Local branches

We have some amazing fundraising branches in the East!  If you find that there is not a branch in your local area then our Community Development Fundraising Manager and Community Fundraiser Jessica Barnard and Katie Kirby are here to assist.

Your support is invaluable to us.  You are the eyes and ears of your community and can help in many ways, whether that be helping our branches with their fundraising, assisting at events such as our regional Great Strides series or the Northampton Lift Tower Abseil or placing a collection box in a local store or distributing our leaflets, it all makes a huge difference in raising awareness and of course raising funds to help us continue in our fight for a life unlimited by cystic fibrosis.

Due to the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak, many of you will have had to cancel or postpone your fundraising events. We know this will be disappointing, but we also know that many of you will still want to get involved, keep active and have fun, and be assured we are here to support you in whatever you want to do during this difficult time.

North Yorkshire Branch

Contact: branch secretary Moira Boast 

Phone: 07988 939 524

Email: mandmboast@talktalk.net

The branch has a very active committee, based in and around the York area. They organise collections in Harrogate, Easingwold, York City and the Train Station. In addition to these they hold two successful coffee mornings annually, Spring and Christmas time, run a stall at Poppleton Village Fete and host various fundraising evenings which include Quizzes, Auction of Promises and other fun evenings locally.

The branch support each other and their families and would welcome any new families or volunteers to join the group or provide assistance with the collections

Goole Group

Contact: Sam Acaster

Phone: 01405 720 838

Email: sacaster@talktalk.net

Supporter Group organising fundraising events throughout the year. If you would like to join the group.

West Riding of Yorkshire

Contact: Bernard Akin

Phone: 07943191094 or 01729 822746

Email: Bernard.Akin@googlemail.com 

65 Roses Group Beverley

Contact: Susie Featherstone

Phone: 07736004317

This is a busy group organising events all year round. If you’d like to help out with their events or host your own fundraising events with the group Susie would welcome your support.

Nottingham Branch

Contact: Michael Headland, Chairman

Phone: 07887 594 654

Email: michael.headland@btinternet.com

The group meets on Thursdays at 7pm every other month in central Nottingham. We fundraise by organising dances, dinners, open gardens, an annual Santa fun run and frog racing! Want to know more? All welcome.

South Lincolnshire Group

Contact: Sarah Tucker

Email: sarahtucker2010@hotmail.co.uk

We meet in either Sleaford or Grantham once a month. Fundraise for CF Week, organise sponsored walks, charity bingo nights, cake bakes, supermarket collections, craft fayres. Come along and get involved.


Contact: Debbie Sparkes

Email: deborah.sparkes@virgin.net

This long standing group meets infrequently but is committed to working with friends and networks and supporting others. Events vary from coffee mornings, to collections, musical events to personally taking part in challenge events and supporting one another when needed.


Contact: Sharon Moore

Email: sharon.moore007@btinternet.com

The group was set up in 2000 by Sharon Moore, who has a cousin with cystic fibrosis. Sharon initially decided she wanted to raise £1,000 for research into cystic fibrosis, but under her guidance the group is still fundraising and their current total stands at £55,550. They want to raise £75,000 by 2030. The group raises money through Easter and Christmas bingos, tombolas, a Christmas tree at the Fakenham Tree Festival, Fashion Show and a quiz sheet which are sold for £1.


Contact: Christine Berwick

Email: christine.berwick@btinternet.com

Phone:  01263 861 353

The Norfolk branch does not have regular meetings but acts as a contact point for local fund-raising. We give talks to organisations who are considering nominating the Cystic Fibrosis Trust as their annual charity, and other interested groups, and receive donations. We also provide family support.

Earls Barton Fundraising Group

Contact: Andy and Gaynor Smith

Email: wendover6688@gmail.com

Phone: 01604 810558

The group host two main fundraising events per year. They are always be grateful for volunteers to help out at these events and for any raffle donations you may be able to offer. Would be happy to help at any other local fundraising events, raising money for the Cystic Fibrosis Trust.


Contact: Amy Wilkinson

Email: wilkinsonamy80@gmail.com

We are a small but committed group of young people who organise a number of very successful quiz nights throughout the year. We are always looking for new supporters to join in our fundraising activities.

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