Fundraisers

     

Our organisation is supported by our wonderful fundraisers. They tirelessly raise money and awareness.

Monday 13 November 2017
  I am doing this fundraiser to help raise the awareness of CMV. As a first time mum, this was very daunting and upsetting to be told the...
Sunday 12 November 2017
  'The Winter Beast was my 7th and final challenge of raising funds and awareness in 2017. The weather conditions were kind with the...
Sunday 15 October 2017
  Nicola knows  2 families with children affected by CMV. As a childcare worker she had never heard of the virus so would really like...
Saturday 23 September 2017
  Why not pop in and say Hi! Jenny is having a stall at the St George's Church and Charity Autumn Fair. She will be raising funds and...
Saturday 16 September 2017
  Emma and her friend Lindsay are running the 18k Devil Mud Run in Cheltenham.  Emma supports a young lady in school who is affected by...
Sunday 10 September 2017
  Matt, Tom Allan, Jonny Ball, Lee-Jon Brealey and Thomas Linacre will be running the Great North Run on September the 10th to raise awareness...
Friday 01 September 2017
Adam is undertaking a whole host of challenges this year to raise money for CMV Action - WOW! He says 'My fifth challenge of the year raising...
Monday 31 July 2017
  This is me and my sister and my niece on a walk today. We have both raised £600 so far and we are only half way through the month. http...
Saturday 29 July 2017 to Sunday 30 July 2017
      Claire and Graham have experience of how cmv affects families. Here is a pic of Claire and daughter...
Sunday 02 July 2017
  Well done Raquel - you did it!!! Raquel is raising funds for CMV Action by doing the Great Newham Run, read her story to understand why...
Sunday 02 July 2017
  A huge thanks to Neale Johnson & Goldwings for the CMV Charity Event. Held in honour of Carlie & TJ. £680 was raised by...
Friday 23 June 2017
  Many thanks to Vernie Bennett and her lovely daughter Avery who has a birthday this month.    Avery donated some of her birthday...
Wednesday 21 June 2017
The whole family have successfully walked the Humber Bridge and have raised over £500.  Well done Alfie. Alfie, aged 10, came up with...
Sunday 18 June 2017
Sunseekers have helped raise cash to tackle a debilitating virus after a Swindon baby almost lost his hearing. Four-month-old Theo was left deaf...
Saturday 17 June 2017
  Emily is having a Teddy Bear's Picnic for family and friends - many thanks - hope the weather stays fine for you.
Saturday 10 June 2017
  Here is baby Clara. Her mum, Katie, is planning to raise £1000 for CMV Action this year.  First off - The Wollaton Park 10k Run...
Friday 02 June 2017
  Fabulous coffee ladies morning here!  £200 raised for CMV Action!    With huge thanks to Phoenix Cards, Nicola, Jo and...
Sunday 28 May 2017
  I am a 37 yr old mum of 2!    I've started working on placement in a school where a beautiful girl who I help support has special...
Sunday 28 May 2017
  Stef Alexander is running in honour of his beautiful grand daughter, Isla, whom he absolutely adores! Grandad has been working away in...
Sunday 28 May 2017
  Thanks so much to 'Team Didsbury' taking up the challenge of the Manchester 10K, on Sunday, 28th May 2017. Team Didsbury consists of...
Sunday 28 May 2017
  Eileen Heyworth and Chris Heyworth are running in honour of grandson/son Archie who was born with CMV.     He looks a lovely...
Sunday 28 May 2017
  This is Penny, my daughter! At 8 days old we were told she had contracted CMV in the last trimester of pregnancy! We had never heard of this...
Sunday 07 May 2017
   “My first challenge of 2017 was to take on the Great Bristol Run. Over 13,000 people ran the route from Bristol Millennium Square up...
Saturday 06 May 2017
  I have decided to part with a lot of my hair - please sponsor me! I am donating my hair to The Little Princess Trust and am raising...
Sunday 23 April 2017
Well done Sarah - she completed the marathon despite being unwell with tonsillitis.  http://m.virginmoneygiving.com/mt/uk.virginmoneygiving....
Friday 10 March 2017
Scott Garlick is taking part in a Contender White Collar Boxing Match to raise money for CMV Action. His wife Emma and his lovely children Ella and...
Saturday 04 March 2017
At The Rivets Social Club in Aylesbury - RDG Soul Band! The midwives from Stoke Mandeville are holding a fundraiser and CMV Action is one of...
Thursday 12 January 2017
  Russell is raising funds and awareness by doing a Dry January - totally alcohol free!! Russell's daughter, Willow, was diagnosed with...
Monday 14 November 2016
  Megan has congenital CMV and is doing amazingly well at school. She has been voted on to the school council for the year and at their first...
Sunday 23 October 2016
2 months of training left and in this hot weather - Phew! Please sponsor our runners in the Great South Run with whatever you can to help support...
Sunday 18 September 2016
Well done and THANK YOU to Jonny... 'Me finishing the Hull Marathon, one of two completed (in very much warmer conditions than forecast). It was a...
