I Have a Ballot Place

If you’ve secured a ballot place in the 2015 Virgin Money London Marathon and would like to use your place to raise money for charity, check out the charity listings below to find your chosen charity.
  • The Prince's Trust

    Contact The Active Events Team on 020 7543 1370

    We support 13-30 year-olds who have struggled at school, been in care, are long-term unemployed or been in trouble with the law, helping them to develop key skills and build their confidence.

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  • Cancer Research UK

    Contact The Events Team on 0871 641 2403

    Cancer Research UK is the world's leading charity dedicated to research on the causes, treatment and prevention of cancer.

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  • Spinal Injuries Association

    Contact Elizabeth Wright on 0845 071 4350

    Every eight hours three people experience a spinal cord injury, there are an estimated 40,000 people in the UK with a spinal cord injury. Running for TeamSIA means you will be helping to rebuild lives after spinal cord injury. Injury to Independence.

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  • The Children’s Trust

    Contact Bryony on 01737 365018

    Run with the UK’s leading charity for children with brain injury.

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  • Brittle Bone Society

    Contact Christine Hope on 01382 204446

    Brittle Bone Society is the only UK wide organisation providing support to people affected by the rare bone condition Osteogenesis Imperfecta (OI).

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  • Shooting Star Chase

    Contact The Events Team on 01932 823118

    Shooting Star Chase is the children's hospice service, supporting local families with a child or teenager not expected to reach their 19th birthday. Shooting Star Chase currently helps over 500 families living in western London, Surrey and West Sussex.

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  • Cystic Fibrosis Trust

    Contact the Events Team on 0300 373 1100

    Cystic fibrosis is chronically misunderstood, kills thousands worldwide and is carried unknowingly in the genes of millions. Run with Team CF to help us beat cystic fibrosis for good!

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  • Dementia UK

    Contact The Events Team on 0207 697 4174

    800,000 people in the UK are living with dementia. You can help us provide Admiral Nurses, specialist dementia nurses who give practical and emotional support to families affected by dementia.

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  • Bone Cancer Research Trust

    Contact Kate or Holly on 0113 258 5934

    Primary bone cancer mainly affects children, teenagers and young adults. Our aim is to improve outcomes for those people through Research, Awareness, Information and Support. Join us in making a difference!

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  • Save the Children

    Contact the Events Team on 020 7012 6400

    8 million children a year die needlessly from preventable diseases. No child is born to die. Join our team and help us give every child a chance to shine.

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  • Starlight Children's Foundation

    Contact Gabbi Ray on 020 7262 2881

    Create hope for seriously and terminally ill children by granting them a magical wish. Lift the spirits of all sick children in hospitals and hospices. Join Starlight’s Team.

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  • Mind

    Contact the Events Team on 0871 872 1144

    Take a positive step for mental health, run for Mind

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    Contact Events Team on 0844 892 1119

    We are leading the fight against child abuse in the UK and Channel Islands. We help children who’ve been abused to rebuild their lives, we protect children at risk, and we find the best ways of preventing child abuse from ever happening. Run for Team NSPCC, because every step, every mile, will help keep every child safe.

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  • Hope for Children

    Contact The Team on 01442 234561

    Hope for Children is a small children’s charity which makes a big difference. We give practical support to those that need it most.

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  • Action Against Hunger UK

    Contact Francine Heggie on 0208 293 6138

    Action Against Hunger | ACF International is an international humanitarian organisation committed to ending child hunger. ACF runs life-saving programmes in over 40 countries benefitting 6 million people each year.

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  • Amber Foundation

    Contact Alison Williams on 01225 792619

    Amber, a charity offering homeless unemployed young people a life changing opportunity to sort out their problems and gain the skills and confidence to get and maintain a job and accommodation

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  • Pancreatic Cancer UK

    Contact Hannah Harding on 020 3535 7090

    Pancreatic Cancer UK is the only national charity fighting the disease on all fronts: support, information, campaigning and research. Run for us!

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  • The Air Ambulance Service

    Contact The Team on 08454 130 999

    Join over 35,000 other runners in the world's most iconic marathon and run for The Air Ambulance Service.

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  • Make a Wish Foundation UK

    Contact the Running Team on 01276 405089

    By running the Virgin London Marathon for Runs Make-A-Wish Foundation UK, you will be helping to grant magical wishes to children and young people fighting life-threatening illnesses.

