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I’ve seen funding for our services cut massively, so I’m running the marathon to try and help fill the gap

Wednesday 11 April 2018 / Fundraising
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Alison is running the marathon to coincide with her 20th anniversary of working for Action for Children & funding cuts.

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I am thrilled to be involved in a project where I can see directly that my money goes towards paying Pam and Lucy, and exactly what they do

Monday 02 October 2017 / Families, Fundraising
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Cathy Wall went to meet two support workers at her local children's centre. Find out how they are helping children.

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"Cycling through London, with no cars, is one of those things you really will never forget"

Tuesday 06 June 2017 / Events, Fundraising
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Mark's an old timer but this is Ryan's first RideLondon. Read their advice for making the most of this year's race.

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“When I saw the finish line I thought ‘Oh my God, it’s right there’ and I knew I had to run.”

Thursday 20 April 2017 / Fundraising, Events
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Gabs ran 26.2 miles in the year she turned 26. She wanted to give back to a charity she loved, Action for Children.

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Top fundraising tips from our marathon runners

Wednesday 12 April 2017 / Fundraising, Events
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You’ve already had 3 office bake sales this week. Here are our top tips for when you need to branch out.

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