Our champions

Meet our supporters who have set up a Brain Tumour Support Champion Fund and find out what inspired them to go farther with their fundraising.

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The Dicky Mint Fundraisers

The Dicky Mint Fundraisers are a group of family and friends, raising funds in memory of Chris, affectionately known as Dicky Mint to his colleagues.

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Ellen Yates

Ellen is fundraising for Brain Tumour Support because our support services have helped her. She also wants to do something special in memory of her friend Graham who died from a brain tumour.

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The Tockington Wheelers

The Tockington Wheelers are a group of friends raising money in honour of a friend whose life has been turned upside down by a brain tumour.

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Jeanette Hackwell

Jeanette's world changed after her brain tumour diagnosis. After being unable to work, she found a new focus - fundraising for Brain Tumour Support, the charity that helped her get the most out of life.

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Helen Patterson

Removal of a brain tumour - affectionately named Krampus - left Helen with a titanium plate in her skull and a broken eye lid. She wants to raise vital funds for the charity that helped her accept her new normal and is helping many others on their journeys.

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Rachel Bown

The Rachel Bown Fund is raising money and awareness for Brain Tumour Support because Rachel is a survivor, and to bring hope and encouragement to others.

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Laura Tucker

The Darren Tucker Fund has been set up by Darren's sister, Laura in his memory. 

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Julie Harvey

Julie Harvey was diagnosed in October 2016 with a grade 4 brain tumour and sadly passed away in February 2019. She set up her fund with a determination to raise awareness, help others and "shout about brain tumours", and it is a lasting tribute to her generosity and spirit. 

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Jo Wheelwright

The Stratford Lunch Club Champion Fund has been set up in memory of Jo Wheelwright's mother Grace, who passed away in 2013.

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Robin-Mark Schols

After a lengthy recovery from treatment for a brain tumour, Robin-Mark Schols had a new outlook on life. His Champion Fund was set up to give a positive message and raise funds to ensure support would be there for others.

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