Sunday 11 September 2016
We are running this year's Great North Run (Half marathon) in aid of CMV Action. There have been many morning runs (after the school bus drop off)...
Sunday 11 September 2016
  Jade and Phil lost their baby son, Ben, who was stillborn last year due to CMV.      Phil ran the Great North Run in memory...
Saturday 10 September 2016
I am doing this fundraiser to help raise the awareness of CMV. As a first time mum, this was very daunting and upsetting to be told the news that...
Saturday 06 August 2016
The Lake District is the adventure capital of the UK and the home of Total Warrior. It's a perfect venue for an obstacle race with endless hills,...
Sunday 31 July 2016
Done - was a tough journey but nothing compared to the journey of our cmv babies - helping to raise awareness. Many thanks Jade and to your twin...
Sunday 31 July 2016
Thank you Dan Humphries - another great fundraiser.  Hope you enjoyed the event and thank you for raising much needed funds for CMV Action.
Sunday 31 July 2016
  We have 11 lovely cyclists in this event.   Thank you from all of us at CMV Action for undertaking this ride - we are keeping...
Saturday 16 July 2016
Ellie is running her first 10k on Sunday in London.   Ellie says 'I am running this year's London 10k in aid of CMV Action. This is a charity...
Sunday 03 July 2016
What a great evening. Congratulations to all the winners.  Lyra and Lucy presented The Lyra Award and then had a photo shoot with Jack Whitehall...
Wednesday 29 June 2016
  Thank you to Stepping Stones Pre School in Helensburgh for raising  £550 for CMV Action. We are really grateful for your wonderful...
Monday 27 June 2016
  https://crowdfunding.justgiving.com/cmveducation   Please help by sharing, tweeting, donating .....   Weʼre hoping to...
Saturday 18 June 2016
Well done Jim Elkin - 69 miles through the historic Hadrian's Wall,  in 14hrs 6 mins - and some amazing fundraising!  Over £1300. Many...
Sunday 12 June 2016
  Chloe and Gary Conroy devastatingly lost their baby girl, Aila, to CMV last year.  After a very successful charity night event of...
Sunday 01 May 2016
I decided to do the Lichfield half marathon on the 1st of May. I wanted to do it for charity and couldn't think of a better one than CMV Action. My...
Wednesday 30 March 2016
Michelle Dodd and Noah have been raising awareness and funds for CMV Action. Noah is severely affected by CMV and his family want to help the charity...
Saturday 13 February 2016
  Once again Chrissie Fletcher has raised funds and awareness for CMV Action.  Here she is receiving a cheque from Dickensian Christmas...
Saturday 26 September 2015
Sophie, with the help of her Mum Angie and other friends, organised a charity night including a raffle for her nephew Riley who was born with CMV....
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Monday 21 September 2015
Anne Mullins continues to be a great supporter of CMV Action. Last year she did ‘Screen For Life’, a private cinema screening at the gorgeous...
Sunday 20 September 2015
Caris overcame some serious fears to jump out of a plane in aid of CMV Action, and raised over £500 in the process. She's considering doing it...
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Saturday 12 September 2015
Lynsey's son has been affected by CMV and as a result she and her two boys will be running in the Junior Great North Run on 12th September 2015....
Sunday 02 August 2015
Rob was one of our team riding in the Prudential RideLondon-Surrey 100 event this August and raised a brilliant £880 in the process.  Thank you...
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Sunday 02 August 2015
Kyle was one our team riding in the Prudential Ride London-Surrey 100 event this August and raised over £1500 in the process.  Staggering!...
Sunday 02 August 2015
Chris, husband to one of our trustees, was one of our team riding in the Prudential RideLondon-Surrey 100 event this August and our top fundraiser...
Sunday 02 August 2015
Craig was one of our team riding in the Prudential RideLondon-Surrey 100 event this August and raised marvellous £935 in the process.  Thank you...
2015 Prudential Ride London-Surrey 100
Sunday 02 August 2015
Richard was one of our team riding in the Prudential Ride London-Surrey 100 event this August and raised £510 in the process.  Thank you!
Sunday 02 August 2015
James was a late addition to our team riding in the Prudential RideLondon-Surrey 100 event this August and raised over £1310 in the process - a...
Sunday 02 August 2015
Simon was one of our team riding in the Prudential RideLondon-Surrey 100 event this August and raised over £800 in the process, which is wonderful!...
Sunday 02 August 2015
Matt was one of our team riding in the Prudential RideLondon-Surrey 100 event this August and raised an amazing £1180 in the process.  Thank you...
Sunday 02 August 2015
Dan was one our team riding in the Prudential RideLondon-Surrey 100 event this August and raised £550 in the process.  Thank you!
Sunday 02 August 2015
Craig was one of our team riding in the Prudential RideLondon-Surrey 100 event this August and raised £515 in the process.  Thank you!
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Sunday 03 May 2015
Jess and her cousin, Isabel Zackers have signed up for this new event in the 'BUPA Great Run' series and have chosen CMV Action as their charity to...
