2020 was a tough year for fundraising with many events and challenges cancelled due to Covid-19. We are continuously surprised and humbled by the support, creativity and determination of our fundraisers without whom we would not be able to deliver our programmes to support young people from disadvantaged backgrounds.
“I no longer felt helpless, or that I had to sit by and idly do nothing; after running that marathon, I felt like I had contributed in some way shape or form to a solution, which is the best feeling.”Manny and Ope raised over £600 by covering 84 miles in just seven days.
Rippon Grammar School students raised £500 in a sponsored walk and run
John Kelly broke the 31 year old record for running the 260 mile Pennine Way.
Ope and Manny challenged themselves to cover 84.6 miles (over three marathons) in just seven days whilst raising an amazing £600.
Lucy Sansom from Invest-Trade raised an inspiring £1199 by walking 150 miles around London. Lucy’s team have now raised a total of nearly £3k edging closer to their £10k target.
Francesca Falsini raised an incredible £1005 by walking 10,000 steps on crutches with a fractured foot. We are amazed by Francesca’s determination and want to thank her for taking on such a brave challenge.
"We were inspired by the #blacklivesmatter movement to raise money for Blueprint for All - it’s important to remember that institutional racism exists in the UK too, and that we should all work to change that."Olivia Denyer, Senior Product Manager at IWOCA