Archive for category Fund Raising

The impact when T1Diabetes enters your life

Like most parents of a newly diagnosed child Jane Bewick Green was totally unprepared for what was to follow.

Her outstanding account of the diagnosis and the day to day management of the condition will strike a chord with many parents.

More than this, the profits will go to JDRF.

Follow this link if you have a Kindle, a heart  and 86p to spare!

JDRF London to Paris 9-11 June 2011

John Jocham and Rich Preston are taking part in this year’s London to Paris Bike ride to raise funds for research and awareness of type 1 diabetes.

If you feel able to sponsor us please click here to make a donation.


John and Rich



UPDATE……… We made it! Thanks to everyone for your support.

Team Crusaders complete London to Paris Challenge.

The team set off cycling from London’s Crystal Palace on a gloomy friday morning and were celebrating under the Eiffel Tower in Paris on the Sunday afternoon raising over £12,000 for JDRF in the process. Thanks to everyone for supporting and sponsoring us.


Nigel Added a couple more video’s of us actually cycling rather than just enjoying ourselves! Sorry about the lack of sound on the first one – sort it out Nige!!

Round of Golf at Canford Magna – Bids Close 22/5/10 21.00hrs

A round of golf for 4 people at the main Parkland Course at Canford Magna Golf Club.

This would normally cost around £100

All money raised from this auction wll go to JDRF

Click here to go to the Canford Magna website

When making a bid please clearly identify the item you are bidding on in the subject line.

Closing date for this auction is 22nd May 2010 at 21.00hrs

Current highest bid £80 (12th May 10.26)

Email a bid to this address:

Charity Auction and Disco 22nd May Postponed

Regretfully we have had to postpone the Disco and Auction planned at Wimborne Football Club however we will be placing the Auction items on the website here for online bidding.

Please check back regularly for further details.

Line Dancing Fundraiser raises over £1300

Pig Tail Davie

Thanks to everyone who supported the Linedancing fundraiser on 23rd April.

Over 200 people came along and we raised over £1300 for JDRF

Hats off in particular to “Pig Tail Davie” for the organising (looking too comfortable in that hat Dave!) and to Karl Winson for hosting the evening for free.

Photos of the event can be seen on our facebook page by clicking here

Looking forward to the next fundraiser which is an auction and disco at Wimborne Football Club on 22nd May

London to Paris – Team update

JDRF London to Paris


Enthusiasm for the event is growing and we now have 8 committed riders for Kirsty’s Crusaders….these are John Jocham, Dave Legg, Dave Hills,Steve Jukes, Paul Barlow, Nigel White, Al Ephgrave and Andy Lovering….more are expected.

Please click here to sponsor the team.

London to Paris Bike Ride

JDRF London to Paris


On 11th – 14th June 2010 a team riding as Kirsty’s Crusaders will take part in the JDRF London to Paris bike ride to raise money for research into Type 1 Diabetes. They will cycle over 300km (and no doubt feel every bump!).The team so far – John Jocham, Dave Hills, Dave Legg, Steve Jukes and Paul Barlow. More expected to follow..

Please click here to sponsor the team and watch out for further fundraising events.


JDRF Eiffel Tower