Do it for a reason

Taking on any challenge is rewarding. Doing it for a great cause, for family or for friends is guaranteed to boost the endorphin levels beyond anything you’ve ever felt.

Our charity partners are recruiting soldiers for their fight

Below is a directory of fundraisers including the official Born Survivor nominated charities. Each charity listed is currently recruiting team members to join their Born Survivor teams. These teams are open to anyone – follow the links to find out how you can join.

ABF Soldiers’ Charity

Official born survivor charity partner

ABF The Soldiers’ Charity is the Army’s national charity, here for soldiers, former soldiers and their families for life.

We are one of the largest funders in the sector, supporting 60,000 people in 63 countries last year. We award grants to individuals and families, and provide essential funding to leading charities and organisations that support the Army family. When we hear of a person or family in need, we aim to respond within 48 hours.

Discounted entry

Unique kidz

Official born survivor charity partner

In 2009, we created Unique Kidz and Co to make sure that our own children’s needs were met and to provide a service for others like them. We spent two years researching how to run a business, talking to parents, and attending courses to provide us with childcare and business knowledge.

This community of support for disabled children started in one of our kitchen’s, Jane’s, and it kept growing as we grew in activities we provide. We now deliver our service to more than 130 children and young adults in our own building.

Our centre in Morecambe offers support activities, play, and social time – we also know that everyone is unique and that one size doesn’t fit all. Our OFSTED registered childcare services for disabled children and their families offers the support and the activities needed for your unique children. Since 2016, we’ve expanded our service to young adults from 16-25 years old with 4Ever Unique.

Discounted entry

Alder Hey

Official born survivor charity partner

Alder Hey Children’s Charity raises vital funds to help make Alder Hey Children’s Hospital a truly world-class, patient-friendly hospital for the 330,000 patients and families we care for every year. Since 2013, over £65m has been raised for a range of life-saving medical equipment and facilities that are making a real difference to families every day – but we still need your support.

We need your support for our Surgical Neonatal Appeal. Our new Appeal is for a state-of-the-art unit for newborn babies in Liverpool, and was launched by Liverpool Legend Jamie Carragher. Jamie, who was treated at Alder Hey’s neonatal ward for the first six weeks of his life, launched the appeal to raise £3m for the new Surgical NICU on behalf of Alder Hey Children’s Charity in September 2021. The new Surgical NICU is a joint project between Alder Hey and Liverpool Women’s NHS Foundation Trust as the Liverpool Neonatal Partnership. The new unit is planned to offer 22 neonatal cots, including 8 ICU and 13 HDU cots and will feature 18 individual family rooms where parents can be alongside their poorly new-borns whilst they’re receiving expert care.

Registration £25 Minimum fundraising £150

East Cheshire Hospice

Official born survivor charity partner

East Cheshire Hospice cares for people living with life-limiting illnesses. We put our patients, their carers and families at the centre of everything we do, and our expert medical treatment is only the start of the holistic care we have been providing for our community for the past 35 years.

Services range from practical assistance to emotional and spiritual support, as well as social and family services, counselling, complementary therapies and much more. The Hospice’s Macclesfield premises include a 15-bed Inpatient Unit as well as a Sunflower Wellbeing Centre for outpatient services. A Hospice @Home service also launched in 2017, bringing specialist care into patients’ homes and providing out of hours support. We do not charge any of our patients or their families for staying with us or using our outpatient and support services. However, you might be surprised to discover that less than 17% of our operational costs are covered by the government. As a result, we rely on fundraising efforts to finance over 80% of our daily expenses, which amounts to more than £7,500 every day. This reality serves as a heartfelt reminder of just how crucial the generous support from our incredible community truly is. It is their unwavering assistance that allows us to not only keep our doors wide open but also continue providing our specialist care to those who need it most.

Cystic Fibrosis

Official born survivor charity partner

The Cystic Fibrosis Trust is the only UK charity dedicated to fighting for a life unlimited by cystic fibrosis for everyone affected by the condition. Find out about how we’re making it a reality and how you can get involved.

Cystic Fibrosis Trust is the charity uniting people to stop cystic fibrosis (CF). We fund vital research, improve care, speak out and race towards effective treatments for all. Cystic Fibrosis Trust is here to make sure everyone with cystic fibrosis can live without limits. We won’t stop until everyone can live without limits imposed by CF.

Cost of entry is £25 with a fundraising target of £150

Willowbrook Hospice and Andy Reid MBE’s Standing Tall Foundation

Official born survivor charity partner

Willowbrook Hospice and Andy Reid MBE’s Standing Tall Foundation have partnered with Born Survivor to bring you a fundraising challenge like we’ve never offered before! This is a joint fundraising event meaning you can simultaneously raise money for two fantastic causes.

