Sarcoma UK is growing from a small charity into one that can make a greater impact on the lives of people affected by sarcoma. The new look that you see today is an investment in our future, so that we can be bolder, more distinctive and better understood.
Barry Thompson’s recent video update showed us the agony that can be involved in training for a major event such as the London Marathon. It’s a huge distance even for the fittest of us and only the foolhardy would take on a challenge like this without proper training.
Three years ago, Susan, Matthew Clarke’s wife, was diagnosed with embryonal rhabdomyosarcoma (EMRS). ‘It is a great privilege for me to run a marathon in support of Sarcoma UK’, says Matthew. ‘I would like to do my part to raise money to help the research and support that this great organisation provides, as well as to raise general awareness of sarcoma.’
After her neighbour's son, Dean Eastmond, died, Paula felt that she should try to raise funds to support other families affected by sarcoma. ‘I've had to stand in the background and watch how this illness can pull a family apart really‘.