Race Archive

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Shine provides specialist advice and information to professionals working in healthcare and education. We aim to deepen understanding of spina bifida and hydrocephalus to provide the best possible outcome for our members.

4th September Shine's Professional Support Balloon Race

Shine’s Health Development Team are vital to our approach to supporting our 13,000 members.

4th August 2023 Health Development Team Balloon Race

Go Yellow’ for Shine to increase awareness and raise vital funds to support the Hydrocephalus and Spina Bifida communities.  

16th June 2023  Go Yellow  for Shine

Shine supports thousands of adults living with spina bifida and/or hydrocephalus, across England, Wales and Northern Ireland.

12th May  2023 Adult Support Race

Shine’s Folic for Life programme focuses on raising awareness of the benefits of introducing and encouraging the habitual supplementation of folic acid into daily routines.  

Folic for Life Balloon Race April 14th 2023.

By sponsoring a balloon you will be helping us to continue to provide the vital services our members urgently need.  

6th March 2023 Hydrocephalus Awareness Week Balloon Race

The teenage years are vitally important for those with spina bifida and hydrocephalus. Shine’s work with teens focuses on promoting understanding that looking after themselves can help to prevent life-threatening health complications as they get older.   

10th February 2023 Teenage Support Virtual Balloon Race

The Parents and carers of babies, children and adults with spina bifida and/or hydrocephalus and associated conditions hold a vital role in the lives of our members. They are often responsible for coordinating support from agencies including social care, the GP, and other care workers and professionals. 

6th January 2023 Supporting Parents and Carers Balloon Race

Shine’s specialist health advisors provide emotional support to parents-to-be following a diagnosis of anencephaly

4th November 2022  Anencephaly Awareness