Willowbrook Hospice is an independent UK charity formed in 1993 to establish and create a local, specialist palliative care unit for our community. With all the positive encouragement and generous contributions from our community we opened the doors to our hospice in 1997 and, to date, have provided care, compassion, comfort, love, laughter and warmth to over 10,000 residents. Located in the borough of Knowsley, Merseyside, we proudly give everything we can back to the community that supports us so incredibly well. The Standing Tall Foundation based in St Helens, Merseyside aims to support community health and wellbeing for veterans and vulnerable young people. We are an inclusive organisation using the example of William Andrew Reid MBE to overcome adversity and challenges in today’s society. We believe no one is immune to struggle and we strive to provide assistance to anyone in need of help.

David Lewis

Official born survivor charity partner

The David Lewis Brigade as we have named ourselves, includes ten David Lewis colleagues who are taking on the military style Born Survivor fundraiser at Capesthorne Hall on the 7th May 2022. The fantastic teamwork on the day will get us through this challenge. It will be exhausting, muddy and a great fun way to raise funds for our charity. Please help if you can with a kind donation to boost our charity fundraising challenge at this amazing venue.

Positive Action in the Community

Official born survivor charity partner

We are a local registered charity with the vision to have a community that gives the greatest opportunity for a safe, fulfilled, and aspirational life, free from, homelessness, domestic abuse and poor mental health. To achieve this we deliver a number of projects that includes; supported accommodation, community based support, support in educational settings, counselling, and training, and personal development opportunities. All our services provide specialist support on an individual basis to empower people to build emotional resilience, improve their health and wellbeing, make positive choices, and to have fulfilled and independent lives. Our vision is to have a community that gives the greatest opportunities for a safe, fulfilled, and aspirational life free from homelessness, domestic abuse, and poor mental health, and our mission is to make a positive difference to those impacted by homelessness, domestic abuse and/or poor mental health by developing innovative responses to need and providing high-quality, specialist support to empower people to build independent lives and live safely.

Mid Cheshire Hospitals Charity

Official born survivor charity partner

Mid Cheshire Hospitals Charity is a registered NHS charity which supports the excellent work of Mid Cheshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust. We do this by providing funding for state-of-the-art equipment, new facilities and all the added extras that make people’s experience at our hospitals and in our community services the best it can be.

We couldn’t do any of this without the ongoing support, hard work and generosity of our local communities who donate to, and fundraise for, the charity. Our current major appeal aims to raise £100k to build a dedicated children’s waiting area at Victoria Infirmary, Northwich. By providing a calming, child friendly environment we can help to relax and distract children of all ages, so that their experience is the best that it can be. By providing this space we will also be able to help relieve the stress and worry parents and carers experience when bringing their child to hospital.

 

Warrington Youth Zone

Warrington Youth Zone is a purpose built, 21st Century Youth Provision, aimed at attracting young people aged between 7-19 (25 with additional support needs). We offer the opportunity to meet new friends, to gain new experiences and to have masses of fun. For just 50p, our young people have access to over 20 activities each and every session ranging from cookery to dance, football to rock climbing- there is something for everyone. All young people deserve the opportunity to have a safe place to go, something to do and someone to talk to. With membership of almost 8000 young people, Warrington Youth Zone is the place to be.

 

Maggie’s

Maggie’s is a charity providing free emotional support & expert advice in centres across the UK and online. Our Cancer Support Specialists, Psychologists and Benefits Advisors are here for anyone with cancer and their family and friends, whatever kind of cancer, and whatever stage they’re at.

Our workshops, courses, one-to-one and group support help people to change the way they live with cancer. We focus on the things that really make a difference, like money worries, help with stress and depression, managing side-effects and relationship and family support. Our support has been shown to improve physical and emotional wellbeing and to help people take control when cancer turns life upside down. Understanding every person’s individual circumstances is central to what we do and means we can guide them to the support that will help them the most. Our cancer support is evaluated regularly, and is informed by external research findings, our own research and advice from our external reviews. Registration Fee: £30 Fundraising Target: £200

Registration Fee: £30
Fundraising Target: £200

YMCA charity

Central YMCA has been breaking down barriers and creating improved access to life-changing opportunities for almost 180 years.

Just this past year alone, we supported over 6,000 people – from 4yrs old to 90yrs old – through our Health & Wellbeing centres and programmes. To demonstrate our commitment to our work, Central YMCA’s staff members have signed up to participate in Born Survivor. They will attempt to tackle this challenge to raise funds for our vital and life-changing Social Prescription programme: improving the lives of those diagnosed with lifelong health conditions such as HIV and cardiac rehabilitation, through physical activity and social support.

 

Trinity Hospice

Trinity Hospice has provided excellence in specialist, compassionate care on the journey towards the end of life on the Fylde coast for more than 30 years, touching the lives of around 8,000 local people every year. Trinity helps people live life to the full, and live well right to the very end.

Demand for its care keeps on growing and its services continue to evolve to meet changing expectations. Open 24 hours a day, every day of the year, Trinity is rated ‘outstanding’ and is proud of its modern facilities and high standards. But Trinity is more than a set of buildings – its nursing teams work at the hospital and out in the community day and night, covering every part of the Fylde coast. It costs more than £9million to run all of Trinity’s services each year, which are provided completely free of charge to everyone who needs them. But with little help from the government, it must continue to call on its community – the people it cares for – for support.

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