Nissar Bahadur’s Story: The inspiration for Impact Young Heroes

Nissar was a trainee working for Impact, the charitable organisation. He proved to be a talented, thoughtful and hardworking young man who made a lasting impression on everyone he had close contact with, both in his professional and personal life. In early 2004 he developed a stomach complaint which progressively got worse. To everyone’s shock, […]

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Katie’s Story

23 year old Katie Brooman had to face the grim reality of Cancer when at just 21 she was diagnosed with Osteosarcoma, a rare bone cancer. Like any other teenager, Katie was interested in fashion, music and going out with friends; she also had a job as care worker which she loved.  Here’s her story… […]

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Dan’s Story

At 16, Dan Hewitt was at a time in his life when he should have been going out with friends, playing sports, thinking of future careers, college, instead he lay hooked up to a machine undergoing intensive Chemotherapy for Acute Lymphatic Leukaemia. Dan, now 20, is the first Young Hero to move into Impact accommodation. […]

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Newsletter December 2009

Welcome to the very Christmasy December newsletter. So, here we are at the end of 2009.  It only seems like a couple of months ago when I was putting together the Christmas Newsletter for 2008. It really has been an amazing year for the charity and on the fundraising side we have seen everything from […]

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Newsletter November 2009

Introduction Welcome to the November edition of the Young Heroes newsletter. With less than 5 weeks to go until Christmas, we understand that your Christmas shopping will be well and truly underway and you’ll be busy making preparations for the all too special day so at Young Heroes we very much appreciate you taking the […]

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Newsletter October 2009

Introduction Welcome to this spooktacular edition of the makeabigdifference newsletter. The one-stop-shop for all the charities’ news and events. We did it! Yes myself, Nicola and Steven did our charity skydives in aid of Young Heroes and what an amazing experience it was!  Further down in the newsletter you can read all about my jump […]

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Newsletter Sept 2009

Introduction Welcome to the September edition of the Impact Young Heroes newsletter from makeabigdifference.org. In each monthly edition you can read about forthcoming and past Young Heroes events, up to date news and real life stories, plus much more. Firstly like many others around the globe I was so saddened to hear about the passing […]

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Newsletter August 2009

Welcome to the August edition of the makeabigdifference newsletter; your one stop shop for all Young Heroes news and updates. Half way through the year already! Where does time go? It’s been a really good and busy couple of months for both fundraising teams at Young Heroes.  Sharon Brown and myself being part of the […]

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Newsletter July 2009

Introduction from our editor Welcome to the July edition of the makeabigdifference newsletter, Young Heroes’ very own fundraising and awareness newsletter. Last month saw Heather Irvine, her team and the Young Heroes fundraising team putting the finishing touches to the eagerly awaited charity ball. Everyone’s commitment and hard work paid off to what has to […]

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Newsletter June 2009

I would like to welcome any new readers to the makeabigdifference newsletter and take this opportunity to thank regular readers for your kind comments and feedback, as always it is much appreciated. May and June has been such a busy period for the team with preparations for the forthcoming Charity Ball (which we are very […]

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