Debra’s story: Day 364

Debra’s story: Day 364

Debra Montague, Founder of ALK Positive UK Improving the overall survival and quality of life of ALK-positive lung cancer patients across the UK Having cancer has taught me I’m more caring than I thought. I used to have a reputation for being a perfectionist in work....
Deborah’s story: Day 353

Deborah’s story: Day 353

Deborah Dixon, Founder of The Aaron James Dixon Memorial Fund Funding screening days to help save young people with heart defects My son Aaron went out to celebrate his sister’s birthday on 3 September 2011 and came home in the early hours of the morning. He was in...
Sarah’s story: Day 335

Sarah’s story: Day 335

Sarah Aird-Mash, Founder & CEO of Together Equal A not-for-profit venture selling conversation cards to generate income for small charities supporting victims of domestic violence I am a director of marketing strategy by trade – working alongside my husband at his...
Sara’s story: Day 272

Sara’s story: Day 272

Sara Yasmin Ahmed, Co-Founder & Chair of Chazuka Project Supporting young people and their families in Chazuka, Malawi to realise their potential  At university I had post-traumatic stress disorder and struggled to leave the house. In my mid-twenties, I travelled...
Gillian’s story: Day 249

Gillian’s story: Day 249

Gillian Seale, Author and Illustrator at Tailored Yarn CIC Leaving a legacy of words through beautiful bespoke children’s books for families with terminal illness I’ve always enjoyed reading and love telling stories – although, as an author, it’s hard to admit...
Kate’s story: Day 234

Kate’s story: Day 234

Kate Blakemore, CEO of Motherwell Cheshire CIO Bridging the gap in support services for women’s wellbeing across Cheshire I had a miscarriage in January 2017 and agonised whether to talk about it publicly. My sister said to me that if I didn’t, I wouldn’t be...