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Orchid exists to save men's lives from testicular, prostate and penile cancers
through pioneering research and promoting awareness
Chris Dempster and his wife have gone to great lengths to help raise awareness and funds for Orchid. Together they have attended 5- a- side football matches in Leeds and handed out Orchid awareness materials and his family and friends have donated over £4000, which is fantastic.
In September 2011 Stephen Messias took on one of the biggest sporting challenges of his life.
Completing 13.1 miles and raising £6,000 for Orchid, his is an inspiring story.
In June 2011 an intepid team of six took on the challenge of walking Hadrian's Wall, equivilant of four marathons, in just four days.
Supporting Orchid in celebration of friend and team mate Gary's fight againts testicular cancer this is their story.
Steve Godfrey and David Padfield took up the challenge of cycling 100miles through the Essex countryside at our OrchidCycle Essex 2011 event. Steve and David wanted to raise funds in memory of their fathers who both suffered from prostate cancer.
Katie Sparkes, PR Manager for Orchid Pub Group, speaks of how they became involved supporting our work - not just because of the obvious name link - and their inspirational fundraising ideas that have raised £4,000 for Orchid to date.
In February 2010 four friends took on the challenge of climbing Mount Kilimanjaro in Tanzania. Here we ask them about their experience and find out how they fundraised for such a big challenge.
www.orchid-cancer.org.uk/500/Kilimanjaro-ClimbClick here for their 60 second interview.
At 16.40 GMT on 30 July 2009 Andrew Delaney and Guy Watts crossed the finish line of the Indian Ocean Rowing Race 2009 after 102 Days 13 hours and 40 minutes at sea becoming the first ever pair to cross the Indian Ocean in a rowing boat.
Brothers Jon and Dom Wright have reached the Tropic of Cancer on their 11,000 mile cycling adventure to raise awareness of Cancer. The duo have cycled for over 4 months through Europe and Africa and have arrived safely in India for the next leg of the journey which will take them through India, Asia, Mexico and Cuba before finishing the challenge in Havana.
Sunday 1st November 2009, it's 7.30am and I'm in the drizzle queuing to get into Ford Wadsworth, on Staten Island. I have been up since 4.15am, my journey here taking in the subway, a ferry and bus, but I'm not tired, just excited and anxious to get on with it, starting the New York City Marathon, my first marathon.
Congratulations to all who took part in Carping for Cancer on the weekend of the 25th – 27th June at Great Linford Lakes.
One very brave supporter, Lisa-Marie Gosling decided to support Orchid in a very dramatic way; a full head shave! Click here for pictures from the day.