Last updated:18th July 2017

Your Fundraising Stories

Inspiring, heartwarming, brave, quirky... our supporters have many different reasons for raising funds for NASS, and many different ways of getting involved. What's your story?

Our fundraisers are remarkable people - here are some inspiring stories from our dedicated team.

If you've raised money for NASS and would like to share your story, we'd love to hear from you. You can email your story to amardeep@nass.co.uk or share your story on the NASS Facebook page.

Phil`s 26 miles for NASS

Phil Vincent has lived with AS for 42 years. In 2016, he takes on a 26.6 mile challenge to raise vital funds and awareness for two causes close to his heart.

Team Katalastrophe Rally for NASS

Follow the story of three friends who are taking on the incredible Mongol Rally in 2016 for NASS.

Kathy`s Thames Path Challenge

Kathy Miller, Chair of NASS Woking and Weybridge, is taking on the 50km Thames Path Challenge for NASS in September. You can read Kathy's inspirational story here.

Marek`s Long Road to Ironman

Marek has recently completed his first Ironman event for NASS after a long and often painful route to diagnosis. You can read his amazing story here.

Poppy and the Hockens Make a Splash

Poppy Hocken and her four children took on the 2014 Great London Swim and are doing it all over again in 2015! Read the Hocken's fantastic story here.

Mark Takes to the Sea for NASS

Mark Rickaby, director of South West accountancy firm Sunflower Accounts Ltd, is taking the plunge into the icy waters off the UK to raise funds for NASS as he was diagnosed with AS in 2007.

Jane`s Two and a Half Marathon Challenge

Jane Leach is living proof that exercise can improve your life with AS. She had suffered with back pain for 20 years before she took up running, a decision that changed her life. Now she is taking on two and a half marathons to support NASS and everyone living with AS.