Our Fundraising Groups
16,000 people diagnosed with a brain tumour every year
Our amazing family of Fundraising Groups
Championing the fight against brain tumours and raising thousands for our cause, helping us build network of experts in sustainable research at dedicated Centres of Excellence and supporting us as we influence the Government and larger cancer charities to invest more nationally.
Canoeing for a Cure
Canoeing for a Cure was set up after Jim Murray, an officer in the Avon and Somerset Police and a former RAF policeman, was diagnosed with a glioblastoma multiforme, the most aggressive form of brain cancer. Sadly Jim passed away in December 2020, three years after his initial diagnosis.
Established by Wayne Byles, who saw Jim as a father-figure ever since they met when Wayne was a teenager, the Fundraising Group comprises friends and family members, including Jim’s sons Richard, Callum and Simon. As the name suggests, Canoeing for a Cure are focusing their initial efforts on a feat of impressive strength and endurance involving canoes to help find a cure for this devastating disease.