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27th November 2020

RUDS Virtual Cabaret 2020

Our wonderful friends at Reading University Drama Society (RUDS) held their annual cabaret evening with a virtual audience via Youtube this year due to the Coronavirus. As they say…the show must go on! It featured performances from lots of RUDS members that have all been filmed and edited over the term and pulled together to … Continued

26th October 2020

Virtual #Woky Pub Quiz in aid of OYF

Proceeds from the Great #Woky Virtual Pub Quiz in September have been donated to the Ollie Young Foundation (OYF), a local charity which funds targeted paediatric brain tumour research and support. Nigel Page, president of the Lions club, presented a cheque for £320 to Sarah Simpson, founder of OYF. Sarah Simpson said: “We are extremely grateful to … Continued

19th April 2020

The Marathon Will Go On

Today we should have been down by the sea cheering on our 4 amazing fundraisers in the Brighton Marathon. Sadly, like many other events, this has had to be postponed due to the Coronavirus until later in the year. One of the team, Simone Gibson, was traveling over from Australia to take part but unfortunately won’t … Continued

29th February 2020

#feBLUEary Thank You!

We wanted to take this opportunity to say a massive thank you for taking part in our #feBLUEary event. We have been amazed with all your support, wearing blue and raising money and the profile of the OYF. #feBLUEary #oyf

9th February 2020

Coasting through FeBLUEary

Thank you for joining in our shenanigans in town today for #feBLUEary. We had great fun and loved seeing so many of you supporting the OYF. Thank you also to Wokingham Market for your support and for a great spot too! And a massive thank you to Hayley and Richard from Joyful Journeys who lent … Continued

2nd February 2020

OYF donate £10,500 to Clic Sargent

We went to visit Clic Court to see how we could help Clic Sargent and the families that stay there whilst the children are having treatment at the John Radcliffe hospital. When you are facing the unthinkable nothing else matters around you. However, the world still goes round and life outside still goes on. We … Continued

31st January 2020

One Step Closer…

7 years into setting up the Ollie Young Foundation, with the help of you all, we have funded 9 years worth of research. Katie, our 3rd funded PhD student started her journey with the OYF in Portsmouth’s Cellular & Molecular Neuro-Oncology research group back in Oct 2016. 3 years on and she has successfully defended … Continued

18th January 2020

Woosehills Winter Wonderland 2019

Claire and Jason – we thank you once again for your support to our foundation by putting on a stunning display of Christmas lights and raising money for our charity! To everyone that went to see the light display on Culloden Way……THANK YOU so much for popping your pennies in our collection pot. You guys … Continued