Fundraisers

 

We love our fundraisers. Here are some of their stories... Some of these stories might give you some ideas of how you too can raise funds for the Marfan Trust.

Daniel Hyde – JS Bach Concerts

Daniel Hyde, organist at St Thomas' Church, New York, raised a whopping £5,000.00 by playing the complete organ works of JS Bach in a series of concerts, in Oxford, UK on behalf of the Marfan Trust. His kind donation has been put toward the purchase of a new PCR (Polymerase Chain Reaction) machine…

Aaron Sheldon – Inflatable Obstacle Course

Aaron Sheldon raised a wonderful £519 by successfully completing a £5k inflatable obstacle course in Nottingham, wildly surpassing his £150.00 target. Well done Aaron. 

Janet Pedder - 10 Bridges Walk

On a sizzling summer evening with temperatures reaching 29c, Janet Pedder and 12 of her friends walked 10 miles back and forth over 10 of London's bridges across the Thames raising a tremendous £1,025.00 in total, split between the Marfan Trust and Hope House. The gang started at 5.30pm from Sloane…

Dave Smith - Lincoln 10k

Huge congratulations go to Dave Smith who raised an impressive £382.25 for the Marfan Trust by running the Lincoln 10k, aided and abetted by his brother Matt (who finished 63rd!). Dave wants to particularly thank weighing scales manufacturer Marsden which boosted his fundraising effort by a particularly…

Lizzie Bennett - Dress Down Friday Fundraiser

Well done to Lizzie Bennett who raised a terrific £170.00 by organising a dress down Friday event and bake sale with the help of Southern Housing Group, where she works, in memory of her friend Angela Warren who passed away 4 years ago. Thanks Lizzie!  

Camren Selfe and His Hair Raising £500

Congratulations to Camren Selfe for abseiling his way to raising a grand total of £500 in memory of his friend Ollie Babb. If abseiling was not enough, to top up his total, he valiantly pledged to shave his head. As he has now reached his goal of £500, the razor has come out now! Have a cool headed…