I Have a Ballot Place

If you secure a ballot place in the 2018 Virgin Money London Marathon and would like to use your place to raise money for charity, check out the charity listings below to find a charity.

  • The Eve Appeal

    Contact Rosa Frisso on 020 7605 0103

    The Eve Appeal is the only UK national charity raising awareness and funding research in the five gynaecological cancers – womb, ovarian, cervical, vaginal and vulval.

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  • NSPCC

    Contact Events Team on 0203 772 9720

    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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  • Hospice UK

    Contact the Events Team on 020 7520 8243

    Hospice UK is your national charity for hospice care. We work with more than 220 hospices across the UK to deliver and grow outstanding hospice care for adults and children. But we’re only able to continue our vital work with the help of our amazing supporters! Join Team Hospice UK and, together, we can open up hospice care for every person in need.

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  • Crohn's & Colitis UK

    Contact The Events Team on 01727 734485

    We are fighting to achieve a better quality of life for the 300,000 people in the UK suffering physically and emotionally from Crohn’s Disease, Ulcerative Colitis and other forms of Inflammatory Bowel Disease. Ultimately, we want to find a cure.

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  • Epilepsy Society

    Contact Liz Tidy on 01494 601358

    Epilepsy Society is the largest medical charity in the field of epilepsy in the UK with a vision to create a full life for everyone affected by epilepsy.

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  • The Gurkha Welfare Trust

    Contact Katie Williams on 01722 343110

    The Gurkha Welfare Trust is the leading Gurkha charity. We provide financial, medical and community aid to relieve poverty and distress among retired Gurkha soldiers, their families and communities in Nepal.

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  • Save The Children (London)

    Contact Grace Howarth on 020 7012 6400

    Join Team Save the Children today and you’ll get everything you need to go the extra mile. From a bespoke training day and fitness guides to fantastic cheer points along the route and that much needed post-race massage and celebration. We’ll be there with you, every step of the way.

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  • Brain Research Trust

    Contact Jennifer Clay on 0207 404 9982

    The brain is the most complex organ in our body. It controls our emotions, senses and actions. So when it breaks down, we break down. Help fund the best research to discover the causes, develop new treatments and improve the lives of those affected by joining Team #BrainResearch.

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  • Sparks

    Contact Cath on 020 3841 3316

    Every child matters – Sparks raises money to fund pioneering child health research across the UK, helping to find new treatments and cures for children and families who desperately need them.

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  • National Brain Appeal

    Contact Laura Dowling on 020 3448 3324

    The National Brain Appeal is dedicated to supporting The National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery. We aim to improve the outcome and quality of life for people affected by neurological conditions through funding pioneering research, access to the latest technology for diagnosis and training tomorrow’s clinicians.

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  • The Salvation Army

    Contact The Salvation Army Events Team on 020 7367 4819

    By running for Team Sally Army you will be helping us to rebuild the lives of those experiencing homelessness. Snowbizz are providing a ski holiday to our top fundraiser.

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  • Penny Appeal

    Contact Haroon Mota on 07714 249 215

    Penny Appeal is an international humanitarian organisation, working in over 30 crisis-hit countries to provide poverty relief – including emergency aid, orphan care, water solutions and other programmes that are pathways out of poverty.

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  • Rays of Sunshine

    Contact the Fundraising Team on 02087821171

    Rays of Sunshine Children’s Charity brightens up the lives of seriously ill children in the UK aged 3-18 by granting wishes, hospital ward wishes, outings and large scale events for seriously ill children.

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  • Alzheimer's Society

    Contact The Events Team on 0330 333 0804

    Alzheimer’s Society is the UK’s leading dementia charity. We provide information and support, improve care, fund research, and create lasting change for people affected by dementia. Run with us and let’s take on dementia together.

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  • Lymphoma Association

    Contact Adele Matthews on 01296 619 413

    With your help we can make sure that everyone affected by lymphoma receives the best possible information and support, treatment and care.

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  • MQ: Transforming Mental Health

    Contact John Alexander-Finch on 020 3322 8108

    MQ: Transforming Mental Health is committed to supporting research across all the sciences, from basic bench research to clinical studies to the social sciences.

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  • Teens and Toddlers

    Contact Robin Lanfear on 02079393998

    We run programmes across England which develop young people's essential skills and confidence, enabling them to succeed. Based in London and Manchester

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  • Action for Children

    Contact Laura Hanratta on 07740 455397

    Our work has a lasting effect on disadvantaged children, their families and our society. We always demonstrate what we do, and show how it works.

