Fundraising events

Find an event that suits you

By bike, on foot, virtually, alone or with others online, you can support us, have fun and challenge yourself.

Kind Together

Virtual Kind Together Challenge 

Take on a 30-day kindness challenge and help spread kindness across the UK. Each day you'll take on a different activity to help you practise kindness from the comfort of your home.

Donate to download your 30-day calendar. 

Take part

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Step Out for Children 

Take on a family walking challenge! Walk 30 miles in a month to help the 30% of children in the UK living in poverty.  

Donate a minimum of £10 to join the Step Out for Children challenge.

Learn more

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The Very Hungry Caterpillar™ presents the Giant Wiggle

Hold a wiggle-y play day at home with your family any time between April and August. You can even make it a virtual event and take part with friends and family online! We’ve partnered with The Very Hungry CaterpillarTM to create a free fundraising and resource pack – including a treasure hunt, a mask to decorate and stickers to say a big well done. Every penny you raise will help give children safe and happy childhoods.

Get your activity pack


Fundraising challenges

Our Virtual Step Out for Children and Virtual Kind Together challenges have now launched - just two ways you can support us right now. 

Looking for inspiration? Don’t worry, we’ve got lots of ideas to help on our fundraising ideas page. Fundraising can be as individual as you are!

Get fundraising ideas


Spend a night under the stars

Every year on Byte Night, in up to 12 different UK locations, hundreds of participants sleep outside overnight to raise funds to help Action for Children give homeless children and young people a safe place to sleep. If you'd like to find out more, visit our Byte Night page and register your interest.

Register for Byte Night
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Take a physical challenge

Run, ride or swim your way to raising money. This year you can:

Take part in The Virgin Money London Marathon

Push your limits cycling 100 miles in the Prudential RideLondon-Surrey 100 event

Or run the Royal Park’s Half Marathon, Britain’s most beautiful city run that takes you through four of London’s royal parks.

All runs & challenge events