Stories

Hope Against Cancer enjoys the support of many individuals – whether it’s through volunteering with us, or undertaking a personal challenge. Be inspired by their stories.

Farmer & Carlisle Toyota donate £1,550 to local charity Hope Against Cancer

Farmer & Carlisle Toyota donate £1,550 to local charity Hope Against Cancer

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Running the London Marathon: Sarah’s story

Watching runners take to the streets of the capital at this year’s London Marathon was beyond inspiring. The countless stories of people running to raise awareness for a cause really struck a chord here at Hope Against Cancer and to all the runners and their supporters, we’re incredibly proud of you all.

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Mark Mercala takes on sponsored 120 bike ride for Hope Against Cancer

Mark Mercala from Loughborough, Leicestershire is embarking on a challenging 120 mile sponsored bike ride to raise funds for Hope Against Cancer.

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Hope Against Cancer Weather Lottery

Join the Hope Against Cancer weather lottery and win up to £25,000

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We’re committing £160K of new funding to support life-saving research

Hope Against Cancer is committing £160K of new funding to support vital, life-saving research carried out in the University of Leicester and on-site at Leicester Royal Infirmary.

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Shelley's Great North Run

Two dates will forever stick in my mind: Friday 13th July 2007 the day my sister Corinne Hammersley (aged 31) was diagnosed with terminal cancer (malignant melanoma) and Monday 30th July 2007, the day she passed away at home in the arms of her fiancée and my mum.

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Taking to the Three Peaks – Jay’s story of fundraising

Meet Jay, a fundraiser whose dedication has no limits. This year, Jay and a group of his closest friends are tackling three of the UK’s largest peaks… In just three days!

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Narborough Hall spreads Christmas cheer with donation of over £3000

Narborough Hall spreads Christmas cheer with donation of over £3000 to Hope Against Cancer

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Newby Castleman fundraising for Hope Against Cancer reaches £1,000!

Leicestershire firm of chartered accountants, Newby Castleman, has raised £1,000 for Hope Against Cancer, approaching one year since they announced our charity partnership.

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Newby Castleman use the power of social media to support Hope Against Cancer

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