And a Big Thank You to …

… all those who have made private donations to the Charity and to the following for their magnificent fundraising activities:-

 (Apologies to other 2014 fundraisers, I will catch up with the list soon!)
HMS Excellent,  Portsmouth for adopting us as their charity for 2013-2014  and presenting us with a cheque for £3513 (Jun14) (See Navy News Article)
Chris Richardson and friends for running the Bournemouth Marathon Festival Half Marathon (Oct 13)
Karl Dinham for running the Swindon ½ Marathon and other events in memory of his friend Stephen Waters (Oct 13)
 Peter Starkey and his son Oliver for taking part in the Baxters Loch Ness Marathon (Sep 13) 
Joe Waters, Andrew Waters and  friends for completing in the Tough Mudder Southwest. And as if the Tough Mudder wasn’t enough Andrew Waters  also signed up for the following, in memory of his brother Stephen:-

  • Sole Destroyer (mud run), (Mar 13)
  • Reading Half Marathon (March )
  • Bayer 10k, (May 13)
  • Swindon Half Marathon, (Oct 13)
Tony Hurrel and Luke Rafferty for competing in the Tough Mudder Yorkshire (Sep 13)
Melanie Black and her son for competing in the Spartan Race, Yorkshire for Fanconi Hope (Sep 13)
Helen Davies for skydiving in Wales for Fanconi Hope (Aug 13)
Stuart Garside and friends who organised a Midsummer Mardi Gras event at the Liberty Grill in Doncaster (Aug 13)
Katherine Shiels, who with the help of many friends and family, has raised a magnificent £1756 though a number of events, in memory of her son Barry who lost the battle against FA early last year. (Aug 13)
Kev Rimington and St John’s College Cycling Club, Southsea for their 300Km Cycle Ride from Southsea to Reims (July 13) College Newsletter article
John Bell and Team Network Rail, a group of 7 staff from Carlisle Network Rail Delivery Unit cycled from Carnforth to Whitby, covering a total of 190miles & 15,000ft of climbing, raising £960 for Fanconi Hope. (Jun 13)JustGiving Page
Sarah Sherwin, who walked the length of Hadrian’s Wall raising a fantastic total of £2633. (Jun 13)  JustGiving Page
Lauren Barrett who ran the Edinburgh Marathon, raising £914 (May 13) JustGiving Page
The organisers of Paintopia who chose Fanconi Hope as their Charity for this Bodypainting Festival. (May 13) About the Festival
 Rachel Emberton who raised £980 from Just Walk on the South Downs (May 13)
Joanne and Kevin Smith, the Bell,  Parry and Barrett families for stand manning at the Chatsworth International Horse Trials Derbyshire. And a special thanks to The Duchess of Devonshire for making Fanconi Hope her nominated charity for the event. Towards £1000 was raised from sales at the stand and donations. (May 13)
 Andrew Lumley who participated in the Tough Mudder, London North, in memory of his friend Stephen Waters. (May 13)  JustGiving Page
 Jill Dalgleish who raised £425 by running the Edinburgh Rock and Roll Half Marathon. (April 13). JustGiving Page
Karl Dinham who participated in the Bayer 10Km Run in Newbury on 26th March 13 and in memory of his friend Stephen Waters.
Andrew Waters, from Berkshire, for a series of athletic events, some completed, some to come in 2013. Here are pictures from the first two events: the Sole Destroyer Mud Run on Mar 2nd and the Reading Half Marathon on March 17th.
Tom O’Connor from Glasgow whose 3 Run Challenge in Sept-Oct 12 had to be cancelled due to injury. JustGiving page. However, thanks to his employer at the time, BAA, for a donation to Fanconi Hope in recognition of Tom’s services.
