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Swinging 60s cyclothon!

Posted on: October 30 2017

Hi everyone,

On Saturday 28 October our clients at Josephs Court got together for our swinging 60s cyclothon – and it was a great day!


Thank you to everyone that got involved…you managed to clock up over 300 kilometres! Check out the Facebook photo album now.

The cyclothon event is part of our FES Appeal. We are aiming to raise £22.5k for a brand new FES bike for Josephs Court. This is our Essex based wellness centre for anyone affected by multiple sclerosis in our local area.

Thank you again for a groovy day everyone!

Best wishes,


Diana Crowe, Head of Services

Halloween, baked beans and much more...

Posted on: November 24 2016

Last month we held our Halloween cyclathon, and it was amazing! A massive thank you to everyone who came along to Josephs Court in Essex and contributed to the day!


You can now view the photos from the day on our Facebook page!  

Fundraising doesn’t always have to be months’ worth of planning...

Posted on: October 27 2015

MS-UK Halloween Tool Kit

If you are doing anything this weekend for Halloween, or going to an event, why not check out our handy toolkit for inspiration and last minute ideas.

How about a gruesome lucky dip, pay to dive your hand into a bucket filled with jelly or coloured water and have the chance to win a prize. Fundraising doesn’t always have to be great big events. How about a last minute raffle. Ask your guests to donate a prize, then raffle them off at your party!

Even if you are attending someone else’s event – I’m off to a friend’s party and only last week we decided to have a fancy dress competition! We are asking people to donate a £1 and come along in their scariest or most inventive costumes.

There are loads of great fun ways to get involved in fundraising, whether it’s a great big event, or a last minute activity, they can be great fun, and a great way to make a big difference!

Hope you all have a fantastic weekend, and a truly spooktacular Halloween!

If you need any help, or want to show off your last minute ideas feel free to drop me an email at

01206 226 500

Monster Cup Cakes

Posted on: October 22 2015

Picture of a cupcake

So you want to hold a fundraising event for MS-UK you’re unsure where to start. We have loads of handy tips and ideas for you in our Halloween fundraising tool kit. But if you are still just looking for that something different, why not try these monster cupcakes! They are perfect for a bake sale, to sell to friends, at school or even on your coffee break in the office! You can download the recipe here.

Picture of the inside of the cupcake

Don’t forget we love to see photos of all your fundraising events. Send them in to me at I’m always here to help answer any questions you may have. Don’t forget to check the Do You Own Thing section of the website for more Halloween ideas! Anna Skipworth 01206 226 500

Halloween toolkit

Posted on: October 15 2015

Picture of three members of the MS-UK Fundraising team in Halloween costunes

Come and join in with me for the Halloween holiday season and why not organise your own spooky fundraising event with our Halloween toolkit?

As you can see from the photo, I’m always game for dressing up and getting in the spirit of things, some people say I have never looked better!! Why not get your friends to dress up too and have a spooky themed Halloween party.

Or how about a ‘carve the pumpkin’ competition with the winner getting a bag of spooky treats? We’ve got lots of ideas for Halloween, so get in touch and I can help.

When the evenings get colder and darker it can be boring just sitting around at home but this is a perfect way to use our Halloween toolkit and make those dark nights even more fun and spooky.

The toolkit has everything you need for the day and it is really easy to download off our website but if you need anything more please do contact me on mark@ms-uk.orgI am also here to offer advice on best costumes to wear and best face to carve on pumpkins.

From your scary looking Frankenstein.


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