Londoners Encouraged To Cycle In Support Of Those Living With Dementia

Santander is supporting National Dementia Action Week between 20 – 26 May 2019 to help raise awareness and funds to improve the lives of people living with dementia. For each of the first 40,000 Santander Cycle rides taken on the London cycle hire scheme during the week, Santander will donate £1 to Alzheimer’s Society. In addition, 100 Santander Cycles will be receiving bespoke livery to highlight the campaign and spread awareness across London. As well as travelling around the city, cyclists will be able to support dementia by staying in…

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Santander Picks Alzheimer’s Society As New Charity Partner

Santander has chosen Alzheimer’s Society as its new national Charity Partner for 2019-2021, following a selection process which included a vote by thousands of Santander staff across the UK. The focus of the partnership will be to work together to improve financial inclusion and help those within our communities who may struggle to cope with new technology, as well as employee fundraising activities and volunteering. The bank and charity will combine their respective areas of expertise, to establish joint strategic initiatives that will improve the quality of life of people…

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Celebrities join Dementia Revolution’s #MemoryRelay

Celebrities including Richard Branson, Rachel Riley and Candice Brown have been sharing some of their most cherished memories on Twitter to help power research towards a cure for dementia. Their posts have been in aid of a #MemoryRelay for the Dementia Revolution – a one-year campaign that has seen Alzheimer’s Society and Alzheimer’s Research UK join forces as the charity partner for Virgin Money and the 2019 Virgin Money London Marathon. The aim is to raise £3.5million to help fund groundbreaking dementia research at the UK Dementia Research Institute. For…

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Dementia charities join forces for 2019 London Marathon campaign

Hackney-born actor Ray Winstone is challenging runners inspired by last weekend’s Virgin Money London Marathon to secure their place in next year’s event to help raise over £3.5m for groundbreaking dementia research. The call comes as Virgin Money, the race sponsors, named dementia charities Alzheimer’s Society and Alzheimer’s Research UK as Charity of the Year for 2019. The two charities will join forces for a year-long campaign, called Dementia Revolution, as Charity of the Year for Virgin Money and the 2019 Virgin Money London Marathon. The campaign aims to overthrow…

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New charity campaign ‘Care to Limbo’ has celebrity seal of approval

HCP Social Enterprise, an innovative social enterprise company, is vowing to get the nation doing the limbo through its new and inspiring social media campaign, ‘Care to Limbo’. Launched this month, with the help of a raft of celebrities and ambassadors, the Care to Limbo campaign is designed to help raise awareness and funds for four chosen charities, all of which benefit society and contribute immensely to local communities; Alzheimer’s Society, Carers UK, Crisis and Macmillan Cancer Support. Care to Limbo is a simple and fun challenge that involves participants…

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