Action Medical Research blog

Pack your trunk for Horsham

Posted on 23 July 2015

Action’s Community Fundraising Manager in the south-east, Paula Ray, tells us why some unusual animals have been sighted in West Sussex…

It’s going to be an...


'What I have found truly heart-warming are the eagerly raised hands...'

Posted on 17 July 2015

One of our newest School Ambassadors Rory Prescott tells us why he’s been inspired to spread the word on Action…

My name’s Rory and I started volunteering for Action...


Living with Grace - a happy, sociable teenager

Posted on 8 July 2015

We were delighted to receive an update from Gwenda, whose daughter Grace, now 14, has the rare and sadly incurable genetic condition Rett syndrome – a condition Action has funded in the...


A very special birthday bear

Posted on 25 June 2015

Karen Jankel, daughter of Paddington creator Michael Bond, shares her memories of Paddington Bear™…

25th June is a special day for me as it’s Paddington’s...


Father's Day is extra special

Posted on 16 June 2015

Keith Mitchell vividly remembers Father’s Day last year: "My wife Fleur was admitted onto the labour ward and we were excitedly awaiting the arrival of our first child...


Why I’m pedalling for prematurity

Posted on 9 June 2015

On Saturday, 13 June, Chris Warren will be supporting a team of 15 non-cyclist friends from coast to coast in the UK to raise money for Action Medical Research, inspired by son Bradley who...


Volunteering for a reason

Posted on 5 June 2015

Here at Action Medical Research, we couldn’t do what we do without the help of our legion of volunteers who assist in a variety of ways, from helping out at our cycling and walking events...


Taking things up a gear

Posted on 4 June 2015

In his blog for Volunteers’ Week, Action Ambassador Phil Waters tells us what inspires him to support us – and to take his fundraising up a gear…

It is now getting...


Spreading the word about Action

Posted on 3 June 2015

We have a number of roles for volunteers willing to lend, especially for those with the gift of the gab! Here, Jessica Watson tells us about her work as a Speaker Ambassador…

By...


Why #ivolunteer for Action

Posted on 2 June 2015

Brighton resident Laura Baillie, who herself was a premature baby, first became involved with Action Medical Research when she signed up for the DIVA Sussex cycle (now Davina’s Big Sussex...

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