East Midlands news
Read our latest news for the East Midlands region:
Well done to our Calke Abbey walkers
Well done to our 235 supporters who helped us celebrate the end
Parkinson's Awareness Week at our 2013 Calke Abbey Walk on
Sunday 21 April!
On a sunny but windy day our walkers and dogs enjoyed the
beautiful sights of Calke Abbey and Staunton Harold Reservoir on
either the 2 or 9 mile route.
Darren Worthy, our East Midlands Regional Fundraiser said:
"We were delighted that so many people came along to take part
and had such a great time.
"A very big thank you to all of our walkers - and all of
the hard working volunteers who helped to make the event a
View photos of the 2013 Calke Abbey Walk on Flickr
Well done to our Spooky Sprinters
A fantastic 523 runners took part in our Halloween themed run, in the dark, at the
National Water Sports Centre in Nottingham on Saturday 27 October
The team are hoping to raise £25,000 to support those affected
View photos from the 2012 Nottingham Spooky Sprint on
Get involved in fundraising
There are so many ways that you can help us to help people
affected by Parkinson's, and ensure people in the East Midlands get
the support they need.
- Hold a Party for
- Involve your company, workplace or social
Whether you want to hold a one-off event to
support people with Parkinson's, or make us your charity of the
year, we would love to hear from you. There are many exciting ways
in which you and your colleagues and friends can get
- Hold your own
You may already be organising a local
event - anything from an art exhibition to a weekend ramble. Why
not support us by simply adding sponsorship, an auction or a raffle
to your existing plans?
- Trusts and foundations
Help us to support more people with Parkinson's in the East
Midlands. Find out about opportunities to fund a range of projects
in the region, from nursing posts to education
- Make a donation to help people
To find out more about any of these opportunities to support us,
contact Darren Worthy, East Midlands Regional Fundraiser
on 0844 225 9832 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Get involved in volunteering
There are lots of opportunities to volunteer with us in the
East Midlands, from joining one of our local branch committees, to
helping us at events or getting involved in fundraising in your
area. Volunteering can help you to share your existing skills or to
develop new ones. All new volunteers receive an induction and
support from our team.
If you are interested in knowing more about volunteering with
us, we would love to hear from you. To find out more, contact:
More about volunteering your time to help
people with Parkinson's