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Dementia UK

Tennis-a-thon 2023

Take on the Dementia UK Tennis-a-thon on 23rd July to help more families receive the life-changing support of our specialist dementia nurses.
by 215 supporters
Closes on 31/10/2023
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Every three minutes in the UK, someone develops dementia and it doesnt just affect the person with the diagnosis. Families often struggle to know where to turn and are left feeling exhausted, overwhelmed and alone. Thats why we need you and your tennis club to take on the Dementia UK Tennis-a-thon and help raise vital funds to support more families facing dementia.

Taking part in last year's tennis-a-thon was an amazing experience. It gave me the rare opportunity to represent my relationship with my grandmother through tennis, a sport we both loved when she was well, and afforded us such shared enjoyment over the years. On top of all this, it also allowed me to connect with other tennis players in my local area. I loved being able to get so many people involved with such an important cause - Tim Woodford who took part in Tennis-a-thon 2022

All you need to do is

1. Register to take part on our website .

2. Set yourself the challenge of playing tennis for as long as you can on 23rd July or on another date which suits you.

3. Set up your fundraising page by clicking the orange button above which says 'Start fundraising'.

Once you're all set up, we'll be in touch with lots of hints and tips of how to get the most out of your fundraising. You can also find out more about Tennis-a-thon at fundraising@dementiauk.org or give us a call on 020 8059 4400.

We are Dementia UK, the specialist dementia nurse charity. Our nurses, called Admiral Nurses, who we continually support and develop, provide life-changing care for families affected by all forms of dementia - including Alzheimers disease. When you support our charity, you're helping us grow the number of specialist dementia nurses, giving more people affected by dementia the life-changing care that they need.

We help people living with dementia stay independent for longer and support the people caring for them. We help to give them the strength to cope with the bad days, and the energy to enjoy the good days.

With your help, no one will have to face dementia alone.

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Dementia UK

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Dementia UK is the specialist dementia nurse charity. Our nurses, called Admiral Nurses – who we continually support and develop – provide life-changing care for families affected by all forms of dementia, including Alzheimer’s disease.

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