In their own words
Every donation to Brain Research Trust has a story behind it, many of which are inspiring and touching.
John Lake's story
John celebrates ten years since his Brain tumour by carrying the Olympic Torch.
Mike Houghton's story
Mike was devastated when his Grandad, John, died of a stroke in 2010. He set about doing a bungee jump to raise money into research.
Debbie Morgan's story
Debbie ran the London Marathon 2012 for her Grandpa, who has had Lewy Bodies Dementia for almost five years.
Chris Walkers's story
Chris used his place in the London Triathlon 2011 to raised money, in memory of his mother-in-law, Mo.
Sandra Orton's story
Sandra, who has had Dystonia since the age of 16, is “miraculously” able to walk properly again .
Becky Widdicombe's story
Becky ran the 2011 London Marathon for Brain Research Trust in memory of her father, Gerry.
Ann McAuley's story
After her nephew died from a Brain Tumour in 2006, Ann has turned a life-long passion into generous donations to charity.
Audrey & Glen Oldham's story
Audrey's husband Glen died of a Brain Haemorrhage in November 2010. Audrey set up a tribute fund in his name.
Averil Jankyn's story
Averil Jenkyn's son died of a Brain Tumour at the age of 33. After discovering Brain Research Trust she found we funded research into MS, another condition close to her heart.
Janet Dealey's story
Janet Dealey bravely climbed Mount Kilimanjaro in 2010 in memory of her friend Annie, who died of CJD, and her dear father, who passed away following a Stroke.
Ruth Harrison's story
Ruth Rigby's mother died from Huntington's disease, Ruth will develop Huntington's in the future and may have already passed the faulty gene onto her son Harrison.
Matt Eagles' story
Matt Eagles has suffered from Parkinson's disease, a condition normally associated with older people, for most of his life.
John Lake's story
John Lake went from brain tumour sufferer to Ironman Triathlete and star fundraiser, bringing in about £22,000 for neurological research.
The Simmons' story
The Simmons have raised over £3,000 for research into brain tumours by holding an Annual Golf Day in memory of their loving father, Roger Simmons.
Kathryn White's story
Kathryn White's has a moving story about her husband, Ian, who died of a brain tumour in April 2008. She has kindly pledged her support through regular payroll giving donations, hopefully helping to shed some light on this deadly cancer.
Dean Chisnall's Story
Dean, with the help of his Ogre friends raise money in memory of his Aunt.