Details of our 2017 events calander are being finalised and will be published soon. However, to give a flavour of the challenges we have set ourselves for next year so far we have planned....
And we pleased to announce that our support of our friends at the Believe Organ Donation Support Charity will continue into 2017!!
Youngest Yellow Hatter leads long distance cycle ride
At 11 years old, our youngest yellow hatter, Ben Harper, lead a team of four cyclists taking on a 160 mile challenge cycling from Switzerland, via Austria, to Germany over four days at the end May 2016. The Tyroleon Tour event is Ben's idea to help raise funds for MNDA Motor Neurone Disease Association and to raise awareness of Organ Donation by supporting #believe.
The event, though impaired by a little poor weather, went fantasically well with a mainly flat route, through beautiful surroundings and great hostipality.
Ben had a modest target of £300 to raise for MND and to date he has more than doubled the amount raised. Over 1500 people were reached with the organ donation awareness message and conversations have been had and the organ donation register has a few more on it...
The Match For Life inspires..
Saturday 30th April 2016 saw the first Transplant Sport team play a Pro Celebrity eleven at Rodney Parade Newport. And what a success the day was, Transplant Sport winning the game and awaress of organ donation and the legacy that can go with it. Click on The Match For Life tab for further details..
We are proud to be supporting the Stroke Association and Motor Neurone Disease Charity with our fundraising events in 2016. Details of our justgiving pages will be made available soon.
Our Fundraising Events
These are our fundraisers. The Match for Life is the event that not only celebrates the gift of life, but also provides a vehicle of awareness for organ donation in general.
April 16 The Match For Life
June 16 Three Peaks in 24 hours
October 16 Cardiff Half Marathon (of course!)
London Marathon with a twist