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Delighted to welcome on board Protection by MME

February 25, 2016 4:26 pm

We are thrilled and delighted that Protection by MME in association with Vitality Life has chosen Alex’s Wish as their main charity to support in 2016, 2017 and 2018....

Sileby Cricket club donates £250

February 25, 2016 4:17 pm

We would like to thank Sileby Cricket Club for their £250 donation to Alex’s Wish. Each year they choose a local cause to donate to from what’s raised at each Firework night....

Ratcliffe College supports Alex’s Wish

February 1, 2016 4:09 pm

We are absolutely delighted that Ratcliffe College Parent’s Association has chosen Alex’s Wish as one of the chosen charities to benefit from all profits raised at this year’s Spring Fair.  ...

Thank you to Swithland Church Men’s Club

January 19, 2016 9:59 am

We would like to give a big thank you to Swithland Church Men’s Club for donating £394 to our cause by generating funds at their Christmas dinner and carol singing event.  ...

Charities announce £1.2m investment into key clinical posts

December 23, 2015 12:01 pm

Alex’s Wish and seven other patient organisations, who are working to eradicate Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy, are funding a total of 16 clinical posts at Great Ormond Street Hospital in London, The John Walton Muscular Dystrophy Research Centre at Newcastle University and Alder Hey Children’s Hospital in Liverpool, to help support clinical trial development for Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy....

Thanks to Swithland Flower & Vegetable Show

December 8, 2015 2:20 pm

We would like to thank the organisers of this year’s Swithland Flower & Vegetable Show and to Gemma Lambell who took part in our Charnwood Forest Cycle Ride last year who nominated Alex’s Wish to receive a £200 donation....

Spreading the love this Christmas

December 1, 2015 4:03 pm

This Christmas instead of buying Christmas cards and paying for postage why not donate that money to Alex’s Wish and in return we will give you a warm fuzzy feeling instead and a lovely jpeg to send to your friends electronically to help spread the love this Christmas!...

Ladies Pamper Evening raises £1,774.60

November 30, 2015 11:18 am

What a wonderful night it was, Friday, 20th November our latest Ladies Pamper Evening took place at The Rothley Centre with nearly 100 ladies coming along to enjoy pamper sessions donated by lots of local businesses and to buy lovely Christmas gifts at our stalls....

Our Dandelion Ball raises £35,000.00

November 27, 2015 12:15 pm

On 14th November we held our annual ball at the Hilton, EMA.  This year we went with a Casino Royale theme, complete with Casino tables which were sponsored by HorsesFirstRacing.  ...

Newman Gauge Charity Golf Day raises £3,724.00

November 26, 2015 5:24 pm

Newman Gauge Design, a company who specialises in commercial interior design for the hospitality, leisure and retail sectors joined forces with The Little Britain Pub Company to hold a charity golf day to raise vital funds for Alex’s Wish....

Our Leicester Marathon Wish Warriors

October 26, 2015 3:59 pm

Yesterday, 25th October 2015, Gavin Dilkes, Angela Darar & Craig Neale ran the Leicester Half Marathon for Alex’s Wish.  All three did amazingly well, not only completing it, but in good times too.  ...

Duchenne Charities Announce £120,000 funding.

October 12, 2015 9:43 am

Duchenne Charities Announce £120,000 funding for new research project to investigate cancer therapeutics as a treatment for Duchenne. We are pleased to announce that Alex’s Wish along with Action Duchenne, Duchenne Now and Harrison’s Fund are co-funding a new research project....

Niche Business Awards

October 6, 2015 4:20 pm

On Friday 25th September it was the inaugural Niche Business Awards and Alex’s Wish had been nominated for the Courage Award sponsored by RDZ PR.  ...

Golf Day 2015

October 5, 2015 2:00 pm

This year’s Golf Day took place on the 18th October 2015 on a beautifully sunny day.  It was a brilliant day with 86 golfers taking part and we raised £10,363.28 – which is an absolutely fantastic amount....

Yorkshire Three Peaks

September 10, 2015 2:26 pm

On August 21st some fabulous Wish Warriors – Melissa Jarman, Joanne Whomsley, Rose Stanford, Emma Hallam, Jo Enyon, Laura Storrs, Rachel Barbrook, Sam Hayman, Allison Ambrose, Catherine Jagger and Caroline Worby walked 25 miles on tracks and over hills to raise £3,000 for research and clinical trials to bring about new treatments for boys living with Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy....

Prudential Ride London 2015

August 11, 2015 2:58 pm

This year we had an amazing 30 people in Team Alex’s Wish for the Prudential Ride London.  It was an amazing day, the sun was shining, the streets were full of cyclists, many raising money for fantastic charities.  ...

Alison’s Pamper Night

August 6, 2015 2:14 pm

Alison Devlin is one of our Prudential Ride London team and as part of her fundraising efforts she held a pamper night at Eversheds with her work colleagues....

Verona and Team Tortoise take on the London 10K

July 14, 2015 9:56 am

The Vitality London 10K took place this weekend on the closed roads of central London.  Alex’s Wish was represented by Verona Frankish and Team Tortoise who consisted of Lyndsey Wright, Bill South and Cyril Bekoe....