Climbing Mount Kilamanjaro

A huge thank you and well done to Paul Craven and his sister Cyn who completed their climb of Kilimanjaro on 13 February in memory in Cyn’s husband Patrice who lived with Lewy body dementia. Cyn at the age of 74 made it to base camp and despite gale force winds with a wind chill […]

Book a holiday and raise money for Lewy body dementia research

Are you thinking of booking a holiday, short break in the UK or abroad, or just a day trip?  If you book through Not Just Travel – Near and Far then not only will you get access to great deals and expert advice, but the Lewy Body Society will receive a donation too. It comes at no […]

Step up for Lewy body dementia

Are you looking for a new challenge and a gentle way to improve your fitness? We know that running isn’t for everyone, so why not ‘Step up for Lewy body dementia‘ and commit to walking 10,000 steps every day for a month, and ask friends and family to sponsor you? If that’s too far for you […]

The Slowey family raise nearly £7,500 for Lewy body dementia research

We would like to thank the Slowey family, who for the second year running have undertaken a huge fundraising effort on behalf of the Lewy Body Society. They have been raising money in memory of their mum and gran, who passed away in March 2017 aged 80, having been diagnosed with Lewy body dementia four […]

Great North Run profile: Sophie Ellis

Sophie Ellis, a French teacher at Greenhead College in Huddersfield, is tackling her first ever half-marathon to raise awareness of Lewy body dementia, in memory of her grandad who had the disease.  Sophie’s grandad Mike Ellis died in July aged 83, having been diagnosed with the condition 4 years previously, and having had dementia symptoms […]

Great North Run profile: Mark Clasper

Mark Clasper from Chester-le-Street is taking part in the Great North Run on 9th September on behalf of the Lewy Body Society. Mark’s father Ken was diagnosed with Lewy body dementia in 2003. Ken has since become an Ambassador for the Lewy Body Society and writes a blog about his experience of living with Lewy […]

Simply Health Great North Run 2018

The Great North Run is the biggest half marathon in the world and takes place on 9th September. We are delighted to have five runners tackling the 13.1 mile course and helping to raise money for the Lewy Body Society this year. The money they raise through sponsorship will help us to fund much-needed research […]

Kate Riddick – Sponsored Walk September 2016

Thank you to Kate Riddick who together with her parents has completed a sponsored walk to raise funds for The Lewy Body Society, Kate’s Grannie has DLB. The following was written by Kate:- “We set off early up the Northumberland Coast to just north of Beadnell.  It was a lovely sunny, warm but quite windy […]

Virgin Money Giving

Donations can now be made to the charity via Virgin Money Giving. Also, if you are doing a sponsored event you can now use either JustGiving or Virgin Money Giving.