We would not be here were it not for all the amazing Saving Faces supporters who have run, jumped, swam, cycled, rowed (and rode), sung, danced, entertained and baked to raise funds for us. Here are just a handful of those who make it possible for us to carry out life-saving research. See how our supporters have had fun raising money for Saving Faces.
On Friday 20th December 2013, Jaia underwent surgery which was carried out by Professor Hutchison, to remove a haemangioma on the bridge of her nose. We are incredibly happy to hear that Jaia is doing well nearly four years on after her surgery. In July 2017, the family held a charity event with a lot of delicious food, a jewellery sale and a raffle to help raise money for Saving Faces. Lisa, a saxophone player, also donated her time to play at the event for free.
On the 17th of June, Gwendolen Davis celebrated her 80th birthday by raising funds for Saving Faces! She celebrated in style with a fundraising party at the Queen Elizabeth Public House in Chingford. Seventy guests from 16 different countries were invited to a buffet lunch. The event also coincided with Jo Cox's husband's request for the celebration of things we have in common rather than concentrating on our differences.
A group of ex-art students of Somerset College of Art in the 1960's, decided to hold an exhibition of their work and titled it the 'Then & Now' at the CICCIC Gallery. Whilst organising the exhibition, the students were told of the untimely death of Geoff Rigden, an abstract artist and a much admired past student from the 60's who had died in January 2016.