Scotland & Northern Ireland

Get in touch with your local Regional Development Manager, Jodie Whitham.

​​​​​​Jodie joined Muscular Dystrophy UK in April 2022. She has organised a number of events, bucket collections and coordinated groups for dress down days like Christmas jumper days working for health and welfare causes.

She has been involved in the third sector for approximately 10 years through both previous jobs and volunteering roles, where Jodie’s biggest passion is fundraising and how healing it can be to all. Jodie knows how important groups, volunteers and individuals are to charities and what a difference anyone can make with the right support.


You can contact Jodie on phone or email 

Mobile: 07771 374839


Family Funds

Family Funds are a great way for families to fundraise for Muscular Dystrophy UK to keep our vital research moving forward.

Family Funds in Scotland are:

Family Funds in Northern Ireland are:

Scotland Branches and fundraising groups

Perth branch
Contact name: Andrew Turnball
Contact: 07720 886272 /

Lanarkshire branch
Contact name: James O’Hagan
Contact: 01355 241693 /

Scottish Council
Contact name: Dr Sheonad MacFarlaneContact:

Northern Ireland Council:

Activities throughout Northern Ireland are overseen by a 16 strong voluntary committee

Contact name: NI Council Chair, Claire O’Hanlon MBE
Contact: 07787 183426 /

Want to get involved? Sign up to be a volunteer fundraiser in your area.