22 year old Alex Staniforth has overcome anxiety, depression, low self-confidence, eating disorders, bullying, epilepsy and stammering to raise over £85,000 for charity. This year he was shortlisted from thousands of people in the Pride of Britain ITV regional Fundraiser of the Year category after winning the Granada region award.

When Shelley Simmonds was given the devastating news that her son Fraser has Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy (DMD) she was determined to be an advocate for him and raise awareness and funds for his condition.

Harry, of Wallsend, was just eight when, in 2015, he lost his uncle and godfather David, 36, to sudden cardiac death. Tragically a year later his dad Steve died just three weeks after being diagnosed with cancer.

Pint-sized charity champion Abbi Bennett has been named as Young Fundraiser of the Year at the Pride of Birmingham Awards.

 

A mum who is continuing her son’s legacy of love to help others has been honoured with a Pride of Birmingham Award.

 

When 11-year-old Cody Hartley read about the sudden and tragic death of 12-year-old Oliver King who suffered a sudden cardiac arrest during a swimming race she was determined to help raise awareness of the importance of defibrillators in schools.

Best friends Conor Hawkins (24) and Dominique Grace (22) are teaming up to kick-off a year of fundraising this Friday by shaving their heads for the Ehlers-Danlos Support UK charity!

Tegan Williams is fifteen and has a passion for raising money for ‘poorly people’ despite battling with her own health conditions. When she was just 4 years old she had open-heart surgery to treat her pulmonary stenosis, atrioventricular and ventricular septal defects and fallots tetralogy.

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