TMWF: Taking steps to beat cancer

The Malcolm Whales Foundation is a fundraising cancer charity in memory  of Malcolm Whales.

Following his death in 2008, to honour Malcolm’s memory, Damien his son set out to create a legacy in his name:


The charity now organises numerous fundraising events each including: Sports Marathons, Golf Days, various sports tournaments and our annual  40 mile sponsored walk in Dorset.

As a charity we ‘take steps to beat cancer’ meaning we try to make a difference to cancer through being active and having fun, alongside challenging yourself physically. The impact the charity has had on the people that have been involved has been incredible. The Foundation is a team that works hard together, once you get involved you are hooked!

Malcolm’s story
raised since 2009
miles walked
participants in events
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We have been incredibly successful with our fundraising and at the mid point of 2022 we have managed to raise over £350,000.

One of our biggest challenges has been finding enough causes to distribute the money to. We are very keen to see a direct impact on people/individuals. Where possible we try to be involved in the fundraising and the impact that can be achieved.

So far we have sponsored: weeks of outward bounds cancer support, paid for renovations of charity clubhouses, bought a charity support boat, completed two hospital gardens, funded numerous support projects, contributed to research projects, supported individuals, made donations to fundraising causes, sponsored conferences… the list goes on!

We also have charity partners that we have donate to annually. Our current major project is a £65,000 project to build a Lakeside Respite Retreat for families affected by cancer.

If you an interested please sign up to one of our events. If that isn’t possible we would welcome all levels of support. If you are here looking for help, please get in contact, that’s what we are here for!

Latest news

Keep up to date with all of the latest news including information on all events and projects and from The Malcom Whales Foundation.

T-shirts on tour

From Kenya to Las Vegas it’s amazing to see where our t-shirts have been. We love seeing our logo travel the world so please take our t-shirts with you on your travels so you can add them to our collection!

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We've had some spaces become available for our next Summer Golf Event in Ramsey on Friday 22nd July - visit to register!

We also still have holes available for sponsorship please do get in touch by emailing

Thank you!

15 day's to go! Please note that your payments are due for the Dorset Walk today... Who's ready for a spot of walking?

There's also still time to sign up for the Non-Dorset Walk - 40 miles walked wherever you want! Visit for more details


We're excited to launch our Community Charity Outreach project!

We wish to offer, where possible, the free use of our outdoor equipment to local people and charities to help support their charitable events.

For more information visit


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