Alzheimer's Research UK

Frank Rothwell’s World’s Toughest Row Atlantic Challenge 2023

Racing across the Atlantic for Alzheimer’s Research UK.
£376,931
raised
by 5868 supporters
Event: World's Toughest Row - Atlantic, from 12 December 2023 to 12 March 2024
RCN 1077089

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**This JustGiving page is managed jointly by both Frank Rothwell and Alzheimer’s Research UK. **

On 15 February 2024, Oldham Athletic A.F.C’s Chair, Frank Rothwell completed the 3,000-mile solo row across the Atlantic in aid of Alzheimer’s Research UK.

This is the second time Frank has completed the challenge, known as the World’s Toughest Row, for the charity.

Because if nothing changes, one in two of us will be directly affected by dementia. We will either develop it ourselves, care for someone with it, or both.

Frank wants to stop dementia from robbing us of everything that matters. Our memories. Our connections. Our story.

Alzheimer’s Research UK exists for a cure, and we won’t stop until everyone is free from the heartbreak of dementia.

Iceland Foods Charitable Foundation generously match-funded the first £100,000 of donations made to this fundraising page. All donations made to this page will go to Alzheimer’s Research UK.

Thank you, Frank, for standing with us for a cure.

A message from Frank:

I’m not frightened of anything except getting dementia. Thank you very much for your donation. It really means the world to me and to Alzheimer’s Research UK.

Please stay in touch and follow my journey on social media:

Twitter: @Frank_Rothwell

Facebook: Frank Rothwell’s Atlantic Challenge 2023

Instagram: @frank_rothwell

That’s it for now! Frank.

About the charity

Alzheimer’s Research UK is the UK’s leading dementia research charity. We’re striving for a cure, by revolutionising the way we treat, diagnose and prevent dementia.

Donation summary

Total raised
£376,930.59
+ £41,190.38 Gift Aid
Online donations
£212,517.59
Offline donations
£164,413.00
Direct donations
£212,497.59
Donations via fundraisers
£20.00

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