Remembering Robert (Bob) Courtney

Our fundraising achievements in memory of Robert (Bob) Courtney

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About Robert (Bob) Courtney

  • Born on: 19/06/1969

  • Died on: 07/03/2018 , 48 years old

Amount we’ve raised in Robert (Bob)’s memory $1,537.87

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  • Donation by Geoff Allen

  • Donation by Alison Head

    £50.00

    + £12.50 Gift Aid

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  • BobBobME

    Thanks for visiting our fundraising page.
    This is one of Robert’s chosen charities. 

    Remember to give Gift Aid if you are a UK tax payer.

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    This appeal is to raise funds for the charity UK Invest in ME serving patients who suffer from M.E. (Myalgic Encephalomyelitis)


    The appeal is in loving memory of Robert Courtney, an internationally recognised patient campaigner, dedicated to his family and friends. Also known as ‘Bob’, ‘BobBob’, ‘Rob’ and ‘Uncle Bobble’.
    Robert was tragically taken from us on 7th March 2018, having lost his battle with M.E.and having struggled against several serious related conditions. M.E. is an illness that is still under-researched, has no treatment or cure and which influential sections of the medical profession still frame only as a state of mind, rejecting physical causes.
    Robert touched the lives of so many over his 48 years with kindness and love, whether among his family and friends or his dedication to the quest for a cure ME, a debilitating condition he lived with for the last 13 years of his life and which left him bed-bound in his final years.

    Those who knew Robert, in his private life or in his expert patient role, will have many cherished memories. We were fortunate to have him in our lives. His good humour in the face of odds stacked against him in his health, his desire to have fun and share in good company and the love he showed to his family, notably his nieces and nephews before he became too ill, have left beautiful memories for those who knew him. Some of us will have too many memories to list; the hardest thing of all is never to be able to speak to him again; this horrible illness and the battles he courageously faced has taken that from us.

    Robert kept his patient campaign role and his private life separate so many of us were unaware until very recently how much he had achieved at an international level for M.E. patients. He was known to hundreds of fellow M.E. activists in online forums simply as ‘Bob’ an M.E. expert and fundraiser. As he lived with his condition, he became a skilled and respected researcher, publishing research letters in the British Medical Journal, Lancet Psychiatry, Psychological Medicine and other prestigious medical and scientific journals.

    We have received a remarkable number of tributes from M.E. patients from around the world; they mention how dedicated and caring he was, his empathy and generosity of heart, while also being a voice of reason and calm in what are often heated debates about the way forward to help people who are struck down with this disease.
    What a wonderful example he set for others. We are all so proud of him - even when he was severely ill he was supporting and advising others from hospital and his bed.

    He was the best and fairest of us.

    As Robert’s family, we wish to raise money for his chosen charities. Thank you for helping us.

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    Total so far:

    $1,367.53

Donations made in memory of Robert (Bob) Courtney40

  • Donation by Geoff Allento Vick's page on 25/04/2019

  • Donation by Alison Headto Vick's page on 25/04/2019

    £50.00

    + £12.50 Gift Aid

  • Donation by Anonymousto Vick's page on 11/09/2018

    £10.00

    + £0.00 Gift Aid

  • Donation by Clare Quennellto Vick's page on 29/06/2018

    Lots of love to all of Robert’s family and friends, what a fantastic group of charities xxxxx

    £30.00

    + £7.50 Gift Aid

  • Donation by Adam, Elizabeth and Ida Rileyto Vick's page on 18/04/2018

    Thinking of you and your family. X

    £15.00

    + £3.75 Gift Aid

  • Donation by Richard Albaneseto Vick's page on 12/04/2018

    To the memory of Robert ‘Bob Bob’ my oldest and dearest friend. Will miss u. Xx

    £100.00

    + £25.00 Gift Aid

  • Donation by Leila Pedersento Vick's page on 12/04/2018

    €20.00

  • Donation by steven bannisterto Vick's page on 12/04/2018

    I'll miss you forever Bob Bob xx

  • Donation by Sarah Khalilto Vick's page on 11/04/2018

  • Donation by Svenjato Vick's page on 11/04/2018

    In memory of Bob

    £5.00

    + £0.00 Gift Aid

  • Donation by sonia shuterto Vick's page on 11/04/2018

    £10.00

    + £2.50 Gift Aid

  • Donation by Gill Bigglestoneto Vick's page on 11/04/2018

    In memory of a Bob who worked hard to bring ME into the light. Sincere sympathy to his family and friends.

