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Julie Runicles

Running 10 miles in Cabbage Patch 10

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My story

[p][br][/p][p]I'm proud to be running the Cabbage Patch 10 in aid of the MDS UK Patient Support Group. Help me in any way you can to reach my target of £500. Read more below about why it's so important to raise the money. [/p][p][b]MDS stands for Myelodysplastic Syndromes[/b], and it is a group of malignant blood disorders in which [url=https://mdspatientsupport.org.uk/wp-content/uploads/2012/07/What-does-my-bone-marrow-do.pdf]the bone marrow[/url] fails to produce healthy blood cells.[/p][p] All types of blood cells can be affected, causing a range of symptoms.[/p][p]There is research into MDS and various treatments are currently used. However, the only cure is a bone marrow transplant which can take months or years to recover from. [/p][p]We are able to run the MDS UK Patient Support Group thanks to donations from individuals and businesses, fundraising events and grants from pharmaceutical companies – as well as memorial donations from families who sadly lost a loved one to MDS.[/p][p]MDS UK does not currently receive any other types of grants or assistance from Government or Trusts.[/p][p][br][/p][p]We need funds to offer patients these services free of charge:[/p][p][br][/p][p]National and local meetings for patients and families[/p][p]A 1 day meeting costs about £5,000 for 100 attendees[url=https://mdspatientsupport.org.uk/about-our-events][b] Patient Meetings [/b][/url][/p][p][br][/p][p]2 newsletters per year, leaflets & information material[/p][p]We send out about 15-20 information packs a month[url=https://mdspatientsupport.org.uk/what-is-mds][b] Information Material [/b][/url][/p][p][br][/p][p]A telephone helpline, manned 5 days a week[/p][p]We get about 10 calls a week from patients and family members[url=https://mdspatientsupport.org.uk/our-commitee/contact-us-patients-relatives][b] Contact Us [/b][/url][/p][p][br][/p][p]Our website and online discussion forum[/p][p]Visited by more than 32,000 people last year[url=https://mdspatientsupport.org.uk/mds-forum][b] Visit the Forum [/b][/url][/p][p][br][/p][p]2 Facebook pages[/p][p]One public, liked by 1,555 people, and one confidential, with 400 members[url=https://www.facebook.com/MDS-UK-Patient-Support-Group-123295287687778/][b] Visit our Facebook page [/b][/url][/p][p][br][/p][p]A national survey project[/p][p]Assessing the needs of UK MDS patients amongst 450 MDS patients[url=https://mdspatientsupport.org.uk/our-commitee/survey][b] Complete our survey [/b][/url][/p]
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Personal Challenge Date

14 Oct 2018


Oct 12, 2018


Good Luck Julie! You can do it!

£15.00 plus £3.75 Gift Aid

Aug 12, 2018


Go Julie well done for supporting a great cause xx

Aug 7, 2018

Mr Fabulous

£99.01 plus £24.75 Gift Aid

Aug 6, 2018


£30.00 plus £7.50 Gift Aid

Aug 5, 2018


Good cause

Jul 31, 2018


Good luck Super Julie!

Jul 31, 2018

Stewart Bahahahaha

£50.00 plus £12.50 Gift Aid

Jul 31, 2018



Jul 30, 2018



Jul 29, 2018


OMG not again ! Oh well let’s do it !!!!

£25.00 plus £6.25 Gift Aid