I Have a Ballot Place

If you secured a ballot place in the 2017 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.

  • Bone Cancer Research Trust

    Contact The Team on 0113 258 5934

    Join #TeamBones in 2017 and help fight for life and limb. We’re the leading charity dedicated to fighting primary bone cancer but we can’t do it without you! We receive no government funding for our life-saving work, so join our team today and help save lives.

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  • The Limbless Association

    Contact Fundraising Team on 01245 216673

    The Limbless Association supports amputees and those with congenital limb loss U.K. wide, through practical advice, services and raising awareness of issues affecting the limb loss community.

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  • Action for Children

    Contact The Events Team on 0300 123 2112

    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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  • Smile Train

    Contact Team EMPOWER on 0203 805 7788

    Smile Train is an international children’s charity that provides 100%-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. Turn your miles into Smiles.

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  • National Autistic Society

    Contact The Events Team on 020 7923 5719

    We are the leading UK charity for people with autism (including Asperger syndrome) and their families. We provide information, support and pioneering services, and campaign for a better world for people with autism. Our work relies on your support, so please get involved or donate today.

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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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  • 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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  • Sudden Arrhythmic Death Syndrome - SADS UK

    Contact Sarah French on 01277 811215

    SADS UK is a cardiac charity working to prevent Sudden Death in adults and children. SADS UK supports research, raises awareness and donates heart monitors and defibrillators in the community

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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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  • 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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  • Mental Health Foundation

    Contact Matt Hickey 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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  • Hospice UK

    Contact Nicola Seager on 020 7520 8243

    We champion and support more than 200 hospices across the UK, so that they can deliver the highest quality of care to people with life limiting or terminal conditions.

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  • DKMS

    Contact Shadia Hameed on 020 8747 5620

    Many people in the UK with a blood cancer will not find a blood stem cell donor as there are not enough people registered. Join our team today.

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  • Dementia UK

    Contact The Events Team on 0207 697 4052

    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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  • Arthritis Research UK

    Contact Sports Events Team on 0300 790 0402

    Run for Arthritis Research UK and together we can overcome the pain, isolation and fatigue arthritis causes.

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  • Together For Short Lives

    Contact Zoe Thelwall on 0117 989 7820

    Together for Short Lives is the UK charity for children and young people who are expected to have short lives. Run for us and help make every moment they have precious.

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  • Asthma UK

    Contact the Events Team on 0300 222 5800

    Every day, the lives of three families are devastated by the death of a loved one to an asthma attack. Tragically, 2/3 of asthma deaths are preventable. Asthma UK’s mission is to stop asthma attacks and cure asthma.

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  • Sarcoma

    Contact The Fundraising Team on 020 7250 8271

    Join #teamsarcoma for the Virgin Money London Marathon

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  • Breast Cancer Now

    Contact The Events Team on 0333 20 70 300

    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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  • Bowel & Cancer Research

    Contact Amy on 020 7882 8749

    Bowel & Cancer Research specialises in research into bowel cancer & other bowel diseases, plus awareness. Run for us in the 2017 Virgin Money London Marathon

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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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  • St Christopher's Hospice

    Contact Leo Thon on 020 8768 4575

    At St Christopher's Hospice we provide skilled and compassionate care for more than 3,300 people across South London every year and our education services benefit healthcare professionals worldwide.

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  • CLIC Sargent

    Contact the Running Team on 0845 602 4770

    When cancer strikes young lives CLIC Sargent helps families limit the damage cancer causes beyond their health. We provide specialist support, to help and guide each young cancer patient and their family. We will fight tirelessly for them, individually, locally and nationally, so that they can focus on the important things.

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  • St John Ambulance

    Contact Emma Madray 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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  • 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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  • Rays of Sunshine Children’s Charity

    Contact Sarah Squires on 020 8782 1171

    Rays of Sunshine grants wishes for seriously ill children across the UK. We believe that every child deserves to experience happiness & put their illness on hold - even just for one day.

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  • Epilepsy Society

    Contact Ben O’Keefe on 01494 601402

    Epilepsy Society is the UK’s leading provider of epilepsy services. Through our cutting edge research, awareness campaigns, information resources and expert care, we work for everyone affected by epilepsy in the UK.

