Please sponsor me. My name is Joe and Im 13 and I am going to attempt a 26 mile bike ride (or as much as i can) from hospital or at home on a bike machine, even though Ive just had a bone marrow transplant to help beat Leukaemia for a third time.


Im amazed at the support and the feedback ive had- i dont think im brave- just committed to beat this disease and make sure other kids dont go through what ive had. Thanks to Eddie Izzard, Alastair Campbell, Lord Sugar, Roger Daltry, Simon Cowell and all those that have tweeted and retweeted my you tube clip so far


The first time I had Leukaemia I was 2 . After 5 years treatment I thought Id beaten it but it came back again when i was 9. After another 2 years of treatment and time leading a normal life again we discovered it had come back again on New Years Eve 2010/11. This time I have had loads more chemo, really horrible radiotherapy and a  transplant, thanks to an anonymous donor. I was in isolation in hospital whilst the new cells grew, and then a long slow recovery (at home and in hospital) and I will be off school for nearly a year

My family has so far raised about £30,000 to help fund more research into finding a cure for blood cancers, especially in children. But I want to raise even more and. I plan to walk to the North Pole when Im better.

Every year we do the Leukaemia Bikeathon in London to raise money and I love doing it as its really inspiring..I cant do it this year so instead Im going to set up my bike at home on a stand and take part that way so I can still be involved raising money to beat this disease just like ive done 8 times over the last 10 years.

Please help me raise money for Leukaemia and Lymphoma Research by donating a small amount below and then sending this to ALL of your friends and contacts urging them to do the same. Please also get everyone to give blood and sign up to the Anthony Nolan bone marrow donation register too. ( - without a donor I wouldnt be alive now.

I wont give up until we’ve beaten blood cancers in children for good (currently 90% success) because I don’t want any other kids to go through what Im going through.

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Please donate now-  it saves lives and really makes such a difference.


Thank you


p.s Here is a clip of me on ITV showing Roger Daltrey how to play guitar!





Raising money for

Leukaemia & Lymphoma Research

Leukaemia & Lymphoma Research

Charity Registration No. 216032

We've changed the world for people with leukaemia, lymphoma, myeloma and other blood disorders - but we won’t stop until every single one of the 38,000 people diagnosed with a blood cancer each year survives and can live their lives to the full. Your contribution really will make a difference.

Donations 160

Best wishes

Donation by John Todd on 28/12/14


+ £5.00 Gift Aid


Donation by SANDEE on 09/08/14

And a talented guitarist.! we enjoyed your performance and Nikki and Pauls wedding.

Donation by helen and julian-winchester on 16/11/13

This is for the cockles. Can't believe you drank the juice as well. Legend!

Donation by Adam from LLR on 11/07/13


+ £1.25 Gift Aid

Hi Joe - just watched the youtube clip! You are an amazing ambassador for Leukaemia Research - good luck with your continued fund-raising endeavours.

Donation by Cathy Doe on 29/08/12


+ £6.25 Gift Aid

Torch bearer! Fund raiser extraordinaire! Well done Joe! & Happy Birthday Wendy!!

Donation by GRAHAM & JOY MILLS on 04/08/12


+ £5.00 Gift Aid

Hi Joe, we just saw the video of you running with the torch on Tuesday. well done and good luck with reaching your target. From Cape family x

Donation by Lindsey Cape on 27/07/12


Good Luck Joe x

Donation by Angie Ranshaw on 24/07/12


+ £1.25 Gift Aid

seen you with the torch good luck

Donation by ken Jones on 24/07/12


+ £5.50 Gift Aid

Hi Joe We have just seen you running with the olympic torch, good luck to you and your fund raising.

Donation by Ros & Chris Knight on 24/07/12


+ £3.75 Gift Aid

We admire your spirit and tenacity. You are a force to be reckoned with :-) Take good care of yourself.

Donation by Paul, Tania, Amelia & Alexander Nevelos on 24/05/12


Good luck! Much love from Italy

Donation by Alessandro Bellelli on 28/04/12

Donation by Steve Twelftree on 27/04/12


+ £6.25 Gift Aid

met your v talented father yesterday, then found this today. brilliant plans - good luck with it all.

Donation by Alastair Beattie on 20/03/12


+ £25.00 Gift Aid

Such an inspiring young man! Brilliant stuff <3

Donation by Emily Peters on 13/01/12


Donation by Andrew Rudd on 09/11/11


+ £1.25 Gift Aid

you go son!

Donation by lisa gorman on 01/11/11


Hi Joe, just about to go out for a cycle myself, hope you can get back on your bike soon :)

Donation by John Harnett on 27/08/11


+ £5.00 Gift Aid

What an ambitious target! You will do it! We always think of you when we cycle in the bikeathon. Your Grandad has a lot to answer for!

Donation by Rachel Drury on 16/08/11


+ £2.50 Gift Aid

Good luck Joe, you are a very brave young man ! (I remember your Grandad telling us all about you!!) xxxxx Sheilagh & Gordon Davies

Donation by Sheilagh Davies on 16/08/11


heard about yr ambition from Carrie & want to help as you are so brave - keep up the gd work & keep smiling. Hope you reach yr target. Love Rita & Ray

Donation by Ray & Rita Barker on 14/08/11


+ £7.50 Gift Aid

good luck!

Donation by Matt Mills on 13/08/11


+ £2.50 Gift Aid

Good luck Joe! Your Grandad always tells us about you & you are definitely an amazing boy. X

Donation by Joy & Graham Mills on 12/08/11


+ £5.00 Gift Aid

You are a real inspiration to others. Keep up the excellent work that you are doing.

Donation by Terry Davies on 11/08/11


+ £5.00 Gift Aid

Well done Joe- a small donation to your fund. Your very proud Grandad, my friend, has told me lots about you. You are an amazing boy x

Donation by pauline page on 09/08/11


+ £2.50 Gift Aid

Donation summary

  • * Online donations£5,028.84
  • Offline donations£788.00
  • Text donations£0.00
  • Total raised£5,816.84
  • Gift Aid£791.21

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