Bringing hope to life...

supported by 'The Karen Trust'


We run a number of events throughout the year. Please ensure you keep connected to enjoy the fun.

Dynamic Duo Supporting the Trust

After losing her father to cancer 10 years ago Tammie and her husband James Inkster-Sanders decided to that they both wanted to make a difference. After several events including 5k's and triathlons the pair are very kindly supporting the Karen Trust by completing 3.... Yes 3 marathons!

  1. Paris marathon - 12/04/15
  2. London marathon - 26/04/15
  3. Milton Keynes marathon - 04/05/15

Their quote that rings true is "When you legs get tired run with your heart"

Please support this special couple by visiting their justgiving page and donating what you can:

50k Thames Path Challenge

November 2015

Team Karen Trust did an amazing job completing the London to Brighton bike ride and raised over £5.500. Thanks to everyone for a brilliant day. Not too early to get training for next years :-)

April 2015

Julia Mariappa supported the trust by completing the 50k Thames Path Challenge and raised over £500 in support of the Trust.

A big thank you Julia.

Sam Moody - Great South Run on Sunday 27th October

Sam Moody ran the Great South Run on Sunday 27th October, despite the terrible weather conditions he completed the run in 1:36:06, he raised £130.00 for our Charity.

He’s already booked his hotel accommodation for next year, so fingers crossed he’ll get a place again and raise lots more cash !

Well done Sam... many thanks!

The Gardeners Call - Pub Quiz - Friday 27th September 2013

The Gardeners Call Public House in Hightown Road, Luton invited their regulars to attend a Pub Quiz on Friday 27th September, around 20 people joined the fun night, a raffle was also held, a huge £230.00 was raised during the evening which was all donated to our Charity.

Thanks to all who organised, particular thanks to Andy Rowley for taking on the role of Quiz Master”

Bupa Great South Run 27th October 2013

A big thank you goes out to Tim Lovett who has signed up to run in the BUPA GREAT SOUTH RUN for us on 27th October 2013. It is Europe's leading 10 mile road race, with 21,000 runners. It is on a fast, flat course through Southsea, Portsmouth and passes some of Portsmouth's naval heritage, including HMS Victory and the Mary Rose.

Please help support Tim's Justgiving page to donate:


Indulgence Pamper Day

A fabulous Indulgence Day was held at The Radlett Village Institute were many locals turned out to varying stalls, spray tan stall, nail bar, candle stall plus lots more.....all in aid of charity which was held on Saturday 29th June 2013! From 12:30 - 16:00.

Lots of Raffle prizes were given out on the day!

A massive thank you goes out to the organisers and everyone that turned up, thank you! 

Trans Pennine Challenge 2013

A supporter Dave Manning has finished the gruelling TRANS PENNINE CHALLENGE 2013! He walking 100K (62 miles) in 22 hours and 59 mins including breaks from Manchester to Sheffield for The Karen Trust. Dave I'm glad you didn't ask us to carry your ruck sack for!

Dave raised £435 for the charity!...thank you!

CLICK HERE for Dave's Justgiving page to DONATE: Dave Manning JustGiving Page

Luton Legends Team with the Karen Trust

The Karen Trust Trophy - Friday 17th May 2013

A local company, Development Survey Services Limited organised in conjunction with Luton Town Football Club a football night to remember, all in aid of charity!


The trophy was contested for by two LUTON LEGENDS teams and two LUTON SUPPORTERS teams. The Legends teams played the Supporters teams and the winners from each game went on to play in the final!


We are pleased to announce that our very own Mitchell Thomas lifted 'The Karen Trust Trophy 2013' on behalf of the Luton Legends Team!


A thrilling evening was had by all family, friends, supporters and staff - I think we had over 1200 people turn up which is a superb turnout. A massive thank you goes out to everyone that supported this event where we raised in excess of £10,000! - Well done to everyone.....


The Legends teams were selected from this squad of players:
Marvin Johnson, Kevin Nicholls, Julian James, Nathan Abbey, John Dreyer, Tony Thorpe, Scott Oakes, Des Linton, Kingsley Black, Peter Holmes, Sol Davis, Stuart Douglas, Paul McClaren, Darren Salton, Julian Watts, David Greene, David Bayliss, Aaron Skelton, Paul Hughes, Steve Howard, Liam George, Carl Griffths, Alan White, Adrian Forbes, Marlon Beresford, Graham Alexander, Steve Davis, David Oldfield, Mitchell Thomas, Paul Underwood, Matthew Spring, Gary Doherty, Lee Mansell and Mark Pembridge.


We will be hoping to put a date in the diary for next year's event, we will keep you posted! Please do have a look at our GALLERY web page for all of the pictures on the evening. Should you wish to PURCHASE the pictures, please visit: AC Photography Photos for The Karen Trust where Dave will donate 50% of the proceeds also to the trust.

You are here: Home Events
Sample image

Payroll Giving

Payroll Giving really does make a huge difference to the charity and helps us towards the build of our very first retreat house for terminally ill cancer patients.

Read More

Stay updated