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 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 […]
With training underway, we asked Team ARUK their favourite workout soundtrack.
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 […]
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 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 […]
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 […]
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. […]
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 […]
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 […]
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.