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Susie Godley

2019 Virgin Money London Marathon

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My story

[p][b][u]Running with MS for MS[/u][/b][/p][p][br][/p][p][b]On 28th April 2019 I will be running 26.2 miles. Why? Because, fortunately, I can.[/b][/p][p][br][/p][p][b]When I received the shattering diagnosis of Multiple Sclerosis over 14 years ago, I immediately ripped up my Bucket List which included the London Marathon – surely that would never be possible? But through the support of my amazing MS nurse, the MS Trust and the awesome Coffee Run crew, I have taken up running and am loving it.[/b][/p][p][br][/p][p][b]This is my chance, not only to achieve a lifelong ambition, but also help support others who find themselves on this unpredictable and scary journey.[/b][/p][p][br][/p][p][b]Thank you so much for taking the time to read this and in advance for your generosity.[/b][/p][p][br][/p][p]To give you an idea of how supporting the MS Trust makes a difference for people living with MS, here are some examples of how they spend the money you donate.[/p][p][br][/p][p]Up to £10[/p][p]£6 funds one copy of an information book which can help a person with MS better understand their condition.[/p][p]£8 the cost of sending Open Door (our quarterly MS newsletter) for a year to one person.[/p][p]£10 - £50[/p][p]£10 the cost to send our Kids' and Parents' Guides to MS to a family affected by MS.[/p][p][br][/p][p]£15 the cost to send our Making Sense of MS core information pack to someone recently diagnosed with MS to help them understand and come to terms with their diagnosis.[/p][p]£15 funds one of our information specialists who provides essential support to a person with MS by telephone, email or via social media.[/p][p]£50 - £100[/p][p]£100 the cost of providing the Making Sense of MS booklet to everybody diagnosed with MS in one week.[/p][p]£100 - £500[/p][p]£238 per week to send our weekly comprehensive research update which provides an up-to-date review of developments in the world of MS research.[/p][p]£250 per day for the MS Trust’s MS Nurse Specialist Advisor, who plays a crucial part in our campaign to improve the quality of services available to people with MS.[/p][p]£411 the average cost of providing an MS nurse with the publications and factsheets they distribute to patients in one year.[/p][p]£500 - £1,000[/p][p]£751 for a health professional to attend our annual conference, which brings together over 300 multidisciplinary health and social care professionals who share a commitment to improve MS care.[/p][p]£940 funds our personal enquiry service for one week.[/p][p]£1,000+[/p][p]£1,765 to fund a newly-appointed MS specialist to attend our week-long foundation training in MS care.[/p][p][br][/p]
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May 28, 2019


£125.00 plus £31.25 Gift Aid

May 11, 2019

Kay Richardson

Superstar Suzie, you are such an inspiration

£30.00 plus £7.50 Gift Aid

May 8, 2019

Angie and Paul

You're amazing!! Keep up the running. x

£30.00 plus £7.50 Gift Aid

May 8, 2019


Amazing! Alyson xx

£25.00 plus £6.25 Gift Aid

May 2, 2019

Rowena White

Congratulations! An incredible achievement...and an inspiration for those of us who've never run it (and those who have!)

£20.00 plus £5.00 Gift Aid

Apr 30, 2019

Jane at no 20

Many congratulations! You are brilliant

£25.00 plus £6.25 Gift Aid

Apr 30, 2019

Randal Dunluce

Congratulations Susie - amazing achievement!

£50.00 plus £12.50 Gift Aid

Apr 30, 2019

Ewa H

Massive achievement Susie, quite amazing, congratulations!


Apr 30, 2019

Richard Ellis

Well done Susie. You next time John

£15.00 plus £3.75 Gift Aid

Apr 30, 2019



£10.00 plus £2.50 Gift Aid