Paul Blakemore is taking on a 12-hour gaming stream to raise money for us! He explains why: “Hello. And this is my story.. or should I say all sufferers story... The disease is horrible. For some its more or less hidden (my right under arm and surrounded area) people still ask.. "what’s that by your [...]
So exciting to share that Jacqui Dimmock is taking on the Prudential RideLondon! 46 miles - phew! Jacqui is taking part in Prudential RideLondon 46 to raise funds for prostate cancer and necrotising fasciitis/ severe streptococcal infection, two causes that have unfortunately hit close to home. Jacqui Dimmock She said "I want to [...]
We're so excited to share that Robin Grant is running again! He's already completed the Balmoral 10k in April, and now he's taking on the great Aberdeen half marathon in August and then the River Ness 10k in October. Not only that but he also hopes to add a few more through the year. Absolutely [...]
Trishna Jethwa recently competed in (and won!) a fundraising boxing match in memory of her dear friend Michelle. Michelle sadly lost her life to necrotising fasciitis and since then Trishna has been determined to honour her and there's no better way than to box your way to victory! Trishna kindly raised money for us and [...]
After losing his sister 6 years ago to necrotising fasciitis, Pete and 4 friends are cycling from St Ives Cornwall to St Ives Cambs over 4 days August 9th - 12th, as a way of paying tribute and spreading awareness and contributing to The Lee Spark Foundation. Pete explains "from admittance at hospital on the [...]
We're extremely grateful to share that Angie Cox will be running the Plymouth 10k for The Lee Spark Foundation! Angie explains "After a dear friend lost her Dad just over a year ago to necrotising fasciitis, she was diagnosed with PTSD and has now ended up having to give up a career that she was [...]
Congratulations and a huge thank you to little Frankie & his dad Wayne for smashing the Sunderland 3k run in just 19 minutes and 3 seconds and raising £400 for The Lee Spark Foundation! Frankie has suffered so much but has defeated necrotising fasciitis and is proof that you can achieve anything if you put [...]
We have been honoured to be part of the EU INFECT project for the last 7 years with 13 partners from around the globe who are experts in the early diagnosis and surgical intervention of necrotising fasciitis. Our very last meeting will take place in Bergen, Norway on the 18th - 21st June where an [...]
A huge thank you to Jessica Archer, who has raised an impressive £1275 for The Lee Spark NF Foundation by completing the Simply Health Manchester 10k run! Great work Jessica!
Our very own Doreen was at the IPS Conference in Glasgow this week, working hard and raising awareness!