Are you planning an event to help raise money for the British Thyroid Foundation? Email us to let us know at firstname.lastname@example.org Don't forget to send us some pictures and let us know how you got on!
- Lucy Sloper will be running in the Half Marathon to IIchester and back on 26 May 2018. Lucy is supporting the BTF because both herself and her daughter Sophia have a thyroid disorder. She has chosen the 26 May to coincide with World Thyroid Day on 25 May 2018. Find out more on her JustGiving page.
- Helena Kontowtt is giving up chocolate for the whole of January to raise funds for the BTF. Helena says: I know first hand the effects of thyroid disorders. If you would like to donate please visit her JustGiving page.
- Faith Beswick is running the Brighton Half Marathon in February 2018. Faith says: I am running the Brighton Half Marathon for the British Thyroid Foundation because they helped me come to terms with my condition To support her, visit her JustGiving page.
- Marianne Rhodes is running the Brighton Half Marathon 2018 in February. Marianne says: I am running the Brighton Half Marathon 2018 because I have Graves' disease and I want to support the BTF. To support her, visit her JustGiving page.
- Bethan Howard Jones is taking on the Affric Kintail Trek, a new 44-mile cross-country route in Scotland in 24 hours in June. Bethan has suffered from both an under-active and over-active thyroid and wants to raise awareness of the BTF. Visit Bethan's JustGiving page to donate.
- To raise awareness about thyroid disease and how it can affect children, Joe Straw has set himself an amazing year of challenges which he hopes will raise money for the BTF. During the course of 2018 he plans to do Joe's Five@25 and complete a skydive, the Yorkshire Three Peaks (In under 6 hours), a triathlon, a bungee jump and a half marathon to Mam Tor. To find out more about Joe and his challenge please visit Joe's JustGiving page
- Joseph O'Callaghan is raising money for BTF by growing a moustache since November which he will be shaving off at the end of January! To support him please visit his JustGiving page.
Julian Jackson lost his sight in 2010 to a retinal inherited disease. Having personally overcome many challenges, he his convinced that ongoing eye research will provide solutions that will give those wrestling with avoidable and unavoidable sight loss so much hope, independence, mobility, financial independence and emotional well being.
The British Thyroid Foundation is delighted to be supporting Julian on his extremely courageous 1,000 mile Big Blind Walk from Land’s End to John O’Groats. Julian has again decided to embark on another inspirational fundraising challenge to raise awareness of sight loss, support research and create a translational research fund at the National Eye Research Centre (NERC). As a charity who support patients with Thyroid Eye Disease and aims to promote better treatment for patients, we are very proud to be a supporting organisation for Julian and wish him all the luck with his remarkable fundraising efforts!
If you would like to sponsor this walk, help plan the route, drive the support vehicle or walk with Julian along some of the way, introduce him to potential sponsors or generate some media interest then please go to the Big Blind Walk website or email Julian email@example.com or call him on 07773800073.
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You can support recent fundraisers or setup a fundraising page of your own on the BTF's JustGiving page.