A huge thank you to everyone who has donated and contributed in any way towards the events below, we couldn’t do it without your support. Have a look at our 2015 events page to see what’s happening this year. Please check our Affiliates page for more ways to help raise money for the foundation.
In 2012 a large number of family and friends donated to the concept of The Gabrielle Gray Foundation allowing us to start the charity in Gaby’s memory. Without the trust and faith afforded in our vision we would not be here.
Vicky organised our first fundraising event with Scott Illman in December 2012 at The Distillers in Hammersmith, Vicky has hosted many charity events featuring many up and coming amazing new artists. In December 2012 she decided to donate the proceeds of the raffle to the foundation, due to phenomenal support on the night over £600 was raised.
After helping us set up our Virgin Money Giving account in time for the EHM Gill was looking for a charity to raise money for. She chose to run her first 10k race and raised an incredible amount of money from her family and friends.
Emma started fundraising in 2012 and hasn’t stopped, in 2013 she competed in 7 endurance events in just a few months. As a working mother of two she has inspired the foundations continued involvement in sporting events. Her greatest challenge saw her run the her first ever marathon in the 2015 London Marathon.
Ealing Half Marathon 2013
Spearheaded by Lucy Taylor, the Ealing Half Marathon was our first organised event. On Sunday the 29th of September an amazing team of 17 adults ran the EHM 2013, they raised over £5000. We were proud to be one of the 5 charity partners promoted on the official site.
Every year the Brentham Club hosts the final of the local darts competition and in 2014 they donated the proceeds of their raffle and have offered their ongoing support.
London to Paris bike ride
Jessica Maldini set herself a major personal challenge to do the London to Paris bike ride. She completed it and raised a large amount of funds for the foundation. She was met at the finish line by a team of supporters at the Eiffel Tower.
Ealing Half Marathon and Mini Mile 2014
Following last years success a team of 17 adults ran the EHM2014 and this year we also had our first two entrants Grace and Sophia Shahbaznia in the Mini Mile. The team collectively raised over £2,000. We had support from several local companies; Sweet Somethings made us beautiful cupcakes with our logo, the Co-operative on Pitshanger Lane donated the contents of the goody bags and Abuze London provided T-shirts for all of the runners.
VirginMoney London Marathon 2015
Sunday 26th April 2015
We won a charity ballot place with Virgin Money Giving for our first London Marathon entry. Emma Gilfillan has been tirelessly fundraising since 2012 and she ran her first and probably her last marathon for us in an amazing time.
Ealing Half Marathon and Mini Mile 2015
Sunday 27th September 2015
Following the success of the last two years, which has seen many of our entrants face challenges from running a half marathon for the very first time to beating their personal bests. The EHM is now our official annual event. This year we had a team of adults and a team of children, who collectively raised over £800.
The Great River Race 2015
Saturday 12th September 2015
Jessica Maldini trained throughout 2015 with the support of Thames Ditton Skiffing Club and competed in the The Great River Race an annual rowing event in London.