I Have a Ballot Place

If you secure a ballot place in the 2019 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.

  • Macmillan Cancer Support

    Contact The Team on 0300 1000 200

    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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  • Pancreatic Cancer Research Fund

    Contact Maggie on 020 8360 1119

    We’re the only national charity dedicated solely to pancreatic cancer research. Whilst small in size, our ambition and determination are huge: researching the cancer with one of the worst survival rates to ensure more people survive.

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  • The Lily Foundation

    Contact Liz Curtis on 07947 257 247

    The Lily Foundation is the UK's leading charity dedicated to fighting mitochondrial disease. Our mission is to support people whose lives are affected by the condition, raise awareness and fund research into its prevention, diagnosis and treatment.

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  • Children with Cancer UK

    Contact The Sports Team on 020 7430 7788

    Our vision is a world where every child diagnosed with cancer gets to ring their end of cancer treatment bell.

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  • Penny Appeal

    Contact Haroon Mota on 07714249215

    Penny Appeal is an international & domestic 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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  • 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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  • Cystic Fibrosis Trust

    Contact the Events Team on 0203 795 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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  • Demelza Hospice Care for Children

    Contact Kirsty Doubleday on 01795 845191

    Demelza is a children’s hospice charity in the south east of the UK, providing vital care to families across East Sussex, Kent and South East London.

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  • Lymphoma Action

    Contact Adele Matthews on 01296 619413

    Lymphoma Action is the UK’s only charity dedicated to lymphoma. For over 30 years we’ve been providing trusted information and support to anyone affected by lymphatic cancer.

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  • Epilepsy Society

    Contact Katrina Jones on 01494 601414

    Epilepsy Society is the UKs leading medical epilepsy charity. Our vision is to make possible a future where epilepsy will be treated effectively, cured and potentially prevented

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  • Marie Curie

    Contact The 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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  • MS Society

    Contact The Events Team on 0300 500 8084

    We’re the MS Society. Whether you have MS, or care about someone who does, our community is here for you. Together, we are strong enough to stop MS.

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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 200 hospices across the UK to deliver and grow outstanding hospice care for adults and children.

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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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  • MQ: Transforming Mental Health

    Contact Events Team on 0300 030 8100

    Join MQ at the London Marathon to help us transform mental health for everyone living with a mental illness, and for their friends and families.

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  • Maggie's

    Contact Helen Muir on 0300 123 1801

    Maggie’s Centres are built on the grounds of NHS Hospitals and offer free support to people affected by cancer and their family and friends, in a warm and homely environment.

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  • The Salvation Army

    Contact The Salvation Army Events Team on 020 7367 4819

    By running for The Salvation Army you will help us to provide practical help and support for some of the UK’s most isolated, lonely, and marginalised people and communities. You will literally transform lives. Come join us…

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  • Operation Smile UK

    Contact the Community Fundraising Team on 020 3475 5126

    Operation Smile is an international medical charity, whose global network of medical volunteers are dedicated to helping improve the lives of children with cleft conditions worldwide, providing vital free surgeries.

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  • Bloodwise

    Contact Fraser Moir on 020 7504 2200

    We’re the UK’s biggest blood cancer charity. We’re here to beat blood cancer.

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  • Smile Train

    Contact Jonathan on 020 3805 7788

    An international children’s charity that provides free cleft repair surgery and comprehensive cleft care to children in 85+ developing countries. Our sustainable model empowers local doctors to provide cleft care in their own communities.

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  • NSPCC

    Contact the 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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  • The National Brain Appeal

    Contact Alexis Gebbie on 020 3448 3324

    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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  • Stroke Association

    Contact the Supporter Care Team on 0300 3300 740

    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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  • Make-A-Wish Foundation UK

    Contact the Challenge Events Team on 01276 40 50 89

    Be a Wish Hero in 2019. Together, we will create life-changing wishes for children with critical illnesses.