Julia McDonald from Portsmouth who took part in the BUPA Great South Run on 27th Oct 2012. JustGiving Page
Around 20 members of David Carroll’s family, plus friends and Sheffield International Venues staff who took the plunge for a 21-mile swimathon them – about the equivalent length of the English Channel, raising money for both Fanconi Hope and The Anthony Nolan Trust. (Mar 2012) Press Article
Martin Barrett who took part in the London Olympic Stadium Run, raising £430 (Mar 2012)
Clare Eadie who asked for donations in place of presents for her 50th birthday and raised £1653 (Mar 2012)
Shaf Mohamed who set up a JustGiving page in memory of Karen Marie Nazer, raising over £660 (Dec 2011)
Team Leighton who held a Charity Night in Dalmuir, Scotland. Please come and support Fanconi Hope, raising £1628 (Nov 2011)
Tom O’Connor who ran the Athens Marathon and raised £437 (Nov 2011)
Soraya Foufa who did her first parachute jump, raising over £770 (Oct 2011)
Mark Gillespie and James who have raised over £790 so far from their Mourne Mountain Marathon (Sep 11).   JustGiving Page
Kieran O’Malley from Portsmouth who raised over £740 from his 1200Km Paris-Brest-Paris Cycle Ride which he did in less than 85 hours (Aug 11). Kieran in centre of photo. More photos here        JustGiving Page
Helen Eyre and Rachel Deakin from Bamford in Derbyshire who raised over £780 from their Manchester to Blackpool Cycle Ride (Jul 11)     JustGiving Page
Kathryn Berrisford, an embryologist at Care Fertility in Nottingham, who ran the White Peak Marathon, raising over £400  (May 11)
Dr Aimee Lawson, who ran her first triathlon in aid of Fanconi Hope in Stratford on Avon. (Oct 10)
Louise Dalgleish from Portsmouth who ran the Children’s BUPA Great South Run for the Charity. (Oct 10)
Lisa McArdle from Portsmouth who ran the BUPA Great South Run for the Charity. (Oct 10)
Karen Hudson from Portsmouth who ran the BUPA Great South Run for the Charity (Oct 10)
Nicky Fullerton, a sports journalist and former morning radio DJ organised  a charity boxing night. He went six one minute rounds with professional boxers who include who include current European Champion Brian Magee, Current British Champion Martin Lindsay, Former Commonwealth Champion Martin Rogan, Carl Frampton, Jamie Conlon and Mr X ( a former World Champion). (Oct 10)
Mark Gillespie, for a one mile open water swim at Salford Quay as part of the Channel 4 Great British Swim series, raising over £650 (Sept 2010)
t to t logo 2Paul Carruthers, Emma Rush, Anthony Turner, Chris Byrne, Peter Kawalek, Dave Maskew who have so far raised around £4500 from their Tower 2 Tower Cycle Ride and the Gig in Manchester beforehand. (Aug 10)  more
CAREfertility_halo (Small)Colleen Lynch from Care Fertility who raised £485 from Collection Boxes in the Clinic (Aug 10)
Phil and Karen Jarvis who asked for donations to be made to Fanconi Hope on their 25th Wedding Anniversary, raising £575. (July 2010)
Cat PearceCathryn Pearce who walked Hadrian’s Wall end to end, raising over £1500. (July 2010)
The Staff and Pupils of Sandiways Primary School who donated £172. (June 2010)
The Pupils and Staff of Weaverham High School who donated £195. (June 2010)
Clare Grundy,Chris Terry and David, who raised  £1750 running the Manchester 10Km. (May 2010) 
Team Leighton, (Thomas O’Connor, Fraser Smith, Alain McGuire and Glen Phinnen), who raised nearly £4000 through running the Edinburgh Marathon (May 2010). Team Leighton’s Facebook Page
Louise Parry, who held a Grand Ball at Tatton Park in Manchester, raising £5500. (April 2010)
Sheila DalgleishSheila Dalgleish who raised around £1000 by swimming the equivalent of the English Channel in her local swimming baths over a period of a month. (Dec 2009)
IMG_0324 (Small)The Hope Valley Masonic Lodge for donating £1000 (Nov 2009).  L-R: Thomas Carroll, Worshipful Master Richard Parkinson, The Duchess of Devonshire, Barry Kessler
IMG_0323 (Small)James Hubbard and the Dorothy Vernon Masonic Lodge for donating £250 (Nov 2009)  L-R: Thomas Carroll, The Duchess of Devonshire, James Hubbard
Sheffield Neurosurgical Theatre Team who raised £566 from a  sponsored cycle ride from Sheffield to Liverpool (Nov 2009)
Clive GillespieClive Gillespie from Cheshire who raised an impressive £1968 from a sponsored parachute jump (Oct 2009)
avril smithAvril Smith, Robert Readie and Team Leighton (Kaj McInally, Jimmy Cullen and Gary Miller) who completed the 3 peaks  challenge ( Snowdon, Scafell and Ben Nevis in 24 hours) in memory of Robert and Avril’s son Leighton and also held a fundraising night to collect an amazing £4710 in total.  (Sept 2009) Justgiving Page team leighton
DSC_0152for brochure (Small)Our Patron, the Duchess of Devonshire for nominating us as her charity for the Chatsworth Country Fair, raising £4000 (Sept 2009). 
