Fundraising Stories

Cycling from Land’s End to John O’Groats for charity

Cycling from Land’s End to John O’Groats for charity

Chris Smith, a 46-year-old Maths Teacher from Manchester, is taking on an epic cycling challenge this summer to raise money for Leukaemia & Myeloma Research UK (LMRUK). Chris is preparing to cycle almost 1,000 miles starting at Land’s End in Cornwall and finishing...

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Jacob’s click and collect charity cake sale

Jacob’s click and collect charity cake sale

At the age of six, Jacob Haygarth started selling delicious homemade cakes at the end of his drive in the village of Tebay in Cumbria to raise money for Leukaemia & Myeloma Research UK.  Now two years later, eight-year-old Jacob has adapted his family bake sale to...

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Shantelle’s Blood Cancer Fundraising Mission

Shantelle’s Blood Cancer Fundraising Mission

Shantelle Taylor, a 30-year-old Solicitor in Manchester, is on a mission to raise money and increase vital awareness of blood cancer in memory of her Grandad, Derek Wilde who passed away aged 77 from Acute Myeloid Leukaemia in July 2015.   Here is Shantelle’s...

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The Leukaemia & Myeloma Research UK Charity Quiz is here!

The Leukaemia & Myeloma Research UK Charity Quiz is here!

We’re excited to announce that our new quiz is ready for you to download and share with your friends and family, whether it’s online or by a socially distanced outdoor get together, it’s time to get your thinking caps on.  During this challenging time, we know a lot...

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Lucy’s birthday fundraiser 

Lucy’s birthday fundraiser 

Lucy Drew, a 31-year-old primary school teacher in Somerset marked her birthday this year with a fundraiser in memory of her brother-in-law Nik Drew, who lost his battle with leukaemia at the age of 40 on Saturday 15th February 2020.  Here is Lucy’s story: “Nik was...

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Jacob and his family whisk up tasty treats for LMRUK

Jacob and his family whisk up tasty treats for LMRUK

When seven-year-old Jacob Haygarth and his family lost a close family member to leukaemia last year, his family rallied round and set up a cake stall at the end of their drive to raise money for Leukaemia & Myeloma Research UK, which has risen in popularity with...

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