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  • Stroke Association

    Contact the Supporter Care Team on 0300 330 0740

    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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  • 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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  • Cardiomyopathy UK

    Contact Sarah Moore on 01494 791224

    Our vision is for everyone affected by the heart muscle disease cardiomyopathy to lead long and fulfilling lives. We provide support for families and help train doctors and nurses

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  • Bone Cancer Research Trust

    Contact Callum Appleby on 07412159056

    The Bone Cancer Research Trust is the leading charity dedicated to fighting primary bone cancer. Our mission is to save lives and improve outcomes for people affected by primary bone cancer through research, information, awareness and support.

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  • Marie Curie

    Contact Events Team on 0845 052 4184

    We know how much time and effort goes into marathon training. Run for Marie Curie and make every second count, by helping our nurses care for people living with a terminal illness.

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  • Bloodwise

    Contact Contact the Sports Team on 0207 5042200

    Bloodwise is the UK’s specialist blood cancer charity dedicated to improving the lives of patients. We’ve been working to beat blood cancer since 1960 by funding world-class research and providing practical and emotional support.

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  • Mind

    Contact the Events Team on 0300 999 3887

    We're Mind, the mental health charity. We're here to make sure no one has to face a mental health problem alone. We won't give up until everyone experiencing a mental health problem gets support and respect

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  • Rainbow Trust Childrens Charity

    Contact the Events Team on 01372 220031

    Run for Rainbow Trust and help us raise the funds we need to support more families who have a seriously ill child.

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  • Battersea Dogs & Cats Home

    Contact Kate Reeve on 0207 627 9339

    We aim never to turn away a dog or cat in need of help, caring for them until loving new homes can be found, no matter how long it takes.

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  • MS Society

    Contact Jennie Ravenscroft on 0300 500 8084

    The MS Society is the UK’s leading multiple sclerosis charity. We invest in cutting edge research and provide support to those affected by the condition. Let’s stop MS together.

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  • Make a Wish Foundation UK

    Contact the Challenge Events Team on 01276405089

    Make-A-Wish® UK grants magical wishes to enrich the lives of children and young people fighting life-threatening illnesses

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  • National Autistic Society

    Contact Rachael Lynch on 020 7903 3589

    Around 700,000 people in the UK are on the autism spectrum. Together with their families they make up around 2.8 million people whose lives are touched by autism every single day.

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  • Royal National Institute of Blind People

    Contact the Events Team on 0345 345 0054

    Every day another 100 people will start to lose their sight. Your support helps us rebuild lives devastated by sight loss. Join Team RNIB today!

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  • Prevent Breast Cancer

    Contact Fiona Comley on 0161 291 4404

    We predict – by identifying who is at risk of breast cancer We prevent – by offering preventative interventions, to stop breast cancer before it starts We protect – our goal is to shield future generations from breast cancer

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  • Mental Health Foundation

    Contact Matthew Hickey on 020 7803 1123

    The Mental Health Foundation is the UK’s charity for everyone’s mental health. With prevention at the heart of what we do, we aim to find and address the sources of mental health problems so that people and communities can thrive.

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  • The Lullaby Trust

    Contact Anna Thomas on 020 7802 3210

    The Lullaby Trust provides expert advice on safer sleep for babies, emotional support for bereaved families and raises awareness of Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS)

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  • Teenage Cancer Trust

    Contact the Challenge Events Team on 020 7612 0370

    Cancer sucks. Young people shouldn’t face it alone. We make sure they don’t. Be a Legend - join our running team and help us reach every young person with cancer.

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  • Cure Parkinsons Trust

    Contact Lottie Smart on 0207 487 3892

    We fund clinical trials and medical research to slow, stop and reverse Parkinson’s. Take part in the most iconic marathon in the world and raise money for CPT!

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  • Smile Train

    Contact Hannah Weston on 0203 805 7788

    Join Team EMPOWER and have the opportunity to make your run count towards providing free cleft surgery and comprehensive care to children in need. Every step, every lap, and every mile means more than crossing the finish line — it means new smiles, new beginnings, and the opportunity for cleft children to live full and productive lives.

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  • Prostate Cancer Research Centre

    Contact Ellen Whatmore on 020 7848 7546

    Join our team to help fund world class research to help improve the survival and quality of life of men with advanced Prostate Cancer.

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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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  • BLISS

    Contact the Bliss Events Team on 0207 378 5746

    Bliss is the UK charity working to provide the best possible care and support for all premature and sick babies and their families.

