Rare Disease Day - 28th February 2015

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Win a Trip to New York!

Win a Trip to New York!

Visit our online Fundraising Raffle page NOW for your chance to win 2 return Virgin Atlantic flights to New York! We have very kindly been gifted two return flight tickets to New York on Virgin Atlantic to raffle and raise vital funds. For your chance to win just make your donation of £10 on the Justgiving Fundraising […]

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Our Trip to New York

In summer 2013, my mum and I were lucky enough to win two return flights to New York, courtesy of Caring Matters Now and Virgin Atlantic! We decided to use our tickets in 2014, as I was super excited to see New York in the winter! My Dad and brother ended up coming with us […]

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Adult Support

By Jodi Whitehouse Over the past couple of years, the CMN trustees have wanted to develop our adult support for those adults affected by Congenital Melanocytic Naevi. We have made a start on developing this area by holding an annual adult gathering, which includes Dr Kinsler attending to present her work. This also provides a […]

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The Caring Matters Now 20th Anniversary Celebratory Ball

On Saturday 3rd June we held our 20th Anniversary Celebratory Ball at the Hilton Hotel in Liverpool, the birthplace of Caring Matters Now. The CMN trustees welcomed 220 guests to our special celebration, including Caring Matters Now members, long-term supporters, corporate sponsors and the CMN research team. On arrival a gospel choir consisting of 50 […]

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Stok Kangri Summit Trek, Asia > 14-29 June 2019

The 7 challenges on 7 continents adventure continues. Stok Kangri Summit Trek, 14-29 June 2019 Join our amazing team of trekkers for the biggest charity challenge to date!  Caring Matters Now is seeking 16 individuals to take on the Stok Kangri Summit Trek, reaching 6,114 metres – which is 219 metres HIGHER than Mount Kilimanjaro! […]

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GDPR And What This Means To Our Members & Friends

GDPR And What This Means To Our Members & Friends

Do you still want to hear from us? One of the biggest changes to UK data privacy law comes into effect on 25th May 2018. GDPR stands for General Data Protection Regulation. It’s the biggest change to UK data privacy law for 20 years and creates a single set of rules that better protects personal […]

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Join us in raising global awareness of CMN in conjunction with Rare Disease Day 2018

Caring Matters Now is partnering with CMN patient support groups across the world to raise global awareness of Congenital Melanocytic Naevus… and you can join in with us! We are asking EVERYONE worldwide who has a connection with someone affected by CMN, to print out the attached A4 poster and state on the poster the […]

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Corporate Partnership

Huge thanks to Metro Safety for their generous donation and in raising awareness of CMN: Metro Safety’s 25th anniversary charity initiative raises £3,400 for Caring Matters Now In celebration of Metro Safety’s 25th anniversary year the company set themselves the challenge of raising £20,000, to be split between four worthwhile charities: Caring Matters Now MacMillan […]

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Metro Safety 6 in 6 Charity Bike Ride

As part of my company’s 25th Anniversary year, we set ourselves a challenge of raising, £20,000 for 4 good causes. We work in safety, so we chose Children’s’ Burns Trust and Mesothelioma UK as our first two causes. I was lucky enough to put forward Caring Matters Now and have it accepted as the next […]

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2017 Jessica Ma Award Winner & Runner Up

In December 2014, one of our founding trustees Jessica Ma sadly lost her battle with cancer. Jessica was not only a trustee to the Caring Matters Now charity, but also an amazing, courageous and inspirational friend to many in the charity and beyond. Caring Matters Now established the Jessica Ma Award to publicly acknowledge and […]

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The exhibition is in full swing now!

The exhibition is in full swing now! We have been overwhelmed with the big response from all those whom so kindly submitted their application to participate in this exciting project. Caring Matters Now charity is working in partnership with the world-renowned photographer Brock Elbank, who is best known for his recent series ‘Freckles’ which appeared in media […]

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Become a CMN hero in 2018 – Monthly Giving

Set up your monthly donation NOW Caring Matters Now is an ever-growing charity! Each year our membership list continually grows, research continually develops and opportunities to raise awareness of CMN continually increases. As long as there is a demand for support, research and awareness, Caring Matters Now will continue to do all we can to […]

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Victoria Hamilton’s Channel Swim

2017 Jessica Ma Award Runner Up It was 8:30am when my phone rang while I was starting my day at work. “Can you get to Dover for 2am Saturday?” “As in tomorrow? No, I can’t get from Pitlochry in that time!”. “oh…. How about Sunday at 2am?” That was what started the journey that I […]

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2018 Fundraising

2018 Fundraising

We are delighted to offer you all an opportunity to get involved! We still need to raise a minimum of £100,00 a year to continue the support to all those affected by Congenital Melanocytic Naevi, to fund pioneering research at Great Ormond Street Hospital and The Institute of Child Health and to raise awareness of […]

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Caring Matters Now Christmas Gift

Caring Matters Now Christmas Gift

DONATE NOW The festive period is a time for giving gifts to family and friends, so why not give to Caring Matters Now as you do your Christmas shopping this year? Instead of buying unwanted gifts such as socks or sweets, hankies or hand lotion, why not donate the gift amount to Caring Matters Now. […]

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20th Anniversary Sky Dive……. And they smashed it!

Our amazing team of 5 took on the challenge and well and truly nailed it! On Saturday 2nd September our CMN team met early at Langar Airfield, Nottingham to face the daughnting challenge of throwing themselves out of a plane! The weather as you will see from the video was fabulous and each of our […]

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Caring Matters Now receives $10,000 from Silicon Valley Community Foundation

The CMN trustees are very pleased to announce that Silicon Valley Community Foundation have granted $10,000 to further the work of Caring Matters Now.  This wonderful grant will fund all our support events throughout the 2017-18 financial year.  It is with thanks to one of our CMN members that we received this grant.  Esther, who […]

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Raising Positive Awareness of CMN on a Global Scale!

Raising Positive Awareness of CMN on a Global Scale!

Caring Matters Now charity is working in partnership with the world-renowned photographer Brock Elbank, who is best known for his recent series ‘Freckles’ which appeared in media outlets worldwide. As part of the ‘Freckles’ series, Brock photographed a young lady from Barcelona who has CMN (Congenital Melanocytic Naevus)

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The Caring Matters Now 20th Anniversary online auction is now LIVE!

To celebrate our charity’s 20th anniversary, we are holding a prestigious celebratory ball in Liverpool on the 3rd June. During the event, guests will have the opportunity to bid for some very special auction items with all profits going towards the CMN research.  The GREAT news is, you and your friends can also bid on any […]

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Teens Big Day Out

Teens Big Day Out

This is a great team building and social gathering for all those affected by CMN aged 11yrs – 17yrs. This event is open to teens with CMN aged 11 – 17yrs plus one accompanying adult, or friend if aged 17yrs. About: Join us for another fun, team building event at Go Ape Battersea. High Ropes, […]

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