Barry Sullivan from Plymouth, who presents a weekly radio show on PTown Radio, is delivering a 24-hour programme from 10am on Thursday 28 to 10am on Friday 29 October both to fundraise for research and raise awareness of pancreatic cancer.
Veterinary surgeon Alison Hamel from Aberdeen devised a new take on running a fundraising marathon – she ran 1.1 mile every hour for 24 hours in an exhausting challenge for her friend, raising just under £6,000 for PCRF!
Budding serial entrepreneur Joshua Taylor (13) has been fundraising for PCRF by selling his homemade sweet treats both to his local community and to tourists visiting the beautiful beach nearby, raising over £1000 to date!
In June, university medical students Monty Matson and Tahir Khan, both 24, turned a personal goal to run a marathon before graduating into a fundraiser for PCRF when Monty’s grandmother Pamela was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer.
When ten-year-old Edward Penny from Wiltshire lost his grandpa Alastair to pancreatic cancer in March this year, he decided to climb Snowdon to fundraise in his memory.
Rugby players from Dundee’s Panmure RFC have taken a rather a novel approach to staying motivated and match fit during the Covid pandemic – they walked, ran and cycled to the centre of the Earth.
Four football enthusiasts at Horsepower Motor Centre in Tonbridge, Kent, are competing to correctly predict the outcome of the 20/21 Premier League games each week – and in doing so, win money for charities close to their hearts.
Surrey-based supporter Claudia Talsma has already raised over £2,500 for PCRF thanks to her company Salcura Natural Skin Therapy generously donating a percentage of sales of its range of natural skincare products.
Warwickshire craft brewery Purity Brewing Co has launched a new cask beer called JIMBO in tribute to co-founder Jim Minkin who died of pancreatic cancer in June this year – and 5p of every pint sold will be donated to PCRF.
Pancreatic cancer patient Stafford Wulff, 44, is running the virtual Virgin London Marathon for PCRF on 04 October along a beach near his home in Adelaide, Australia.