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a Life for a Cure Ryan Bresnahan's Meningitis Appeal
a Life for a Cure Ryan Bresnahan's Meningitis Appeal
A Life for a Cure

A Life for a Cure

Why we need your help

WELCOME TO RYAN’S NEXT CHAPTER…

Ryan Bresnahan, our amazing son and brother, died very suddenly on 31 March 2010 of Meningitis B. He was a fit, healthy, caring, funny, gorgeous young man; he simply took our breath away. We lost him within an hour – we had no time to say goodbye.

‘a Life for a Cure’ was founded as both a legacy to Ryan and to help raise valuable funds in search of the ultimate vaccine and making others aware of how meningitis can affect young adults. This Bristol charity run purely on a voluntary basis is simply about working together to stop other amazing young lives being lost to meningitis. Some good must come from losing Ryan.

Huge thanks for your support x

Donations so far...

26-Nov-2019

Anonymous

Gotcha!

£50.00

plus £12.50 Gift Aid

22-Nov-2019

Jen

Had a lovely time at Blingo with Catherine Turner Michelle you are an inspiration. XXX

£70.00

plus £17.50 Gift Aid

18-Nov-2019

Kate

I hope that Blingo is as gorgeous and as sparkly as you are. I'm so sorry that I can't be there to share it with you.

£70.00

plus £17.50 Gift Aid

02-Nov-2019

Kath Webb

I’m sorry I won’t be able to make it to the Blingo evening in November. It will be an amazing night for sure and will raise lots more money for this incredible charity. I will be thinking of you all xxx

£70.00

plus £17.50 Gift Aid

15-Oct-2019

Nikki Portch

£1000.00

plus £250.00 Gift Aid

08-Oct-2019

Jon Evans

£160.00

plus £40.00 Gift Aid

30-Sep-2019

Anonymous

Hi Michelle Sadly I can't make it to Blingo but I'd like to make a contribution. I hope the evening goes really well. Have fun! Miranda el Khazen

£70.00

plus £17.50 Gift Aid

24-Sep-2019

Mike

From your friends at Kings Hall

£25.00

plus £6.25 Gift Aid

04-Aug-2019

Brackley Boot Boy

Beyond the Michael Taking the serious cycle Mount Dismount Swashbuckling Like Poldark Whilst life can be dark Joy can pedal through Adversity Jasper pedals mercilessly Renewing the life chain

£10.00

plus £2.50 Gift Aid

09-Jul-2019

Anonymous

£10.00

Jul 8, 2019

Anonymous

Good luck from all at Triangle Networks

£50.00

Jul 4, 2019

Anonymous

Glad it all went well!! Well done and i will see you soon. Tim.

£30.00

plus £7.50 Gift Aid

Jul 3, 2019

Nick Day

Well done Jon on your skydive!

£10.00

plus £2.50 Gift Aid

Jul 3, 2019

Ryan Day

Well done on your skydive Jon. Hope you enjoyed the experience.

£10.00

plus £2.50 Gift Aid

Jul 3, 2019

James Marchant

Good luck today Jon. A very worthy cause.

£25.00

plus £6.25 Gift Aid

Jul 2, 2019

SOS Design

Good luck Jon, enjoy and remember feet first :-)

£40.00

Jul 1, 2019

Adrian - Nation Wilcox

Good Luck Jon.

£25.00

plus £6.25 Gift Aid

Jul 1, 2019

Nation Wilcox Systems Ltd

£100.00

Jul 1, 2019

Mick OConnor

Good effort Jon

£50.00

plus £12.50 Gift Aid

Jun 27, 2019

Tony Rawlins

£10.00

plus £2.50 Gift Aid

Jun 26, 2019

John OBrien

£30.00

plus £7.50 Gift Aid

Jun 26, 2019

Arthur David

£50.00

plus £12.50 Gift Aid

Jun 9, 2019

Kate

My 10K Chew Valley entrance fee. Well done to all those who got off their bottoms to do it (unlike me).

£22.00

plus £5.50 Gift Aid

May 28, 2019

Team Elite

Thank you so much letting us take part in the Life for a Cure hockey tournament! We all had such a great weekend and we missed out on both the raffle and buying a Life for a Cure wrist band. Thank you! Team Elite & Elite Team

£150.00

Apr 1, 2019

Anonymous

£100.00

plus £25.00 Gift Aid

Mar 18, 2019

Dave Carter

£15.00

plus £3.75 Gift Aid

Mar 18, 2019

Nicky and Nigel

Remembering you on your 25th birthday Ryan

£25.00

plus £6.25 Gift Aid

Mar 5, 2019

Kathie Butters

My daughter's school is taking part in a national study on meningitis B and she is being vaccinated for free. This is the amount we have saved. Let's hope the study brings protection for everyone soon.

