Category Archives: Fundraising

Sunglasses Day raises shade over £30

A class of children has collected £30.10 for Aniridia Network by holding a sunglasses day. Zinovia, who has aniridia and her 8 year old classmates at Milton CofE Primary School brought in a donation and funky glasses this week, as … Continue reading

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Team Todd’s triathlon triumph

Dan, Sam & Nathan raised £1,385 for us by attempting the Arundel Sprint Triathlon. A huge well done to them and and thank you to everyone who supported them . Dan’s daughter Olivia was born with aniridia in 2013 so … Continue reading

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Channel swim fundraiser

A woman has raised £2,629 for people with aniridia and WAGR syndrome by completing a gruelling swim across the English Channel – at the second attempt. Nicola S Morgan took on the challenge to help buy a £1,800 electronic magnifier … Continue reading

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Send Christmas cards by aniridics to fund treatments conference

Are you planning to post Christmas cards to your friends and family? We suggest you send our e-cards instead and tackle aniridia too! The cards even have lovely designs by children from around the world who have aniridia. Send us your design … Continue reading

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100km Thames Path Run Fundraiser

On the weekend of 7-8 September, Kieron Price ran 100 kilometers along the Thames Path in an incredible 21.5 hours. He raised over £900 for aniridia research via Fight for Sight.   He took on the challenge because his daughter … Continue reading

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Summer Cycling Fundraiser

Teresa & Vaughan Kay, along with their friends Thomas Thorpe & Vicky Grimmer, have challenged themselves to a summer of fundraising, by taking part in 4 big cycling events. And half of all the money raised will go to the … Continue reading

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Family fundraising nets £100

Aniridia Network trustee James and his wife set up a stall in their front garden as part of a local jumbletrail. Residents sell bric-a-brac and homemade food while neighbours explore the streets to pick up bargains. They sold a lawnmower, … Continue reading

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Our soapy gift to volunteers

We’ve said thank you for the great efforts of our volunteers by giving them soap. We also sold some to members to raise money. There’s a nice little story behind this oddity. The liquid hand soap is made by visually … Continue reading

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Edward’s half marathon fundraiser

Edward ran 12 miles in the Vitality Big Half Marathon to raise money for the Aniridia Network. He was inspired to do so by his cousin’s daughter Sabrina, who has aniridia. He says: “Sabrina is an amazing girl with a … Continue reading

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Scarlett’s sponsored walk

Rachel’s 3-year-old daughter Scarlett has aniridia. Together they did a sponsored walk at Tiverton Canal Basins in Devon on 3 March, joined by family and friends. Despite the rain, the walk was a great success, and they raised a fantastic £1198 for … Continue reading

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