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“Challenging myself to make my brother proud”

“Challenging myself to make my brother proud” 23 May 2024 Losing her 49-year-old brother David, after his lifelong battle with kidney disease, was devastating for Joanne Wallis and her family.   After David died in November 2023, Joanne, 39, from Derby, decided to take on a series of challenges in his memory to raise money for…

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London Marathon runners raise £150,000

London Marathon runners raise £150,000 21 May 2024 On Sunday 21 April 2024, 68 amazing supporters pulled on their purple running tops and participated in the TCS London Marathon for Kidney Research UK. Thanks to their huge efforts in completing the 26.2-mile-long course, an incredible £150,000 was raised to fund life-saving research into kidney disease. …

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The March March raises more than £23,000 for Kidney Research UK

The March March raises more than £23,000 for Kidney Research UK 20 May 2024 Over the course of 31 days in March, 233 participants took over 72 million steps as part of a huge collective effort to raise money for Kidney Research UK. Walking a minimum of 10,000 steps a day each throughout the month,…

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Financial Ombudsman Service raises more than £20,000 for kidney research

Financial Ombudsman Service raises more than £20,000 for kidney research 15 May 2024 Our charity partnership with the Financial Ombudsman Service (FOS) comes to an end in April 2024, after two successful years of fundraising and awareness raising as part of their ‘Giving Something Back’ initiative.  Managed by the ‘Giving Something Back’ committee, staff at…

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Milton Keynes Mayor supports Hope’s sponsored walk

Milton Keynes Mayor supports Hope’s sponsored walk 15 May 2024 Hope Rusell, a 25-year-old from Milton Keynes, was born prematurely after a road traffic accident caused her mother, Maxine, to go into early labour. Just a few months later Maxine was told her newborn baby had kidney disease that would progress info full renal failure…

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The ‘singing plumber’ heading on tour in memory of mum

The ‘singing plumber’ heading on tour in memory of mum 25 April 2024 51-year-old musician, Kev Crane, from Quorn in Leicestershire, begins his tour of the Midlands in May, fulfilling a long-held ambition. Dubbed the ‘singing plumber’, Kev’s extraordinary story has seen him land a record contract and sign a deal with a Hollywood film…

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