Fundraisers for Invest in ME Research

Fundraising pages: new or on-going

Jon Campling’s Awareness and Fundraising 2017

Jon Campling 2017

Actor Jon Campling takes his Invest in ME Research ‘Can Do’ charity collection box along to various events around the country whilst also raising amazing awareness of Myalgic Encephalomyelitis.

More here: Campling Can!

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Ben’s Bird Photo a Day
Ben's Bird a Day

“I will take and post bird photos every day in May for IiME because IiME are working hard to raise funds for ME”.

Event: Photography

Event Date: Every day in May 2017

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Bounce away May!


“Nathaniel was diagnosed with ME last year, there is very little information about ME in children let alone a child as young as he is. I’m joining the run for ME event to raise awareness and funds so maybe one day there will be a cure or treatment.”

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Paintings for sale: pyjama studies

Ali Meadows

By Alison Meadows: If you’re interested in buying these paintings, all proceeds from sales go to Invest in M.E.

Please message me on and I’ll arrange delivery.

There is an extra charge, at cost only, for postage.

More of my artwork can be seen at

Thanks for taking the time to visit my JustGiving page:

Vistoria’s Going Blue

Victoria Holmes

“I am dying my hair blue for Invest in M.E Research because I want to raise funds for biomedical research”.

Event: Dying hair blue

Event Date: 12 May 2017

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Marley’s swim for ME 2017

marley swim

“To raise money for Invest In ME for IiME because research is much needed into this cruel illness”.

Event: Vet-approved sponsored swim

Event Date: May 2017

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Ben’s Belfast Marathon 2017

Ben Belfast 2017

The 3rd marathon by Ben Scott in 2017 for Invest in ME Research

Ben Runs 4 ME on Facebook:

Ben Scott on Twitter:

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Rebecca’s Raising Money for M.E. Research

5 portions

Rebecca Prince started creating gift boxes to sell online to raise money for Invest In ME Research and set up this page to also accept donations.

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Buy Five Portions of on Etsy –

Find Five Portions of on Facebook –

Follow Five Portions of on Twitter – @fiveportionsof

Jan’s This & That for IiMER

Jan and Tom

“Raising funds however I can for IiME because their Centre of Excellence for ME is our best hope”.

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Tredwell Family Fund Raising For ME

Mollie Tredwell

“We hope that by holding events like Sponsored Walks, Quizzes and some Mad Fun things people will be kind enough to Donate………….you just never know when Family Friend or you could be affected by ME.

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Dave and Tonks Walk for ME 2017

Mawer WfME 2017

“We’re taking our 2 dogs for a Walk For ME in May for IiME because as a family we suffer directly from this illness.”

Event: Walk for ME 2017

Event Date: 25 May 2017

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Alison Orr’s Cards & Stationary

A fantastic selection of greeting cards, giftwrap, notecards, Christmas cards, advent calendars and stationery at great value prices with all profit going to Invest in ME Research.

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Facebook page:
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Ian’s Canal walk 13th May 2017

Ian's Canal Walk

“I’m walking the Regent’s Canal for IiME because more research into the cause of M. E. is needed.”

Event: Walk for ME 2017

Event Date: May 2017

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Gillian’s gung-ho-edinburgh page

Gillian Edinburgh

“I am doing the 5k assault course in May for IiME because I’m raising money on behalf of my friend with ME”.

Team Members: Gillian Lambie, Ritchie Whytock

Event: gung-ho-edinburgh

Event Date: 13 May 2017

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Lynne’s Jewellery – ME2UDezignz


Lynne is raising money to help IiME create a strategy for cure/treatment.

Make ME:
Etsy shop:
Facebook page:
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Georgina’s walking barefoot for 24hrs

Barefoot Walk

“I am walking barefoot everywhere for a whole day for IiME because my sister has this horrid life changing illness”.

