Discover the wonderful things your fellow fundraisers are doing to help causes close to their hearts.
We are so grateful to all our supporters for their dedication. Behind every decision to fundraise there is a story to tell and we'd like to share these with you.
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We would love to learn more about why and how you fundraised in aid of the University of Edinburgh. Your story could encourage someone else to taken on their own challenge for charity.
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A colleague's devastating diagnosis inspired Philip to run 1,000 km in 2022.
All4Paws committee members knew a sweet way to fundraise for the cause close to their hearts.
As well as helping numerous external charities, Emma's mammoth tidy up allowed her to make a generous cash donation to All4Paws.
David and Helen Taylor
David and Helen combined celebrating fifty years of marriage with their friends and family, with fundraising in aid of the Anne Rowling Clinic.
Starting her Kiltwalk challenge in the City of Discovery, Zoë walked 26 miles through North Fife, Dundee and Angus to raise money in aid of the Anne Rowling Clinic.
Horse lover Rhona set-up MS Borders Racing Club in 2004 to raise awareness of MS and funds for various charities.
Caroline trekked the Inca Trail in honour of her daughter, Evie.
Grace took part in Scotland's Gardens Scheme to raise money in aid of the Euan MacDonald Centre for MND Research.
Catherine and colleagues organised Afternoon Tea to support LGSOC research.
Pete raised money to support FND research, in loving memory of Kirsten.
Pamela used her birthday celebrations to raise money for the cause close to her heart.
The Tallaron Family fundraise every year in memory of Lubin.
Suzanne raised £1,000 in aid of endometriosis research.
Read about Doreen and her fundraising journey for Euan MacDonald Centre.
The Tucker Family
Wendy Tucker tells us about her family's fundraising in loving memory of Jean.
University of Edinburgh Law Students' Council
Law students fundraised for the Free Legal Advice Centre by holding a book sale.
Meet Laila, the octogenarian rambler hill climbing for dementia research.
Pam, along with her colleagues at the Anne Rowling Clinic, took on Scotland's Virtual Kiltwalk to support neurological research.
Ann’s Aim for April
Carla didn't let Covid 19 get in the way of her fundraising when the Scottish half-marathon was cancelled. She just ran it herself.
Richie hosted a live streamed DJ and drawing event in aid of brain tumour research.
Claire, Candice, and Endo Warriors
In March 2020, Claire, Candice and their group of Endo Warriors walked 31km to raise awareness and funds for endometriosis research here at the University of Edinburgh.
Abbie Lane and All4Paws
Abbie Lane and the All4Paws committee organised a charity auction in aid of the student-run vet clinic.
Victoria Walford-Fitzgerald held a quiz night in a local pub to raise money for Labrune Syndrome research
James Waterson and Alastair Dickie
James Waterson and Alastair Dickie cycled 500 miles across Ireland to raise money in aid of The Patrick Wild Centre's research into fragile X syndrome.
Dr Paul Patras completed the 24 mile Mighty Stride to raise money in aid of the Anne Rowling Regenerative Neurology Clinic.
Maggie organised a pop-up charity shop to raise money in aid of motor neurone disease (MND) research.
Alex raffled one of her beautiful paintings to support research into this life limiting illness.
Louise was a ToughMudder in memory of her grandma.
Helen is passionate about supporting junior scientists develop their career in biomedical research and change the way we think about and treat disease.
Friends and family of Robert Paulley have raised over £55,000 in aid of motor neurone disease research and - in doing so - keep his memory alive.
University of Edinburgh Estates Team
Did you know that as well as developing and maintaining a sustainable estate, colleagues working in our Estates Department are also helping to prevent dementia?
Ten years after losing her beloved dad to motor neurone disease, Leanne challenged herself to solo hike the West Highland Way in aid of the Euan MacDonald Centre for MND Research. Walking the full 96 miles (154 km) on her own, Leanne raised almost £5,000 in his memory.
Laura Weir swam 10km down a river in memory of her mum.
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