Corporate partnerships

Yosra OsmanJade RolphVicky Naylor

The Corporate Partnerships Team work closely with major companies across the UK, developing partnerships and motivating their employees to raise vital funds for dementia research through a variety of imaginative means. Working with companies on ambitious, varied initiatives across wide-ranging sectors and contexts, they support our generous, committed corporate supporters in making an impact on our mission to make breakthroughs possible.

Race the Tide – How to prepare for hiking at night

Race the Tide in a tough 30 hour non-stop hike from Berwick to Lindisfarne island. “Non-stop” is the important word there – it means that we’ll be walking through the night in the depths of the Northumbrian darkness. So how do you prepare for hiking at night? This one is a bit obvious, but bring […]

Walking 100k to raise £100k

This September 200 of our supporters will Race the Tide in a tough 30 hour non-stop hike through the Northumbrian countryside. Their willpower and determination will raise an amazing £100,000 to defeat dementia. So what exactly can Alzheimer’s Research UK achieve with £100,000? Uniting experts to unravel genetics Thanks to £100,000 fundraised by staff at […]

Race the Tide

At Alzheimer’s Research UK we’re getting really excited about Race the Tide, our challenging 100km hike to the Holy Island in September 2016. It’s going to be a really tough 30 hour non-stop hike through the Northumbrian countryside, and it’s all to defeat dementia. We’re hoping that 200 of our supporters will be brave enough […]

Online fundraising tips

Online fundraising pages are a great tool for raising money. Really small changes in the way you use them can make a HUGE difference to how much you raise. Here are my top tips for raising the most cash with your Race the Tide page… Do – Share your story. If you have personal experience […]

The nurses who battle dementia

As a new staff member at Alzheimer’s Research UK I needed to learn as much as possible about dementia and the people we’re working to support. I quickly learned that Alzheimer’s Research UK’s headquarters are extremely dedicated to defeating dementia, but it’s always important to remember why this is our mission. I met with three […]

What’s £20 worth these days?

If you bought yourself a small treat this weekend, have a think – what did you get for your money? How far can you stretch £20? You probably didn’t get much more than a couple of pizzas and a cheap DVD. Or maybe a ticket to a gig or show. Both nice, yet run-of-the-mill things. […]

The five things my mum’s dementia has taught me

My mum was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s when I was 21 and her dementia progressed very quickly. She hasn’t been able to communicate with me for much of my adult life, except for a smile when I arrive to visit her. Despite this she has taught me some of life’s most important lessons over the past […]

Painting the town purple

Here at Alzheimer’s Research UK we love the colour purple. It’s our primary colour, it’s eye-catching and some spiritualists believe that surrounding yourself in the colour purple brings peace of mind. So, what better reason to hold a purple party? Get your friends, family and colleagues to dress purple, eat purple and drink purple to […]

Peculiar Pedal Power

I commute to the Alzheimer’s Research UK office on my Brompton, a small but perfectly formed example of British engineering. I have inventively named him Brom. Brom and I rarely stray from our route to work but this August we went a little wild and took part in the World Brompton Championships at Goodwood Motor Circuit.