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Tony’s Walk for ME

Tony Fryer

Walking Chorlton Water Park Circuit with Julie for IiME

Team members: Salford and Trafford ME Group. SATMEG

Event: Walk for ME 2017

Event Date: 13 May 2017

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Julie’s Walk for ME

Julie Byron

“Walking around Chorlton Water Park for IiME because Research into ME is desperately needed”.

Event: Walk for ME 2017

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Mandy and Brenda’s Walk for ME

Mandy Stephenson

Mandy Stephenson and her sister-in-law Brenda are walking 12km for Invest in ME for IiME because Mandy’s daughter, Brenda’s neice, has M.E.

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Zoe’s Walk for ME page


Zoe Johnson is fundraising for IiME

Event: Walk for ME

Evente Date: 08 May 2017 to 14 May 2017

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Zoe’s Fundraising 2017

Zoe 2017

Zoe Johnson was in the top 3% of fundraisers on JustGiving in 2016. She has plans to raise further funds for IiME in 2017.

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Amy’s 500km of running in 2017


Amy Tooley is running 500k in 2017 to help fund research into ME.

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Walkies for ME 2017


As part of the Walk for ME event since 2014, all sorts of pets and their owners have been doing sponsored walks across the country, raising money for Invest in ME helping fund much needed biomedical research into ME.

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The Big Sleep for ME

The Big Sleep for ME is an annual sleepathon

Event date: Throughout May 2017
Our page:
Twitter: @thebigsleep4me
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Team Walk for ME 2017

Walk for ME 2017

Sponsored Walks for May ME Awareness

Blog: Welcome to Walk for ME 2017

Donate to team IiME here:

Black Dress Day 2017

Black Dress Day

May 31st is Black Dress Day for ME

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Mama Chill T-Shirts & Merchandise | Dizzyjam


Buy Mama Chill T-shirts, hoodies & merchandise on Dizzyjam.

All profits to charity, 50% to Invest in ME.
Browse here:

One Day £1 to 1st Class ME Research

One Day One Pound

The original idea by Ruth Gilchrist for One Day – One Pound was for as many people as possible to donate just £1 on May 12th International ME Awareness Day to Invest in ME charity.

Event post: Donate £1 to Invest in ME Research
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Tina’s Tilly Moments


“I am a mother of a brave boy aged 11 for IiME because they are determined to find an answer.”

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Helen’s Move with Me for ME

Move with ME

“Hiking Hadrian’s Wall for IiME Research for ME/CFS because We can make a difference for ME patients.”

Event: Move with Me for ME

Event date: 06/06/2017

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Richard & Amanda’s 6 Peaks Challenge

Six Peaks Challenge

“The Yorkshire 3 peaks and the 3 national peaks for for IiME because we have relatives with ME. We need to find a cure.”

Event: The Yorkshire 3 peaks and the 3 national peaks

Event Date: 30 June to 3 July 2017

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Jane’s Handmade Card Sales

Christine Hurst

Christine selling her daughter Jane’s handmade cards for IiME.

Pictured at O’Flynns Budgens
Fb post:
Jane’s Photocards post:
Shop here: Pack 1 and Pack 2.

Joe’s Ironman 70.3

Joseph Glover

Joseph Glover is “running a silly race for IiME because my sister is hurting.”

Event: IRONMAN 70.3 Weymouth 2017

Event date: 17 Sep 2017

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James’s Great East Run 2017

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James Cochrane is running the Great East Run in September 2017 for IiME “because my Mum has ME and I want to help find a cure!”

Event: Great East Run 2017

Event date: 24/09/2017

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Team100 Raising Funds For Biomedical Research

Team 100

A Team of 100 runners (hopefully more) will take part in the Great South Run as a member of Team100, each raising £100 for ‘Invest in ME Research.

Event: Great South Run

Event Date: 22 October 2017

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Kwende Runs Bournemouth Marathon for M.E. Research

Kwende King-Webb

“Please sponsor me as I take on my first marathon in aid of the charity ‘Invest in M.E Research’ to help raise awareness and medical research funds.”

Event: Bournemouth Marathon

Event Date: 8 October 2017

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William’s Great South Run Team100

Team 100 2

“Running the Great South Run as part of Team100 raising money for Invest in ME to go towards research into a cure for a debilitating disease.”

