00

July 14, 2016 12:56 pm

We would like to thank The Nottingham Building Society for organising the inaugural Rothley Duck Race this year and for allowing Alex’s Wish to be a part of it....

London to Paris Cycle Ride raises £25,000

July 14, 2016 12:40 pm

Alex’s Wish organised a London to Paris Cycle Ride over a 3 day period from 1-3th July this year.  With 11 cyclists taking part in the event the charity has raised a staggering £25,000 and money is still coming in....

Thank you Ratcliffe College

July 7, 2016 10:34 am

We would love to thank Ratcliffe College for raising £2,500 for Alex’s Wish at their Summer Fair, we went along and it was a fantastic day with lots to see and do.  ...

MME Charnwood Forest Cycle Ride 2016

July 6, 2016 4:12 pm

We are very pleased to announce that this year’s MME Charnwood Forest Cycle Ride raised over £10,000! This event keeps on growing with over 250 riders taking part this year and we can’t wait for next year....

A week full of mixed emotions

April 25, 2016 12:43 pm

What a week it has been! The emotions I’ve felt this week has been unbelievable. Alex took part in a film on Monday, I can’t tell you anything now but what I can say is that he was incredible and everyone on set fell in love with him....

Alex’s Wish wins prestigious award

April 25, 2016 12:04 pm

We are thrilled and delighted to have won this year’s Leicester Mercury Business Awards Not-for-Profit category award sponsored by PLUG interiors.  ...

Watermead Challenge supports Alex’s Wish

April 20, 2016 1:16 pm

We would like to thank The Rotary Club of Wreake Valley and the new Syston Rotary Club for choosing Alex’s Wish as their charity to benefit from their Watermead Challenge in 2016.  ...

Thompson Twins set to raise funds for Alex’s Wish

April 20, 2016 1:08 pm

Leicester Speedway mascots Dan and Joe Thompson are helping raise vital funds for Alex’s Wish.  Dan and Joe are mascots for the Leicester Lions speedway, who has taken on Alex’s Wish as their chosen charity in 2016....

FitBumpBox Launch supports Alex’s Wish

April 1, 2016 10:00 am

The amazing Joanna Helcke chose to support Alex’s Wish at the launch of her new product FitBumpBox.  The event was a great success, a great opportunity to share our story and managed to raise a fantastic £330 – thank you so much and we hope that the FitBumpBox is a huge success....

Leicester Lions Speedway choose us as ‘Charity of the Year’

April 1, 2016 9:25 am

We are delighted that Leicester Lions Speedway has chosen Alex’s Wish as their Charity of the Year!  This is fabulous news for us and we are really looking forward to working with them to raise awareness of Duchenne and raise some valuable funds....

Sky Dive Success

April 1, 2016 9:10 am

We would love to thank our latest Sky Diver Wish Warriors who managed to raise £1,861.37 for Alex’s Wish.  They couldn’t have picked a better day for it – perfect blue skies.  ...