Fundraising events

Find an event that suits you

By bike, on foot, in teams, or alone, you can support us, have fun and challenge yourself.

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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

Race your own way by doing a virtual run

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
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Spend a night under the stars

Raise vital funds and awareness by sleeping rough across the UK, in one of our annual sleep-out events.

Every year on Byte Night people working in the business and technology sectors sleep outside overnight to raise funds for Action for Children projects and services. Sign up now for our next Byte Night on Friday 5th October 2018.

CEO Sleepout  Every year, our invited CEOs spend a night sleeping rough in London’s Paternoster Square. They raise funds and awareness for thousands of vulnerable young people who find themselves homeless every year.

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Our special events

Action for Children invite you to attend our breadth of annual special events which range from lively dinner and quiz evenings to fashion show lunches and  five class championship golf events. You can host clients or colleagues, network with peers or like-minded people and support our work whilst having a fantastic day, afternoon or evening. We ensure such a great time that you’ll come back year after year.

And more...for more information any any of our special events, click on the links above or email Alice Bahra.

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The Giant Wiggle

The Giant Wiggle is a fun-filled walk for children which helps us raise funds for vulnerable children. It takes its inspiration from the UK’s most read and much loved storybook, The Very Hungry CaterpillarTM.

Children’s groups, schools, libraries, and friends and family across the UK hold Giant Wiggle events of every size, taking part in lots of fun activities including storytelling, arts and crafts and a caterpillar conga line.

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