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Day One supporters raise more than £50,000 during busy month of fundraising challenges

People from across the UK found fun and innovative ways to raise more than £50,000 for Day One during a jampacked month of fundraising activities. More than 200 people took part in our summer challenge event 100k in June – finding wonderful ways to travel 100km throughout the month to raise money for people with life-changing injuries. And a further 300 people took part in other...
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Former England cricketer Darren Gough helps Yorkshire businesses raise money for people with life-changing injuries during charity golf day
Former Yorkshire County Cricket Club captain and BBC Strictly Come Dancing winner Darren Gough...
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The impact of major trauma on mental health
It’s Mental Health Awareness Week, and we want to shed light on a crucial yet often overlooked...
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Day One Patron Martha Lane Fox takes on epic Three Peaks Challenge 20 years after near-fatal car crash left her with life-changing injuries.
Successful business leader and House of Lords peer Baroness Martha Lane Fox has become a Patron...
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Day One CEO Lucy Nickson wins leadership award
Day One CEO Lucy Nickson has praised the charity's staff, trustees and volunteers after winning a...
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Keighley Cougars fans back Day One
Rugby league fans attending the Keighley Cougars vs Bradford Bulls game are being encouraged to...
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Lily-Mae nominated for three Yorkshire Choice Awards
Lily-Mae West, eight, who overcame her own horrific injuries to support other children, has been...
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Day One Awards recognition for inspirational survivors of catastrophic injuries
Three young people who have overcome life-changing injuries to help others have been recognised...
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Helping others navigate major trauma - Part three, Volunteering for Day One
Welcome back to my blog 😊 I was moving forwards following the amputation of my leg....
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Hudgell Solicitors donates £10,000 to Day One for emergency grants to help seriously injured and their families
Day One Trauma Support is delighted to receive a donation of £10,000 from Hudgell Solicitors in...
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Lucie Maguire shares her story for Day One's 2023 Christmas appeal
Lucie Maguire, who spent 17 months (518 days) in a major trauma hospital recovering from...
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Helping others navigate major trauma - Part two, Coming Home
Welcome back to my blog 😊 The first few months after my leg was amputated are quite...
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23-year-old Oliver Stevens takes on walking challenge for Day One
Oliver Stevens suffered a traumatic brain injury when a car he was a passenger in crashed with a...
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Helping others navigate major trauma - Part one, the start of my journey
I’m Helen, one of Day One's Peer Support Volunteers. Welcome to my blog 😊 I am writing a...
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From life-saving surgeon to marathon runner: Sharon Scott takes on challenge for Day One
A life-saving surgeon who has helped transform trauma care across Cheshire and Merseyside is...
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Lawyers support Day One with 50-mile cycle ride between Major Trauma Centres
A group of solicitors have raised money for Day One by cycling 50 miles between two Yorkshire...
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How I use my experience of major trauma to help others
I faced a long road to recovery after my motorbike crash in 2016. It took four and half years in...
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How peer support helped me navigate the unknowns I faced after my crash
I was in hospital in Liverpool after a motorbike crash left me with catastrophic injuries. I was...
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Day One supporters raise more than £20,000 by finding unusual ways to travel 100 kilometres
Day One supporters ran, walked, cycled, swam and rode their way to 100 kilometres in June to...
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British Cycling volunteer Karen to take on Ride London fundraising challenge for Day One
A cyclist who was seriously injured after being knocked off her bike by a car will return to the...
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Manchester Arena bombing – six years on: Paul Price backs Day One £100k in 100 Days appeal
Manchester Arena bombing survivor Paul Price is backing Day One’s urgent appeal to support people...
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Day One volunteers return to Leeds Major Trauma Centre to mark 10 years of saving lives
DAY One staff, volunteers and founder Prof Peter Giannoudis will join major trauma staff in Leeds...
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Day One providing in-person support in Sheffield
Day One is providing in-person support to people who have suffered serious injuries in Sheffield...
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Day One founder Professor Peter Giannoudis recognised for his inspirational work
Peter has been appointed Trauma Research Commission Chairperson-elect for AO Trauma Global...
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Enable Therapy Services celebrates 15 years of business by pledging support to Day One
A Leeds-based company that supports people with their rehabilitation following a personal injury...
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The Big Give 2022 - we did it!
Thanks to your wonderful donations, we raised a fantastic £15,048 during the Big Give Christmas...
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I am seeing more requests for emergency funding than ever as people struggle to cope
Hayley O’Shea is a caseworker at Day One Trauma Support. She is based at the Major Trauma Centre...
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Day One founder Prof Peter Giannoudis heads up Athens Marathon team
DAY One founder Prof Peter Giannoudis and his two children, who all work at the same hospital,...
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Runners take on the Yorkshire Marathon for Day One Trauma Support
Six runners will take on the 2022 Yorkshire Marathon this weekend to raise money for Day One...
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Motorcyclist pals to take on 15,000ft skydive for Day One
A MOTORCYCLIST who was left seriously injured after a horrific crash will take on a 15,000ft...
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Charity golf day to support Day One
BUDDING golfers from across Yorkshire are being encouraged to swing into action for a charity...
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Stryker team walks 20 miles between London's MTCs
A TEAM of medical technology experts has raised more than £3,000 for Day One after completing a...
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Taking part in a triathlon six years after my accident
Ako Shillitoe has completed a triathlon, six years after a climbing accident that left her...
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Day One Trauma Support welcomes four new trustees to the board
WE are pleased to announce that Day One has been joined by four new trustees. The expanded board...
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Seriously injured motorcyclist helps launch Day One at James Cook Hospital
A MOTORCYCLIST, who suffered severe injuries after a car ran over his body moments after knocking...
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A year like no other: a reflection on 2021 from our CEO
Lucy Nickson is CEO at Day One Trauma Support. She started her career as a nurse and health...
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Beyond Leeds: supporting our first 50 patients at Aintree
Berenice Bradley is a Day One Trauma Support caseworker based at the Major Trauma Centre (MTC) at...
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Top tips on how to support loved ones after injury
We asked people with experience of major traumatic injuries what practical things friends and...
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Cyclists, Runners and Even Segway Riders Pledge ‘75 Miles’ in Fundraiser for UK’s First National Traumatic Injury Charity
The month of July will see more than one hundred people push themselves to new limits to each...
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Press Release - 26th May 2021
Leeds Based Charity, Day One Trauma Support, Set for National Expansion after Life-Changing Local...
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Our impact during Covid-19
Due to lockdown restrictions, our staff and volunteers have not been on the Ward at Leeds Major...
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Day One receives incredible £1 million donation from Wyss Foundation
Day One Trauma Support are thrilled to announce that they have received a phenomenal £1 million...

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