£220.00

plus £55.00 Gift Aid

Aug 23, 2018

Lancer Scott x

£1000.00

Jun 11, 2018

The Wotnots

Good luck with your art sale, hope you make your mark!

£30.00

Apr 3, 2018

Marie-Louise Cook

Dear Michelle and family I heard it was Ryan’s birthday recently. A small donation to your wonderful cause in his memory. With love from Marie -Louise and the Cook family .

£20.00

plus £5.00 Gift Aid

Mar 18, 2018

Nicky

Remembering you on your 24th Birthday Ryan Nicky Nigel, Sophie, Ben and Emma xx

£24.00

plus £6.00 Gift Aid

Jan 15, 2018

Katy Driscoll

A further donation following a fabulous night at Blingo - Thank you for organising such an amazing night and being such an inspiring lady. xx

£100.00

plus £25.00 Gift Aid

Jan 8, 2018

Anonymous

Dec 5, 2017

Luca Tambini and nVision Talent

Luca won a voucher at work and instead of taking the voucher he would like to donate to your charity instead. Thanks guys, keep up the good work!

£30.00

Nov 21, 2017

JOHN ALLEN

£100.00

plus £25.00 Gift Aid

Sep 27, 2017

Jacq

I am making a donation on behalf of the staff who did the tough mudder at Houghton Stone but the donations are closed.

£15.00

plus £3.75 Gift Aid

Aug 27, 2017

Anonymous

Given in gratitude for the generosity of Andrew and Elisabeth

£416.00

plus £104.00 Gift Aid

Aug 3, 2017

Dave Smith

just testing

£15.00

Jul 21, 2017

Clare Hopkins

£30.00

plus £7.50 Gift Aid

Jul 17, 2017

SW

£20.00

plus £5.00 Gift Aid

Jul 16, 2017

Jane and David

£40.00

plus £10.00 Gift Aid

Jul 16, 2017

Roz and Geraldine

Lovely to meet you Sue x

£20.00

plus £5.00 Gift Aid

Jul 14, 2017

Anonymous

£50.00

plus £12.50 Gift Aid

Jun 21, 2017

Amy Beech

I work for SunLife and we did a charity lottery which I won which meant I was able to chose a charity to put the proceeds to. My boyfriend suggested this charity as he went to school with Ryan and I thought it was a good cause.

£26.00

May 15, 2017

Harry Davies

£100.00

Apr 26, 2017

Anonymous

£10.00

plus £2.50 Gift Aid

Mar 20, 2017

DateNight

Proud to have raised this money through Durham university's new student night, DateNight.

£100.00

Mar 17, 2017

Nicky

Thinking of you Ryan on your 23rd birthday, for ever and always in our thoughts Nicky, Nigel, Sophie, Ben and Emma

£23.00

plus £5.75 Gift Aid

Feb 20, 2017

JP and Helen and Sophie

As always xxx

£100.00

plus £25.00 Gift Aid

Nov 17, 2016

Cothill House

£200.00

Oct 2, 2016

Anonymous

£60.00

Aug 15, 2016

Helen an nhs manager from Nottingham

Amazing vision for someone who seemed to be an amazing young man hope all you are doing makes a difference to health research and health interventions

£20.00

plus £5.00 Gift Aid

Aug 8, 2016

JP van Hoeve

With lots of love, JP, Helen and Sophie

£125.00

plus £31.25 Gift Aid

Jun 23, 2016

Judith Dyer

£20.00

plus £5.00 Gift Aid

Jun 12, 2016

Anonymous

£15.00

plus £3.75 Gift Aid

Jun 1, 2016

JP van Hoeve

On behalf of our good neighbour Chris Wyatt! Thanks for your help, Chris!

£50.00

plus £12.50 Gift Aid

Apr 4, 2016

CPS Grounds Ltd

From Chris Richardson and all at CPS Grounds Ltd

£350.00

Mar 18, 2016

Nicky

Happy Birthday Ryan never forgotten, and thinking of you and your family today love Nicky Nigel Sophie Ben and Emma

£22.00

plus £5.50 Gift Aid

Oct 20, 2015

Anonymous

£50.00

Oct 5, 2015

Moberly's

Looking forward to next years memorial match already!

