Alfie’s Trust, as part of the Lymphangiomatosis and Gorham’s Disease Alliance – Europe, is pleased to be part of The Rudy Study. This is a UK based study with an interest in understanding more about all aspects of rare diseases of the bones, joints and/or blood vessels. The study is open to patients with Gorham’sRead More
Team Alfie was out in force at RunBalmoral again this year. It was a busy weekend with most races having a member of team Alfie taking part. Thank you to our runners and to everybody that supported them. Sponsorship is now in and our total for Runbalmoral 2017 is £3,600.
Alfie’s Trust and its worldwide partners, LGDA-Europe and LGDA-US, are pleased to announce the establishment of an official Worldwide Awareness Day of May 26. May 26 was selected for the awareness date in honor of LGDA Founder Jana Sheets, who was born on that day in 1974. The campaign’s purpose is to raise awarenessRead More
After attending the British Association of Dermatologists Conference in Birmingham last July, we were contacted by the editor of The Journal Of The British Dermatological Nursing Group to ask if we would like to submit an article in the March edition of their magazine. This was a fantastic opportunity to share our story in theRead More
It was great to be asked to be part of the Rare Disease Day Event in Aberdeen today. I was asked to say something about my experience of having a child with a rare disease. This is my experience from a parent’s perspective.
A great afternoon supported by our local community. Thank you to our stall holders, Snappy Crocodile, Haven Scent, Hamespun, Peppermint-uk.com, and An Equine Art. It’s amazing how much money you can raise over tea and cake. Thank you to everyone that came, with your help we raised £900.03.
The sun shone for our teams this year taking part in the Texas Scramble Golf Event. 15 teams of 4 played on the 9 hole course at the Paul Lawrie Golf Centre with a wee putting competition thrown in for some of our more competitive players. We can’t thank everyone enough for supporting us againRead More
Thank you to the Lymphangiomatosis and Gorham’s Disease Alliance (LGDA) and Lymphatic Malformations Institute (LMI) for organising the 2nd International Medical Conference on lymphangiomatosis and Gorham’s disease. Part-funded by Alfie’s Trust, this conference was to bring together leading clinicians/researchers with particular experience and interest in our two rare diseases. The purpose is to begin theRead More
We would like you to meet Hollie Young – she has lymphangiomatosis. Ever since Hollie was diagnosed the family have supported Alfie’s Trust by getting involved and raising funds. Thank you to friends, family and colleagues for supporting Team Hollie in their fundraising activities over the last few months. From Bike rides to Ceilidhs thisRead More
At the end of May this year, Mark Porter took part in the Edinburgh Marathon in aid of Alfie’s Trust. When I spoke with Mark he said he only ever intended doing one Marathon, so we were very lucky when he chose to run for Alfie’s Trust. After many months of training, Mark completed theRead More