Thank you to all our volunteers!

Thank you to all our volunteers!

In the first week of June, we celebrated Volunteers Week 2019 by sharing stories of some of our wonderful volunteers. It was a great opportunity to thank everyone who’s contributed in amazing ways over the past year and even throughout MDUK’s history! Volunteers are part of the MDUK team, and help to fund research, campaign

London Summer Social

Come along to our London afternoon tea summer social, taking place at The Living Centre on Thursday 11th July 2019 from 1pm to 3pm. The afternoon tea will be a great opportunity to meet people and their families in and around London affected by muscular dystrophy or a related neuromuscular condition, as well as share information […]

Making strong friendships by volunteering for MDUK

After running the London Marathon for Muscular Dystrophy UK in 2018 Sam Tisbury, who lives in Essex, wanted to do even more for the charity. He has since supported at multiple Town and Gown events and was back last weekend supporting this year’s London Marathon runners. We spoke to Sam about the value of volunteering

Windsor Racecourse Bucket Collection

Love the races? Volunteers will get free entry! Can you spare an hour or two to come along and raise awareness, hold (not shake!) a bucket and spread some orange joy at our Windsor Racecourse collection on Sunday 30 June? Volunteers will get free entry (tickets are usually £19 on the door) – the racecourse are […]

Georgia is running the London marathon for boyfriend James

  North London film producer, Georgia Braham is training for her first grueling London marathon because her boyfriend James has muscular dystrophy. James, 31, an Advertising Account Director, was diagnosed with Limb Girdle muscular dystrophy in his late twenties. Since then physical activity has become challenging  He said: “My muscles tire a lot sooner now

Firewalk – North London

Can you take the heat?! We’re looking for some brave fundraisers to make a barefooted walk over 800 degree burning hot coals for MDUK. You will need to overcome the fear that strikes you as the heat burns your cheeks when you stand at the end of the firewalk, you will need to push past […]

Hannah’s Royal Parks Half For Simon

Hannah Mcfarland ran the Royal Parks Half Marathon for Muscular Dystrophy UK last year using one of our golden bond spaces. She was running in memory of her cousin Simon and managed to raise an incredible £2,248.75 to help fight muscle-wasting conditions. Here is her story of the Royal Parks Half Marathon; My cousin Simon

Southend Tesco Collection

Volunteer at our Tesco collection! Can you spare an hour or two to come along and join us on Sunday 28 April to raise awareness, funds and spread some orange joy at our Southend Tesco collection? We are looking for some volunteers to make the most of this opportunity, so if you can, we would […]

Ashford Middlesex Tesco Collection

Volunteer at our Tesco collection! Can you spare an hour or two to come along and join us on Saturday 25 May to raise awareness, funds and spread some orange joy at our Ashford Middlesex Tesco collection? We are looking for some volunteers to make the most of this opportunity, so if you can, we […]

London Vitality 10,000

Join our team for the London Vitality 10,000 run!  On bank holiday Monday, 27 May 2019, join #TeamOrange along with 12,000 other runners and take part in London’s number one 10K. The course passes many of London’s famous sights including St Paul’s Cathedral, Somerset House, Big Ben, the Houses of Parliament and Westminster Abbey along with taking […]

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