Since 2010, The Lauren Currie Twilight Foundation has worked to raise global awareness of vasculitis. A mix of educational initiatives, progressive fundraising, and high profile events have made LCTF a driving force for the vasculitis community in Scotland and the UK.
Increasing awareness of vasculitis is a key objective of our charity. Vasculitis is relatively unknown – chances are you may not come across it unless you have been affected by it or know someone who has. Our goal is not only to raise awareness with the general public, but to provide information to improve knowledge and understanding for patients and in the medical community.
TV and Radio advertising campaigns
The world’s first TV advertising campaign for vasculitis was launched in October 2016. The ‘Join the Dots’ campaign ran on STV West, STV Glasgow, STV Edinburgh, and online and coincided with the launch of Vasculitis Scotland.
Over TV, online, and social media, this campaign was viewed by 750,000 people.
In 2015, LCTF used radio to promote the Vasculitis Awareness 5k walk and screening of the original movie in the Twilight saga. The campaign aired on Clyde, Northsound and Real Radio. This double event acted as a fundraiser for the charity as well as a strong awareness message for vasculitis across Scotland. This campaign reached over ________
The Black & Red Ball
The Black & Red Ball is the pinnacle of LCTF’s fundraising and awareness calendar. In previous years, this annual event has hosted the likes of Shayne Ward and Nicholas MacDonald (X-Factor), Francine Lewis and Jai McDowell (Britain’s Got Talent) and Brit Award-winning Five. These high-profile headline acts have ensured a thoroughly entertaining evening for guests and has captured UK-wide media coverage and awareness for vasculitis.
This year’s event is on Friday 15th September and you can buy tickets here
Dr Hilary Jones – Vasculitis Awareness video
Dr Hilary Jones has provided several awareness messages for the charity. A recognised face on television and Patron of LCTF, Dr Hilary’s continued support and advocacy for what the charity stands for is extremely valued and appreciated.
A Vasculitis Awareness video funded by The lauren Currie Twilight Foundation, featuring Dr Hilary Jones, to raise awareness within the general public of vasculitis through social media and online circulation. The video has also been used to raise awareness with GPs, Consultant Rheumatologists and Constultants Nephrologists at medical exhibitions and lectures
The Nicest Job in Britain 2017
The Lauren Currie Twilight Foundation is a charity partner of The Nicest Job in Britain 2017. NJB have employed a Philanthropy Manager to visit and assist 40 charities around the UK. We will be visited in April.
The Lauren Currie Twilight Foundation was selected from over 1000 charity applications throughout the UK to be one of forty UK charity partners for the 2017 Nicest Job in Britain
Radio Campaign for 5k and film screening 2015
In 2015, LCTF used radio to promote the Vasculitis Awareness 5k walk and screening of the original movie in the Twilight saga. The campaign aired on Clyde, Northsound and Real Radio. This double event acted as a fundraiser for the charity as well as a strong awareness message for vasculitis across Scotland.