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Run for fun – and for charity

Runners are encouraged to fundraise for their chosen charity. You can select those below on the entry form – please tick the box to allow us to send your details to the charity concerned so that they can send you a fundraising pack – or let them know yourself.

Nominate your chosen charity

Particpants are also welcome to nominate the charity of  your choice for fundraising. Just let us know which one on your registration form.

If you run a charity

You are welcome to bring teams, and encourage fundraisers to participate. If you want more information on fundraising opportunties please email sarah.airey@thebuzzworks.co.uk


Sobell House LogoSobell House cares for and supports people affected by cancer and other terminal illness throughout the county. Every year the hospice cares for thousands of people, and those visiting the place for the first time often comment how the place is full of life and even joy.

All Sobell House fundraisers will get a t-shirt, and fundraising pack.

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SIA Logo Final (In Aid Of)The Spinal Injuries Association (SIA) is the leading national user-led charity for spinal cord injured people. The charity is there to provide key services, share information and experience, and to campaign for change, ensuring each spinal injured person person can lead a full and active life. The charity’s vision is that all spinal cord injured (SCI) people receive the specialist treatment, care, rehabilitation and support they need to be fully integrated and empowered participants in society. For more information see www.spinal.co.uk and for a fundraising pack email fundraising@spinal.co.uk or call 0845 071 4350

 


Celebrating 40 years in 2018, Restore has grown from humble roots as a vegetable patch at Littlemore Hospital to flourish across Oxfordshire. We now empower over 800 people with mental health problems to become experts in their own recovery, and to find and keep employment. We help people gain skills and confidence through gardening, woodwork, crafts and catering and we provide one-to-one employment support when people are ready to work or volunteer elsewhere. Find out more at www.restore.org.uk.

 


Helen & Douglas House cares for terminally ill children, young adults and their families through exceptional hospice care. Each year the hospice needs to raise over £5 million to continue providing support to families dealing with the implications of living with a child who will die prematurely, the large majority of money comes through people donating and fundraising through challenges like this. Join the Helen & Douglas House Team and make a difference!


Oxfordshire children’s charity SeeSaw supports children and young people who need extra support coming to terms with the death of a mum, dad, sister or brother.  National statistics indicate that in the UK 1 in 25 young people under 16 years old suffer the death of a parent and many can experience severe difficulties needing extra support.  Without expert support at this critical time, these young people can face emotional problems in later life.

SeeSaw’s fully trained Volunteer Support Workers give support, expertise and time for free and several members of the small core staff are part time, so the cost of providing this vital service is kept to a minimum.

It costs around £350,000 a year for SeeSaw to provide a comprehensive service to the whole of Oxfordshire, offering tailored one-to-one grief support for children and young people, group/family activity days, advice and support to families, advice and training to professionals, literature and resources.

SeeSaw relies on donations from the local community, the corporate sector and charitable bodies in order keep its vital service going and has helped over 5300 children since it began in the year 2000.

Further information can be found at www. seesaw.org.uk and our helpline number is: 01865 744768


The Injury Minimization Programme for Schools (I.M.P.S.) empowers young people in Oxfordshire to take personal responsibility for managing their own risk and equips them with the skills to cope in an emergency.

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Oxford Colon Cancer Trust (OCCTOPUS) was formed in 2003 with the aim to fund practical advances in treatment, education, and research in relation to Colorectal Cancer, Colitis and Crohn’s disease, and Continence. With your support, OCCTOPUS can help the colorectal team at the Oxford University Hospitals keep up to date with, and even ahead of new techniques such as key-hole surgery, as well as educating the surgeons of the future in the most modern procedures to help patients more effectively.

Learn more at www.occtopus.org.uk