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Robert Aveyard

Robert Aveyard's Fundraising Page

Fundraising for WellChild

131 %
raised of £55,000 target
by 44 supporters


We provide practical and emotional support to improve life for seriously ill children.

Charity Registration No. 289600


Thank you for visiting our fundraising page in memory of our beautiful daughter Bryony who died suddenly from a brain haemorrhage aged 11 years old.

Wellchild is our chosen charity .............we have achieved our target of £55,000  .....We have achieved our target early so we are going to try and raise as much as we can over the next six months and hopefully get close to our next target of £110k....Thank you for your help.

Our next Challenge event is The Yorkshire three Peaks on May 1st 2010 please contact kath and Rob or Wellchild for details ......Registration forms now available!

Grand Finale Ball- at York Race Course May 8th

Tickets now available £45 each or £400 for a table of ten

Please contact Kath on 01904 422853 or email  

For The Love Of Bryony Fund-Wellchild

 please donate / sponsor as much as possible. Thanks you very much for your support. 

You can read Bryony's story on the following links: and at York Vikings basketball site: 

Donating through Justgiving is quick, easy and totally secure. It’s also the most efficient way to sponsor me: WellChild gets your money faster and, if you’re a UK taxpayer, Justgiving makes sure 25% in Gift Aid, plus a 3% supplement, are added to your donation.

We have raised the following off line so far;

Easter Egg Raffle - £35.50 by Sweatshop York

Quiz Night at The Walnut Tree Pub - £505.00 Hosted by Nikki and Dave Turnbull

5 Aside Football at Selby College - £223.71 organised by Issac Greaves

Launch Evening at David Llloyds Health Club - £3764.00 by Aveyard Family and Friends

Sponsored Run - £20.70 - by Amy Buck

U14 Girls Basketball Tournament £449.36 - organised by York Vikings Basketball
Thank you for your support.

car boot sale by Dorothy Aveyard and friends-£350.22

Great North Run Sponsor from 'Plants R Ross' - £10

Great North Run Sponsor from 'Spring Green Nurseries' - £50

Race night at the Shoulder of Mutton Pub - £1012.00.......thank you to Robin and Sue for hosting it a great night had by all!

Arcadia Group -£150.00 thanks goes to Tony Warren

David Begg and Associates(York)Limited-£100

Micheal from York COOP Funeral services-£100

Woldgate College Non-uniform day-£738.42 Thanks goes to everyone at the school and to Ilda Atkinson one of the  teachers  who is also running the Great North Run with the team in September.

Sainsburys Tin Collection 20/21st June-£752

Coffee Morning at Heworth Methodist Church 20th June-£913.53

Pie and Pea Race night at Heworth cricket club hosted by Stephen and Debbie Armstrong-£646 great night had by all....big thanks to Stephen and Debbie for organising it.

Bootham Junior School Bright Clothes Day-£224.30

Cant Sing Wont Sing Evening led by Ruth McCartney-£329 it was a fantastic evening..... we can all sing really well now.....not sure that Ruth would agree with that......Big thank you to Ruth.

Open Garden 4th July-£2005.33  What a fantastic day and a beautiful garden.......Thank you to Sue and Gary Taylor who hosted the event and to all the willing helpers.

Costcutter collection tin Heworth store-£19.05  

Graeme Armstrong-Bryonys uncle from Scotland had a golf day at the Glen....Graeme and three friends played four rounds of golf back to back with three clubs....The Glen golf club provided venue and refreshments free of charge all day so thanks goes to to them and big thanks to Graeme and his three far they have raised-£2125.77 

Thanks to William Thompson(York) Ltd for there £50 donation to Wellchild........Well done Michael for completing the Round the Islands Yacht Race. 

Charity Football Match...Burnholme Club vThe Walnut Tree Pub on Sunday 5th July it raised a fantastic-£250 thank you to everyone involved.

A big thank you to the two men from the Dogs trust in Sainsburys Foss Bank York for donating £20

Thank you to Anna Clarke and Anna Kilmartin both age 11 held a bun stall at Hempland school and raised a fantastic- £85 Well done girls!

Archbishop Holgates School wristband sales- £76

Squirrels Nursery wristband sales-£35

Archbishop Holgates School have had lots of fun events in the memory of there school friend Bryony and have raised a fantastic-£826 

Woldgate School have sold more wristbands in memory of Bryony-£100

York Maze charity night ......thanks to everyone we raised-£1989.10

Dont poop it scoop it-£1073

Costcutters heworth charity box-£20

Charity Bingo Night at Drax sport and social club-£791.40 Thanks goes to Auntie Betty and her team of helpers.....fantastic night....amazing raffle as well!

Donation from Yorkshire Building Society Charitable Foundation-£50

Selby College E2E five a side football competition-£264 thanks goes to Issac Greaves and his students for organising the event.....well done!

