Richard Whitehead

Charities

Scope
Scope exists to make this country a better place for disabled people and their families. We do this by running a range of services, raising awareness of the issues that disabled people face and influencing change across society. We provide support, advice and information for more than a quarter of a million disabled people and their family members every year.
Sarcoma UK
Sarcoma UK is the main charity in the UK dealing with all types of sarcoma Sarcomas are rare cancers of bone & soft connective tissue About Sarcoma UK Sarcoma UK provides information and support for anyone affected by sarcoma patients, carers, relatives and friends Sarcoma UK’s aim is to achieve the best possible standard of treatment and care for patients with sarcoma. It does this through Funding scientific and medical research into causes and treatments Delivering a range of support and information services covering all aspects of sarcoma Raising awareness of sarcoma amongst the public, healthcare professionals and policy makers Campaigning on behalf of sarcoma patients for improved treatment and care Sarcoma UK relies on voluntary donations and fundraising activities to fund its work Sarcoma UK is staffed by a small team, managed by a board of trustees many with personal experience of sarcoma, and supported by experts in the sarcoma field Sarcoma UK works collaboratively with doctors, nurses, researchers, and other cancer charities About sarcoma Sarcomas are rare cancers that develop in the supporting or connective tissues of the body such as muscle, bone, nerves, cartilage, blood vessels and fat There are around 70 different sub-types of sarcoma There are around 3200 new cases of sarcoma diagnosed each year in the UK Sarcomas account for about 11 percent of childhood cancers and about 14 percent of cancers in teenagers There are around 500 new cases of primary bone cancer diagnosis every year in the UK. Osteosarcoma and Ewings sarcoma are the most common bone sarcomas. They often affect children and teenagers


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Richard Whitehead Runs Britain

Fundraiser: 
Richard Whitehead

My page: http://uk.virginmoneygiving.com/RichardWhiteheadRunsBritain

British double leg amputee and Paralympic Gold medallist Richard Whitehead is running a marathon a day for 40 days from 13th August 2013. It’s the latest in a long line of incredible achievements, proving that a life without limits is possible.


Visit www.richardwhiteheadrunsbritain.com to sign up to run alongside Richard for part of his run, or to support the run make a donation here on Richard's Virgin Money Giving page

Scope exists to make this country a better place for disabled people and their families. We do this by running a range of services, raising awareness of the issues that disabled people face and influencing change across society.  We provide support, advice and information for more than a quarter of a million disabled people and their family members every year.

To learn more you can visit www.scope.org.uk

Sarcoma UK is the main charity in the UK dealing with all types of sarcoma. Sarcomas are rare cancers of bone and soft tissue. Ten people every day are diagnosed with sarcoma in the UK and 14% of all childhood cancers are sarcomas. Sarcoma UK funds scientific research into causes and treatments; delivers a range of support and information services; and campaigns for improved awareness, treatment and care.

To learn more you can visit www.sarcoma.org.uk

Please note that Scope is responsible for the administration of donations which will be split 60% to Scope and 40% to Sarcoma UK.

Recent donors

06.04.14 Well done Richard!

06.04.14

05.04.14

03.04.14 Inspirational, good luck

24.02.14 donated by Disabled Peoples Advocacy Nottingham. Unfortunately our charity has to close to lack of funding. We decided to donate our remaining funds to this worthwhile cause.

16.02.14 Heard about this on Question of Sport. Can't begin to imagine how hard it was. Amazing. Well done.

15.02.14

15.02.14 Good luck! x

14.02.14 Well done Richard. Just watched you on a Question of Sport and heard about your fantastic achievement.

14.02.14

14.02.14 Well done, we admire you.

14.02.14 You are amazing and inspirational

11.02.14 Amazing feat. Fantastic, you're an inspiration!

11.02.14

£162,125.12

Running total

Total raised incl. Gift Aid:
£162,193.87
Total donors:
14
Biggest donor:
Meryl + Francesco Caio
£100.00  
Last donor:
Henry
06.04.14  
Offline fundraising:
£161,688.17
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