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Having originally set-out to raise €50,000 to support research into children's cancers, during the pandemic Wardie's Way went a step further, and smashed through the €100,000 barrier, with a latest total of
This was announced at the "Big Announcement" concert,
held in Tervuren, Belgium, on Friday 15th October 2021.
For those that couldn't be there, a recording of the concert is available below:
In the last 12 months, "Wardie's Way" has donated a total of €34,000 to the wonderful people working in the Gent Children's Hospital, who continue to care for, and research solutions for, children's cancers.
The first €10,000 contributed to the creation of a post dedicated to
centralising the results of international tests into children's cancers,
to try to improve visibility of trends and theories
(performed by Charlotte, pictured right).
The remaining €24,000 has been put towards the continued work to to look for genetic predisposition. Genevieve Laureys and Tim Lammens from the Gent team explained; "If we find aberrant genes we have to study the function of these genes to determine if they have a role in the process of cancer development, so the project for sure will not be finished in the near future".
A big thanks to all you kind contributors to "Wardie's Way" for helping us to help these wonderful people in the vital work they are performing every day.
My great friends in our "Cobblers Bottoms" cycle club held TWO (socially distanced) charity rides during the pandemic and, in the process, kindly donated
A wonderful result. Thanks all!
Thanks to you all for your very kind donations to support
Leonie's wonderful #4for4 fundraising
and awareness campaign.
Thanks to Leonie's initiative, she has raised a fantastic
for "Wardie's Way".
BIG THANKS Leonie 😊
How to help
Contact us through the links on this website, or you can make a donation. All details on the "Donate" page of this website.
Thanks to all your kind donations and efforts ...
The great news is that "Wardie's Way" is making a difference already - following the first equipment purchase (see "Projects") ...
- A €5.000 donation has been made towards non-reimbursable medications to help cancer sufferers in Belgium.
- "Wardie's Way" has provided an initial €10.000 to help fund a new resource in Belgium to create and maintain a database of research test results for sharing with international research organisations.
Most Recent Projects
BIG thanks to my brilliant mates Gillian and Tony Enevoldsen who very generously asked for donations to WW instead of birthday presents for both of their recent birthdays.
The latest "Nigel Ward & Friends" concert at the end of last year broke all records in raising nearly €4.500 for "Wardie's Way". Woo hoo!!
My nephew Tim Hopper put on a 2nd great concert in Storrington, raising a fantastic £1,150 for "Wardie's Way". THANKS TIM!
The "Nigel Ward & Friends" concert back in June raised a super-duper €2,637 at the new Tervuren Warandepoort theatre
Thanks to the kind donations from various friends in recent months. You know who you are :-)