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  • CLIC Sargent - Caring for Children with Cancer

    Contact the Running Team on 0845 602 4770

    Every day ­ten children hear "it's cancer". Only one charity cares every step of the way: CLIC Sargent. Today we can only help two out of three families who need us. That’s why we need you to run for us.

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  • ABF The Soldiers’ Charity

    Contact Sophie Coad on 0207 901 8913

    Since 1944 The Soldiers’ Charity have supported soldiers, former soldiers and their families, whenever and wherever they have served. Join our team to help continue our vital work supporting our Soldiers in times of need.

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  • Tommy's, the baby charity - Saving babies' lives

    Contact Devina Ganas on 0207 398 3453

    Tommy’s fund pioneering research into the causes and prevention of miscarriage, premature birth and stillbirth. Join our team and we'll support you all the way with regular calls, huge cheers, and a post-race reception with a soothing massage, refreshments & entertainment!

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  • Anthony Nolan

    Contact the Events Team on 0303 303 3000

    Leukaemia, lymphoma, blood cancers – we can cure them all. Join us and save the lives of thousands of people in desperate need of bone marrow transplants.

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  • Get A-Head Charitable Trust

    Contact Anne-Marie Patrick on 0121 371 5046

    Get A-Head is an independent cancer charity based in Birmingham. We raise funds to help people suffering from head and neck cancer and other diseases of the head and neck.

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  • ActionAid

    Contact the Supporter Care Team on 01460 238047

    Throughout Africa, Asia and the Americas ActionAid is helping poor families provide food, education and a future for themselves and their children.

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  • WellChild

    Contact The Events Team on 0845 458 8171

    We help sick children and their families throughout the UK to manage the consequences of serious illness and complex health conditions through our programme of care, support and research.

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  • Epilepsy Action

    Contact Holly Rawlings on 0113 210 8821

    Every day, 87 people in the UK will be told they have epilepsy. Join our team today and help make a real difference.

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  • Sense - for deafblind people

    Contact The Events Team on 0300 330 9257

    If 95% of what we learn comes through our sight and hearing, can you imagine the life of a child who is deaf AND blind? Help Sense help a deafblind child

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  • Worldwide Cancer Research

    Contact Events Team on 01334 468544

    We fund research into any type of cancer, anywhere in the world. To realise our vision of no life cut short by cancer the research can never stop. Join our team today to keep it going.

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  • Children with Cancer UK

    Contact Emily or Poppy on 020 7404 0808

    Children with Cancer UK is the leading national charity dedicated to the fight against childhood cancer. Our aim is to determine the causes, find cures and provide care for children with cancer.

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  • Stroke Association

    Contact The Events Team on 020 7940 1359

    The Stroke Association are working for a world where there are fewer strokes and all those touched by stroke get the help they need.

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  • Battersea Dogs & Cats Home

    Contact Kate Reeve on 020 7627 9339

    We aim never to turn away a dog or cat in need of help.

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  • Pancreatic Cancer Action

    Contact us on 0303 040 1770

    We aim to improve survival for pancreatic cancer patients through early diagnosis - raising much needed awareness to help change the 3% survival rate.

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  • Crisis UK

    Contact Saskia Crocombe on 020 7036 2694

    Crisis is the national charity for single homeless people. We are dedicated to ending homelessness by delivering life-changing services and campaigning for change.

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    Contact Matt Buck on 020 7091 7769

    Every day 70 babies are born in the UK with a life-threatening condition or an illness that will affect them and their families for life. Sparks aims to reduce this statistic so that all children have the chance to live a healthy, active life.

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  • amber

    Contact The Events Team on 0300 123 1801

    Located in the grounds of major NHS cancer hospitals, Maggie’s Centres are places that can give the emotional, practical and social support that people with cancer need.

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  • Cardiac Risk in the Young

    Contact Rebecca or Cara on 01737 363222

    CRY raises awareness of Sudden Death Syndrome (SCD, SADS), supports those affected, promotes heart screening, funds research at the CRY Centres for Sports Cardiology, Cardiac Pathology and Inherited Cardiovascular Conditions.

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  • St John Ambulance

    Contact Sabina on 0207 324 4168

    We believe that everyone should have the skills to save a life. With your help, we can achieve our goal.

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  • Rainbow Trust Children's Charity

    Contact The Team on 01372 220022

    Rainbow Trust Children's Charity provides practical and emotional support to families who have a child with a life threatening or terminal illness.

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  • Demelza Hospice Care for Children

    Contact Clare Emmett on 01795 845204

    Demelza is a charity providing hospice care for almost 800 children with life-limiting or life-threatening conditions and their families across Kent, East Sussex and South East London.