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  • Dogs Trust

    Contact Community Fundraising Team on 020 7837 0006

    Dogs Trust is the largest dog welfare charity in the UK. Working towards a day where a healthy dog is ever put down for want of a loving home.

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  • The Cure Parkinson's Trust

    Contact George Lee on 0207 487 3892

    The Cure Parkinson’s Trust is the only organisation in the UK solely dedicated to finding a cure for Parkinson’s. Help us to fund research which will deliver treatments to slow, stop or reverse Parkinson’s.

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  • Rethink Mental Illness

    Contact Jemima Woolgar on 020 7840 3021

    Rethink Mental Illness has over 40 years’ experience of supporting people severely affected by mental illness. Tens of thousands of people rely on us every year to help them get through crises, live independently and realise they are not alone.

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  • Action on Hearing loss

    Contact Katie Ruckert on 0203 227 6177

    We are the largest charity in the UK supporting people affected by hearing loss – and you can help us to fund the research, provide practical and emotional support to all those living with this life-changing condition.

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  • Saint Francis Hospice

    Contact Saint Francis Hospice on 01708 753319

    Saint Francis Hospice is an adult hospice, providing care and support to individuals with a life-limiting illness, as well as their carers and family members, completely free of charge.

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  • Brain Research UK

    Contact Jennifer Clay on 020 7404 9982

    If our brain breaks down, we break down. We fund the best research to discover the causes, develop new treatments and improve the lives of those affected by neurological conditions.

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  • Dementia Revolution

    Contact the Dementia Revolution Team on 0203 476 7094

    Join the Charity of the Year for 2019 and stand side-by-side with Alzheimer’s Society and Alzheimer’s Research UK at the start line, leading the charge towards a cure.

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  • Beating Bowel Cancer and Bowel Cancer UK

    Contact the Events Team on 020 8973 0000

    Bowel Cancer UK is determined to save lives and improve the quality of life of everyone affected by bowel cancer by championing early diagnosis and access to best treatment and care.

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  • Francis House Children's Hospice

    Contact Julie Williams 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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  • Bone Cancer Research Trust

    Contact Amy Scorer on 01132 585 934

    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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  • The Eve Appeal

    Contact Rosa Frisso on 020 7605 0103

    The Eve Appeal is the only national charity raising awareness and funding research into the five gynaecological cancers. In the UK over 21,000 women are diagnosed annually with a gynaecological cancer and some 7,700 die. Join #TeamEve and helps us to change these shocking statistics.

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  • Pancreatic Cancer UK

    Contact the events team on the events team

    Pancreatic cancer is the toughest cancer to diagnose, treat and survive. We support those affected by the disease, invest in ground breaking research & lobby for greater recognition of pancreatic cancer.

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  • Brain Research UK

    Contact Jennifer Clay on 020 7404 9982

    If our brain breaks down, we break down. We fund the best research to discover the causes, develop new treatments and improve the lives of those affected by neurological conditions.

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  • The Lullaby Trust

    Contact Anna Thomas on 0207 802 3201

    The Lullaby Trust is dedicated to protecting babies and their families from Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS). 4 babies a week still die suddenly and unexpectedly, and we offer bereavement support to all those who suffer this tragedy and fund vital research.

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  • Save the Children

    Contact Grace 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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  • 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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  • Save the Children

    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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  • 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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  • WellChild

    Contact Mel Parker on 01242 530007

    WellChild is the national charity giving seriously ill children the best chance to thrive - at home with their families.

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  • Brooke

    Contact Louise Cooke 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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  • Starlight Children’s Foundation

    Contact Rachel Marsh on 0207 262 2881 ext: #272

    Starlight brightens the lives of seriously and terminally ill children by granting wishes-of-a-lifetime and providing fun, laughter and entertainment to children in hospitals and hospices across the UK.

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  • Momentum Children’s Charity

    Contact Annabel Miller on 020 8974 5931

    We support families in Surrey and SW London, whose children are diagnosed with cancer or life-limiting conditions. We also work with hospitals to improve the environment for children undergoing treatment.

