PREVIOUS FUNDRAISING EVENTS
Charter bike ride
In October 2020, 25 teachers from Ruby's school, Charter North Dulwich, cycled from London to Brighton in Ruby's memory. They included headteacher Mr Hicks, head of Year 13 Mr Reid and several of Ruby's teachers including Mr Graignic, Mr Teckman and Miss Chalcroft. They raised over £15k!
Run for Ruby
In November 2021, over 50 people took part in the Run for Ruby. Organised by Herne Hill running group the Friday Fitters, people ran 5km or 10km, starting from Ruby's bench in Brockwell Park. They raised over £13k.
Ruby's dinner party
In March 2022, Steve Mangleshot, head chef at Wagamama (Ruby's favourite place to eat) hosted an online cook-along showing people how to cook Ruby's favourite dish - yasai katsu curry. Almost 300 people took part, raising over £10k. You can view a video of the evening here.
Emma and Tabitha's Tube Challenge
In August 2021, Emma and Tabitha took on the Tube Challenge, going through all but one of the stations on the London Underground in a single day. Ruby loved the Underground and she was with them in spirit the whole way.
In August 2021, Ruby's aunt Mary-Anne, who is terrified of flying, did a daring wingwalk (pictured), raising over £5k!
Other fundraising has included Ruby's best friend Jessie organising a birthday fundraiser, asking for donations instead of presents for her 19th birthday, raising over £1k. And Jessie's sister swam a mile in the Serpentine, raising a further £1k. One of Ruby's other best friends Esther shaved off her hair on New Year's Eve, raising over £1.5k. Two friends paddled almost 100 miles down the river Wye raising over £7k. Ruby's infant school Rosemead has been supporting Ruby's fund through book sales, dress up days and cake sales - they've raised over £3k so far. Emma's old friends from her expedition to Namibia did a bike ride and a mammoth walk, raising over £1.5k. Ruby's old music teacher Helen walked 60 miles along Hadrian's wall raising over £1.5k. Family friends organised a yard sale raising over £1.5k, while an old school friend of Tabitha's did a motorbike race raising £1k. Ruby's friend Tom did a skydive raising £800. We're hugely grateful to all the fundraisers.
You can read more about all our previous and planned fundraising activities here.