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Judith and Jeremy's Race...

Judith and Jeremy's Race to the King
We had the pleasure of meeting Judith Murray and Jeremy King this week and were thrilled to be able to show them round the unit, so they could see the projects we have funded from our past appeals and hear about our current...

Ella's Chop for Charity...

Ella's Chop for Charity
12 year old Ella Ashford is preparing to have her gorgeous blonde locks cut off in her fundraising efforts to support Smile4Wessex. This is her own way of thanking the brilliant team here at the Wessex Neurological Centre,...

Waitrose Community Matters

Waitrose Community Matters
If you shop at Waitrose you can nominate Smile4Wessex as your chosen local charity by completing the nomination form found at the Customer Services desk in store. Three good causes receive a share of £1,000...

Smile4Wessex Neuro Open...

Smile4Wessex Neuro Open Day
Our long-awaited Neuro Open Day gave those attending a unique opportunity to see and learn about many of the amazing projects that Smile4Wessex has funded. Following a brief welcome and introduction, visitors were divided...

'Wall of Smiles' Launched

'Wall of Smiles' Launched
We are delighted to announce details of the Smile4Wessex 'Wall of Smiles'. For the full story of this new initiative please click Wall of Smiles  

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David Allen's Six Decade Challenge

We have been closely following David Allens "Six Decade Challenge" over the past few weeks and were so pleased to hear he safely touched down, completing his series of events with a 13,000ft skydive with the Red Devils on the 26th June.

His unique approach to fundraising has seen him complete a total of six challenges over the course of six weeks, perfectly time to commence following the celebration of his 59th birthday and the beginning of the last year of his 6th decade! 

Having suffered a huge aneurysm and sub-arachnoid haemorrhage, which subsequently lead to a stroke and complications including menigitis and epilepsy in 2008, David firmly believes that he owes the last 10 years of his life to the brilliant team at the Wessex Neurological Centre and he has been a dedicated supported of Smile4Wessex since these life changing events.

Having previously completed a triathlon and shaving his hair and beard off, his most recent journey has taken him on a 60 length swim, a 50 mile cycle ride, providing 40 vegan lunches serving his legendary homemade "nutty burgers", a 30 minute stand up show at St Bartholomew's Church in Shapwick, a 20 mile walk and a grand finalé which sent him soaring to dizzy heights in the skies over Old Sarum. 

We would like to congratulate David on completing his latest challenge and would like to offer our sincere thanks to him for once again choosing to support Smile4Wessex.

To support David, there is still time to donate by visiting his fundraising page HERE and to share his amazing skydive experience please click HERE