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$70,000 pledged to new drug

February 17, 2015 11:25 am

Yesterday, Alex’s Wish pledged $70,000 to support the next step in bringing VPB15 (a new novel anti-inflammatory steriod drug) to boys with Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy.  ...

Vigil for Translarna

February 17, 2015 10:54 am

On Wednesday, 11th February, Alex’s Wish took part in a vigil at the door of the NHS England alongside a number of Duchenne charities, families and supporters to demand access to a new ground-breaking drug Translarna.  ...

Urgent Call to Action – Translarna

January 30, 2015 11:13 am

Patients with Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy have been specifically disadvantaged by the failure of the NHS England system to consider funding drugs for rare diseases....

New Wish Warrior Rachel Hargraves

January 20, 2015 12:02 pm

We are delighted to announce that Rachel Hargraves from RDZ PR will be working with Alex’s Wish for the next 12 months....

Translarna Lobby

January 20, 2015 11:49 am

Alex’s Wish took part in a lobby at Westminster on Wednesday, 14th January with the aim to ensure early availability and full funding of a pioneering new treatment called Translarna....

Welcome 2015… January is a new fresh start!

January 4, 2015 8:15 pm

If you’re looking for a new challenge, why not join us and be an Alex’s Wish warrior! You’ll be taking on an exciting and fulfilling challenge and meeting your own personal goals whilst fundraising for a cause that will help the lives of thousands of children and young adults. ...

Thank you Jessica!

December 30, 2014 1:29 pm

Now this is a tale about one of our amazing Wish Warriors, her name is Jessica Apps.  Jessica for years had tried to fall in love with running, and finally about 2 years ago it started to click....

AMETEK Inc. donates $15,000

December 9, 2014 12:07 pm

We are absolutely thrilled to receive a cheque for £9,400 (equivalent of $15,000) this week from Nick Maddock, Marketing Communications Manager at Taylor Hobson Limited....

Thank you Claims.co.uk

December 1, 2014 12:26 pm

We are always looking for corporate support for our charity and we were lucky enough to be approached by Claims.co.uk who asked if they were able to support our charity in any way.  ...

Really Easy Fundraising……

November 24, 2014 4:44 pm

Cyber Weekend is a fabulous opportunity to raise lots of FREE donations for Alex’s Wish through Easyfundraising. Whenever you buy anything online this weekend, or anytime (e.g....

Dandelion Ball raises £23k

November 12, 2014 2:29 pm

Alex’s Wish held its annual black tie charity ball on Saturday, 1st November to raise vital funds into a rare genetic muscle-wasting condition called Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy. ...

Prudential Ride London raises £10k

November 12, 2014 1:36 pm

Despite difficult weather conditions, our 16 riders joined more than 20,000 amateur cyclists and rose to the challenge of riding an 86-mile route through London and Surrey as they took on the sportive....

Another successful golf day

September 10, 2014 12:00 pm

Our fourth annual charity amateur 4-ball golf day held at Rothley Park Golf Club in Rothley in Leicestershire was a great success.  ...

Ladies Pamper Evening

Pamper evening success

March 5, 2014 2:28 pm

Ladies Pamper Evening sponsored by Aidan J Reed Estate Agents held on Friday, 28th February raises £1,200 for Alex’s Wish. The evening saw sixty five ladies turn up to be pampered for a great cause....

Looking forward to 2014

March 5, 2014 2:11 pm

What an astonishing year 2013 was – through our amazing supporters we raised £100,000 for research into Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy. For now Alex is doing well....

Alex Hallam

What a successful first year…

October 1, 2013 11:10 am

Alex’s Wish has been up and running for a year now – and what a year it has been! To date, we have raised over £60,000 to be invested in new clinical trials and research projects to help all children living with Duchenne....

So much to be grateful for

November 29, 2012 2:07 pm

I’ve had a fantastic week – busy, productive and hugely positive! We have so many events scheduled for the next 7 months....