  • Donation by Anonymousto Vick's page on 11/04/2018

    £30.00

    + £0.00 Gift Aid

  • Donation by Anonymousto Vick's page on 11/04/2018

    In memory of Bob

    £20.00

    + £0.00 Gift Aid

  • Donation by Lidia Thompsonto Vick's page on 11/04/2018

    In memory of Bob Courtney

    £10.00

    + £2.50 Gift Aid

  • Donation by Anne POUVREAUto Vick's page on 11/04/2018

    €20.00

  • Donation by Deborah Williamsto Vick's page on 11/04/2018

    In memory of my dear friend Bob. May all your amazing efforts to help ME sufferers be continued through the work of others.

    £50.00

    + £12.50 Gift Aid

  • Donation by Joanna Colinto Vick's page on 10/04/2018

    May this contribute to the changes that are so desperately needed for pwme xx

    £10.00

    + £0.00 Gift Aid

  • Donation by Orla cousinsto Vick's page on 10/04/2018

    For Bob who sounded like a remarkable and brave person. Also, love to Vicki and the rest of your family xx

    £10.00

    + £0.00 Gift Aid

  • Donation by Jonathan Martellto Vick's page on 10/04/2018

    A worthy and most need cause in memory of Bob Bob and his contribution to ME xxx

  • Donation by Anonymousto Vick's page on 10/04/2018

    €30.00

  • Donation by Anonymousto Vick's page on 09/04/2018

    £10.00

    + £0.00 Gift Aid

  • Donation by Dexter Baileyto Vick's page on 09/04/2018

  • Donation by Ann-marie Thondrayento Vick's page on 09/04/2018

    Thinking of you all from A-m & Paulo xxx

    £20.00

    + £5.00 Gift Aid

  • Donation by Jenny Lyusto Vick's page on 09/04/2018

    In memory of Bob

  • Donation by Anonymousto Vick's page on 08/04/2018

    In memory of Bob. With love to his family and friends

    £10.00

    + £0.00 Gift Aid

  • Donation by Anonymousto Vick's page on 07/04/2018

    Invest in hope......

  • Donation by Alice Browneto Vick's page on 07/04/2018

    In memory of Robert Courtney

    $50.00

  • Donation by Annabel Schleutkerto Vick's page on 07/04/2018

    In memory of Bob x

    £10.00

    + £0.00 Gift Aid

  • Donation by Geoff Allento Vick's page on 07/04/2018

    I’m so sorry for your loss. He sounded like an amazing guy. You must miss him so much.

  • Donation by Giuseppina O'Driscollto Vick's page on 06/04/2018

    £5.00

    + £0.00 Gift Aid

  • Donation by helen Oliverto Vick's page on 06/04/2018

    For a beautiful human being and his family. Lets do the research. Condolences and much love for you.

    £200.00

    + £50.00 Gift Aid

  • Donation by Maria Saleto Vick's page on 06/04/2018

    £20.00

    + £5.00 Gift Aid

  • Donation by Alito Vick's page on 06/04/2018

    Thank You Bob for all you did for all of us. I’m so sorry to all your family. We will never forget you 💙

    £30.00

    + £7.50 Gift Aid

  • Donation by Paul Kayesto Vick's page on 06/04/2018

    I'm so sorry for your loss and am grateful for your fundraising for Invest in ME Research. Bless you all.

  • Donation by Julie Edenboroughto Vick's page on 06/04/2018

    Let’s hope that this goes some way towards research in Bobs name.

    £12.00

    + £0.00 Gift Aid

  • Donation by Pam Clewleyto Vick's page on 06/04/2018

    In loving memory of Bob (Robert Courtney)

    £20.00

    + £0.00 Gift Aid

  • Donation by Vivien Pomfreyto Vick's page on 06/04/2018

    Thank you so much for the amazing work you did for M.E., despite your own illness. You will be greatly missed in so many places.

    £25.00

    + £6.25 Gift Aid

  • Donation by Marit Skotheimto Vick's page on 06/04/2018

    In memory of a brave ME ‘activist’, Bob Courtney. RIP

    €10.00

  • Donation by Anonymousto Vick's page on 06/04/2018

    In memory of Bob, with gratitude and love.

    $15.00

Charities we're helping 1

  • IiME

    IiME

    Invest in ME has as its objectives to change how myalgic encephalomyelitis (ME) is perceived and treated in the press, by health departments and by healthcare professionals. We aim to do this by raising funding for biomedical research and improving education about the disease.

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