Holgate Methodist Church Prayer and Care Group-£55 thank you to everyone involved.

Walnut Tree Pub Heworth Charity box-£17.25

Sainsburys local heroes have award Jackie Franks -£200 towards her fundraising

Doug Bradbrook -£10

Costcutters(Heworth) charity box-£14.55

11 yr old Jake Anderson did a sponsored 70 mile bike ride and raised an amazing £225.00 well done and a big thank you

Scavenger Hunt -£526 Thank you to everyone who took part and to Sweatshop (York) and David Lloyd Leisure......A fantastic night !

Squirrels c/o Sandra Newsham-£32 wristbands etc

£20 Sponsorship for Great North Run kindly donated by Peggy and Rod from South Newlands Nursery near York - Thankyou

£5 Sponsorship for Great North Run kindly donated by David and Angela at Bellshill Garden Centre Scotland - Thankyou

The Walnut tree pub Heworth Charity tin collection-£15.28

Neil and Alison Armstrong( Bryonys Uncle and Auntie) Hosted a Charity Curry Evening at The Angon Balti Restaurant in Manchester everyone had a fantastic evening and the curry was fab! they raised an amazing- £445..... thank you Neil and Alison....also big thanks to Mohammed and his staff.

Charity Bingo Night in Sherrif Hutton village Hall- £726.80 A big thank you to Jane Durkin and her friends who organised this event it was a great night and what a raffle!......what an amazing amount well done.

£500 Great North Run sponsorship donated by Andrew Scott - Reynard Nurseries, Scotland. Many thanks it was a hard 13.1 miles.

Raffle held on the coach on the way to the Great North Run-£59

Browns Nurseries at York - £45 Great North Run Sponsorship

Skelton Nurseries at York - £20 Great North Run Sponsorship

Great North Run Sponsorship......c/o Kath- £343.50

Deighton Nursery at York - £200 Great North Run Sponsorship

Great North Run Sponsorship......c/o kath-£55

Car Boot Sale........Well done to Grandma Dot and Friends for raising- £433.49

GNR sponsorship- £10

Pumps and Gearboxes LTD-£50 c/o chris Yeomans

Rotor(UK)LTD-£30 c/o Chris Yeomans

Eclipse Electrical Engineers LTD-£100 c/o Chris Yeomans

Young Plants LTD-£50

GNR sponsorship-£25

Costcutters (Heworth)-£10

Selby College E2E presentation evening-£65.77

Helen Deighton Great North run Sponsorship-£163 Thank you

Keith and Tom Albans Great North Run sponsorship-£212 Thank you 

Kath GNR sponsorship -£25

Ilda Atkinson GNR Sponsorship-£330.00 thank you

Carol Smith GNR sponsorship-£355 thank you

Nikki Turnbull GNR sponsorship-£400 thank you

Anne Morrice GNR sponsorship-£588 thank you

In memory of his niece Stu Aveyard and his team Corsham Commandos (also in cluded Savs Saveall and Lee Richards with help from Chris Royle) completed the Royal Marines Challenge at Lympstone Devon on Saturday 10th October and raised an amazing -£1125.00 Thank you to everyone involved and who sponsored this event.

Corrina Hall GNR sponsorship-£277.10 thank you

£10- Donation

Kath GNR sponsorship- £10

Andrew Smith GNR sponsorship-£334 thank you 

A tea party at the Armstrong Family in Leicester so far has raised- £866.20 ....Big thanks goes to Bryonys Auntie Ria and cousins Lizzy and Patrick it must have been a fab tombola....thanks also to everyone for coming and all the other helpers....amazing!

Jayne Batt GNR sponsorship-£383.20 thank you

Broughton Astley Fair-£146.92....Thanks goes to everyone involved especially Sutton Elms Baptist Church

Sue Taylor GNR sponsorship-£500 thank you

Wrist band collection box at David Llloyd leisure Club York -£74.15

Wrist band collection box Sweatshop £34.80

c/oTony Warren (Arcardia group )For BBC-five days 2-£400

Viv Clarke GNR sponsorship-£658 thank you

Tom Greaves GNR sponsorship-£660.50 thank you

Ian Pitcher GNR sponsorship-£854.60 thank you

Bag Packing at Asda Saturday 31st October-£1089.85 thank you to all you willing bag packers!

