Virgin Money Giving fundraising platform to close

We have been informed that from 1st December 2021 the fundraising platform Virgin Money Giving is closing, and no further donations will be accepted.  This means it will no longer be an option for supporters who are raising funds for The Lewy Body Society.  We continue to have accounts with Justgiving, Facebook donation, and you can donate […]

My experience of the Great North Run

In this blog, Dr Clarissa Giebel, Senior Research Fellow at the University of Liverpool, shares her experience of running the Great North Run in support of The Lewy Body Society. Thank you Clarissa, and well done on also completing the London Marathon a few weeks later.  After 18 months, finally setting my trainers onto race-pavement […]

Thank you to our London Marathon team!

The London Marathon returned on 3rd October, with the first full-scale race for two years.  Around 8,000 runners took part, with many more running a virtual marathon in locations across the UK. We were only able to secure a single entry in the race this year, but we were delighted that it was taken up […]

Lewy body dementia awareness week ‘Dotty Days’ 6-12 June 2021

We are delighted to confirm that this year’s Dotty Days – otherwise known as Lewy body dementia awareness week – will take place from 6th-12th June. It’s an extra special one this year as we are celebrating our 15th year as a charity, and we remain the only UK-based organisation focused solely on LBD. There […]

Celebrating 15 years of The Lewy Body Society

This year marks 15 years since The Lewy Body Society was founded, and we’ve updated our logo to mark this milestone. We’ll be using the anniversary as a focus for our work this year, as we look ahead to the future, develop new plans and focus on our mission of ‘shining a light on Lewy […]

Would you like to run the Virgin Money London Marathon 2021?

The next Virgin Money London Marathon will take place on Sunday 3rd October 2021. This year we are entitled to a single entry and we would like to invite applications from anyone interested in taking up that place and supporting Lewy body dementia research. We ask that you raise a minimum of £1000 and we […]

The Lewy Body Society looks ahead to 2021

Here at the Lewy Body Society, we’ve been looking forward to 2021 for a while. That’s because it will be our 15th ‘birthday’ as a charity.  We remain the only UK charity dedicated exclusively to Lewy body dementia, and we will mark the year with an impact report and a new fundraising appeal to help […]

Christmas Day swim in memory of Tim Malyon

We would like to offer our sincere thanks to Sofia, Finn and a large group of their friends and family who braved the cold Exmouth sea on Christmas Day to remember their dad Tim and raise funds for The Lewy Body Society.  We are very impressed by your bravery and grateful for the donations which […]