2017 Sponsorship projects:


Tracy O’Reilly
, a friend of Dave Howell (MS member and great supporter of the centre, from Bicester) is running the Great South Run on 22nd October.  
(Picture of Tracy and Dave)

William Jones (Karen’s son) ran the London Marathon on April 23rd. 40% of the money raised is going to the MS Therapy Centre Oxfordshire

2016 Sponsorship projects:


Jodie Evans took part in the Brackley Novice Triathlon on 2nd October, and has raised about £750.

Didcot Girls School raised £400 this year from their “Non Uniform Day”.

Theresa Emery took part in the Great North Swim on 11th June. Her personal challenge was to swim 1 mile in Lake Windermere.

Sue Doran & family took part in the 5k Colour Rush in Milton Keynes on 4th June. See pictures here

John Collett – substituting for Paul Earnshaw – ran the Paris Marathon on 3rd April.

2015 Fundraising Events:

This year’s events have raised over £8000 in total, thanks particularly to:

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Shannen Preece (Julia’s daughter) did a tandem skydive on Saturday September 19th at Hinton airfield, and has raised over £400. video clip

Andy&Jan Hodgson and Angela&John Day raised ~£350 for free exercise classes in the coming year with the OMSTC swimming team’s 3 km “Italian job” swim in August.

Sue Doran ran the Royal Berkshire 10K on 17 May 2015 and raised over £1100, enabling her to purchase a defibrillator for the Centre.

Nick and David Thorne (Jon’s brothers), walking the Ridgeway, 87 miles in 4.5 days in April, from Avebury to Tring, raised about £1900

The OMSTC 8-man virtual cycle team, riding from Land’s End to John o’Groats, completed their year-long trip at the end of March, raising ~£750. Fundraisers Geoff F, Dave W, Jon T, Julia P & Gerard A.

Dave Webb’s Zipwire Challenge on March 7th in Chepstow has raised £128.

Richard Twine completed the Bath Half Marathon on March 1st and matched last year’s £1000 effort.

Event organisers this year include:

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Graeme and Vera Aspinall (garden party, £360), Andy & Julia Gower (village choir evening, £640) and Dave Howell (pub quiz evening, £1200) and Morris dancers Cry Havoc (collections £1000)
Our gratitude for all their efforts.

We thank the following for their fundraising efforts in 2014:

By completing their personal challenges they have raised well over £5000.

2014 individual fundraisers
Elisa Milligan – running the Reading 10k in October raised £800

Viv O’Gara – raised £93.92 with her icebucket challenge

Helen Thorpe – raised £570 with her tandem skydive in August 2014

Neil Morris and Tom Clewley – raised £759.81 and £216.95 through Virgin Giving, cycling the Prudential Ride London in August

Tony Ball – raised £74 by not eating cake and biscuits for the entire month of April!

Matt Hicks who raised £1648.36 running The London Marathon in April 2014.

Richard Twine – raised £937.13 by running the Bath half Marathon in March 2014

Joanna and Richard Voller – raised £345 by giving up alcohol for January

Gym funding:

2014 fundraising also included £10,000 towards our newly launched gym.
In particular, we thank Asda for the support of their Community Champion, Emma O’Driscoll, and Didcot Rotary Club for the gift of gym monitoring equipment.

 

We thank the following for their continued support:

MEPC ~ Milton Park

Our site is provided to us by MEPC Milton Park.  Without this bedrock support, we would not be able to continue providing the service we do – we are greatly indebted to MEPC for their generosity. www.miltonpark.co.uk

RPS Group ~ Milton Park

RPS Group based on Milton Park make a twice yearly donation to the Centre.  The Centre greatly appreciates their continued support.  www.rpsgroup.com

Park Club ~ Milton Park

For providing discount gym membership for our members and support.

Kate and Dave Guest ~ Folk for MS

Our quiz masters every year and also supporters of the Centre.  Watch our Blog for latest information on quiz nights. www.FolkforMS.org

The Roke and Benson Brass Band

We are one of three charities they have supported for the last 6 years: www.rokeandbensonbrassband

Sarah Hills ~ Hexagon Webworks

Our website was created and is hosted by Hexagon Webworks.  Sarah builds high quality, usable websites and has agreed to make a 10% donation back to the Centre for any work that is referred via members of the Centre. www.hexagonwebworks.com / 01235 811088