CMN Regional Gathering South Devon – 2nd May 2015

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** No attendance from Dr Kinsler at this event** The CMN Regional Gatherings are similar to that of the CMN Support Days but without the attendance of Dr Kinsler. Organised by the regional support contact and attended by some of the CMN trustees. The aims of the Regional Gatherings are to: Give one-to-one support to […]

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CMN Regional Gathering Bridlington – 23rd May 2015

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** No attendance from Dr Kinsler at this event** The CMN Regional Gatherings are similar to that of the CMN Support Days but without the attendance of Dr Kinsler. Organised by the regional support contact and attended by some of the CMN trustees. The aims of the Regional Gatherings are to: Give one-to-one support to […]

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CMN Regional Gathering Dublin – 6th June 2015

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** No attendance from Dr Kinsler at this event** The CMN Regional Gatherings are similar to that of the CMN Support Days but without the attendance of Dr Kinsler. Organised by the regional support contact and attended by some of the CMN trustees. The aims of the Regional Gatherings are to: Give one-to-one support to […]

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CMN Regional Gathering Brighton – 27th June 2015

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** No attendance from Dr Kinsler at this event** The CMN Regional Gatherings are similar to that of the CMN Support Days but without the attendance of Dr Kinsler. Organised by the regional support contact and attended by some of the CMN trustees. The aims of the Regional Gatherings are to: Give one-to-one support to […]

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CMN Charity Coffee Morning – 12th & 13th June 2015

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Let’s better the success of 2014 with more people taking part in 2015! It’s so easy, it can be as big or small as you like. The dates for the 2015 Coffee & Cake morning are either Friday 12th June or Saturday 13th June 2015, so put these dates in your diary now! This is […]

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CMN Support Day London – 21st March 2015

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The CMN support group hold support days across the UK throughout the year. The aims of the support days are to: Give one-to-one support to those affected by CMN and their families Give medical advice to those affected by CMN and their families Give an opportunity for CMN members to meet and develop friendships The […]

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CMN Support Day Scotland – 15th August 2015

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The CMN support group hold support days across the UK throughout the year. The aims of the support days are to: Give one-to-one support to those affected by CMN and their families Give medical advice to those affected by CMN and their families Give an opportunity for CMN members to meet and develop friendships The […]

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CMN Support Day Liverpool – 7th November 2015

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The CMN support group hold support days across the UK throughout the year. The aims of the support days are to: Give one-to-one support to those affected by CMN and their families Give medical advice to those affected by CMN and their families Give an opportunity for CMN members to meet and develop friendships The […]

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Family Fun Day

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“CMN is obviously a very special charity to me and I got together with my friend, Sam who also is a keen fundraiser for The UK Sepsis Trust and CLAPA charities (These two charities mean a lot to her as she nearly lost her life to Sepsis and her eldest daughter was born with a […]

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The CMN Charity Dinner Dance – Review

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Preparations already underway for another CMN dinner dance onSaturday 17th September 2016. Put it in your diary now! What an amazing night had by all that attended the first ever CMN Charity Dinner Dance on 20th September 2014 at the prestigious Intercontinental Hotel on Park Lane, London. The support we received from small corporates for […]

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Support our £50,000 Fundraising Campaign for CMN Research

This month we have launched our fundraising campaign of raising £50,000 for the CMN research. We are committed to supporting Dr Kinsler’s research at Great Ormond Street Hospital. Dr Kinsler has spoken to the CMN trustees about the possibility of funding a CMN Fellowship at Great Ormond Street Hospital. This means, Dr Kinsler will have […]

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Little Acorns Nursery School, Dronfield: Silver Award

Little Acorns Charity Fun Day – Saturday 26 July 2014

Little Acorns Charity Fun Day – Saturday 26 July 2014 The Little Acorns Charity Fun Day is held every year and is a chance for children, parents and friends to come along and have a great day out. With lots of faces being painted, arms sparkling with glitter tattoos, children bouncing on the castle, taking […]

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A special week for Didier and his mum!

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On the 8th July, we had a very special little boy come and visit us here in the UK from Columbia. Didier, who featured in the channel 4 ‘Turtle Boy’ documentary in 2011, captured the hearts of all who watched how he struggled living with his Congenital Melanocytic Neavus covering the majority of his body […]

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Cycling Holiday in the Alps to Raise Money for CMN

About 3km from the summit of the ‘Giant of the Alps’, the Col du Galibier.

When I set out to raise a few pounds for Caring Matters Now with a cycling holiday in the Alps, I didn’t know what to expect. Yes, I knew it would be very hard and yes, I knew that the climbing would be long and sustained, but I hadn’t realised how spectacular the alpine scenery […]

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Didier’s visit to the UK

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We are extremely excited to announce that a very special little boy is coming to visit us here in the UK! On the 6th July, Didier and his mum are travelling to the UK and spending a week in London. Didier became a very much-loved little boy across the UK, after the documentary ‘Turtle Boy’ […]

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Review of Nottingham & Dublin Regional Gatherings

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Nottingham Regional Gathering By Julie White It was a fantastic afternoon; four families attended the very personal relaxing afternoon which meant there was time to spend quality time with each of the families. One family turns out to be the one I introduced in Nov to Caring Matters Now and the dads godmother is my […]

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Why I took part in the ‘Caring Matters Now Coffee & Cake Morning’

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Why I took part in the ‘Caring Matters Now Coffee & Cake Morning’By Tanith Armstrong When my daughter Isabelle was born in 2009, she had a large brown birthmark on her leg. The doctor came to see us the following day and explained that it would have to be removed due to the increased risk […]

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Walton on the Hill Primary School Nativity Fundraiser

Each year we ask the parents if they wold like to donate towards a charity chosen by the school. A collection is then made at the end of the two performances of the infants nativity play. This was made in support of the Lacy Family whose daughter Charlotte has CMN. Many thanks to all the […]

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Lily-Mai small change amnesty

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Lily-Mai (Year 2) would like to thank all the children, parents and staff of St Marys School, Shackleford who contributed generously in the recent “small change amnesty” organised by Lily-Mai who has CMN. In total, the contributions amounted to a total of £32.08 which is fantastic. Combined with other collections from family, friends and colleagues […]

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Lynette supports Grand-daughter Grace by raising funds

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I work for DWP in a large office in the city centre of Norwich. I am part of a small group called Kulture klub, who organise monthly events for the office that has a work force of approx 250. Every month we have a different charity or cause that have been chosen or suggested by […]

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