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Carl’s Welsh cycle challenge to fight childhood liver disease

Carl Roff has enjoyed cycling since he was a child. But this weekend (June 22) the 54 year old father of two from Chertsey will be taking his hobby to a new level when he embarks on a 500km five-day cycle around the Black Mountains of Wales and the Shropshire Hills. Carl is hoping that […]

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CLDF funded research results in new blood test for NAFLD

Research funded by CLDF has resulted in a blood test which could become clinical practice within five years, reducing the need for a liver biopsy in the management of paediatric Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease (NAFLD). Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease affects around one in 10 children and is the most common paediatric liver disorder. It can […]

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Gina’s colour run generates fantastic fundraising total

Gina Woods from Chertsey added a real splash of colour to her weekend by taking part in a Colour Run at Kempton Park racecourse yesterday. The mum of five was joined by her 13 year-old daughter, Brooke and three other friends and together they raised an amazing £1167 for Children’s Liver Disease Foundation (CLDF) a […]

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Snowdon climb raises funds in memory of Rob

Staff from Aspire Housing in Newcastle under Lyme completed a Snowdon climb on Friday (May 17) to raise funds for Children’s Liver Disease Foundation (CLDF) in memory of a much-loved colleague who died in February. Twenty-eight year old Rob Adams, who worked as a governance assistant for Aspire, died after collapsing at a gym class. […]

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Skydiving for Daniel – parachute jump raises £1000 to fight childhood liver disease

A mum of three from Lisburn will be fulfilling a lifelong ambition next Sunday (May 26) when she does her first sky dive, raising much needed funds for a cause very close to her heart, Children’s Liver Disease Foundation (CLDF). Amanda Withers’ four year old son Daniel was born with the rare liver disease, Alagilles […]

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Michael’s marathon inspires his pupils

  Teachers often like to set an example to their pupils but, when it comes to keeping fit, Michael Evans, a teacher at Cliffe Woods Primary School in Rochester, has gone one step – in fact several steps – further. The Year 5 teacher ran the London Marathon to raise over £2,600 for Children’s Liver […]

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Mum says thank you as Marley begins recovery

A mum from Berwick Hills is organising a fundraising night to support two organisations which have played a big part in her son’s battle with chronic liver and kidney disease. Ten year-old Marley Gill who has portal hypertension, congenital hepatic fibrosis, Caroli disease and polycystic kidney disease, received a liver transplant at Leeds General Infirmary […]

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Lauren gives back to her charity by taking on the London Marathon

  Lauren Taylor of Teston will be running the London Marathon for the first time next weekend (April 28). She’s not concerned about what time she can achieve, however, as long as she raises as much as possible for a charity which means a great deal to her, Children’s Liver Disease Foundation (CLDF). Lauren, 32, […]

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Running for George – Danny prepares for first marathon

  Danny Adams from Upminster will be running his first London Marathon next weekend (April 28). The 39 year-old father of two admits that the last time he did any running was while at school in 1990. He decided to train for the Marathon, however, in order to raise funds for a cause which means […]

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Sandra’s Easter Walk to fight childhood liver disease

  Sandra Ison and her 14 year-old son Ben will certainly have earned their Easter eggs on Sunday. The pair, who live in Hatfeld, are spending Saturday doing the 25K Easter Walk at Windsor in a bid to raise £250 for a cause very close to their hearts, Children’s Liver Disease Foundation (CLDF). The charity […]

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