Alistair Randall

Alistair's 40 by 40 for Myeloma UK

Fundraising for Myeloma UK
£2,878
raised of £20,000 target
by 63 supporters
Alistair's 40 by 40
In memory of Judy Randall
Myeloma UK

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We provide support and fund vital research to make myeloma history

Story

In March 2027, I turn 40 years of age.

Between now and then, I commit to completing 40 fundraising challenges and events for Myeloma UK, in memory of my wonderful mum Judy.

I adored my mum. She was my favourite person in the world. In December 2017, mum was diagnosed with multiple myeloma and she passed away from the illness in July 2019. During this short time, the bravery with which she fought this cruel illness was truly remarkable. She never once complained despite the fact she was so often in pain and discomfort.

I want to pay tribute to my amazing mum. I also want to give back to Myeloma UK who were an invaluable source of advice and reassurance throughout mum’s illness. They provided us with a community of fellow sufferers, informed us of new treatments undergoing trial and answered our many questions about the disease.

Hence, to say thank you, I wanted to try the biggest, best fundraiser I could possibly fathom and this is what we came up with. 40 challenges - big and small - by the time I turn 40.

I am very grateful for any and all donations - thank you,

Ali Randall

The 40 Challenges

1: 65-mile walk from Greenwich to Chichester - COMPLETED (29 & 30 March '24)

2: Volunteering a day of my time in the local community - COMPLETED with Walworth Golden Oldies (11 April ‘24)

3: 1 burpee for every £1 donated in April - 1,000 burpees COMPLETED (4 May ‘24)

4: Nashville spice challenge - COMPLETED courtesy of Bolton’s (12 May ‘24)

5: TO BE ANNOUNCED SHORTLY.

Follow along:

I will update the following accounts with my preparation for this and all future challenges so please do follow along:

Blog: https://alis40by40.wordpress.com/

Instagram: @alis40by40

Submit a challenge:

While some of the challenges and events are already in the works, some will come from you, the donors. If you would like to submit a challenge (either because you could make use of my free labour for a day, you want to help host a challenge or because you want to see me squirm) then please get in touch via email so that we may consider it: alistairs40by40@gmail.com

Myeloma UK's info:

"For 25 years Myeloma UK has been working to make myeloma history. 

"Myeloma UK is determined that no-one goes through myeloma alone. We are here to provide information and support to anyone affected by the incurable blood cancer, myeloma.  Patients, families, friends, and carers can all draw on our information centre, support groups, discussion forums and Infoline for support when they need it. 

"We invest in research that helps us understand how myeloma develops and progresses, and we do this to help everyone working in myeloma better understand and meet the needs of myeloma patients and help deliver change.  

"We do this because we want to see a better tomorrow for patients.  We represent the voices of people affected by myeloma to government, the NHS and the wider healthcare sector to improve access to the latest treatments, remove barriers to prompt diagnosis, and improve the design and delivery of care. 

"Almost all of our funding comes from public donations and gifts in wills.  We don’t receive government or NHS funding.  Your support makes all the difference. "

www.myeloma.org.uk

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About the charity

Myeloma UK

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Myeloma UK is the only organisation in the UK dealing exclusively with myeloma. We provide information and support to patients and their families and help myeloma patients live longer, with a better quality of life by accelerating the discovery, development of and access to new treatments.

Donation summary

Total raised
£2,877.35
+ £414.25 Gift Aid
Online donations
£2,877.35
Offline donations
£0.00

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