Ian Botham knighted for fundraising for Leukaemia Research

first_img  66 total views,  2 views today AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis Howard Lake | 10 October 2007 | News AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis About Howard Lake Howard Lake is a digital fundraising entrepreneur. Publisher of UK Fundraising, the world’s first web resource for professional fundraisers, since 1994. Trainer and consultant in digital fundraising. Founder of Fundraising Camp and co-founder of GoodJobs.org.uk. Researching massive growth in giving. Ian Botham knighted for fundraising for Leukaemia Research Tagged with: Awards Celebrity As legendary for his fundraising feats as his cricketing, Ian Botham will today meet the Queen to receive his knighthood for his tireless services to Leukaemia Research.Since the first John O’Groats to Land’s End walk in 1985, Sir Ian has completed 11 walks for Leukaemia Research including a trek through the Alps retracing the steps of Hannibal. His efforts have raised millions to help find better treatment and cures for leukaemia and related blood cancers.“I have walked thousands of miles for Leukaemia Research, and every step was worth it,” says Sir Ian.Sir Ian’s Best of British Walks, planned for October 2008, will be supported by Marks & Spencer and will take place throughout the UK. Individuals will be able to walk with Sir Ian in exchange for sponsorship. He will also continue his Charity Golf Series, which he successfully launched this year.more: www.lrf.org.uklast_img read more

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