Fundraising Stories

Sophie’s epic 24-hour non-stop charity walk

Sophie’s epic 24-hour non-stop charity walk

After her mum Sue was diagnosed with Myeloma, 24-year-old Sophie Baker decided to take on an epic challenge to raise money for Leukaemia & Myeloma Research UK.  Here is Sophie’s fundraising story: “When I found out my mum was diagnosed with myeloma, I wanted to do...

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Hadrian’s Wall Trek for Leukaemia & Myeloma Research UK

Hadrian’s Wall Trek for Leukaemia & Myeloma Research UK

On 28th to 30th June 2019, Lisa Morris from Hertfordshire took on the challenging trek across Hadrian’s Wall in Northumberland to raise funds for Leukaemia & Myeloma Research UK.  The 26-mile trek, with a difficulty rating of ‘tough’, took place over two days and...

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Alan’s mighty stride for Leukaemia & Myeloma Research UK

Alan’s mighty stride for Leukaemia & Myeloma Research UK

We are very grateful for the outstanding efforts of all our fundraisers who are the mainstay of our charity. Here’s how Alan from Glasgow has been helping us.  Alan’s KiltWalk  “In July 2017 my partner’s father Bobby was diagnosed with acute myeloid leukaemia (AML). ...

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Captain’s Charity Day for Leukaemia & Myeloma Research UK

Captain’s Charity Day for Leukaemia & Myeloma Research UK

We are very grateful for the outstanding efforts of all our fundraisers who are the mainstay of our charity. Here’s how Grant and his local golf club in Bedfordshire have been helping us.  In memory of my father I chose to raise funds for Leukaemia & Myeloma Research...

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Ben’s head shave in memory of his father

Ben’s head shave in memory of his father

Our story – When Ben was 15 years old, he wanted to do something in memory of his dad who died from Leukaemia when he was just two years old.  When Karen was pregnant with her first child, her husband Danny was diagnosed with Leukaemia. Despite receiving a programme...

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Kathleen’s son

Kathleen’s son

“My son was 37 years old when he was diagnosed with Hairy Cell Leukaemia (HCL.) He had been feeling tired for quite a while but had put this down to the long hours he’d been working. When he started to become unwell he went to his local GP who ran a number of blood...

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Carrie’s Kiltwalk

Carrie’s Kiltwalk

“In December 2013, my mother-in-law Elaine was diagnosed with Acute Myeloid Leukaemia, and after a short battle, she died in April 2014.  During this time, a fellow mother from my son’s school, Marion, had also been diagnosed with Acute Myeloid Leukaemia. Marion was a...

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