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  • Battersea Dogs & Cats Home

    Contact the Events Team on 0207 627 9327

    We aim never to turn away a dog or cat, caring for them no matter how long it takes. We are determined to create lasting changes for animals in our society.

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  • The Gurkha Welfare Trust

    Contact Georgia Oliver on 01722 343 112

    We enable Gurkha veterans, their families and their wider communities to live their lives with dignity in Nepal. We achieve this primarily through the provision of financial, medical and development aid.

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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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  • 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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  • National Autistic Society

    Contact our Events Team on 0808 800 1050

    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

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  • Dementia Revolution

    Contact the Dementia Revolution Team on 0203 476 7094

    Join the Charity of the Year for 2019 and stand side-by-side with Alzheimer’s Society and Alzheimer’s Research UK at the start line, leading the charge towards a cure.

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  • ABF The Soldiers' Charity

    Contact Wiola Michalek on 02079018913

    At ABF The Soldiers’ Charity we give a lifetime of support to soldiers and veterans from the British Army, and their immediate families, when they are in need.

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  • The Eve Appeal

    Contact Rosa Frisso on 020 7605 0103

    The Eve Appeal is the only national charity raising awareness and funding research into the five gynaecological cancers. In the UK over 21,000 women are diagnosed annually with a gynaecological cancer and some 7,700 die. Join #TeamEve and helps us to change these shocking statistics.

    Find out more information

  • 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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  • Orchid, Fighting Male Cancer

    Contact Charlie Bartlett on 020 3745 7317

    We are the leaders in supporting all those with a male cancer diagnosis

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  • CLIC Sargent

    Contact Laura Mayes on 01173 112623

    Today, 12 more children and young people will hear the devastating news that they have cancer. From diagnosis, CLIC Sargent’s specialist care teams will step in, ready to help, support and guide.

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  • Dementia Revolution

    Contact the Dementia Revolution Team on 0203 476 7094

    Join the Charity of the Year for 2019 and stand side-by-side with Alzheimer’s Society and Alzheimer’s Research UK at the start line, leading the charge towards a cure.

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  • Solving Kids’ Cancer

    Contact Emma Kreeger on 0207 250 8612

    Solving Kids’ Cancer fights for a future where no child dies of neuroblastoma or suffers through treatment. We fund ground-breaking research, advocate for improved care, and support families practically and emotionally.

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  • Evelina London Children’s Hospital

    Contact Emily Simms on 020 7848 7698

    Raise vital funds for Evelina London Children's Hospital by taking part in one of the UK's most iconic sporting events!

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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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  • 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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  • Bowel Cancer UK and Beating Bowel Cancer

    Contact the Events Team on 020 7940 1769

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  • Children's Cancer and Leukaemia Group

    Contact Karen Napier or Becky Charlton on 0116 252 5858

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  • Motor Neurone Disease Association

    Contact Stephanie Steward on 01604 611 761

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  • St Raphael's Hospice

    Contact Lucia Heard on 020 8254 2465

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  • Cancer Research UK

    Contact The Sports Team on 0300 123 5461

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  • Brain & Spine Foundation

    Contact Alice Hargreaves on 020 3096 7879

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  • Women's Aid

    Contact Lily Porter on 0117 983 7133

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  • SAMH

    Contact Chloe Watson on 0141 530 1028

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  • Above & Beyond

    Contact Amy Barnard-Smith on 01173700485

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  • Blue Cross

    Contact Gina Davies on 0300 777 1974

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  • Sarcoma UK

    Contact the Fundraising Team on 020 7250 8271

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  • Brain Research UK

    Contact Jennifer Clay on 020 7404 9982

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  • Dogs Trust

    Contact Community Fundraising Team on 020 7837 0006

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  • RFU - Injured Players Foundation

    Contact the Events & Fundraising Team on 020 8831 7660

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  • Bowel & Cancer Research

    Contact Alex on 020 7882 8749

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  • Target Ovarian Cancer

    Contact the Fundraising Team on 0207 923 5474

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  • Rett UK

    Contact Donna Tinch on 01582 798 910

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  • Lucy Air Ambulance for Children