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Monday 27 April 2015
Emma Shearer's Charity Abseil for CMV Action On Monday the 27th April 2015, between 10am and 11am, Emma will be doing a sponsored abseil from the...
Sunday 26 April 2015
Owen ran the Great South Run in aid of CMV Action, two years ago, and felt it was time for a new and more challenging fundraising event!  He won...
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Saturday 28 March 2015
Stacy's daughter was born deaf due to CMV, something she knew nothing about until her daughter was 5 - she's now 10.  Stacy is keen to raise...
Going Deaf for Deaf Day
Sunday 08 March 2015
Lucy Sammons, Hannah Bearder and one of our members, Julie Stansfield, raised money for NDCS and CMV Action by 'going' deaf for a day on the 8th...
Sunday 01 February 2015
Our thoughts are with Jenny whose husband, Andrew, died tragically in March 2014.  We also owe her our gratitude as, despite her loss, she has...
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Sunday 07 December 2014 to Thursday 31 December 2015
Sarah Terry and a group of her friends are planning to fundraise for CMV Action throughout 2015 by participating in a number of sporting events....
Tuesday 02 December 2014
Saturday 08 November 2014 to Sunday 09 November 2014
Jack has completed the triple-suffering-winter on the 8th and 9th November. This was a 5km obstacle race followed by a 10km obstacle race on the...
Sunday 14 September 2014
Congratulations Colette, Stacey and Leah!  Not content with organising a charity BBQ Colette Eyres also ran for CMV Action in the Colour Me Rad...
Sunday 14 September 2014
Colette Eyres held a charity BBQ for her family and friends and raised an amazing £530 through donations and a raffle.  A big thank to you to...
Saturday 13 September 2014
Well done Lindsey, an amazing result, you did us proud ...£4390 raised - WOW! Lindsey Cooper & Stephanie Wrigley - following the success of...
Saturday 13 September 2014
Well done Ste, a great result ...   Ste Dalton is competing in this years Tough Mudder challenge.  It is a 12 mile run with up to 20 army...
Sunday 07 September 2014
Well Done Carly! Over £100 raised at a car boot sale in Chelford on Sunday Sept 7th. Carly also gave out our leaflets and helped raise awareness...
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Monday 01 September 2014 to Tuesday 30 September 2014
Walsh Daily, one of our lovely patron Kimberley Walsh's fan groups, set up a page on Virgin Money Giving for those fans wanting to send Kimberley a...
Saturday 30 August 2014
Charlotte is taking part in the Great London Swim on Saturday 30th August.   Charlotte is doing the 1 mile swim in honour of her 3 month old...
Saturday 23 August 2014
Many thanks to Jenny Groves, Paula Griffin and John Quinn - between them they raised over £1000 at the 5K Colour Run in Belfast. Well done and many...
Friday 15 August 2014 to Saturday 16 August 2014
Team Ashlea's Fundraising Page The Ashlea pub restaurant, Cheadle, is hosting a 24 charity bike ride, starting on the 15th August at 8pm. Teams of...
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Sunday 13 July 2014
Claire Marshall is taking on a 10k run in Worcestershire for CMV Action.   A personal message from Claire: I am fundraising as a...
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Sunday 13 July 2014
Michael Kevin CMV Fighter's fundraising page What a team of fundraisers!  Rebecca Blinkhorn, Ruth Taylor, Alice McQueen and Cath Moor ...
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Saturday 28 June 2014 to Wednesday 31 December 2014
Team Christian's fundraising page Chrsitian's uncle Paul and his family did some amazing things for CMV Action in 2014.  Please take 5...
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Saturday 21 June 2014
Many, many thanks to Karen Vidler of AVTrinity in Tunbridge Wells. Karen tended her lovely garden, provided all the refreshments, got the raffle...
Thursday 19 June 2014
Emma's mountain challenge is now on. Emma has now left on her personal challenge – perfect timing for June Awareness Month!  Thanks Emma...
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Saturday 31 May 2014
Please support Chrissie Fletcher who is organising a charity race night on the 31st May at Clayton Liberal Club, raising money in aid of CMV Action...
Monday 21 April 2014
Lindsey Cooper and her wonderful friends and family hosted a family fun day in Whitefield, Manchester. Held on Monday, 21st of April, it was a day...
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Sunday 13 April 2014
London Marathon 2014 Charlotte Allen took on the London Marathon for CMV Action in April 2014.  She raised a fantastic £1,105 for CMV...
Hailsham Rotary supported CMV Action at this year’s Golf Day, an annual event in the Rotary Club’s calendar.   Despite the weather being wet...
Thank you and well done to Chrissie Fletcher and the Dickensian Market Committee.
A charity golf event was held in Poole on Sunday 15th May 2016. The day was organised by the family of one of our trustees, Sharon. Sharon's baby boy...
Sara and Mark Haycock recently took part in the Great Manchester Run. Held on the 18th of May, Sara and Mark ran for CMV Awareness and The...
     

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