Category Archives: Fundraising

Clear out raises over £35

Like everyone, we’ve got stuff in the house we don’t really need. So as part of a neighbourhood event we held a jumble sale in front of our house.  The proceeds were split between our two favourite charities. Once we … Continue reading

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Half Marathon Fundraiser

Katja Lumezi’s daughter Tina was born with aniridia, and from the moment she was diagnosed they have received “immensely valuable” support from the Aniridia Network and Moorfields Eye Hospital. To show their gratitude and raise money for the Aniridia Network, … Continue reading

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1,000 Miles in 200 Days Fundraiser

Laura Cartmill has aniridia and autism, which naturally presents challenges for her everyday life. But she hasn’t let her impairments get in the way of her ambition to achieve and inspire. For example, she plays football at the Torquay United … Continue reading

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Boxing Fundraiser for ANUK

David Simpson has taken part in the Judgement Day charity boxing contest at the York Hall arena in Bethnal Green, London. The event itself was raising money for Action for Children, but each boxer could also raise money for the charity … Continue reading

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400km in 1 day fundraising bike ride

Matt rode his bike 408 miles from London to Worcestershire and back again, in one day to raise money for Aniridia Network UK. He set out at sunrise and rode as the temperature soared to 40°C. He retuned 15 hours … Continue reading

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Golden wedding celebration fundraises £95

Being married for 50 years is an achievement. This is the milestone that my parents achieved in March this year. My father has aniridia (as to the best of our knowledge did his father), as did his brother. When my … Continue reading

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Kids complete Mini Great North Run in aid of aniridia

Four children, one with aniridia took part in this years Mini Great North Run to raise funds for us. Their generous sponsors gave £525 via JustGiving plus a £100 cheque, for them completing the 1.5 kilometre challenge which is open to 3 … Continue reading

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School girl bakes buns in aid of friend’s aniridia

By Natasha My daughter has aniridia. A girl at her school, not much older than Violet held a bun sale to raise money for a charity of my daughter’s choice. The girl arranged it all by herself, made all the posters to … Continue reading

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Mark’s 115km triathlon for ANUK

With your support Mark swam, cycled and ran 115 kilometres to raise £185 for Aniridia Network UK. He trained for the Cleveland Steelman triathlon earlier this month. It began with a 2,000m swim around a lake. Then straight out of the water … Continue reading

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Thanks to Dassault for technical donation

A big thank you to Dassault Systems for donating audio visual equipment to Aniridia Network UK. Tony and colleagues, working in Warrington took part in a challenge to buy an item for up to £200 for a charity. He remembered our … Continue reading

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