On behalf of Bryonys Uncle Neil and the Aveyards we would like to thank all the Inhealth employees who donate one hour of there wages on Bryonys anniversary Oct 7th

Archbishop Holgates School have raised another amazing amount in memory of  Bryony-£1154.60 thank you to all the staff and pupils

JSU Corsham charities commitee-£100

Daniel Gath GNR sponsorship-£550.00 thank you

Muriel Marner donation-£30 thank you

The Shoulder of Mutton Pub(Heworth Green) Had a fun day and raised a fantastic £400 ...Thank you to Sue and Robin for all their hard work

Yorkshire Country Womens association (Heslington Branch)-£40

Donation from Alison and Steve Hargreaves-£100 thank you 

Steve Korobejko GNR sponsorship -£739.00 thank you

Jackie Franks GNR sponsorship-£245.00 thank you

Wristband sales-£50

Jane Bentall GNR sponsorship-£431.00 thank you

Costcutter Heworth colletion box-£10

Coastways Garage-£33.36

Discover caravans £26.44

donation £5

Chris Hudson GNR sponsorship-£345.00 thank you

Claire Davies GNR sponsorship-£277 thank you

Fulford cycles collection box-£32.72

Gary Huggen GNR sponsorship-£452 thank you

Charity box-£6.70

Donation from CO-OP funeral services-£116 thank you so much 

Matthew Gath GNR sponsorship-£400 thank you

RBS .....c/o Graeme Armstrong-£500  Thank you!

Mark Hattersley GNR sponsorship money-£400 thank you

Chris Yeomans GNR sponsorship money-£230 thank you

Hempland Primary School Golden Mile-£285.26 thank you to everyone involved

ROYAL YORK Charity Dinner and Auction-£7006.02 What a fantastic evening.....thank you to everyone who came and supported this event.

Thank you to everyone who ran the Great North Run......we have raised a fantastic amount of money....I have adjust some amounts according to what the charity have you down for.....if you have any more sponsor money please let Karl know....Thank you all once again! 


spot the dog-£33.53

N.A.R.P.O Christmas Dinner .....the money from the raffle held on the night was donated in memory of Bryony...Colin Armstrongs granddaughter-£ 494.00 thank you to all concerned.

Christmas donations-£80

GeeBees Hair Salon-£80....wristband sales

Music Evening at Heworth Methodist Church on Saturday 12th Dec- £134...... thank you to everyone

£25 - donation

Hempland Primary School Christmas concert collections-£188.24 thank you so much.

Christmas Fayre at Hempland School-£66.50

Donation c/o Tony Warren-£150 thank you

New Earswick Primary School Christmas Concert collection-£272.82 thank you so much.

Bag Packing at Asda - £679.61 thank you to all the willing helpers

Christmas Donations-£40

Donation from Diane and Dave Parker-£20 thank you

Donation from The Herbert Family at Christmas-£20 thank you

Christmas donations-£20

Bryony wristbands-£35

Robyn Turnbulls Wellchild stall-£127.80

Thank you to everyone who bought or sold Christmas cards for us we have made......£707.50

Thanks to George Scott for doing a sponsored around the coast of Britain bike ride in memory of Bryony .........George is a close friend of the family and has made a fantastic-£1224.00 thanks to all who sponsor him

Thank you to Applefields School York for the donation of £90.44 from the Christmas Carol service 

Lloyds/TSB-c/o Sharon Taylor-£500

Donations c/o Kath-£60

Donation from Chris Wells-£100

York City Football Tin collection-£267.00-Thanks to Sharon for organising this

Coffee morning at Heworth Methodist Church by The Wives Group-£325 Thank you

Donations from Wives groups speakers-£45

Donation from Dave and Diane Parker-£20 

Donation from Gerald and Jean Bradford-£100

Donation from Penny Bartlett-£10 

Money raised at Newcastle Eagles Basketball match-£201.27

Barry and Beryl Otley donation-£105 thank you

Car Boot sale by Jane and Annie Durkin-£40 Thank you

Sainsburys local collection-£355.00 thank you

Tony Warren-£250 donation from left bank pictures

Grand Finale Ball at York race course-£7779.36 Final total our thanks to everyone involved.

Doug Chidlow - 'Chidlow Plants' donation of £200 Thankyou

Yorkshire Three peaks sponsorship

Rob James and Kath Aveyard-£485

Niki and Dave Turnbull-£70

Viv, Andy, Peter and Anna Clarke-£150

Sue and Gary Taylor-£60

Jackie Franks-£25

Adele power-£25

Joanne Steve and Thomas Simpson-£90

Michael Broadley-£100

Michael East-£100

Andy Harvey-£30

Alex Baines-£52

Rachael Murphy-£144

S P Bowling-£45

Martyn Long-£232

Barrie Kettlestring-£61.20

John King-£180

John Wilson-£72

Bev Hall-£25

Cathy, Ross and Fiona Hunter-£125

Hazel Burton-£55

Phil Winskill-£100

Michael Irons Donation-£20

Jane Padbury-£25

Burnnolme School coffee morning-£40 Thank you

Minster FM local Heroes Awards Charity Fundraisers of the Year-£200

John Taylor- £120

Gary Huggen-£25

Robyn Turnbull-£48

James Turnbull-£42

Lloyds TSB c/o Sharon Taylor -£500 Thank you

Ware and Kay Solicitors-£50 Thank you