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Thank you for visiting my fundraising page. 

I ran the London Marathon on 26 April 2009 (in 5 hours and 22 minutes) to raise money for much needed research in endometriosis to improve treatments for the millions of women around the world who, like me, suffer from endometriosis.

I chose the World Endometriosis Research Foundation (WERF) as my charity because I believe that the only way we will improve treatments for endometriosis, and one day find a cure, is through coordinating research – not just in the EU, but across the globe. 

An estimated 100 million women in the world have endometriosis - during the prime of their lives!  Yet there is no cure, and little funding to find one.  This is a scandal!

Only through international collaboration will we see results benefiting all of us with this disease. If I reach my target of £20,000, WERF will be able to kick-start more basic research to increase knowledge and improve treatments.

Please give generously.

Thank you!

Diana Wallis MEP
Vice-president of the European Parliament

Follow my progress via my BLOG

Raising money for

World Endometriosis Research Foundation (WERF)

World Endometriosis Research Foundation (WERF)

Charity Registration No. 1116775

WERF is the global charity fostering research in endometriosis to improve knowledge and treatments. We carry out well powered international multi-centre studies and support research projects investigating disease mechanisms. WERF's vision is to prevent endometriosis in the next generation of women!

Donations 79

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Donation by Endometriosis Association of Ireland on 05/07/09

£42.00

Well done running the marathon. Not heard of endometriosis - until now

Donation by Mary Paton on 03/06/09

£10.00

+ £2.82 Gift Aid

Sorry to be late!

Donation by Anonymous of North Yorkshire on 24/05/09

£10.00

+ £2.82 Gift Aid

Onward payment by Diana Wallis congratulations on your 75th anniversary and many thanks

Donation by Members of East Yorkshire Womens Institue on 13/05/09

£15.00

Onward payment by Diana Wallis, many thanks Emma

Donation by Emma Nicolson MEP on 13/05/09

£20.00

Onward payment by Diana Wallis thanks so much Carole

Donation by Carole Lynn on 13/05/09

£20.00

Onward apyment by Diana Wallis Thanks so much Elspeth

Donation by Elspeth Attwooll MEP on 13/05/09

£47.00

Diana Wallis making onward payment, thanks a lot Chris

Donation by Chris Davies MEP on 13/05/09

£100.00

well done

Donation by Ian and Sheila COOKE on 06/05/09

£50.00

+ £14.10 Gift Aid

Donation by Mettler on 06/05/09

£20.00

Well done Diana from Jill and the gang

Donation by Hessle Travel on 05/05/09

£20.00

A giant leap for women starts with a single step!

Donation by Mattie Fincher Coxe on 04/05/09

£66.00

Good luck and thank you for doing this

Donation by Corinna Schmid on 03/05/09

£50.00

Well done, you have proved yourself a winner on everything, !!!

Donation by Polly& Paul English on 02/05/09

£20.00

+ £5.64 Gift Aid

Well done!

Donation by Richard Corbett MEP on 01/05/09

£20.00

+ £5.64 Gift Aid

Good luck for a great race

Donation by Christel Meuleman on 29/04/09

£25.00

Diana Wallis onward payment Thanks a lot Sarah

Donation by Sarah Ludford MEP on 29/04/09

£20.00

Onward payment by Diana Wallis MEP Thanks Catherine!

Donation by Catherine Stilher MEP on 29/04/09

£18.00

Great combination -research and running- for a great purpose!!

Donation by Juan Garcia-Velasco on 29/04/09

£50.00

Well done and thanks

Donation by Dr Mary Wingfield on 29/04/09

£40.00

Hello from Switzerland. You make this very good for Endometriosis womens.

Donation by Endofemme Support Group Switzerland on 29/04/09

£20.00

Thanks for supporting endometriosis and for sharing sharing your inadequate surgery in the past . Endometriosis surgery needs a quality control.

Donation by Koninckx PR on 29/04/09

£50.00

+ £14.10 Gift Aid

Well Done indeed! I think that deserves some 'balanced funding'. I was marshalling at Blue Start and may have been at Blackfriars as you passed!

Donation by Dr Ian Magrath on 28/04/09

£100.00

+ £28.21 Gift Aid

Well done Diana! Here is another donation from all at the Associazione Italiana Endometriosi Onlus

Donation by Associazione Italiana Endometriosi Onlus on 28/04/09

£100.00

Well Done Diana. Endometriosis research has many more friends now

Donation by Alan Williams on 28/04/09

£10.00

+ £2.82 Gift Aid

Donation summary

  • * Online donations£3,293.93
  • Offline donations£167.62
  • Text donations£0.00
  • Total raised£3,461.55
  • Gift Aid£273.59

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