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Reaching exhilarating new heights to raise money for charity

Reaching exhilarating new heights to raise money for charity

21-year-old Ben Saunders from Eastbourne in East Sussex is gearing up to take part in an epic skydiving challenge to raise money for Leukaemia & Myeloma Research UK (LMRUK), in memory of childhood friend, William Pearce. William was diagnosed with leukaemia at the...

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To the peak of Snowdon and back again for charity

To the peak of Snowdon and back again for charity

With two half marathons under his belt, Daz Martin from Whittington in Shropshire has decided to lace up his running shoes once again and take on his biggest challenge yet. This July, Daz will be running the epic Xterra Snowdonia Trail Marathon to raise money for...

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Every penny counts thanks to Aviva employees

Every penny counts thanks to Aviva employees

Employees at general insurer and a leading life and pensions provider, Aviva, have been making every penny count by raising over £17,000 for our charity. Aviva’s ‘Pennies for Good’ scheme enables colleagues to opt-in to charity donations by rounding down their monthly...

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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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