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International Batten Disease Awareness Day News 2021

The BDFA team recently had a meeting to plan events around this year’s Awareness Day! The following are ideas that we came up with and we hope that as many of our families as possible will join in with them.…

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New Head Of Fundraising, Welcome Liz Brownnutt

The BDFA team is delighted to announce that Liz Brownnutt, our new Head of Fundraising starts today. This is a key appointment as the charity moves to diversify its income and build a sustainable future, offering the very best we…

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BDFA RESEARCH ANNOUNCEMENT

We are writing to announce our intent to restart research activities funded by the BDFA, in collaboration with families. As you know, we had to pause this. Research is a key commitment in our plans and we are excited to be…

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Katie’s Fundraising Story

Katie’s Fundraising Story My family has recently found out devastating news that my amazing nephew has a terminal disease, CLN6 Battens disease, which will progressively take his vision, motor and neurological functions and we have until possibly early teens with…

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Looking For A New Fundrasing Role?

Come and join our team as our new Head of Fundraising.The BDFA is looking to diversify its income streams, secure its future and grow the support it can offer to families.We are looking for a strong fundraiser who has a…

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POST TO THE BDFA- URGENT UPDATE

POST TO THE BDFA- URGENT UPDATE 16 September 2020 We are currently not receiving any of the post that is being sent to our head office in London (209-211 City Road). There is an issue with the redirect currently which…

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Reminder Of Virtual Family Meeting Tomorrow- Friday 1st May, And Welcome Richard

A Quick Reminder, it is not too late to sign up!   Just a reminder that we have our ‘pre-AGM’ family meeting tomorrow at 2pm on Zoom about the BDFA’s accounts (year end 2019) and our current position and future…

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Urgent Family Grant Scheme To Support Families Caring For A Family Member With Batten Disease With The Challenges Faced Due To Covid-19

** Some brighter news ** The board of the BDFA is pleased to announce an urgent family grant scheme to support families caring for a family member with Batten disease with the challenges faced due to Covid-19.   We have…

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Thank you to everyone who has been in contact about Awareness Day on Friday 7 June. It is great to hear about all your plans to mark this important day; thank you for all your support. We have put together…

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Santa In The City 5k Run

Get into the Festive mood by running through some iconic London locations dressed as Santa! This fun event is an ideal way to raise vital funds for the BDFA and to start your festive activities. Each place costs £23 +…

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