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  • Sohana Research Fund

    Contact Sharmila on 07786805874

    "Hard to say. Hell to live with" We fund Epidermolysis Bullosa research and clinical trials to find treatments and ultimately a cure for this painful and life threatening condition.

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  • Alzheimer's Research UK

    Contact The Fundraising Team on 0300 111 5 777

    Alzheimer's Research UK is the leading research charity for dementia. We are dedicated to funding scientific studies to find ways to treat, cure or prevent Alzheimer's disease, vascular dementia, Lewy Body disease and fronto-temporal dementia.

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  • Macmillan Cancer Support

    Contact The Events Team on 0207 8407878

    Macmillan Cancer Support improves the lives of people affected by cancer. We provide practical, medical, emotional and financial support and push for better cancer care. Cancer affects us all. We can all help. We are Macmillan.

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  • Alzheimer's Society

    Contact Nia Lonergan on 020 7423 3692

    Our vision is of a radically improved world for people with dementia

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  • Multiple Sclerosis Society

    Contact MS Running Team on 0845 481 1577

    The MS Society is the UK's largest charity for people affected by Multiple Sclerosis (MS) - about 85,000 people in the UK.

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  • Dystonia Society

    Contact Ann Dedman on 0845 8031004

    Providing Support, advocacy and information for anyone effected by the neurological movement condition known as dystonia.

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  • Unicef UK

    Contact Michelle Chan on 020 7375 6033

    Unicef ensures more of the world’s children are fed, vaccinated, educated and protected than any other organisation. By running for Unicef, you can help build a safer world for tomorrow's children.

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  • Bowel & Cancer Research

    Contact Micky on 020 7882 8749 or 07870 473711

    Bowel & Cancer Research specialises in research into bowel cancer & other bowel diseases, plus awareness. Run for us in the 2015 Virgin Money London Marathon

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  • Hospice UK

    Contact Nicola Seager on 020 7520 8243

    Whether you need a charity place or have secured your own place we’ll give you all the motivation, support and information you need to cross the finishing line. Your determination will help people live well before they die.

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  • Orchid - Fighting Male Cancer

    Contact Events Team on 0203 4657 293

    Over 43,000 men are diagnosed with male cancer every year. Run for Orchid and help us provide vital services for men and their families. Put your balls on the line for Orchid.

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  • Breast Cancer Campaign and Breakthrough Breast Cancer

    Contact the Events Team on 020 7749 4114

    We fund the best research, bringing together the brightest minds, and share knowledge to produce better, quicker results to overcome breast cancer in our lifetime. Join Team Campaign today!

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    Contact Katie Sutcliffe on 0300 123 0598

    We’re proud to be the oldest welfare charity around. We were the first to introduce a law to protect animals and we work hard to ensure that all animals can live a life free from pain and suffering.

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  • The Brain Tumour Charity

    Contact The Events Team on 01252 749043

    The Brain Tumour Charity is at the forefront of the fight to defeat brain tumours, making a difference every day to the lives of people with a brain tumour and their families. We fund pioneering research to increase survival, raise awareness of the symptoms and effects of brain tumours and provide support for everyone affected to improve quality of life.

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  • Mental Health Foundation

    Contact Heather Lacey on 020 7803 1123

    The Mental Health Foundation works for everyone’s mental health; helping people survive, recover from and prevent mental health problems.

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  • Rainbows Hospice for Children and Young People

    Contact Claire on 01509 283 919

    Rainbows Hospice cares for children and young people with life-limiting and life-threatening conditions who come to the hospice for specialist respite stays, symptom management, palliative and end-of-life care.

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  • Leukaemia & Lymphoma Research

    Contact the sports team on 020 7269 9001

    Leukaemia & Lymphoma Research is the only UK charity solely dedicated to research into blood cancers, including leukaemia, lymphoma and myeloma.

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  • Marie Curie

    Contact London Events on 0845 052 4184

    Marie Curie Cancer Care provides free nursing care, every year, to around 25,000 terminally ill cancer patients in the community and in our hospices.

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  • Arthritis Research UK

    Contact Sports Events Team on 0300 790 0402

    Arthritis Research UK is leading the fight against arthritis. We are the biggest funder of research into the cause, treatment and cure of all forms of arthritis in the UK.

