Fundraising and Support

Several members of the local community have helped with supporting HelpMadina.

Special thanks must go to:-

  • The Lechlade and District Lions club who were instrumental in helping to raise early funds and help to launch the charity.
  • The knitting circles who have been busy making clothes for the young children.
  • The Fairford Community Church who have provided regular financial assistance
  • Viviane and John Bestwick for their twice yearly car boot sales
  • Anna Pitts and Jane Phillips for their annual Safari supper event in Lechlade and Fairford
  • Jackie Sykes and her daughter for her Xmas Puddings!
  • Mariam Ayad for her Marathon running
  • Gaby Sethi, Jodie Clark for their half marathon anmd to OVO Energy for matching their funds
  • Richard Maycock and, The DOW Agro Sciences Company
  • The patients of Phoenix Surgery, Cirencester and Lechlade Medical Practice, who provide generous and regular donations
  • Cottsway Housing, Witney
  • The Stroud and Swindon Philharmonic Orchestras and The Swindon Male Choir – for donating proceeds of concerts
  • White Horse Dental Practice for the donation of dental equipment
  • The Black Cat Café, Lechlade
  • Jo Williams and St Marys Church in Fairford
  • The Royal Agricultural University for selecting us as their Raising and Giving Charity (RAG) for 2014
  • Meera Vermani for wonderful paintings depicting symptoms of diabetes in the African context.
  • Carol Rose and Rob Dixon at MPD Offset Ltd, Swindon for the creation and printing of numerous diabetes awareness leaflets and posters.
  • Will Spencer, Aga Matrix for the provision of numerous blood glucose meters.
  • Katherine Seagrott for her support and innovative ideas.


  • St Hughes School
  • Fairford Primary School

There are many more individuals and groups of people who have helped, and continue to help with fundraising.

A big thank you to you all.