Ryan and Alexandra Gilbertson plan a 5 day challenge of a lifetime
trekking over the great wall of China in March 2013. This will consist
of up to 9 hours a day through mountains and valleys raising funds for
Manx Brain Tumour sufferers. Click here for more info.
Mutual are a general Insurance company with an office based in
Tromode. They sell general insurance products such as motor, house,
horse & business inurance. With most of our new business coming from
recommendations from friends and family they decided to donate £20 to
charity for each recommended policy that was sold. Each year they help a
different charity and and this year Naseem's Manx Brain Tumour Charity
was chosen. They were all very pleased with this as many of the staff
went to school with Naseem. They are now 6 months into the year and are
pleased to confirm that already they have raised £2,060, with another 6
months to go hopefully this will be doubled if not more! Grateful thanks
go out to all the staff at NFU from our trustees.
Wilson recently ran the Edinburgh Marathon for the Charity. She enjoys
running and ran a half marathon about 10 years ago, so this was the
next step and maybe the time was right. Ali had lots of support from
her family especially especially during the harsh winter months, and
she picked up a couple of injuries along the way but once all those were
sorted she decided that she would run in Ruth's Gell's memory so Naz's
charity immediately came to mind. They experienced so many difficulties
in getting Ruth to and from the UK for treatment and obtaining local
knowledge/support about brain tumours that they experience through her
Gerry Naseem's mum had the pleasure of meeting Ruth Gell whilst at Clatterbridge, and she said was a wonderful lady.
said: "I think what you are doing in Nas's memory is and will continue
to be a wonderful support for families finding themselves in a similar
Thank you to Ali and all her supporters for donating to the Charity from all the trustees.
Naseem's mum presents a cheque to Emily Phoenix's sister and Kath
Purvis at the fundraiser for Emily at Hot Gossip today 6th May 2012.
Emily who is now 10 years clear of a brain tumour that has left her with
no hair and in a wheel chair is going to have a quality wig made to
measure. We hope our contribution helps reach the target and well done
Staff from the Department of Social Care holding a dress down day on 5th April for Naseem's Charity
April 2012 Ben Carling cycled a lap of the TT course (38 miles give or
take) every day throughout the month starting on the 1st and finished on
the 29th. This totalled some 1100 miles on his own and was around his
normal working hours.
He will be setting up a justgiving
donation page and will place a collection bucket at the gym where he
works, he will also e-mail a donations sheet around all his contacts.
Funds raised will go half to Naseem's Charity and half to Crossroads
Caring for Carers. If you know Ben then please check his page or pop into the Gym where he works to make a donation. Thank you for your continued support.
Also please check out Ben's facebook page for regular daily updates.
Please click here for an interview with Ben after he had finished his challenge.
recently presented Gerry with a cheque for £1000 after recent
fundraising held by the staff. Pictured are Gerry and Devon Patterson.
Cheque presentation from MEA staff.