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December 2011

We raised a £1,76.00 from 3 bucket collections at the Gaiety Christmas Pantomine.  Many thanks go out to all those involved in the Taylorian production of Dick Wittington.

We recently had a cheque presentation from Manx Charity Aid who have been raising funds throughout 2011 for several charities on the Island.  They presented us with £1,200.

November 2011

Sincere thank you to everyone who took part in the Memorial Walk today, it was very muddy, but we got there in the end, also to those who actually carried on to Peel, "well done guys" all the mileage achieved today will go towards the International Brain Tumour's Association "Walk Around the World" and what a day to hold it, Rememberance Day! Lots of Love, Gerry x  Click here to read more about this on Manx Radio

Naseem's Manx Brain Tumour Charity cheque presentation which took place this evening Tuesday 8th November 2011 at Jabberwockey in Douglas, Isle of Man.  

Present are Gianni, Lyndsey, Emiliy, Gerry, Joey James and Conrad.  A huge thank you to the organisers of the Garden Party and all those who attended and sponsored the event and those who helped with security and the catering.  A magnificant amount of £12,000 was raised for Brain Tumour sufferers on the Isle of Man

Zurich International donated £400 from their Staff Charity Fund in November 2011.  Gratefull thanks go to Ann Barron and all the trustees. 

September 2011

AXA had a dress down day in September and gave us £83.82 greatful thanks go out to Jenny Kelly from the AXA Charity Committee and all the staff.

August 2011

Natalie Donnelly raised funds from her Parish Walk for the Charity.  The cheque was presented in August at our charity quiz night  Pictured left to right are Gerry Pishvaie, Natallie Donnelly and Thea Ozenturk.

The members of King Edward Bay Golf Club have donated part of the entry fees from two competitions (The George Skillicorn Memorial Trophy and the Mike Betteridge Trophy) to Naseem's Manx Brain Tumour Charity as they did last year.

The Skillicorn family sponsor both competitions and their daughter Hannah was a friend of Naseem through school and dancing and are delighted that KEB have agreed that this donation be made not only for this year, but also in years to come.

All members wish Gerry and all those who are involved with the Charity every success in raising awareness and help in funding research and development into brain tumours.

There was a quiz night at Douglas Yacht club on the 26th August 2011.  This was a great sucess with £800 raised on the night

We had 2 collections at the Wizard of Oz over 2 consecutive weekends and raised £750!

July 2011

Our own Island music event entitled 'The Garden Party' took place at Begoade fields in Onchan on the 1st and 2nd July.  Lots of local bands played along with headliner Davy Knowles. This was a brilliant event, as reported by the local news. The event raised an incredible £12,000 and a massive thanks goes to everyone involved. 

June 2011

Gemma Bowers completed a challenge for the Charity in the heart of the Yorkshire Dales and climbed Pen-Y-Ghent, Whernside and Ingleborough, some 24.5 miles, in 12 hours or less. The Yorkshire Three Peaks Challenge are the three highest peaks in Yorkshire: Pen-y-Ghent(691m), Whernside (728m), and Ingleborough (723m)in that order. This is a long and demanding walk, with a total climb of some 5,200 feet. Gemma has been training since February for the Charity. Well done Gemma and thank you for getting there.

Alliance and Leicester held a dress down in June 2011 in aid of Naseem's charity raising £300.  A big thanks to all involved.

Gemma Bowers on Saturday 25th June 2011 completed a challenge for the Charity as follows in her words: 

"In the heart of the Yorkshire Dales is to climb Pen-Y-Ghent, Whernside and Ingleborough, some 24.5 miles, in 12 hours or less. The Yorkshire Three Peaks Challenge is a walking challenge route visiting the three highest peaks in Yorkshire: Pen-y-Ghent(691m), Whernside (728m), and Ingleborough (723m)in that order. This is a long and demanding walk, with a total climb of some 5,200 feet. Gemma has been training since February. She has gathered sponsorships, cake baking sales. She comments: "I always remember Naseem as the strongest, bravest and most determined young woman I ever met! So for this walk she is my inspiration and I would love nothing more than to complete this challenge not only for myself but for her charity! This challenge makes great training for the larger national Three Peaks Challenge which I will aim to complete next year, supporting Naseems Charity again"! 

Thanks to all of the parish walkers who walked in aid of Naseem's charity this year.

May 2011

An amazing amount was raised at the Manx Band Aid Event at Bushy's Tent on 29th May 2011. Thanks to Andrea Dentith and all the Manx Charity Aid Committee

March 2011

Another fundraising event was held on 12th March 2011 at the Grill in the Park where we had a wonderful musical evening. Greatful thanks go to the Cowin family who organised the event that raised in the region of £1,000. Many thanks go to all those that all those who performed and Wendy for accompanying and Tony for comparing and of course to all those that donated brilliant raffle prizes including Regency Travel for travel vouchers and the Fish Therapy from two salons, you must try it. Karen Hanley from Salon Rouge in Demesne Road Douglas has been a great supporter from day one. Also the other salons must be mentioned as they have been brilliant in supporting us. Robinsons donated a huge fruit basket and many many more donations from local companies. Thank you so much everyone for your kind contributions.

Thank you so much to all Vera Nutall's family and friends we received £702.00 donations to the charity in lieu of flowers. Vera was a very special lady and she will be missed by everyone in our community.

An evening with Estee Lauder Products at Chapters in Douglas, were make up demonstrations, gifts and raffles, goodie bags and a beautiful meal all contributed to a wonderful evening of fund raising.

Maxine Cannon recently celebrated a special birthday at her home in Onchan and guests were treated to a wonderful afternoon. The family asked for donations to the Charity in lieu of presents. 

Naseem's Manx Brain Tumour Charity is an Isle of Man registered charity: 1046
Registered Office: 3 Orry street, Douglas, Isle of Man, IM1 1BW
Details of the charities trustees can be obtained by contacting the Attorney General's charities section at charities@gov.im
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