Celebrating 20 years of reclaiming lives
after stroke through active peer support:
- There are 152,000 strokes in the UK each year.
- At least 1 in 4 strokes happen to someone of working age or younger.
- Total people having strokes aged 20 to 64 increased by 25% from 1990 to 2010 worldwide.
Good luck to our lovely patron paracyclist Megan Giglia!
She's heading off to Rio for the Paralympics! Here she is being interviewed by fellow stroke survivor Oliver Lilburn about why being our patron is so important to her ..
Different Strokes 20th Year Celebration Event
Saturday 1st October 2016, 2pm til late
Marriott Hotel, Northampton, NN4 7HW
Bookings now being taken!!!!........
An entertaining and informative celebratory event for stroke survivors, family members, friends and professionals. Book tickets now using the link below.
The day starts at 2pm with registration, coffee, tea and pastries. There will be an opportunity to browse exhibitors followed by charity and guest speakers. You can then enjoy entertainment and a choice of three break out sessions. The evening will start with a pre dinner drink followed by a three course set meal with wine, live music and disco. To book your tickets for this fantastic event click the following link: BOOKING & PAYMENT FORM
(Tickets cost only £32 per person or £52 for healthcare workers/professionals)
Happy 20th Birthday Different Strokes!
Help us celebrate this amazing landmark
and make 2016 the year we reach
even more survivors.
We invite you to take part in our challenge to travel around the world in 8 ways together. It’s simple to get involved. Throughout 2016, add your running, walking, climbing, swimming, wheeling, cycling, sailing or freefalling event to our campaign page and see how far around the world we can go! Visit our campaign page: http://uk.virginmoneygiving.com/fund/8ways
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Available 9am to 5pm, Monday to Friday. For more information, click here.
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