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  • Children with Cancer UK

    Contact The Sports Team 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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  • Alzheimer's Society

    Contact The Events Team on 0330 333 0804

    Dementia devastates lives. By 2021, 1 million people will be living with the condition. But dementia won’t win. Until the day we find a cure, Alzheimer’s Society will be here for anyone affected by dementia.

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  • ABF The Soldiers’ Charity

    Contact Wiola 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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  • Francis House Children's Hospice

    Contact Emma Rapley on 0161 443 2200

    Based in Manchester, Francis House Children’s Hospice provides care for children and young adults with short life expectancies. We support 469 families, helping the children live life to the full.

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  • Starlight Children's Foundation

    Contact Alex Abbott on 020 7262 2881

    Create hope for seriously and terminally ill children by granting them a magical wish and lifting the spirits of all sick children in hospitals and hospices with our national entertainment services. Join Starlight’s team to help make a difference.

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  • Beating Bowel Cancer

    Contact Gemma on 0208 973 0003

    We are the support and campaigning charity for everyone affected by bowel cancer. Join our amazing team to receive the best support on offer, together we can beat bowel cancer.

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  • Cancer Research UK

    Contact The Sports Team on 0300 123 5461

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

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  • Brain Research Trust

    Contact Jennifer Clay on 0207 404 9982

    The brain is the most complex organ in our body. It controls our emotions, senses and actions. So when it breaks down, we break down. Help fund the best research to discover the causes, develop new treatments and improve the lives of those affected by joining Team #BrainResearch.

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  • Scope

    Contact Events Team on 0207 617 7270

    Scope exists to make this country a place where disabled people have the same opportunities as everyone else. Until then, we’ll be here.

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  • WellChild

    Contact Steve on 01242 530007

    WellChild is the national charity for sick children. We help children - and their families - who are seriously ill or who have complex health conditions through our programmes of Care, Support and Research.

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  • The Childrens Trust

    Contact Jamie or Bryony on 01737 365 018

    Be part of the team supporting children with brain injury on their road to recovery. Run with The Children’s Trust and we’ll support you on your challenge to the finish line.

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  • Demelza Hospice Care for Children

    Contact Gemma Murray on 01795 845191

    Each and every day Demelza Hospice Care for Children makes a difference to children with life-limiting and life-threatening conditions and their families across South East London, East Sussex and Kent

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  • Epilepsy Action

    Contact Contact the Events Team 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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  • Breast Cancer Now

    Contact Rebecca on 0207 025 2483

    We’re Breast Cancer Now, the UK’s largest breast cancer charity – and we’re dedicated to funding research into this devastating disease. We believe that if we all act now, by 2050, everyone who develops breast cancer will live.

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  • Pancreatic Cancer UK

    Contact Pancreatic Cancer UK on 0203 535 7090

    Pancreatic cancer is tough but we’re taking it on. We support those affected by the disease, invest in research & lobby for pancreatic cancer to have the recognition it needs.

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  • Dementia UK

    Contact Will on 0207 697 4187

    Dementia UK provides specialist dementia support for families through our Admiral Nurse service. Admiral Nurses work alongside families, giving them the one-to-one support and expert guidance they need.

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  • Sarcoma UK

    Contact the Fundraising Team on 020 7250 8271

    Run for the only cancer charity in the UK focusing on all types of sarcoma. Join Team Sarcoma to fund ground-breaking research, save lives and find a cure.

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  • Cystic Fibrosis Trust

    Contact the Events Team on 020 3795 2176

    Join Team CF and help us fight for a life unlimited by cystic fibrosis! We fund cutting-edge research, drive up standards of care and support families living with cystic fibrosis.

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  • The Brooke

    Contact Louise Cook on 020 7470 9393

    Brooke is an international animal welfare charity working to improve the lives of over 2 million working horses, donkeys, mules and the people who depend on them across Africa, Asia, Latin America and the Middle East.

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  • Worldwide Cancer Research

    Contact Matthew on 0300 777 7910

    We fund research into any kind of cancer, anywhere in the world. Join our team today to help us ensure that one day no life will be cut short by cancer.

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  • Brain Tumour Research

    Contact Sarah Day on 01908 867215

    Brain Tumour Research represents the UK’s biggest collaboration of researchers, member charities, and fundraising groups supporting long-term, sustainable research at pioneering Centres of Excellence.

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  • Rethink

    Contact Jemima Woolgar on 020 7840 3021

    At Rethink Mental Illness we believe a better life is possible for millions of people severely affected by mental illness.

