Fundraising Stories

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 local...

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Amy takes to the skies to raise money for LMRUK

Amy takes to the skies to raise money for LMRUK

31-year-old Amy Crawford from South Port wanted to take on a brave and bold challenge to raise money for Leukaemia & Myeloma Research UK in memory of her inspirational mum. This February, Amy will be taking to the skies to complete her first ever skydive for charity!...

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Ready, set, race… Sarah’s 2020 London Marathon

Ready, set, race… Sarah’s 2020 London Marathon

Following in her father’s running footsteps, 24-year-old Sarah Harrison from Milton Keynes is taking on the 2020 London Marathon to raise money for Leukaemia & Myeloma Research UK. Here is Sarah’s fundraising story: “My dad is a keen runner and has taken part in many...

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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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