Hannah's Heroes Fund
Hannah’s Heroes Fund has been created in honour of beautiful Hannah Edwards by her mum, Clare, in support of other children and their families.
Hannah was diagnosed with high-risk neuroblastoma in 2003 at just three years old. After completing frontline treatment Hannah entered remission. However, shortly before Christmas 2006, Hannah relapsed and began further treatment. She appeared to be responding well to treatment but sadly in 2009, scans showed disease progression and on the 20th of January 2010, Hannah passed away.
Hannah’s mum, Clare first became involved with Solving Kids’ Cancer UK in 2004 and has been incredibly supportive of the charity ever since; Clare also became a Solving Kids' Cancer UK Ambassador in 2020.
Hannah’s Heroes was set up in 2016 to continue to raise awareness of neuroblastoma in memory of Hannah and to fund better research options. Clare and Hannah’s Heroes have taken on several challenging events over the years in Hannah’s memory including, the Bath Half Marathon, Brighton Half Marathon, Leicester Marathon, Tunbridge Wells Circular Walk, a Half Ironman, Triathlons, the 3 Peaks Challenge, The Thames Path Challenge, Swim Serpentine and much more!
In September 2020, during Childhood Cancer Awareness Month, Hannah’s Heroes took on the Butterfly Relay – collectively running, swimming and walking over 2,000 miles to raise awareness of neuroblastoma. Clare and Hannah’s Heroes went on to inspire Solving Kids’ Cancer UK’s Butterfly Relay 2021. It started in May, the month Hannah would have turned 21 and ended in September, Childhood Cancer Awareness Month. Over 230 people took part, travelling 115,642km to raise awareness of neuroblastoma and raise vital funds. Follow Hannah's Heroes on social media.
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Terms and conditions
Funds raised through Hannah's Heroes are designated to the areas of spend chosen by the family and are currently designated to the funding of research grants, research-related activities of the charity in accordance with Association of Medical Research Charities (AMRC) guidelines and support costs.