Inspiring fundraisers

Meet some of our fundraisers and find out what inspired them to help Brain Tumour Support.

And if you have an inspiring fundraising story of your own that you would like to share with us please tell us here.

Suzanne's big haircut for support

Suzanne has a brain tumour and has been growing her hair for two year so that she can donate it to make wigs for patients who lose their hair during treatment.

Natalie's fundraising in memory of Steve

Natalie found that completing a fundraising challenge helped her deal with her grief after her husband Steve died suddenly from a brain tumour.

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Adam takes on two challenges at once

Adam lost four stone in weight in order to be able to do a sky dive and raise money for Brain Tumour Support.

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Clare raises £10,000 in one year

With a little help from her friends, Clare raised a staggering £10,000 in twelve months. Find out her top tips for fundraising success.

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Robin's Hilly Helmet hat-trick

After complications from brain surgery, Robin had to wear a helmet for several months. This inspired him to organise the Hilly Helmet Challenge, which has become a hugely successful event. Find out how he raised more than £11,000 in three years.

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Half marathon helps Jane celebrate how far she has come 

Six years after having her brain tumour removed, Jane found herself signing up for a half marathon. At the time she could just about take the dog for a walk before fatigue set in. She wanted to challenge herself and thank Brain Tumour Support for helping her put her life back together again. 

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Three Peaks Challenge helps Phee move on

To mark the ten year anniversary of the removal of her brain tumour, Phee decided to take on the challenge of a lifetime. Along with her husband, she decided to do the Three Peaks Challenge – conquering Ben Nevis, Scafell Pike and Snowdon – and raise money for Brain Tumour Support. 

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Kate's big leap to say thank you

Kate wanted to “stick two fingers up” to everything she has been through, so she signed herself up to do a skydive. She also wanted to raise money for Brain Tumour Support because her local Support Group has been a great help to her and her family.

Friendship conquers the highest summits

A brain tumour took the life of Steve Adlam in October 2017. He was 48.  But, thanks to friend Lucy and her mum Jill, he managed to complete the 24 hr Three Peaks Challenge in June 2018 when they took a photo of him to the top of each peak while raising money for Brain Tumour Support in his memory.

How your support helps:

covers the cost of

a one-to-one

counselling session


provides 10 information packs for new patients