Please see below a selection of some of the highlights going on within Bright Red. If you have a story you’d like to tell us about – may be your own experiences of blood cancer, any fundraising activities you are planning or have held please let us know. Email us on email@example.com.
NewcastleGateshead Initiative has named Bright Red as its Charity of the Year for 2013/14
Posted on 17 April 2013
"We are thrilled to have received so many donations in my dad's name and believe that such a large amount of money is a tribute."
Posted on 09 April 2013
For the past two years a group of our fundraisers have cycled the length and breadth of the UK to raise funds for an Outreach Nurse Post.
Posted on 22 March 2013
On Sunday 16 March, Anne Freeman and her daughters held a coffee morning event in Northumberland to raise funds for Bright Red and Macmillan.
Posted on 16 March 2013
Since his passing, Robís family, friends and colleagues have all put their efforts in to fundraising with the aim of helping others.
Posted on 16 March 2013
Bright Red is delighted to announce that it has been selected as the charity of the year for the Original Factory Shop in Prudhoe.
Posted on 01 March 2013
On Friday 15 Febraury, West Lane Primary in Winlaton hosted a Bright Red day to raise funds for Bright Red and their school fund.
Posted on 15 February 2013
Adrian is a very brave man, who has clearly had a very rough time. Despite every challenge he's faced, he's still made time to try and help others.
Posted on 15 January 2013
"Steven has left a great legacy with friends and family promising to continue to raise funds for Bright Red in Memory of Steven."
Posted on 11 January 2013
Firefighters Terry Griffin, Chris Cooper and Andy Lane will be taking part in what is widely regarded as one of the toughest military events.
Posted on 08 January 2013
As part of our on going commitment to improve patient care, Bright Red has commited funding of £58,750 towards the development of an ECP Service.
Posted on 18 December 2012
Blood cancers are extremely complex. Through research we now know much more about them and how to treat them.
Posted on 06 December 2012
Trustee Karen Richardson has set off for South America to take part in an Inca Trail trek to raise money for Bright Red.
Posted on 03 November 2012
Cycling enthusiast Patrick Carr is undertaking a huge personal challenge by cycling 2500kms to the edge of Spain in 26 days.
Posted on 26 October 2012
Wendy Robson has recently raised hundreds of pounds for Bright Red in the form of a sponsored spinning class, at her local gym Fitness First.
Posted on 16 October 2012
After their brother Lee Robson was diagnosed with leukemia for the second time, his family decided to organise a 10k run.
Posted on 14 October 2012
On Friday 5 October Northumbrian Water organised a Bright Red Day and raised over £431 for Bright Red.
Posted on 05 October 2012
In September Bright Red provided funding for Paul Richardson and his wife to attend the Acute Lymphoblastic Leukaemia Conference held in London.
Posted on 18 September 2012
Regular fundraiser Diane raised a further £270 for Bright Red, with her "Diane's Big Raffle & Coffee Morning" summer event.
Posted on 20 August 2012
Bright Red recently recieved it's first Patient Care Grant application, from a patient of Ward 33, who lives over 90 miles away from the hospital.
Posted on 15 August 2012
The Robson family are arranging a 10k run to help patients like their brother Lee who has recently been diagnosed with leukeamia for the second time.
Posted on 31 July 2012
On the 7th July over 30 people took part in a memorial walk, to raise funds for Bright Red, in the memory of Allison Taylor.
Posted on 07 July 2012
Local cycle group to undertake 3 day Olympic Bike ride to raise money for Bright Red.
Posted on 20 June 2012
On the 2 June, John Thwaites, his brother Peter and friend Ian Taylor will be tackling the 140 mile Coast to Coast challenge for Bright Red.
Posted on 02 June 2012
This year Bright Red Bike Ride saw 11 people ride from John O Groats to Newcastle raising over £35,000 for Bright Red.
Posted on 10 May 2012
After an overnight drive, a nap in a car park and an unfortunate incident with a bunny rabbit, the Bright Red Bike Ride has kicked off.
Posted on 02 May 2012
Bright Red has awarded the Complimentary Therapy Team at the NCCC a grant totalling £30,000 to help with their funding for the next two years.
Posted on 19 March 2012
Bright Red has recently awarded £1,200 to Myeloma Nurse Specialist Katherine Dawson of North Tees to hold an awareness event.
Posted on 16 March 2012
Our patron Charlie Spedding is supporting the first Marathon Of The North and the Sunderland 10k, which take place in Sunderland on Sunday May 6th.
Posted on 17 February 2012
On 23rd of January, Bright Red was invited to join the family and friends of Mark Forster to receive a cheque amounting to £12,617.27.
Posted on 24 January 2012
Early 2008 Paul Venusí father was diagnosed with Stage 4 Hodgkins Lymphoma. Now in remission, Paul has is trying to raise £10,000 for our charity.
Posted on 19 December 2011
After loosing his wife Karen to leukaemia in 2001 Steve Aplin and his family have held a fundraiser every year for the past nine years.
Posted on 08 December 2011
Bright Red have teamed up with local photographer Michael Aktinson to produce some gorgeous Christmas cards.
Posted on 14 November 2011
Through a Hollywood Ball, retired paramedic and leukaemia patiend Denise Harling managed to raise over £2,000 for Bright Red and North Tees.
Posted on 10 November 2011
At the beginning of the year a novice group of fundraisers were brought together by a patient of the Northern Centre for Cancer Care.
Posted on 24 October 2011
Marden High School raises over £1,400 for Bright Red.
Posted on 07 October 2011