A local charity raising awareness and supporting people affected by bowel cancer in the Isle of Man

Archive for Category: Past Sponsorships

Parish Walkers raise over £2,000

Three Parish Walk participants, Carol Cregeen, Nick Saunders and Graham Cain, have together raised over £2,000 in sponsorship for Bowel Cancer IOM. Each fundraiser had very personal reasons for choosing Bowel Cancer IOM. They have kindly shared their stories explaining how they were motivated to raise funds whilst raising awareness of bowel cancer. Carol Cregeen:… Read more

Carol’s Parish Walk Challenge

Carol Cregeen has entered this year’s Manx Telecom Parish Walk to raise money for Bowel Cancer IOM. Carol said, “I have taken part in the Parish Walk on two previous occasions, during 2015 and 2016, reaching Bride and Peel respectively. Whilst I have completed a number of short training walks already in preparation for this… Read more

Nurses’ Viking Long Boat Challenge

For the past two years the Isle of Man 2016 student nurse cohort at Noble’s Hospital has supported local charities by taking part in the Viking Long Boat Championships at Peel. This year the nurses have chosen to support Bowel Cancer Isle of Man.  For some of the cohort this is for personal reasons, either… Read more

Lynn & Brenda are climbing Kilimanjaro!

Kilimanjaro is the highest mountain in Africa and the highest freestanding mountain in the world: over 19,000ft.  This September Lynn Nicolas and Brenda Stoffberg, who both work at Noble’s Hospital, will be taking on the challenge of trekking to the top.   Lynn climbed Machu Picchu in 2018 and, in her words, “Kilimanjaro seems the… Read more

Nick’s Parish Walk Challenge

Nick Saunders has entered this year’s Manx Telecom Parish Walk to raise money for Bowel Cancer IOM as he lost both his Grandad (30 years ago) and his Dad (in February 2018) to bowel cancer. Nick said, “I would like to raise funds for Bowel Cancer IOM, not only to raise general awareness, but also… Read more

Darran smashes target!

  https://www.justgiving.com/crowdfunding/darran-loader Massive thanks and congratulations to Darran on the successful completion of his self imposed challenge.  It wasn’t a “walk in the park” by any means as Darran’s feet developed some very nasty blisters part way through so he had to get treatment and do extra miles on the final days.  However, thanks to… Read more

Katie’s Parish Walk Challenge

Katie Lambie entered this year’s Manx Telecom Parish Walk to raise money for Bowel Cancer IOM as her father was diagnosed with bowel cancer earlier in the year following on from 25 years of inflammatory bowel disease. Before the event Katie said, “I am hoping to get to Peel as I am only 20 years… Read more

Santa Dash 2013

Big thanks to two Santa ladies who took part in the 2013 IOM Bank Santa Dash – Janelle Quayle and Paula Harwood raised £300 for Bowel Cancer IOM. Janelle and Paul have been friends since their first children were born in 1996. Paula used to be a nurse and Janelle a WPC. Janelle’s mother-in-law died… Read more

Thank you Keith!

In July we were invited along to a gathering at the Dalrymples’ house in Bride to receive a cheque for Bowel Cancer IOM. We met Keith at a recent bowel cancer awareness event and as a result he and his wife, and two dogs, took part in our sponsored walk. Their fantastic fundraising effort realised… Read more

Well Done Sally & Co!

Remember our “Walk to Remember” back in May? Well we were delighted to receive over £1,700 from Sally Duncan’s group raised in memory of her late husband Paul – an amazing sum. Big thanks to all the people involved. X Bowel Cancer IOM is truly grateful for all the efforts put in to raise funds… Read more