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Promoting awareness, pioneering research and providing support and information for those affected by Gaucher disease.


Telephone: 01453 549231


The Gauchers Association is funded solely by member's subscriptions and voluntary donations. The efforts and contributions of voluntary fundraisers and donors are fundamental for the Association to provide support and information to Gaucher patients, their families and medical professionals.

There are many ways you can support the Gauchers Association. Your support will help us continue our work and to encourage research. 

Here are a list of events we have secured places for throughout 2017

2017 Virgin London Marathon - 23rd April 2017

We have now filled all our Golden Bond places for this event in 2017. But do not fear, we still have places remaining for our other sporting events listed below. Do not miss out and secure your place NOW!

Great Newham London swim - 1st July 2017 

This 1 mile event takes place the Royal Victoria Dock which is located next to ExCel London.

We have three places available for each of these swim challanges, a minimum sponsorship of £175 per place.  A fundraising pack will be supplied

Vitality London 10K - Sunday 9th July 2017

Once again we have 6 places available for this fantastic event, fundraising pack and running vest will be sent to each runner.  Minimum sponsorship £175

Great North Run - 10th September 2017  

We have secured five places for the world's most famous half marathon! Minimum sponsorship for each place is £250.

Birmingham International Marathon - 15th October 2017

We have secured five places for this brand new event, don't miss out on making history. This 26.2 mile course will start at Alexander Stadium, the home of British athletics.  The course will take in a number of the city's most iconic landmarks before finishing in the city centre. Minimum sponsorship £350 

To enquire or sign up for any of our events contact Claire in the office at or 01453 549231 

Request a Fundraising Pack

You may already know what fundraising you'd like to organise, in which case don't delay, request a fundraising pack now for everything you need to get started, or give the office a call on 01453 549231.

Our fundrasing packs include; balloons, thunder sticks, ponchos, bags, posters and sponsorship forms, Gauchers Association leaflets and T-shirts are avaliable on request.

To download a copy of our sponsorship form click here.

Gift Aid

Don’t forget to read about Gift Aid before you start your fundraising and learn how you increase your fundraising total by nearly 30 per cent with very little effort.

Online Sponsorship through JustGiving or Virgin Money Giving

You can make a donation or set up an online sponsorship page for any fundraising idea you can dream up! Sponsored slim, sponsored mountaineer, sponsored bath in goat’s milk – the fundraising arena is yours.