Fundraising Stories

Fundraiser, Francis Lea to run 10k in memory of his father

Fundraiser, Francis Lea to run 10k in memory of his father

A keen runner who took up the activity after his father passed away from Leukaemia is set to run 10k in aid of our charity this spring. Francis Lea, 25, lost his father Colin, who worked for 45-and-a-half years as a Postman, in August 2022. Colin, 63, had been working...

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Leukaemia & Myeloma Research UK’s 2023 highlights

Leukaemia & Myeloma Research UK’s 2023 highlights

It’s been a busy year for Leukaemia & Myeloma Research UK (LMRUK) and we’re celebrating the incredible support from staff, volunteers and fundraisers who enable our charity to continue our vital work. We’re committed to educating people on the common symptoms of...

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The Margot family is named LMRUK’s Fundraisers of the Year

The Margot family is named LMRUK’s Fundraisers of the Year

The Margot family from Hertfordshire has been named as our Fundraisers of the Year after raising over £14,000 for our charity. The family has received this recognition following their momentous fundraising efforts in memory of Graham Margot, a beloved husband, father,...

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The benefits of working in partnership

The benefits of working in partnership

Corporate partners play a vital role in increasing awareness of a charity’s work by reaching new audiences and helping to raise crucial funds through events and challenges. According to the Charities Aid Foundation (CAF), charities across the country are still...

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The Dundee Kiltwalk – a walk to remember

The Dundee Kiltwalk – a walk to remember

To mark a year since her husband Alan’s passing, Wendy Forrest from Broughty Ferry in Dundee and five of her closest friends, took on the Mighty Stride Kiltwalk to raise money for Leukaemia & Myeloma Research UK (LMRUK). “The Kiltwalk is always a big event in...

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The sky is no limit for fundraiser, Shania

The sky is no limit for fundraiser, Shania

Shania McFarlane, a 23-year-old Trainee Mental Health Nurse from Falkirk in Scotland will be taking to the skies this summer for her first-ever skydive to raise money for Leukaemia & Myeloma Research UK (LMRUK). Having completed sponsored walks and runs in the...

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