The Simone Taylor Fund

Fundraising for cancer prevention and support charities in memory of our friend and colleague, Simone.

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Total raised to date

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Our story

In 2021 our colleague and friend Simone Taylor passed away from triple-negative breast cancer (TNBC) at the age of 32. Triple-negative breast cancer is a particularly aggressive and devastating form of the disease, which mostly occurs in women under 50. There are fewer targeted treatments for the disease and more research is desperately needed to develop new drugs and treatments.

Raising money to support cancer charities was a cause very close to Simone’s heart. The Simone Taylor Fund will donate to a variety of cancer charities selected by her family and colleagues. These charities support genetic diagnosis, scientific discovery and research, the development of new treatments or help those currently living with cancer.

Our chosen charities

We are donating to a selection of amazing charities that are aligned with our mission:

Our events

Yorkshire Three Peaks
20 May, 2022

On Friday 20th May our team took part in the Yorkshire 3 Peaks Challenge, walking 27 miles in under 12 hours!

Raised: £3,492

Goal: £1,500

Longest Day Golf Challenge
30 Jun, 2022

4 of our consultants took on 4 rounds of golf, 72 holes, in24 hours, raising money for Macmillan Cancer Support.

Raised: £1,903

Goal: £1,000

Tough Mudder
31 Jul, 2022

10 of our colleagues and friends took part in the Yorkshire Tough Mudder to raise money for St Gemma’s Hospice through the Simone Taylor Fund.

Raised: £697

Goal: £1,500

Great North Run
11 Sep, 2022

3 of our consultants took on the Great North Run on behalf of The Eve Appeal. We managed to raise an incredible £1,629.

Raised: £1,629

Goal: £3,000

Festive Fundraiser
08 Dec, 2022

We gathered last festive season to have some fun and give back – raising money for an incredible cause through the Simone Taylor Fund.

Raised: £496

Goal: £200

Walk All Over Cancer Challenge
31 Mar, 2023

We completed the challenge of walking, running, cycling, and swimming the 3,470 miles between our London and New York office, raising £735 for Cancer Research UK.

Raised: £735

Goal: £1,000

Spring Bake
14 Apr, 2023

We held a spring bake sale in the office and managed to raise £83 for St Gemmas Hospice.

Raised: £83

Goal: £200

Leeds Marathon 2023
14 May, 2023

Our Co-Founder and CEO Paul Rodwell along with four colleagues ran the Leeds Marathon in May 2023, raising £1,206 for Yorkshire Cancer Research.

Raised: £1,206

Goal: £1,000

Harewood House Inflatable 5k
10 Jun, 2023

Nine members of CrimsonXT and sister company Invenia Group took part in the fun and games at historical landmark Harewood House, raising £200 for St Gemma’s Hospice in Leeds, UK.

Raised: £200

Goal: £500

Macmillan Mighty Hike
14 Jul, 2023

13 of our team took on a 26-mile hike to raise money for Macmillan Cancer Support.

Raised: £2,488

Goal: £3,000

Summer Party Fundraiser
18 Aug, 2023

An evening of food, drinks, dancing and fundraising!

Raised: £1,006

Goal: £500

Yorkshire Marathon
15 Oct, 2023

Recruitment Consultant Dom takes on the Yorkshire Marathon, raising funds for Macmillan Cancer Support.

Raised: £1,125

Goal: £1,000

St Gemma’s Winter Ball
04 Nov, 2023

Our team raised an incredible £2,940 for St. Gemma’s Hospice at their Winter Ball on Saturday, taking our total fundraising for this year to £13,250.

Raised: £1,640

Goal: £1,000

Pancake Fundraiser
13 Feb, 2024

This pancake day we’re raising funds for Target Ovarian Cancer!

Raised: £TBC

Goal: £100

London Landmarks Half Marathon
07 Apr, 2024

Our Marketing Executive Jenna, successfully completed the London Landmarks Half Marathon in April, raising an incredible £383 for Target Ovarian Cancer!

Raised: £383

Goal: £300

Leeds Half Marathon 2024
12 May, 2024

Two of our team members, Hollie & Jenny took on the Leeds Half Marathon in May, raising money for St Gemma’s Hospice & Macmillan Cancer Support! The team managed to raise an incredible £1,167! A huge congratulations to Laiken & Alex – two members of our team who also completed the marathon, raising funds for other fantastic & deserving charities!

Raised: £1,167

Goal: £300