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Lloyds Pharmacy’s Wonderful Fundraising Effort for Immunodeficiency UK

During World Primary Immunodeficiency (PI) Week 2024, held from April 22nd to April 28th, Lead Nurse Mary Williamson and her dedicated team at Lloyds Pharmacy Clinical Homecare, pulled off an extraordinary fundraising feat. Their efforts raised over £630, including Gift Aid, helping Immunodeficiency UK support individuals affected by primary and secondary immunodeficiency. The team at Lloyds Pharmacy Clinical Homecare

Lloyds Pharmacy’s Wonderful Fundraising Effort for Immunodeficiency UK2024-05-09T08:11:37+00:00

Rachel’s story

Rachel is pictured above on the rightRachael Stephens, has raised £1,225 for Immunodeficiency UK after being diagnosed with CVID in early 2023 Rachael, who is based in Cornwall, set her sights on climbing three Scottish mountains, including Ben Nevis, the highest peak in the UK, as a fundraising challenge. A keen walker, Rachael works as

Rachel’s story2023-11-23T12:36:29+00:00

Natassia’s story

Natassia and Matthew's son Brooklyn was diagnosed at 8 Months old with X-Linked CD40 Ligand Deficiency (also known as Hyper IgM Syndrome). X-Linked Hyper IgM compromises the body’s ability to produce antibodies to pathogens such as bacteria and viruses and are therefore at significant risk for opportunistic and repeated infections. Here Natassia shares why

Natassia’s story2023-10-09T10:06:10+00:00

Michael’s story

Immunodeficiency UK supporters Lesa Ingleston, Michael Ingleston, Kathleen Ingleston and Cecil Aitken raised £200 from a car boot sale at St Marks Church of Ireland, Ballymacash, Lisburn on 13th August 2022.Michael, who is our Patient Representative Panel member in Northern Ireland, said ‘The sunny weather must have put people in a generous mood -

Michael’s story2023-10-09T10:10:55+00:00

Diane’s story

Immunodeficiency UK trustee Diane completed an Olympic triathlon on August 28th - this consisted of swimming 1.5km, cycling 40km and running 10km - to raise funds for our helpline. Both Diane and her daughter Rachel are affected by immunodeficiencies so this is a cause close to her heart. The pandemic has been a particularly

Diane’s story2023-10-09T10:11:02+00:00

Chad’s story

I took part in the Great North Run in September 2018. It was my first running event. Two weeks later I completed a half marathon in Dumfries, raising money for PID UK. My son, Bailey, was diagnosed with Bruton’s agammaglobulinemia (also called X-linked agammaglobulinemia) at a young age. Present at birth (congenital), the condition is characterised

Chad’s story2023-10-09T10:12:45+00:00

Jodie’s story

I have always been a keen runner, enjoying the occasional half marathon, but I hadn’t run for five years owing to getting married and either being pregnant or having small children to care for. I gave birth to my baby girl in January 2018, and aware I was turning 40 in April 2019, I

Jodie’s story2023-10-09T10:12:52+00:00

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