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Posted on 15 Feb

Kohler Mira launches year of fundraising for Alzheimer’s Research UK

Employees, known as associates, at Kohler Mira Ltd, home to Mira Showers, Rada and Kohler UK brands, have launched an ambitious fundraising partnership with Alzheimer’s Research UK, the UK’s leading dementia research charity. Associates at the Cheltenham-based company will aim to raise £30,000 this year to power groundbreaking dementia research and help the charity in […]

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Posted on 04 Feb

Iceland Foods makes £1m commitment to Alzheimer’s Research UK

Iceland Foods Charitable Foundation is making an incredible commitment to donate £1 million to life-changing dementia research, as Alzheimer’s Research UK is announced as its new charity partner for 2019. The two organisations will work together on a groundbreaking partnership that will fund research to help in the search for a cure for dementia, while […]

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Posted on 13 Dec

Sign up to dementia research at your Virgin Money Lounge

People can now sign up to take part in groundbreaking dementia research at the Virgin Money Lounge in Glasgow. Lounges across the country are now home to Join Dementia Research kiosks, where people can register their interest to take part in research studies close to them. Join Dementia Research works like a matchmaking service, giving […]

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Posted on 10 Dec

Pupils at Staffordshire primary school raise money for dementia research

Pupils at a Staffordshire primary school have embarked on a second year of fundraising for pioneering dementia research after a hugely successful first year. The school council at Ravensmead Primary School, in Bignall End, raised around £1,500 for Alzheimer’s Research UK during the last school year through a range of activities, including cake sales, non-uniform […]

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Posted on 04 Dec

Zumtobel Announce Corporate Partnership with Alzheimer’s Research UK

Zumtobel Group UK are delighted to announce they will be working in partnership with Alzheimer’s Research UK. This partnership will play a vital role in supporting the very important work the charity does to bring about life-changing treatments for dementia, as well as engaging with employees to get them working together to raise money and […]

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Posted on 08 Nov

Call for volunteers in Bournemouth and Poole to power breakthroughs in dementia research

Passionate volunteers in Bournemouth and Poole are being asked to come forward to help form a new fundraising group to support Alzheimer’s Research UK. The UK’s leading dementia research charity is looking for people with a range of skills to help set up a group, which will aim to raise vital funds and awareness in […]

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Posted on 08 Nov

Call for volunteers in Bristol and Bath to help power breakthroughs in dementia research

Passionate volunteers in Bristol and Bath are being asked to come forward to help form a new fundraising group to support Alzheimer’s Research UK. The UK’s leading dementia research charity is looking for people with a range of skills to help set up a group, which will aim to raise vital funds and awareness in […]

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Posted on 07 Nov

Thrill-seeking trio skydive for dementia research in honour of grandfather

Three siblings from Herefordshire completed skydives to raise money for pioneering dementia research in honour of their Irish author grandfather who has Alzheimer’s disease. Esme Dunne, 16, sister Amelia, 18, and brother Charlie, 21, jumped out of a plane at 10,000 feet at Shobdon Aerodrome in tandem with trained instructors. They raised £4,000 for Alzheimer’s […]

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Posted on 22 Oct

NG Bailey smashes fundraising target with £112,000 for dementia research

NG Bailey has raised an incredible £112,000 for Alzheimer’s Research UK to help fund a cure for dementia – smashing its original £75,000 fundraising target. As well as going above and beyond to fundraise for the UK’s leading dementia research charity, the business also worked to increase employees’ understanding of dementia and the impact it […]

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Posted on 22 Oct

Glasgow volunteers needed to help make breakthroughs possible for people with dementia

Passionate volunteers in Glasgow are being invited to attend a free event where they can find out how they can help support pioneering dementia research. Alzheimer’s Research UK is looking for people in the city and surrounding area with a range of skills help to raise vital funds, represent the charity at events and raise […]

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