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  • Great Ormond Street Hospital Children's Charity

    Contact the Challenge Events Team on 020 7239 3164

    We need to raise at least £50 million every year to help rebuild and refurbish Great Ormond Street Hospital. Help us save more lives and support our remarkable patients and their families by using your place in the Virgin London Marathon to be part of something special.

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  • The Adolescent and Children’s Trust (TACT)

    Contact the Fundraising Team on 0208 695 2315

    We transform the lives of children in care. By providing the right support and activities, we give young people the confidence to overcome traumatic experiences and reach their full potential.

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  • Action for Children

    Contact Laura on 07740 455397

    Action for Children works in local communities to protect and support the young and vulnerable, as they grow up. We make their lives better: now, tomorrow and every day. We make growing up safer, with 650 services helping more children and their families across the UK than any other charity.

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  • Multipe Sclerosis Trust

    Contact The Events Team on 01462 476700

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  • World Cancer Research Fund

    Contact Marie Elves on 0207 343 4290

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  • National Autistic Society

    Contact The Events Team on 020 7923 5719

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  • The Children's Arthritis Trust

    Contact Celia on 079667965657

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  • Children's Cancer & Leukaemia Group

    Contact Karen Napier on 0116 249 4482

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  • Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham Charity

    Contact Laura Power on 0121 371 4852

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    Contact Jo Smith-Scott on 01822 811124

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  • Motor Neurone Disease Association

    Contact Stuart Town on 01604 611866

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  • LEPRA Health in Action

    Contact Lizzie Dearling on 01206 216799

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  • Newlife Foundation for Disabled Children

    Contact Keleigh Tomlinson on 01543 468 888

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  • Walkabout Foundation

    Contact Bryony Dunne on 0207 823 2930

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  • forCrohns

    Contact Tasha Adley on 0208 954 0277

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  • Against Breast Cancer

    Contact The Team on 01235 534211

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  • Bowel Cancer UK

    Contact The Events Team on 0207 381 9711

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  • World Child Cancer

    Contact Lydia Spencer on 020 3176 7892

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  • Beating Bowel Cancer

    Contact Gemma Ali on 020 8973 0003

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  • Target Ovarian Cancer

    Contact Georgina Bawden on 020 7923 5474

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  • The Cardiomyopathy Association

    Contact Leanne Langdon on 01494 791224

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  • Birmingham St Mary's Hospice

    Contact Lucy Watkins on 0121 472 1191

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  • The National Brain Appeal

    Contact Louise Fowler on 020 3448 4724

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  • ReachOut UK

    Contact Georgie Whiteley on 0203 489 9797

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  • Spinal Research

    Contact The Team on 01483 898786

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  • Katie Piper Foundation

    Contact The Team on 020 8849 8938

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  • Streetchild

    Contact Emma Taylor on 0207 614 7696

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  • Cricket Foundation

    Contact Simon Roissetter on 0207 820 5777

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  • Royal Veterinary College Animal Care Trust

    Contact Dawn Brindle on 01707 666045

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  • Missing People

    Contact Daniel Magson on 020 8392 4575

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  • The Institute of Cancer Research

    Contact Judith Spevock on 020 7153 5307

    Help us to make the discoveries that defeat cancer.

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  • The Royal Star & Garter Homes

    Contact Lou Blair on 020 8439 8113

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  • Muscular Dystrophy Campaign

    Contact The Events Team on 020 7803 4828

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  • Victim Support

    Contact Jan Vallance on 07506 729450

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  • The Maypole Project

    Contact Nikki Taylor on 01689 889884

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  • Brain Research Trust

    Contact Nicola Brooke on 0207 492 0392

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  • Women's Aid

    Contact Faye Connelly on 0117 915 7451

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  • St Christopher's Hospice

    Contact Amy Hooper on 020 8768 4575

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  • The Footprints Foundation

    Contact Jane Tappenden on 07831 224874

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  • The Donna Louise Children's Hospice

    Contact Hannah Ward-Salt on 01782 654440

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  • Caudwell Children

    Contact Challenges Team on 01782 600435

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  • Bliss - The Premature Baby Charity

    Contact Charlotte Jones on 020 7378 5746

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  • The Haven

    Contact Chelsie Bennett on 020 7384 0024

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  • Parkinson's UK

    Contact the Events Team on 020 7932 1347

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  • Angus Lawson Memorial Trust

    Contact Silvie Wallington on 07841 591 273

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  • Royal Manchester Children's Hospital Charity

    Contact Hannah Thomas on 0161 276 8743

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  • Richard House Hospice

    Contact Hannah Bosley on 020 7540 0204

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