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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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Laura’s story

Laura, who has aniridia, kindly reached out to us to share her story. Her passion for sport and strength to support others to find the enjoyment she has, shines through. For Rare Diseases Day 2021, the key messages are; Rare … 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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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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1,000 Miles in 200 Days Fundraiser

Laura Cartmill has aniridia and autism, which 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 club … Continue reading

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Orbit abseil fundraiser

Today I took a big leap to raise £1070 for aniridia. I abseiled 80 metres (262 feet) down the Orbit Tower in London. It was organised by Moorfields Eye Charity, and I was very keen to take on the challenge. … Continue reading

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500km Bike Ride Fundraiser

Cyclist Matt Hill took on his biggest challenge yet in aid of the Aniridia Network – riding 500km in a single day! That’s 100km further than the ride he completed for us last year. On Saturday 16th June, Matt cycled across … Continue reading

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