Joe's London to Paris Cycle Ride
Well done to Joe Al-Khayat who saved the train fare by cycling all the way from London to Paris in 3 days and raised a fantastic £2,740.50 for Headway services.
100 Club Winners
The latest draw for the 100 Club has taken place and congratulations to;
1st Place - Lilwen Owen-Davies
2nd Place - Stuart Casledine
3rd Place - Anne Davies
Headway Cardiff Summer Fete
We had a great attendance at our Summer Fete on Saturday 20th June. Lots of fun was had by all and we raised £657!! Thanks to everyone who attended.
Hats for Headway, 22nd May 2015
Please join us in donning a crazy hat this coming Friday, whether you are at work, home or school, to raise money for Headway Cardiff.
The Royal College of Nursing, Cardiff - Bryntirion Comprehensive, Bridgend - 30 Park Place and David Spear Commercials are all taking part.
Action for Brain Injury Week 18 – 14th May 2015
Headway Cardiff Open Session: 11 – 12.30am Friday 22nd May
To mark Action for Brain Injury Week (18 – 24th May 2015) Headway Cardiff will be holding an Open Session which will showcase some of the services we, as a voluntary organisation, provide to support survivors of acquired brain injury and their families. It will be an opportunity to see an example of how the voluntary sector, local authority Social Services and the Welsh NHS can work together.
Senior politicians, including Mark Drakeford AM, Minister for Health and Social Services; Jane Hutt AM, Minister for Finance, and the Head of Cardiff and Vale Health Board, are amongst the distinguished visitors who will be attending the session.
Headway UK Report: Acquired Brain Injury: the Numbers behind the hidden disability
One person every 90 seconds is admitted to hospital with a head injury. Traumatic Head Injuries to women has risen 24% since 2006. To read more of these shocking statistics
Survivor Takes on Trekfest Challenge
David Griffiths who attends our Social and Activities Group will be taking on the challenge of a 13 mile walk at Brecon Trekfest on the 6th June - stay tuned for more information and pictures!
Headway Cardiff Spring Ball, April 2015
The ballroom was full to capacity with our supporters enjoying an excellent meal and dancing until late. Thanks to Justin Evans who spoke movingly about his journey as a survivor of brain injury and the support he received from Headway Cardiff.
We raised an amazing £8170.00!!! Thanks to all who attended.
London Marathon 2015
We are delighted to have two runners in this years Virgin Money London Marathon which will take place on Sunday 26th April.
We would like to wish Ellice Harding and Jim Newton all the best with their run - there is still time to sponser them, please see the below links to their fundraising pages.
The latest draw for our 100 Club took place this month and we are delighted to announce the winners:
1st prize: Michelle Taylor
2nd prize: Brenda Palmer
3rd prize: Kristy Bamber
We would like say huge congratulations to Nathan Laing and his cousin Sophie who ran the London Marathon in a time of 4 hours
|A big thank you to Jan and Mark who very bravely shaved their heads for Headway Cardiff last month and raised a brilliant £147!|
|Thank you very much to Jo Hargreaves who ran the Llanelli Half Marathon for Headway Cardiff in March and raised a brilliant £257.50!|
A huge thank you to Ellice Harding who has raised an amazing £1000 for Headway Cardiff by taking part in the Bristol Half Marathon
|Thank you to Sharon Moore who has raised nearly £150 in sponsorship money from completing the Cardiff Half Marathon in October|
|Thank you very much to Christian Bold who has raised £733 from taking part in the Cardiff Half Marathon in October.|
A big thank you to Helen Lloyd who has raised over £880 by completing two triathlons, with no previous sporting experience!
Justin Evans organized Please Mind Your Head 4 which was an incredible sucess, raising £1448, thank you Justin. An amazing night was had by all.
Huge thanks to Leo Abse & Cohen Solicitors for their recent donation for #hatsforheadway
Please let us know if you have any fundraising stories you would like us to share by contacting firstname.lastname@example.org