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Naomi Spencer

London Marathon

Challenge complete

Fundraising for this challenge has ended so we're no longer accepting donations. Thanks to everyone who supported this challenge.

Total raised so far £0.00

Target £0.00

Total plus Gift Aid: £0.00

Raised offline: £0.00

My story

[p]Hey everyone! Thank you so much for taking the time to visit my page and reading my story and inspiration behind why I am taking part in this incredible challenge![/p][p]Dementia is the biggest health threat facing society with 1 in 3 of us being affected by the disease in our lifetime. Not only does this cruel condition have a devastating affect on those with the disease, but also on their friends and family. There are currently no effective treatments to slow, prevent or cure it. [/p][p]But a revolution is growing - on the streets and in the laboratories. Scientists are gaining on dementia, making discoveries so that people living with this condition can lead more fulfilling lives. [/p][p]Alzheimer's Society and Alzheimer's Research UK are joining forces for a year-long campaign to power ground-breaking dementia research, overthrow old attitudes and lead the charge towards a cure. [/p][p]So what will the money I fundraise go towards:[/p][p]£30 powers an hour of cutting-edge microscopy to uncover the causes of dementia [/p][p]£100 pays for flasks and kits to keep essential experiments running [/p][p]£500 helps to fund state-of-the-art brain scans to reveal clues to dementia [/p][p]£1,000 buys specialist chemicals to understand what goes wrong in Alzheimer’s and other dementias and how we can stop it[/p][p]My personal inspiration for taking on the marathon is the affect that Alzheimer’s disease has had on my family. For 10 years or so my Granny lived with dementia. It was heartbreaking to watch her personality change and memory slip away, and unfortunately she passed away in mid February of this year. I will definitely be inspired by her stoicism and determination throughout the race! Although she was not able to be cured, hopefully the money raised by the Dementia Revolution can help science strive towards developing treatment and eventually a cure for the future. [/p][p]Through Virgin Money Giving, you can sponsor me and donations will be quickly processed and passed to the Dementia Revolution charities; Alzheimer's Society and Alzheimer's Research UK. [/p][p]Virgin Money Giving is a not for profit organisation and will claim gift aid on a charity's behalf where the donor is eligible for this.[/p][p]Thank you for any money you are able to donate, it is so very much appreciated![/p][p]Please follow my Facebook page and Instagram (naomi.spencer) for updates on my training and fundraising.[/p][p]Lots of love,[/p][p]Naomi [/p][p][br][/p]
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Supporters

May 29, 2019

Mum

Raised from raffle of Nigel Fletcher's Daffodils painting, with thanks to all who took part.

£223.00

May 8, 2019

Mum

Raised through cake sales and local donations (thank you everybody!).

£500.00

Apr 30, 2019

Richard Thomas

What a fantastic result - you must be over the moon with the time. And a great effort with the sponsorship. All in all a brilliant effort

£30.00 plus £7.50 Gift Aid

Apr 30, 2019

Natasha

Well done you rocket!! You smashed it x

£10.00

Apr 28, 2019

Will Spackman

Congratulations Naomi!

£20.00 plus £5.00 Gift Aid

Apr 28, 2019

Geo

So proud of you Naomi!

£20.00

Apr 28, 2019

Hummus buddy

Super proud of you today X

£10.00

Apr 28, 2019

Nigel and Julie

Well done Naomi, what a brilliant effort!!!

£20.00 plus £5.00 Gift Aid

Apr 28, 2019

The Kitchens

Congratulations you did it!! Well done from us all xoxo

Apr 28, 2019

Lucy F

£15.00 plus £3.75 Gift Aid