    Contact Rebecca Wilson on 020 3096 7870

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  • MACS (Microphthalmia, Anophthalmia & Coloboma Support)

    Contact The Events Team on 07734954976

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  • The Mix

    Contact Kharishma Ballucksingh on 02070092526

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  • The Maypole Project

    Contact Emma Norris on 01689 851596

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  • PKD Charity

    Contact Kelly Oakes on 07715 664687

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  • Dementia Revolution

    Contact the Dementia Revolution Team on 0203 476 7094

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  • The Brain Tumour Charity

    Contact Sarah Moore on 01252 237 867

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  • British Red Cross

    Contact the Events Team on 0344 412 2877

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  • Birmingham St Mary's Hospice

    Contact Lucy Watkins on 0121 472 1191

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  • Birmingham St Mary's Hospice

    Contact Lucy Watkins on 0121 472 1191

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  • Dementia Revolution

    Contact the Dementia Revolution Team on 0203 476 7094

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  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy UK

    Contact Caroline Dolan on 01789 290272

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  • Dementia Revolution

    Contact the Dementia Revolution Team on 0203 476 7094

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  • The Children's Trust

    Contact Bryony Eida on 01737 365018

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  • Walkabout Foundation UK

    Contact Camilla Fitzgerald on 0207 581 3680

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  • VICTA

    Contact Joe Ward on 01908 672 163

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  • Chance to Shine

    Contact Catriona McCormick on 07876816196

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  • Muscular Dystrophy UK

    Contact Rory Criddle on 0207 803 4828

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  • Parkinson's UK

    Contact Beccy Rae on 020 7963 3949

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  • Bede House Association

    Contact Gwen Green on 0207 237 3881

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  • The Institute of Cancer Research

    Contact the ICR Sports team on 020 7153 5397

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  • Epilepsy Action

    Contact Xanthe Hopkinson on 0113 210 8821

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  • The Connection at St Martin-in-the-Fields

    Contact Emily Beahan on 020 766 5555

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  • YHA

    Contact Paul Cody on 07908 788 874

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  • WWF-UK

    Contact the WWF Events Team on 01483 412363

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  • Leuka

    Contact Simona Abis (Community & Events Fundraiser) on 0207 2990722

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  • The Brain Tumour Charity

    Contact Sarah Moore on 01252 237867

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  • Action Medical Research

    Contact SABRINA GANT on 01403 327444

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  • Marie Curie

    Contact The Events Team on 0845 052 4184

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  • Brain Research UK

    Contact Jennifer Clay on 020 7404 9982

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  • MS Trust

    Contact Jess Wright on 01462 476707

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  • Terrence Higgins trust

    Contact Tom on 020 7812 1665

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  • Royal Manchester Children’s Hospital Charity

    Contact Josh Hughff on 0161 276 4522

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  • Noah’s Ark Children’s Hospice

    Contact James Titley on 020 8449 8877

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  • Breast Cancer Now

    Contact Rebecca on 0207 025 2483

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  • Birmingham Children’s Hospital Charity

    Contact The Events Team on 0121 333 8506

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  • Leukaemia Care

    Contact the Events Team on 01905 755977

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  • Meningitis Now

    Contact Kirsty Owen-Hayward on 01453 769021

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  • Pancreatic Cancer Action

    Contact our Marathon Team on 0303 040 1770

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  • Unicef UK

    Contact Michelle Pit on 020 375 6033

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  • Pilgrims Hospice

    Contact Robert Grew (Event Fundraiser) on 01227 812609

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  • Stonewall

    Contact The Team on 020 7593 3477

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  • British Lung Foundation

    Contact Paul Nanson on 020 7078 7912

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  • Cats Protection

    Contact Rebecca Worth on 01825 741 960

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  • The Leukaemia & Intensive Chemotherapy Fund (LINC)

    Contact Dr Gill Rouse on 0300 422 4422

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