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  • Bede House

    Contact Gwen Green on 0207 237 3881

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  • Bowel & Cancer Research

    Contact Alex on 020 7882 8749

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  • British Lung Foundation

    Contact the Events Team on 020 7078 7912

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  • The Children's Trust

    Contact Bryony on 01737 365018

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  • Movember Foundation

    Contact Ozzy on 020 7952 2060

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  • Parkinson's UK

    Contact Contact the Events Team on 020 7963 3914

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  • SAMH (The Scottish Association for Mental Health)

    Contact Community Fundraising Team on 0141 530 1028

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  • Walkabout Foundation

    Contact Camila Fitzgerald on 0207 581 36 80

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  • Alzheimer's Research UK

    Contact The Fundraising Team on 0300 111 5 777

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  • The Maypole Project

    Contact Phil Price on 01689851596

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  • The Institute of Cancer Research

    Contact Heather Lacey on 020 7153 5307

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  • St Joseph's Hospice

    Contact Owen Callaghan on 020 8525 6033

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  • Bowel Cancer UK

    Contact the Events Team on 020 7940 1769

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  • Blue Cross

    Contact Emma Jones on 01993 825509

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  • The Haemochromatosis Society

    Contact Deb Knight on 0303 040 1101

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  • The Brain Tumour Charity

    Contact Sarah Moore on 01252 749043

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  • Fighting Male Cancer

    Contact The Events Team on 0203 4657 293

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  • DKMS

    Contact Charlie Williams on 0208747 5637

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  • Tenovus The Cancer Charity

    Contact Mhairi Jones on 029 2076 8863

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  • Amnesty International

    Contact Jackie Pickersgill on 020 7033 1651

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  • Sarcoma UK

    Contact the Fundraising Team on 020 7250 8271

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  • Barnardos

    Contact Maddie Crowther on 0208 498 7091

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  • Women's Aid

    Contact Lily Porter on 0117 983 7133

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  • Multiple Sclerosis Trust

    Contact Jess Wright on 01462 476707

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  • Muslim Aid

    Contact Asma on 020 7377 4200

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  • RFU Injured Players Foundation

    Contact The Fundraising Team on 020 8831 7660

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  • Meningitis Now

    Contact the Events Team on 0845 120 4530

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  • Helen & Douglas House

    Contact the Events Team on 01865 799166

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  • The SMA Trust

    Contact Sarah Poole on 01608 801020

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  • Children's Cancer and Leukaemia Group

    Contact Karen on 01162 525858

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  • Brain Research Trust

    Contact Jennifer Clay on 0207 404 9982

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  • Wimbledon Guild of Social Welfare

    Contact the Events Team on 020 8946 0735

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  • Action on Hearing Loss

    Contact Jennifer Clay on 020 7296 8172

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  • British Red Cross

    Contact Contact Kerry Thomas on 0344 412 2877

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  • PKD Charity

    Contact Esther Wright on 07715 664687

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  • WWF-UK

    Contact The Events Team on 01483 426333

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  • The Footprints Foundation

    Contact Jane Tappenden on 07831 224874

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  • Muscular Dystrophy UK

    Contact the Events Team on 0207 803 4828

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  • Leuka, leading Leukaemia Research

    Contact Dani Freedland on 020 7299 0722

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  • Alzheimer's Society

    Contact The Events Team on 0330 333 0804

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  • Shooting Star CHASE

    Contact The Events Team on 01932 823118

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  • Walkabout Foundation

    Contact Camilla Fitzgerald on 0207 581 3680

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  • World Child Cancer

    Contact Lisa Fernandes on 0203 176 7892

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  • LUCY Air Ambulance

    Contact Danielle Long on 0203 096 7870

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  • Terrence Higgins Trust

    Contact The Fundraising Team on 0207 812 1665

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  • Motor Neurone Disease Association (Sales) Limited

    Contact Trudi Sadler on 01604 611834

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  • Chance to Shine

    Contact Catrioma McCormick on 020 7735 2881

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  • Cats Protection

    Contact Rebecca Worth on 01825 741 960

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  • Brain Research Trust

    Contact Jennifer Clay on 0207 404 9982

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  • Against Breast Cancer

    Contact The Team on 01235 534211

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  • VICTA – Visually Impaired Children Taking Action

    Contact Joe Ward on 01908 672 163

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  • VICTA - Visually Impaired Children Taking Action

    Contact Joe Ward on 01908 672 163

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  • Victim Support

    Contact Lucy Edmondson on 0207 268 0293

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  • Action Medical Research

    Contact The Fundraising Team on 01403 210406

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  • Muslim Aid

    Contact Asma on 020 7377 4200

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  • Brain and Spine Foundation

    Contact Contact Andrew on 0201 793 5913

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