Sunday 5 November is International Volunteer Managers Day and here at Alzheimer’s Research UK, we’re celebrating the valuable support our volunteer managers give to all our amazing volunteers who really do make a difference.
What’s it like being a media volunteer? Married couple Chris and Terrie from Cambridgeshire have been Alzheimer’s Research UK media volunteers since 2010. Their tireless work to raise awareness of dementia and help the charity in any way possible resulted in Chris being made a charity Champion in 2013 and Terrie in 2016. We asked […]
It’s the Virgin Money London Marathon 2014 on Sunday. After months of training, a team of 64 fantastic Alzheimer’s Research UK runners (TEAM ARUK) will don their purple running vests with pride as they join over 37,500 people for the 26.2 mile race. Last year our runners raised an incredible £113,500, enough to fund almost four […]
The Patsy Duffy Memorial Benefit 7 March 2014 A family from Magherafelt in County Derry, whose husband and father had early-onset Alzheimer’s disease organised a memorial benefit in his name at the Titanic Belfast, on 7 March 2014. Forget Me Not, The Patsy Duffy Memorial Benefit, was organised in his memory by his wife Janette […]
Fancy holding a fundraising quiz for dementia research? Alzheimer’s Research UK staff love a quiz. The office is a pretty harmonious place, so it’s always a welcomed change of pace to be able to pit our wits against one another. Throw in a spot of friendly rivalry and people are falling over each other to […]