Fundraising Ideas: Dress Down Days

Dress down days like all good fundraisers are easy and simple to organise and fun to participate in. The point of a dress down day is to have a change in the dress code for a day, or alternatively you can dress up depending on the where the activity is taking place. Dress down days […]

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Fund-raising Idea : Cake Selling

Everyone loves fresh homemade baked goods so why not gather a team, bake to your hearts content and sell them in support of Young Heroes. Recruit a few members of your friends, family, church or company to donate some of their time to preparing their favourite cakes, cookies and pies. Delicious treats at moderate prices […]

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Fund-raising Idea: A Quiz

A quiz is a fantastic way to help raise funds for Young Heroes and of course have a lot of fun! Organising such an event is not as daunting as you may think.   Simply follow the steps below and your half way there! Find a venue Firstly, you need to think about a venue. This […]

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Nissar Bahadur’s Story: The inspiration for Impact Young Heroes

Nissar was a trainee working for Impact, the charitable organisation. He proved to be a talented, thoughtful and hardworking young man who made a lasting impression on everyone he had close contact with, both in his professional and personal life. In early 2004 he developed a stomach complaint which progressively got worse. To everyone’s shock, […]

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Kim’s Story

Kim Leeming lost her mother to the Von Hippel-Lindau condition (abbreviated VHL) when she was only 3 years old. At the time there wasn’t much information and not very many cases when her mother was suffering with this type of disease. Unfortunately she was only diagnosed a few months before she passed away. VHL is […]

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Kerry’s Story

19 year old Kerry is a beautiful and inspiring young woman, who at just 14 years old was diagnosed with Acute Lymphoblastic Leukaemia (ALL), a fast growing cancer of the white blood cells which accounts for about 75 to 80 percent of the childhood leukemia’s. Kerry spent the next 2 years of her life battling […]

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Katie’s Story

23 year old Katie Brooman had to face the grim reality of Cancer when at just 21 she was diagnosed with Osteosarcoma, a rare bone cancer. Like any other teenager, Katie was interested in fashion, music and going out with friends; she also had a job as care worker which she loved.  Here’s her story… […]

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Dan’s Story

At 16, Dan Hewitt was at a time in his life when he should have been going out with friends, playing sports, thinking of future careers, college, instead he lay hooked up to a machine undergoing intensive Chemotherapy for Acute Lymphatic Leukaemia. Dan, now 20, is the first Young Hero to move into Impact accommodation. […]

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Jen Bayley’s Story

  Jen Bayley is a wonderful 22 year old woman from Stockport who, later this year, will be enjoying a relaxing Young Heroes break in Lanzarote with boyfriend and fellow young hero, Akky Rahman. Jen has had a tough 3 years whilst battling Acute Lymphoblastic Leukaemia (ALL) in which she was diagnosed back in February 2007. […]

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Newsletter December 2009

Welcome to the very Christmasy December newsletter. So, here we are at the end of 2009.  It only seems like a couple of months ago when I was putting together the Christmas Newsletter for 2008. It really has been an amazing year for the charity and on the fundraising side we have seen everything from […]

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