Event date:
22-October-2017 09:00 –
22-October-2017 11:00

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Ian Monnery (mons) page


“I am running to raise money for research into M.E. for IiME because my wife and her friends need research and support”.

Event: Great South Run 2017

Event Date: 22 October 2017

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Jo’s Swim2017


Joanna Dixon is swimming 5km (200 lengths) for IiME “because ME needs researching and curing”.

Event: Swimathon2017

Event date: 08/04/2017

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Ben’s Manchester Marathon


“Running the Asics Greater Manchester Marathon 2017 for IiME because I’ve seen how this has effected friends lives”.

Event: Asics Greater Manchester Marathon

Event Date: 2 April 2017

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Catherine’s Sponsored Haircut

Catherine's hair cut

Catherine Milsom is donating her hair to The Little Princess Trust & raising funds for IiME because biomedical research into ME is of vital importance.

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Amelia’s Pamper Afternoon Tea

Emma McGlynn

Rosemary de la Porte’s Birthday


Celebrating the birthday of Rosemary de la Porte,
24 Mar 2017

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Michal Ciurej’s Running for ME research

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“I’m running the Coventry half-marathon for IiME because I want to spread awareness of ME.

Event: Coventry Half Marathon

Event Date: 19 Mar 2017

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Nadine’s Giving Up Facebook for Lent

Nadine Alfie

Alfie and Nadine are giving up FB for Lent because IiME are working so hard for people with M.E.

Event: Lent

Event Date: 1 March – 13 April

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Mike’s Barcelona Marathon

Mike Harley

“Attempting to run a marathon in every EU country for IiME because I want to raise awareness & funds for ME research”.

Event: Barcelona Marathon

Event Date: 12th March 2017

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Ben’s Barcelona Marathon for Invest in ME Research

Mike Ben

“I am running Barcelona Marathon on 12th March 2017 for IiME because I want to raise awareness & funds for ME research”.

Team member: Mike Harley of Mike’s EU Marathons

Event: Barcelona Marathon

Event Date: 12th March 2017

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The Mighty Deerstalker for InvestInME


Victoria McNiff is organising The Mighty Deerstalker for Invest in ME Research, because 14 year-old Kirsten has severe ME.

Event: The Mightky Deerstalker

Event Date: 11 Mar 2017

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Jon Campling’s Mam Audrey’s 80th Birthday


“To celebrate me Mam’s 80th im raising funds for IiME because we both know people effected by this illness.”

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Robin’s Fundraising For UK Centre of Excellence for M.E.

Robin Sansom

Robin Sansom is doing “Vital fundraising for a centre of excellence for ME/CFS research and treatment based in Norfolk, UK.”

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David’s Last One Standing

David Taylor done

David Taylor is competing in last one standing for IiME because his wife Lisa has ME and funding for Biomedical research into ME is needed.

Event: Last One Standing

Event date: 18 Feb 2017 to 19 Feb 2017

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Paula’s ‘Investment in ME/CFS’

Paula Snelling

“investment in a Norwich based ME/CFS clinical trial of a drug found to help suffers.”

Event date: 11-February-2017 11:00 –
19-February-2017 00:00

Elizabeth’s 8″ Hair Cut


Elizabeth Moon is donating her hair to The Princess Trust & raising money for IiME because they are funding biomedical research into ME

Event Date: 18th January 2017

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Gemma’s Great Birmingham Run

Gemma Warren

Gemma’s running the Milton Keynes Winter Half Maratho for IiME to fund more research into M.E.

Event: Great Birmingham Run 2016
Event date: 16 Oct 2016

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Halloween Donations


Let’s Do It for Myalgic Encephalomyelitis

Event date: 31st October
JustTextGiving: Text BMER99 £3 to 70070
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Nicole’s Half Marathon

Nicole is raising money to help IiME

Event: Cardiff Half Marathon
Event date: 2nd October 2016

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Marianne’s ‘No Booze Thing’ Plus 100 Km


Marianne is doing that ‘No Booze Thing’ for 33 days plus walking 100 km in support of the rituximab trial.

