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BDFA News Bulletin February 2021

We are delighted to share our news bulletin, the first for some time, with you. We are very excited about our new partnership with the Maypole Project. The Maypole project has been running our Sibling Sanctuary and we are pleased…

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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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The Amber Trust Launches Major New Music Service, With Music In Mind In Association With The Amber Trust

With Music in Mind by Amber Trust Monday 16 November 4-5pm With Music in Mind is The Amber Trust's pioneering new music service for families who have a visually impaired child with neurodegenerative disease, such as Batten disease. This webinar…

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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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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. There is an issue with the redirect currently which fingers crossed will…

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BDSRA Online Conference July 10th – 12th 2020

BDSRA online conference July 10th - 12th 2020 SIGN UP DEADLINE TUESDAY 9TH JUNE We are official partners of the BDSRA (Batten Disease Support and Research Association) in the US as they are holding their annual family conference entirely online.…

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International Batten Disease Awareness Day- Tuesday 9th June- Our Plans

International Batten Disease Awareness Day Tuesday 9th June 2020 4 DAYS TO GO! We are getting very excited about Batten disease awareness day next Tuesday 9th June which we are sharing with international peers. We are kicking off our awareness…

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ONE WEEK TO GO Untill International Batten Disease Awareness Day 2020!

ONE WEEK TO GO until International Batten Disease Awareness Day! What you can do to raiseawarenes and be orange on the day? Use #battendiseaseuk #battenday2020 on your social media posts Dress in orange, but not just you, the dog, the…

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BDFA 2020 Conference News

Conference News Postponement of our face to face conference   As I am sure you will understand, we have made the difficult decision to postpone our conference due to Covid19. The future is uncertain and October feels too soon for…

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