Supporting individuals and families affected by dyspraxia/DCD

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Want to raise some funds for Dyspraxia Foundation, this page is packed with great ideas.

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Fundraising Events

Sponsored events

If you would like to raise money for the Dyspraxia Foundation you can take on a challenge or activity. We are happy to support you, put your details on social media to help you raise money as well as give you a running vest, leaflets, T-shirt, balloons, stickers or anything you need to make your fundraising a success. You can also set up your own fundraising page so the sponsorship goes directly to the charity along with any Gift Aid by visiting the JustGiving website at: https://www.justgiving.com/

Please contact us with information on your events at

Running Events

There are many running events taking place across the country at all times of the year. Why not sign up for your own personal challenge, be it over 5k, 10k, 10miles, half marathon or full marathon distance! Check your local media and press for local events, but companies who organise events include:

Great Runwww.greatrun.org
High profile events, including the Great North Run, the Great Manchester Run, Great Birmingham Run, Great South Run etc.
RunThroughwww.runthrough.org.uk
Events mainly across London and the South East, including monthly events at the Olympic Park in Stratford. Distances from just 1 mile to full marathons!
Parallel Lifestylewww.parallellifestyle.com
A fully inclusive event, where time isn’t an issue. You pick your distance, and you finish whenever!
ASICS London 10k
https://run.limelightsports.club/event/asics-london-10k-2022/asics-london-10k
A Road Race with a fantastic atmosphere that passes through the heart of central London, with many of the capital’s historic landmarks along the route. Runners of all abilities take part and raise money for worthwhile causes. How about entering and running for the Dyspraxia Foundation? The Hitchin Team will be there to give ‘Team Dyspraxia’ plenty of support along the route. Contact our offices to find out more and to register your interest on 01462 455016 or

Cycling

To organise your own event – visit
http://www.cyclinguk.org/guide/organise-charity-bike-ride-sportive

Charity Challenge:

If you would like something more challenging or to carry out a challenge abroad please visit: https://www.charitychallenge.com

Other ideas to raise money

We are always grateful to everyone who supports us and organises fundraising events on our behalf. Here are some examples of activities you can do:

  • Hold a coffee morning
  • Hold an afternoon tea
  • Hold a dinner
  • Have a murder mystery dinner party
  • Organise a quiz evening
  • Organise an arts and crafts fair
  • Organise a concert
  • Do a car wash day and wash everyone’s cars
  • Organise a family fun day or picnic
  • Give it up! – give something up for a month – it could be chocolate, sweets, cake or biscuits
  • Guess the weight of…. A cake, teddy, basket full of food
  • Jumble sale / car boot sale
  • Name the teddy, doll or a new pet
  • Recipe swap – swap your favourite recipes with friends
  • Organise a treasure hunt
  • Sponsor one of our members to run the 10K London Run
  • Organise a best photograph competition
  • Cycle/walk to school or work for a week
  • Do a wine tasting
  • Swim
  • Hike
  • Cricket match
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