Event date: 4th October – 5th November
Event post:

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Sally’s 10 mile Road Race

Sally is raising money to help IiME

Event date: 4th Dec 2016

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Makayla & Tommy’s 4ft Jump challenge

Makayla's Horse Jumps

Makayla is raising money to help IiME

Event date: 12th September

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Stu Nimmo runs for Invest in ME Research

Stu Nimmo

Stu Nimmo runs the Manchester Half Marathon for Invest in ME Research

Event 3: Manchester Half Marathon
Event date: 16th October
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Michaela’s Great North Run


Help Michaela raise money for this great cause.

Event date: 11th September 2016
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Stu Nimmo runs for Invest in ME Research

Stu Nimmo

Stu Nimmo runs the Salford Quays 10K for Invest in ME Research

Event 2: Salford Quays 10K
Event date: 4th September
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Amanda’s Tennisathon – the longest in history!

Amanda is Umpiring a 12 Hour Tennisathon Match – the longest in history fundraising for IiME

Event date: 7th July
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Sophie’s In Memory Page

Asking for people to join in fundraising/donating for IiME because over the past 2 weeks their have been 5 ME losses

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Ian Potter’s Half-Marathon Along Hadrian’s Wall

I ran this beautiful rural (if flipping hilly) half marathon in 2014. I did it slowly, but I did it. Now I want to do it again and finish while they still have t-shirts left in my size.

Event date: 26th June 2016
Event site:
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Paul’s Euro 2016 Sweepstake

A sweepstake for Euro 2016 for IiME because we need biomedical research into ME.

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Mike’s 28 EU Marathons

Mike is running a marathon in every EU country for Invest in ME!
Event: Marathon 6 of 28
Event date: Sunday 4th June 2016
Event location: Stockholm, Sweden
Event site:
Running Bug blog:
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Ash & Rob’s Bosworth Triathlon

Ashley Curtis JG

Taking part in a Triathlon (1500M Swim, 40KM Bike and 10KM Run) for a terrible illness that affects millions.

Event date: 29th May 2016
Event post:
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Sam, Christina and friends Walk for ME 2016

Sam Mincher

We are walking from Stroud to Cardiff for IiME because more funding is needed for research into ME.

Event date: 28th May 2016
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Tony aka MEEPman for ME Awareness

For all ME Superheroes: Antony Bradstock is dressing as ME Superman for ME Awareness for IiME to fight for rights and justice for MEeps

Date: May 2016

Mike Sutton’s Long Walk on Camino de Santiago

Mike Sutton

I am walking 214 kilometres of Camino de Santiago for IiME because they need to fight for research funding into ME.

Event date: 8th – 20th May 2016
Event site:
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Femi’s Walk for ME

Femi's Walk for ME
Walking 3 times around the village of Bridstow for IiME because funds are needed for research into ME.

Blog post:
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Thomas’ Walk for ME

A sponsored walk for IiME because I have suffered with this illness for 5 years.

Event date: During ME Awareness Week 11-17th May 2016
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Tonk’s Walk for ME 2016

Tonk's Walk for ME

Tanya is raising funds & awareness for IiME because they are the leaders in groundbreaking research.

Event date: 17th May 2016
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Jacqui’s Walk for ME

We are walking to raise money for much needed research into ME. Our youngest son Rory is now 15, has missed two years of school and is practically housebound because of ME. He suffers almost constant pain and struggles with things that healthy 15 year olds take for granted. We are very lucky as we have had amazing support from friends and family but its time for proper research and hopefully one day a cure for this debilitating illness.

Event date: 9th – 16th May 2016
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Ros Amor: Guess the Weight of My Guinea Pig

Ros Guinea Pig
Ros has severe ME and is fundraising for IiME despite being severely ill – can you guess how much Herbert weighs?

Blog post:
Draw date: 15th May 2016
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