Events

Regular visitors to our website will know that we organise many fundraising events throughout the year.

We’ve got quite a few events lined up this year with more details to follow but in the meantime, here’s a brief rundown so you can start putting them into your diary!


March 2017



Awareness of Kidney Patients and of the Charity
Thursday 8th March – World Kidney Day

Mike Hedges AM has orgnanised an awareness day at The National Assembly for Wales for World Kidney Day. This is an opportunity for us to showcase the work of the Paul Popham Fund, Renal Support Wales and raise awareness of Chronic Kidney Disease. We have chosen to showcase our work in conjunction with World Kidney Day an annual global awareness and education event, held on the second Thursday in March, our photo call is being held on Wednesday 8th March.

World Kidney Day Photo Call

Every year, countless local, national and international events are organised by kidney charities, healthcare professionals, patient groups and individuals who want to make a difference. The 2017 theme is ‘Kidney Disease and Obesity’. This event will draw yours and the public’s attention to the importance of kidney health – what can be done to protect kidneys before disease strikes, and to assist patients who already have chronic kidney disease.

Supporters Super
Friday 10th March
Supporters SupperLord Mayors Mansion
6pm to 11pm
Tickets £10 per person

Every year we recognise the volunteers and fundraisers who have helped the charity to achieve it’s aims throughout the previous year at our Suporters Supper. We will be awarding 5 individuals and/or teams within the following categories:

  • ‘Outstanding Fundraising Campaign’
  • ‘Volunteer of the Year’
  • ‘Charity Leader of the Year’
  • ‘Young Champion Leader of the Year’
  • ‘Paul ‘Wally’ Popham Life Time Achievement Award’

Our evening is being held at the Lord Mayors Mansion from 6.00pm with a champagne reception followed by our Award Ceremony, which will end at 8pm prompt to enjoy the Wales V Ireland 6 Nations Game! £10 per person includes a drink on arrival and a hot buffet of chilli and curry.

For further information and to book please contact us.

Gowerton School Fun Run
GowertonSunday 12th March 2017

360 Café
11.00am race starts

Gowerton School are organising a 5k and 10k fun run in aid of the charity to raise awareness of our cause and to support World Kidney Day’s theme – Obesity and Kidney Disease. For further information please contact us.

Base Camp Everest Spring 2018 Challenge Information Evening
Tuesday 14th March 2017

Lord Mayors Mansion
6.00pm to 8.00pm

Don’t You Wish Adventures are organising a trip of a life time for the charity in 2018 for 10 people to trek to Base Camp Everest whilst raising awareness and funds for our charity. This evening is an opportunity for individuals to find out more about the Trek.

For further information and to book your place at this information evening please contact us.


April 2017



Wear Wally 10 Mile Run
Sunday 9th April 2017

Full details to be posted soon. Initial interest please contact us.

Race Declaration Form


June 2017




Swansea Half Marathon
Swansea HalfSunday 25th June 2017

SPONSORSHIP – £200

Every year the charity enter a team of avid runners to take part in the Swansea Half Marathon. Our aim is to recruit 30 athletes from beginners to elite athletes to join our team to raise awareness of our charity and much needed funds while achieveing your personal goal, whether that is to complete in your first half marathon or achieve a personal best. When you join our team you will receive a race top, training and fundraising tips and advice and after completing the race a post run lunch!

Run from the City to the Sea and complete your first half marathon and/or achieve your personal best.

For further information please contact us or download and complete a race declaration and join our team!

Race Declaration Form

• Declaration returned by 31st March 2017
• Deposit £50 by 31st March includes entry fee and race top and post race lunch
• Fundraised for the charity £150 by 2nd June 2017


August 2017




Paris to Swansea Cycle Paris to Swansea
2nd August to 6th August 2017

SPONSORSHIP – £1350

This unique bike ride will see riders cycle over 340 miles in 4 days, whilst sampling the delights of cycling in France. After flying out to France, you’ll set off the following morning on your bike from the romantic French capital of Paris, before covering an average of 85 scenic miles per day, before arriving back in Swansea on Sunday, 6th August to a heroes welcome! You’ll also get to enjoy a well earned break with a ferry ride across the channel in-between.

For further information and to book your place please contact us or complete the declaration form below and return at your by the dates below.

Paris to Swansea Cycling Declaration Form

• Declaration returned by 1st March 2017
• Deposit of £150 includes registration fee to Sarn Helen Events and Cycle Top
• £700 tour costs raised by 1st June
• £500 fundraised for the charity by 1st July 2017


October 2017




Cardiff Half Cardiff Half Marathon
1st October

Sponosrship £225

Run Cardiff – we have entered a team to the Cardiff Half Marathon since the charity started and before. We use the Novotel Hotel, Atlantic Wharf as a base to meet before and after the race and enjoy a post race lunch at the hotel.

For further information and to book your place please contact us and/or complete the attached declaration and return by the dates below.

Race Declaration Form

• Declaration returned 7th July 2017
• Deposit £75 paid by 7th July 2017
• Fundraised for the charity £150 by 1st September 2017

FALL BALL October 2017

After the huge success of our Innaugral Fall Ball we are bringing it back. Our Fall Ball celebrates the end of our fundraising challenges for the year, bringing together all the people that took part in one celebratory evening!

For further information please please contact us.


December 2017




Christmas Concert

Full details to be announced!

If you fancy coming along to any of the events listed above then please get in touch with us if you’d like to know more or pre-book your place.

Why not browse through some of our many previous fundraising events.

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