£62.00

Sep 19, 2015

Great Fun

( . )( . )

£15.00

Aug 19, 2015

Becky Cawse

Couldn't make the Cake making with Nicky Turner..... so wanted to donate instead xxx

£20.00

Jun 28, 2015

Brendan McCarthy

From Brendan and Debbie McCarthy

£75.00

plus £18.75 Gift Aid

Apr 13, 2015

Kate

Thank you Ryan for bringing us all together in the mud! Hope you had a good laugh at your mum! This donation is also to say thanks to celeste for driving us. Super star.

Apr 12, 2015

The Waycotts Xx

Well done Ryan's Angels Xxxx

£25.00

plus £6.25 Gift Aid

Apr 12, 2015

rom Brown

well done girls today love the pics on fb x

£20.00

plus £5.00 Gift Aid

Mar 18, 2015

Julia and David Carter

Gone but not forgotten. Much love as always.

£15.00

plus £3.75 Gift Aid

Mar 18, 2015

Nicky Turner

Remembering Ryan on his 21st Birthday, always in our thoughts, thinking of you John Michelle and Shimmy, lots of Love Nicky Nigel Sophie Ben & Emma

£21.00

plus £5.25 Gift Aid

Jan 22, 2015

Anonymous

£573.26

Jan 5, 2015

Kate Upton

Ryan, for Christmas 2014 often in our thoughts xx

£20.00

plus £5.00 Gift Aid

Sep 14, 2014

Matt Bell

ALS challenge donation

£5.00

plus £1.25 Gift Aid

Aug 29, 2014

Elise Tregaskis

Ice bucket challenge!

£20.00

plus £5.00 Gift Aid

May 12, 2014

Lord Archie

Well done SJ

£20.00

plus £5.00 Gift Aid

Mar 23, 2014

JP van Hoeve

From JP and the crew at SENSE!

£81.49

plus £20.37 Gift Aid

Mar 18, 2014

Nicky,Nigel,Sophie ,Ben & Emma

Always in our thoughts Ryan, on your 20th Birthday

£20.00

plus £5.00 Gift Aid


DONOR_NAME
 
Jen 
Kate
Kath Webb
Nikki Portch
Jon Evans
 
Mike
Brackley Boot Boy
 
 
 
Nick Day 
Ryan Day
James Marchant
SOS Design
Adrian - Nation Wilcox
Nation Wilcox Systems Ltd
Mick OConnor
Tony Rawlins
John OBrien
Arthur David 
Kate
Team Elite
 
Dave Carter
Nicky  and Nigel
Kathie Butters
Lancer Scott x
The Wotnots
Marie-Louise Cook
Nicky
Katy Driscoll
 
Luca Tambini and nVision Talent
JOHN ALLEN
Jacq
 
Dave Smith
Clare Hopkins
SW
Jane  and David
Roz and Geraldine
 
Amy Beech
Harry Davies
 
DateNight
Nicky
JP and Helen and Sophie
Cothill House
NULL
Helen an nhs manager from Nottingham
JP van Hoeve
Judith Dyer
NULL
JP van Hoeve
CPS Grounds Ltd
Nicky
NULL
Moberly's
Great Fun
Becky Cawse
Brendan McCarthy
Kate
The Waycotts Xx
rom Brown
Julia and David Carter
Nicky Turner
NULL
Kate Upton
Matt Bell
Elise Tregaskis
Lord Archie
JP van Hoeve
Nicky,Nigel,Sophie ,Ben & Emma

532,090.00

raised so far

532090.00

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Oct 28, 2020

SO Couture

hiiii this is from SO Couture we really value your charity and hope our contribution can make a difference. Have a good dayyyyy.

24.00
(plus 6.00 giftaid)

May 25, 2020

Augusta Wakeford

10.00

May 25, 2020

Adam Fielder

10.00

May 25, 2020

Anonymous

5.00
(plus 1.25 giftaid)

May 25, 2020

Anonymous

Great challenge for a great cause. Sending all the love from afar xxxxx

100.00

May 24, 2020

Kate

10 for 10 - Loved the videos - the frying pan ones were my absolute fave. x

10.00
(plus 2.50 giftaid)

May 24, 2020

Anonymous

20.00
(plus 5.00 giftaid)

May 24, 2020

Charlie Powell

10.00
(plus 2.50 giftaid)

May 24, 2020

Chris A

Keep up the great work!! ?

10.00
(plus 2.50 giftaid)

May 24, 2020

Sheridan

10.00
(plus 2.50 giftaid)

Total raised so far

532,090.00

Total plus Gift Aid 532,368.50

Direct donations

1,234.00

Raised offline 530,856.00

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