Plinth 6Jules Sanders who bravely performed on the Plinth in Trafalgar Square raising over £600 (Sept 2009). See video of her performance.
val taylorVal Taylor who organised a Film Quiz Night in Wanstead raising over £2000 (Sept 2009). See photos
justgiving posterPaul Carruthers who cycled from Lands End to John O’Groats raising over £3100 (Sept 2009)Read his blog
David and SamanthaDavid and Sam McDowell who raised £200 from a cake sale (July 2009).
100_0396Andy and Jeannie MacGregor from Reigate who held a quiz night, raising a magnificent £830. (July 2009)
Lara Elsworth and colleagues from Sheffield Teaching Hospital for undertaking the 14 mile Sheffield Round Walk for Fanconi Hope. (May 2009)
May Dalgleish from Edinburgh who held a garden party for friends and neighbours, raising over £600 (May 2009)
roebuckfestAbby Cookson and the team from the Roebuck pub in Northwich for raising £1695 from their Roebuckfest. (May 2009)
team-ismo-in-fh-t-shirtsTeam ISMO: Marc O’Donnell, Sally Fielding, Sarah Fairbrother, James McNicols, Ben Morris, Andy Jones from Sheffield who ran the BUPA Great Manchester Run, raising £3970. (May 2009)
100_0249-smallRichard Dulake from Kent who walked 60Km on the South Downs, raising almost £1000 in memory of his wife Hazel, who passed away from Fanconi Anaemia in 2008. (May 2009)
Aaron DallimoreAaron Dallimore from Baxter Healthcare, Newbury, for running the London Marathon, raising £870. (April 09)
p5240085aNorman Spratt from Donegal for running the Boston Marathon in 3hrs 33mins, raising 1700 Euros, with help fromLance and Judy Ball of CT Ball, Jewellers, Letterkenny. (April 2009)
ged-at-jogGed Kearney from Portsmouth who cycled solo from Lands End to John O’ Groats for Fanconi Hope, raising £1169. Read his account of the event here. (April 2009)
jill-smallJill Dalgleish from Edinburgh for running the Edinburgh half marathon raising £223. (April 2009)
gordon-marathon-smallGordon Eadie from Edinburgh for raising over £2500 from running the London Marathon. (April 2009)
Alex Dalgleish and his schoolfriends at Portsmouth Grammar School for raising £435 through a sponsored staff/pupil football competition. (Feb 2009)
David and SamanthaThe McDowell Family from York for raising £621 from various events. (Nov 2008)
Jenny GoodwinJenny Goodwin from Southsea for raising £300 from the BUPA Great South Run, her first big race. (Oct 2008)
Sue Barrie from Southsea for raising £300 from the BUPA Great South Run. (Oct 2008)
Chris Gambs from Southsea for raising over £250 from the BUPA Great South Run. (Oct 2008)
Sue Coop from Germany, for her Manchester Firefighters Sponsored Run, raising £355. (Sept 2008)
david & mum garage sale (Small)Ros Reid from Derbyshire for raising £1000 through the village jumble sale (Aug 2008)
Avril Smith and Robert Readie from Glasgow for raising £5000 through evening findraising events (May 2008)


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