Brain Tumour Charity: The John King Brian Tumour Foundation2022-06-14T08:32:20+00:00

The John King Brain Tumour Foundation

We are a registered charity supporting the Atkinson Morley Wing of St George’s Hospital to treat brain diseases and disorders. We fundraise for surgical equipment and also the McKissock Ward roof garden which the foundation maintains.

How You Can Help

Our charity works with a simple vision: to improve the outcomes for patients with brain diseases and disorders. Our mission is to make a tangible difference by fundraising to encourage further research and advanced treatments.

Join our next fundraising events!

The John King Brain Tumour Foundation Garden

Join us at RHS Hampton Court Palace Garden Festival from 4-9th July 2022 to visit The John King Brain Tumour Foundation Garden. The John King Brain Tumour Foundation Garden is a hospital garden providing space for patients and hospital staff to be immersed in nature. It is a relaxed environment designed to aid recovery, hold difficult conversations and a place to relax and reflect. This small garden demonstrates how the charity is transforming areas of grey, concrete hospital rooftops into hidden sanctuaries for people and wildlife to enjoy. At the heart of the garden, a sculpture [...]

Join us for a Skydive or Wingwalk! (Date to be Confirmed)

Headcorn Aerodrome Challenge Events 2022 - Headcorn Airfield Take a walk on the wild side and be a dare-devil for the John King Brain Tumour Foundation Take part in an exhilarating skydive or wing walk challenge to support our charity with our third year at Headcorn Aerodrome! ​Enjoy the ultimate high! Jumping out of an aircraft at 12,000 feet and plunging down to earth at speeds of over 120 mph is a breath-taking and intoxicating experience of a lifetime. If you want extreme, if you want extraordinary, there’s no better thrill. ​As it's a tandem jump, you'll [...]

News: Buy Emma Rodgers Art: Sculpted “Ovation Hands”!

Buy Emma Rodgers Art: Sculpted “Ovation Hands”

Buy Emma Rodgers Art: Sculpted “Ovation Hands” - In support of The John King Brain Tumour Foundation, renowned artist Emma Rodgers has created a special tree sculpture “ Ovation’ that will be dedicated to the John King Brain Tumour Foundation and found a fitting home in a memorial garden at St. George’s Hospital. Emma Rodgers is a UK based International artist with works held in several major collections including National Museums and Galleries and featured in R.A., V&A, Saatchi and leading private collections. In the words of Emma: ​“The sculpture is based on an English Oak, [...]

Inspiratioinal Stories

Charity Football Tournament

Charity Football Tournament - On what was a sweltering day in south London, 150 people assembled at Goals Wimbledon for the inaugural charity five-a-side tournament for the John King Brain Tumour Foundation. With a couple of teams late and clearly nursing hangovers from Friday night, the tournament came into its own shortly after 10 am as forty people flooded four adjoining pitches to get the group stages underway. Group B kicked off without any problems as 'The Raboners' - led by their brilliant skipper Alex Pickard and lethal frontman Billy Harris - steamrolled their way to the [...]

Twickenham Beavers Goes Silent for Brain Cancer

Twickenham Beavers Goes Silent for Brain Cancer - A big thank you to all the Beavers who took part in this challenge, raising funds for charity. The 8th Twickenham Beaver Scout Colony are the second youngest members of scouting at the age of 6 and they leave us at age 8 to go up to Cubs. Like many of the other troops around the world, they are trying to catch up for lost time because of the pandemic so they wanted to do something meaningful for charity and, hopefully, a local health Charity too and that was [...]

Richard Sullivan and the Project21forlife

We are thrilled to be able to share inspirational stories from our fundraisers for the John King Brain Tumour Foundation. Richard Sullivan and the Project21forlife 21 people every day are diagnosed with a brain tumour in England every day, and it is the biggest cancer killer of children and adults under 40. Following a devastating diagnosis of a brain tumour, Richard Sullivan was inspired to set up project21forlife. Grateful for the outstanding treatment provided by the surgeons at St George’s Hospital, Tooting, and the ongoing excellent care at the Royal Marsden - and mindful that less [...]

Our Recent Fundraising Success

Skydivers and Wing Walkers raise £13,000 for the Neurosurgical Department at St. George’s Hospital, Atkinson Morley Wing

October 29, 2021|News|

On Sunday 17th October, Laura and Holly King took part in an exhilarating wing walk challenge to support the [...]

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