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  • A couple of the Trustees went to Brighton to watch the fantastic people who ran the Brighton Marathon on a very hot and sunny Sunday. A massive well done on your individual achievements, running 26.2 miles, we are overwhelmed. Thanks to you all for collectively raising just short of £5000. Your dedication to training, the miles you put in […]

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  • We have received a letter from Ladbrokes Charitable Trust, thanks go to the team at Newark. See quotation from letter below “I am delighted to advise you that the Ladbrokes Charitable Trust has approved a grant of £1000 to The Sam White Legacy. This donation was made as a direct result of the dedicated fundraising by […]

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  •   The event was held at Newark Showground on the 25 February 2017, to help raise funds for the legacy. It was a fantastic evening, supported by over 300 guests and 30 celebrities from the sporting world. Mark Dennison hosted the evening with his usual great style and wit. A big thanks to all those who helped make this night […]

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  • Do you know the symptoms of brain tumours? HeadSmart is thrilled to announce that thanks to your incredible support over the last five years, HeadSmart has helped reduce average diagnosis times for childhood brain tumours from 13 weeks to 6.5. They now want to see diagnosis times reduced to 4 weeks. To help make this happen and […]

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  • Prime Minister, Theresa May has recognised Pam and Mike White as ‘Points of Light’, a title that acknowledges their outstanding volunteer work for the Sam White Legacy in raising tens of thousands of pounds to help children with cancerous brain tumours. In a personal letter to Mike and Pam received in December 2016, Prime Minister […]

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  • Pam and Mike White were very proud to be at the unveiling of the mock MRI scanner at Nottingham’s Queen’s Medical Centre. The Sam White Legacy has raised £117,000 to fund a mock MRI scanner at Nottingham Queen’s Medical Centre to reduce fear and claustrophobia among children needing to be scanned, as well as paying for a […]

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  • A total of £30,000 has been given to the Sam White Legacy to pay for a vital piece of eye equipment. The Star Trust, an East Midlands-based charity run by local business owners and entrepreneurs, gave the Sam White Legacy £10,000. This was then generously and unexpectedly topped by an anonymous donation of £20,000 from […]

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  • So far this summer, the Sam White Legacy has managed to send four more families to Center Parcs for some well earned respite and family fun. Thank you to everyone who has helped to raise funds for the Legacy and has helped us do this for the children suffering from brain tumours and their families. […]

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  • The Ladies Accessories Evening at Ann et Vin in July raised approximately £500 for the Legacy. Thank you so much to everyone who donated items and who came along to purchase items on the night. And thanks also go to Charmaine Fenton for organising everything and Ann Hayes for allowing us to hold the event […]

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  • Winner: Ruth Money Ruth is an excellent role model for Newark Swimming Club. She combines her own swimming training, alongside teaching, officiating at the club championships and also at galas on Saturday nights held across Nottinghamshire. Feedback from the swimmers and parents is always very positive. Since September 2014 she has completed over 100 hours. […]

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