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Fundraising and events calendar

Please send us your fundraising news and photos so we can thank you publicly and encourage others to get involved. If you are planning any fundraising in 2015, please do let us know.

Please take a moment to send us your email address, so that we might update you more personally. Thank you.

Dancing the Cha Cha for UCARE

18th April 2015

Miranda Markham will be dancing in Strictly Bicester

"I love dancing but its fair to say this challenge has not been as easy as I expected.The best thing is I am learning new things about myself with some truly lovely people. I really hope I can reach my target and raise money for testicular, prostrate and bladder cancer"

Virgin Money London Marathon 2015

26th April 2015

Jo Georgiou - our runner in the London Marathon 2015.

Jo contacted us to say that in 2006 her Mum got diagnosed with Bladder cancer aged only 53.

You can support Jo, keep up with her training and encourage her through her Justgiving page.

UCARE has one Silver Bond Place for the Virgin Money London Marathon 2015.

Please let us know if you are interested in this place. You will need to be able to raise upwards of £300.

UCARE Tulip to feature at the RHS Malvern Spring Festival

Thursday 7th - Sunday 10th May 2015

We are thrilled that the UCARE tulip is to be presented at RHS Malvern Spring Festival 2015 in a Festival Garden designed by Kate Durr.

Golf�and family day in honour of Nilay Patel's 40th Birthday

Sunday 24th May 2015

Raising funds for a scanner for kidney auto-transplant at the Churchill Hospital in memory of Nilay Patel.

  • 2pm Texas Scramble - teams of 4; shotgun start [including bacon rolls on arrival & 2 course BBQ] - £45/person Team prizes - nearest the pin; longest drive Raffles
  • 3-5pm Children's entertainment plus tea - £10/child
  • 3pm onwards 1 hour golf experience - £10 [1 hour for children / 1 hour for adults] 2 course BBQ £20/person

5K Colour Obstacle Rush

June 2015

Seetal Patel, Roopal Patel, Bhavna Patel, Priya Patel, Pritesh Patel, Laura Tully, Gerard Milliken, Sima Goldney, Andrew Goldney will be participating in memory of Nilay Patel.

At the age of 36, Nilay was appointed as a consultant Urological Surgeon at the Churchill Hospital Oxford in February 2012, after many years of determination, hard work and perseverance.

He was always so dedicated to his profession and cared very deeply for his patients. It meant a lot to him, and he was proud that he could help save and improve lives.

Since his sudden passing in May 2014, his wife Seetal, has been inspired to help build a lasting legacy for him. She was honoured to be given the position of trustee of UCARE who are an independent charity committed to improving the treatment and care of cancer patients.

UCARE Golf Day

Friday 11th September 2015

We hope you will join us for this great day which includes breakfast, a delicious meal, wine, prizes, and of course a fantastic day of golf.

Rotary Blenheim - Woodstock and Kidlington Rotary Club supporting UCARE

Sunday 18th October 2015

This year UCARE will benefit from teh two charity runs in Blenheim Park

  • Blenheim 10 K run
  • Blenhiem 5 K run

Make one small change for UCARE

We hope you can join us at events in 2015 or perhaps organise your own event.

If you are not up to running, triathlons, Dragon boats etc, there is still a lot you can do to help.