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Welcome to
the Moira Fund

The Moira Fund, a grant making charity, has been established in memory of Moira Jones, who was murdered in Queens Park, Glasgow, in May 2008.

Following her death, family, friends and colleagues of Moira wished to establish a fund in her memory that would support others who found themselves bereaved through violent death at the hands of another.

Latest News & Events

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Lorn's Swim and Run Challenge

Jul 2024
Lorn Pearson has set herself the most amazing challenge, one which begins on August 17th, which includes swimming in 3 lochs, Loch Lomond, Loch Morlich and Lock Tay, running the Glasgow Half-marathon and finishing with Moira's Run in Queen's Park, Glasgow, on 27th October.

Help & Support
from the Moira Fund

We are a grant making charity setup to help those traumatically bereaved by the murder or manslaughter of a loved one.

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People have been helped through The Moira Fund


People have joined in on Moira’s Run since it began


The value of grants awarded to families £450k

How the fund has helped

Read some of the stories of how the fund has been used and continues to be a help in peoples time of bereavement

Starting a new school Fund

Special memorial necklace Fund

When Sarah lost her toddler son she was totally devastated. She would not leave the house where there was so much evidence of happy times shared, because she felt she was going out without him and she took a picture of him to bed every night to cuddle so she could sleep.

Starting a new school Fund

Starting a new school Fund

This is the time of year when many children are starting a new school and the expense of the necessary new uniforms puts much pressure on lots of families. This is made even harder when a family is devastated by the loss of a loved one, when jobs have been lost, health has suffered and every penny is already accounted for.

Starting a new school Fund

Our wonderful TUI Holiday in Turkey 2024 Fund

Congratulations to delighted winner Michelle Hammer of Stenhousemuir and huge thanks to our amazing ticket-sellers everywhere who helped us raise a record-making amount, a superb £5464, to all who bought the tickets, and of course to TUI Holidays who generously provide this wonderful prize annually in Moira’s memory.

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