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Fundraise for Dyspraxia Foundation

Your incredible efforts make a huge difference to our Dyspraxia community. Every mile you run, event you organise or challenge you take on provides support, advice and hope to those living with dyspraxia and their families!

There are so many ways in which you can support Dyspraxia Foundation, and have fun too, so don’t hesitate to get creative! From popular activities such as coffee mornings and physical events, to challenges of a lifetime or simple things.

Make sure to check out our fundraising resources page for useful templates and documents, like sponsorship forms and fundraising event posters!

Below are some of the ways you can support us.

Fundraising challenge event

There are so many races and events out there that you can not only have a great time participating in them, but also raise funds for the Dyspraxia Foundation at the same time!

Check out these top upcoming events for 2024 and sign up today, or click on your local area below to find an event near you! We’ll be on hand to support you every step of the way with your fundraising and can even provide a Dyspraxia Foundation top to wear at the event when you hit your first fundraising milestone. Every penny that you raise through your fundraising event will go directly to supporting people with dyspraxia!

Highlighted events for 2024

Edinburgh Marathon (waiting list only), 26 May 2024Edinburgh Running FestivalCLICK HERE to reserve your place on the waiting list

Edinburgh Half Marathon, 26 May 2024Edinburgh Running FestivalCLICK HERE to book your place

Surrey Half Marathon, 8 September 2024Surrey Half MarathonCLICK HERE to book your place

Cardiff Half Marathon, 6 October 2024Cardiff Half MarathonCLICK HERE to book your place

Royal Parks Half Marathon, 13 October 2024Royal ParksCLICK HERE to book your place

Birmingham 5k, multiple dates 2024Birmingham 5kCLICK HERE to book your place

Inflatable 5k, multiple locations and dates 2024Inflatable 5kCLICK HERE to book your place

We’ve partnered with Run For Charity to be able to offer easy access to hundreds of races across the UK (and overseas). We’re pleased to be able to offer Dyspraxia Foundation discounted entry rates for the highlighted events shown here, in return for a minimum amount of sponsored raised – please see each event for specific details.

And the best part is we’ll be on hand to support you every step of the way with your fundraising efforts.

Find an event near you:

East of England eventsInflatable events (multiple areas)Ireland eventsLondon eventsMarathon events (multiple areas)Midlands eventsNorth East eventsNorth West eventsOverseas eventsScotland eventsSouth eventsSouth East eventsSouth West eventsWales eventsWest eventsYorkshire events

Festival of Inclusivity – 7th July 2024

Parallel WindsorParallel Windsor is a Festival of Inclusivity with Challenge Events for all ages, health conditions & abilities. Held in the grounds of the majestic Windsor Great Park & staged on the iconic Long Walk.Walk, push or run – there are no cut off times. ‘Start Together, Finish Whenever’. Everybody who starts gets a medal, t-shirt & goody bag.

Choose from: 100m, 1K, 5K, 10K or our very own Super Sensory 1K. Parallel’s innovative Super Sensory 1K supports neurodiversity and participants with profound and multiple learning disabilities to exercise their senses over a series of challenges such as engaging with sound, taste, touch, and smell. There is also the option to purchase a Virtual Entry ticket. All Virtual entries receive a medal & t-shirt.

Don’t forget to create a fundraising event with JustGiving to raise funds for the Dyspraxia Foundation for your efforts!

The fully accessible festival offers a huge range of activities & entertainment: Music, Arts & Play, Community & Lifestyle, Storytelling, Mind Sports, Cookery, Wellbeing & Mindfulness, Family Entertainment, Travel & Leisure, and the Active Lifestyle & Inclusive Sport area, which offers adaptive sports to try out, including netball, football, rugby, laser tag & much more. Plus, delicious world foods, coffee, & picnic area.

Click here to register your place now

If you have any questions about participating in a fundraising event or need some advice on where to start with creating your own fundraising event, please get in touch with us on fundraising@dyspraxiafoundation.org.uk.

Do your own thing!

Not into running or organised events? That’s OK – you could design your own event for any type of activity (sports or otherwise!) and create a fundraiser by making a Facebook Fundraiser or a JustGiving fundraising page to share with your networks – scroll down to find out more about creating a fundraising page/event.

From sponsored silences, to giving up social media, or how about a daily plank challenge or circuits round your garden? We’re sure you can come up with something which is just right for you!

Check out these great fundraising ideas from easyfundraising.org.uk.

If you would like to get involved but aren’t sure what you’d like to do, don’t worry – we’re here to help and support you to reach your goal. Contact us by e-mail on fundraising@dyspraxiafoundation.org.uk to discuss ideas, options, and resources to help your fundraiser be a big success.

Set Up a Fundraising Page

Whatever your challenge, set up an online fundraising page through JustGiving or GoFundMe and select Dyspraxia Foundation as your chosen cause. It’s really easy to do and both platforms have great support resources you can access here for Just Giving, or here for GoFundMe, but please do contact us if you need any assistance.

Facebook Fundraisers

Stuck for ideas for birthday gifts? Celebrate your big day whilst supporting our dyspraxia community. Facebook Birthday Fundraisers encourage your Facebook friends to donate to your chosen cause to mark your big day! We are always delighted when supporters like you choose to raise funds for Dyspraxia Foundation in honour of an occasion that’s special to them. The Facebook Fundraisers are easy to set up, don’t take much time, can be shared with your family and friends through your profile, and more importantly your Facebook fundraiser can make all the difference to those living with dyspraxia.

Find out how to create your Facebook Fundraiser here

Give in celebration

Whether it’s a wedding, anniversary, your retirement or a birthday – your special occasion could be marked by making a difference to those with dyspraxia. Whatever the celebration, it’s your day. Here’s how you can support Dyspraxia Foundation in your chosen way – online through our JustGiving or GoFundMe donation platform or a Facebook Fundraiser. However you choose to fundraise for Dyspraxia Foundation, we are so incredibly grateful and are here to support you every step of the way!

Give in memory

Donating in memory of a loved one is a special way to continue their story whilst making a lasting difference to those with dyspraxia. There are many ways in which you can honour a loved one’s memory – take a look at our Give in Memory page here.

MuchLoved.com is a great way to fundraise in honour of a loved one and they have an online portal to make the process easy. Just select Dyspraxia Foundation as your chosen UK Charity.

Other online donation platforms and ways to support Dyspraxia Foundation

  • Charities Aid Foundation – you can donate to Dyspraxia Foundation by clicking here.
  • Charities Trust – you can donate or fundraise as an individual or as a company, for employers you can start Payroll Giving or Match Giving. Find out more here.
  • If you’re an employer, you can sign up for Charitable Giving to enable your employees to make tax-efficient donations to charity – find out more here.
  • Benevity.com is a platform that does much more than just supporting charitable causes, but employers and employees can support Dyspraxia Foundation through fundraising events.
  • Did you know you can leave a gift for Dyspraxia Foundation in your will? For more information on how to include a generous gift such as this, please take a look at our webpage here.

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