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Fundraisers 2018

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  • London Marathon: WAY member Katie Compton and WAY supporter Jessica Ferguson both ran in the London Marathon on 22 April to raise funds for WAY – and between them raised a staggering £6,000! Read more...
  • Dragon Boat Race: An intrepid WAY Members Without Children (WAY Woc) Dragon Boat team raised more than £11,000 for WAY by rowing down the Thames dressed as jellyfish in July. Read more...
  • Serpentine Swim; WAY member Beverley Ward and Abigail, 12-year-old daughter of WAY’s Membership Manager, completed the Serpentine Swim on a chilly day in September, raising nearly £1,700 between them for WAY. 

Other fabulous fundraising feats:

  • WAY supporter Richard Rowling ran in the Hackney Half
  • Marathon and raised more than £1,000 in support of WAY member Polly Vickery.
  • Vicki Small-Meadows also raised over £1,000 in the Liverpool Rock n Roll Half Marathon in support of WAYer Ruth Eaves.
  • WAYer Lindsey Briggs raised £1,200 for WAY through a fundraiser ball.
  • Two 16-year-old WAY supporters (both called Lizzy!) rowed 54 miles to raise funds for WAY through the rivers of Wiltshire. In spite of torrential rain, the indomitable duo managed to raise more than £1,300 for WAY.
  • WAY member Laura Richardson walked 100 miles for WAY in June in memory of her partner Dan – raising more than £500
  • WAY supporter Tina Garner ran the Leicester Half Marathon for WAY in memory of her husband. She raised more than £1,400.
  • WAY member Veronica Currie raised more than £1,200 for WAY in a trio of gruelling challenges.
  • WAY supporter Hazel Johnson ran in the Great North Run and the Chester Marathon and raised more than £300 for WAY.
  • WAY supporter James Grey swam around St Michael’s Mount in Cornwall and raised £400 for WAY.
  • WAY supporter Shirley Connor ran the Windsor Half Marathon, raising more than £700.
  • WAY member Emma Newton-Taylor recorded a song to raise funds for WAY and has raised more than £200
  • WAY member Su Steed and her choir, Simply Voices, held a raffle for WAY and raised nearly £800.
  • Last but not least, WAY member Rob Jones held a golf day at Horton Park Golf Club in his wife’s memory – and raised funds for WAY and the Royal Marsden Hospital