My 100th Blood Donation

January 9, 2024Blog
Find out More A journey that for me commenced in April of 1976, reached a significant milestone in December 2023; my 100th blood donation! But why do I think it's important that those of us who can, continue to donate blood in support of the NHS Blood and Transplant Service? On average, 4,300 blood donations [...]

Walking over the O2 – Sue’s Story

October 16, 2023Blog, Fundraising
Find out More After one of my “fellow exercisers” in the Keep Moving classes had completed a walk in aid of the Limbless Association - and smashed it; it inspired me to challenge myself. That’s when the O2 climb came in. A real challenge for me on a few counts - I don’t like heights; [...]

Climbing the O2 – Liz’s Story

September 29, 2023Blog
Find out More I had the great joy of joining other amputees, their family members, and close friends in a mini adventure over the O2 arena. The Limbless Association advert to take part had caught my attention a few weeks before, having checked my diary, this was something I wanted to do. As an upper [...]

Climbing the O2 in 2023! Sponsored by Anthony Gold Solicitors LLP

August 25, 2023Blog, Fundraising
Find out More Anthony Gold Solicitors have supported the work undertaken by the Limbless Association for many years, and we are honoured to continue to demonstrate our support. Climbing the O2 which, at its highest point is 52 metres is no mean feat. Being able to do this climb as an able-bodied person is a [...]

Robin’s Story – Volunteers Week 2023

June 4, 2023Volunteer Visitor
Find out More Robin was a busy full-time worker, enjoying his career and lifestyle, when his life changed dramatically due to medical issues. Here, he tells us how being a VV has helped give him a sense of purpose, and explores what he’s gained from the programme… In 2019, I was a busy Operations Manager [...]

Bob’s Story – Volunteers Week 2023

June 3, 2023Volunteer Visitor
Find out More Bob was a sporty 17-year-old about to start an apprenticeship when a summer holiday went disastrously wrong. Here, he shares his limb loss journey and his reasons for becoming a Volunteer Visitor… In the late 1960s, I was like many young men – busy with friends, sports and on the lookout for [...]