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A balloon race organised to raise the funds necessary to provide support to our members of all ages fitted with a shunt to regulate the condition, hydrocephalus.

May - Shine's Shunt Alert Race 2019

For my birthday this year, I'd like to raise funds for Shine while having some fun with an online balloon race!

Nina's birthday fundraiser

Spina bifida/hydrocephalus within a baby is diagnosed when the prospective mother attends a routine ultrasound scan. When this occurs the NHS passes Shine’s details onto the parents, giving them the opportunity to contact our trained staff, who can help with both practical and emotional support.

March - Shine's Supporting Newborn Babies Race 2019

Race for Carers

February 2019

Aimed at raising funds to support the unsung heroes caring for those living with spina bifida and/or hydrocephalus on a daily basis.

Race for Carers

A race to raise funds to support our younger members affected by spina bifida and/or hydrocephalus.

January - Shine's Benny & Bella New Year race 2019

To raise the funds necessary to continue running our 'This Is Me' club, specifically launched to support our teenage members

November - Shine's This Is Me Race 2018

Aimed at raising awareness of spina bifida & hydrocephalus to colleagues, and beyond, during Shine Awareness Week

Irwin Mitchell balloon race

To promote the importance to prospective mothers of taking a vitamin B9 supplement prior to falling pregnant

October - Shine's Go Folic! Race 2018

A fun, affordable way for members and supporters to get involved with Spina Bifida and Hydrocephalus Awareness Week! Take part and help Shine to raise awareness of the conditions, and funds which will help us continue to support more than 11,000 people living with or affected by the conditions across England, Wales and Northern Ireland.


Organised to enable Shine members to get involved during Shine Awareness Week, in helping raise awareness of the conditions and engaging in a fun event which, in turn, raises much needed funds.

Awareness Week 2018 Race

The main objective of Shine's Saving Lives Race is to enable our Health Advisers in the field to support the 12,000 members that we have affected by spina bifida and/or hydrocephalus and assist in addressing the issues that these conditions can bring.  

September - Shine's Saving Lives Race 2018