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Medical Detection Dogs

Medical Detection Dogs started in 2008 and trains dogs to detect disease using their amazing sense of smell. Bio Detection Dogs detect diseases like cancer, Parkinson’s and malaria from human samples and are at the forefront of developing faster, less invasive and cheaper methods of diagnosis. They have also been trained to detect cancer in other dogs. Medical Alert Assistance

www.medicaldetectiondogs.org.uk

Charity

Registered charity no. 1124533

Member since January 2021

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Metro Lifeline

Metro Lifeline

We're so excited to announce that metro.co.uk will be supporting MDD with its Lifeline campaign this year.

From today, the news website will run lots of content to help us raise funds and awareness so keep an eye out!

And at the heart of the campaign will be a sponsored hike - 26 miles or 10 km for those with 4-legged walking buddies - being held on June 19th around the Buckinghamshire countryside.

We'd love you to woof and walk with us - find out more about the long walk at https://www.charitychallenge.com/.../Woof-and-Walk-for

And to go the full distance https://www.charitychallenge.com/.../Woof-and-Walk-for

Paint the Town Red

Paint the Town Red

Download your free Paint The Town Red fundraising pack which contains everything you need to get started and use the colour of love to support our work. You will find the inspiration you need to get your event started, for example invitations, posters and even price labels for those delicious cakes. There is also a short quiz, to keep you occupied over your lunch break, do you know your Scooby Doo’s from your Snoopy’s? Whether your event is large or small this pack should contain everything you need to really Paint the Town Red.

After all the fun has finished, we have even included a handy, paying in form, so you can send the all-important pennies (and £’s) to us.

By joining in, you will not only be showing us some love, you will also be raising funds and awareness of the work of our amazing Medical Alert Assistance Dogs. Our dogs save the lives each and every day of people with life changing conditions such as Type 1 Diabetes, PoTS, Addison’s disease and severe allergies. Their colleagues, our Bio Detection Dogs are working towards a much earlier diagnosis of multiple cancers and diseases such as Parkinson’s.

As a charity we receive no government funds and rely solely upon the generosity and good will of people like you. Every pound you raise will make a huge difference and enable us to continue using the power of our dogs’ noses to detect disease and save lives.

Please tell us what your fundraising event is by emailing fundraising@medicaldetectiondogs.org.uk

Fundraising Ideas

Wear Red to work Day – easy and fun – fine those that don’t take part! Have to wear a uniform? Mix it up with red socks

Mufti Day – Ditch the school uniform and dig out your finest red clothes for the day

Coffee Morning with Red Cakes – why not try the recipe in the fundraising pack?

Cocktail evening – Red cocktails a must

Pamper yourself – Paint your Nails Red, have a makeover and rock that killer red lipstick

Get Swishing – sort out your wardrobe, swap those redundant clothes or grab that top you always wanted from your mate.

Office/Class Secret Valentine gifts – for just a £1 to send a gift/card via a colleague to your secret crush!

Show us your love – Create a notice board of love with post its! £1 per message – heart shaped notes are easy to find online.

Sweet sale – Who doesn’t love a packet of cherry lips sweets?

Office Jukebox – £1 per play of a song – could be a love song, red themed or even show the love for your four legged friends. Or play an earworm on loop until someone pays for it to stop!