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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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  • Worldwide Cancer Research

    Contact Rebecca Drinkwater on 07715 074305

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

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  • The Eve Appeal

    Contact Rosa Frisso on 020 7605 0103

    Every day in the UK 55 women are diagnosed with a gynaecological cancer and 21 will die! The Eve Appeal is determined to change this by funding life-saving research into preventing these cancers and diagnosing them earlier. Join our team today and help us to fight women’s cancers

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  • RSPCA

    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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  • 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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  • 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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  • CHICKS Children’s Charity

    Contact Regional Fundraiser on 01822 811020

    CHICKS provides free week-long respite breaks for disadvantaged children aged 8-15 living in the UK, giving them the chance to make positive childhood memories and boost their confidence.

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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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  • Acorns Children's Hospice

    Contact The Events Team on 01564 825000

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  • Crohn's and 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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  • Brooke

    Contact Community Team on 020 7470 9393

    The Brooke is an international animal welfare organisation dedicated to improving the lives of working horses, donkeys and mules, through veterinary treatment and community programmes, in the poorest parts of the world.

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  • Marie Curie

    Contact London Events on 0845 052 4184

    Marie Curie 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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  • 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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  • Prostate Cancer Research Centre

    Contact Ellen Whatmore on 020 7848 7546

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  • Children with Cancer UK

    Contact Emily or Yvonne 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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  • SPARKS

    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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  • Bliss - The Premature Baby Charity

    Contact Charlotte Jones on 020 7378 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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  • Sudden Arrhythmic Death Syndrome - SADS UK

    Contact Sarah French on 01277 811215

    SADS UK is a cardiac charity working to prevent Sudden Death in adults and children. SADS UK supports research, raises awareness and donates heart monitors and defibrillators in the community

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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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  • Bloodwise

    Contact the sports team on 020 7269 9001

    Bloodwise is the only UK charity solely dedicated to research into blood cancers, including leukaemia, lymphoma and myeloma.

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  • Rainbow Trust Children's Charity

    Contact The Team on 01372 220022

    We support families who have a seriously ill child, offering tailored support to the whole family. A lack of funding means we’re only able to support a third of families that could use our help.

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  • WellChild

    Contact The Events Team on 01242 530007

    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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  • Make a Wish Foundation UK

    Contact the Running Team on 01276 405040

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

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  • Momentum

    Contact The Events Team on 020 8974 5931

    Momentum supports children - and their families - in Surrey and SW London, who are diagnosed with cancer or a life-limiting condition. We also work with local hospitals to improve the healing environment for children undergoing treatment.

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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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  • 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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  • The National Brain Appeal

    Contact Brooke Parsons on 020 3448 4724

    The National Brain Appeal raises funds for The National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery, Queen Square – one of the world’s leading centres for the diagnosis, treatment and care of patients with neurological and neuromuscular conditions. These include stroke, multiple sclerosis (MS), brain cancer, epilepsy, Parkinson’s disease, Prion disease, and head injury.

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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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  • 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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  • Cure Parkinson's Trust

    Contact Lottie on 0207 487 3892

    Take part in the biggest and most iconic marathon in the world and raise money for Cure Parkinson’s!

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  • Alzheimer's Society

    Contact Contact The Events Team on 0330 333 0804

    Through research, care and support, we improve lives of people affected by dementia, their families and carers. We lead the fight against dementia. And demand a world without it.

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  • MS Society

    Contact MS Running Team on 0300 500 8084

    The MS Society is the leading UK charity striving to beat multiple sclerosis; we invest in world-class research and offer vital support to those affected. With your support, we believe in a future where we can stop MS in its tracks.

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  • Brain Tumour Research

    Contact Sarah on 01908 867200

    Join the Brain Tumour Research team for one of the most iconic running events in the world.

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  • Maggie's

    Contact Ben Collins on 0207 386 3502

    Maggie’s provides free practical, emotional and social support to people with cancer and their family and friends, offering a programme of support that has been shown to strengthen physical and emotional wellbeing.

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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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  • 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 to families and help train doctors and nurses.

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  • Alzheimer's Society

    Contact Contact The Events Team on 0330 333 0804

    There are currently 850,000 people living with dementia in the UK. We are the UK’s leading dementia support and research charity for people living with dementia, their families and carers.

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  • Mind

    Contact the Events Team on 0871 872 1144

    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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  • 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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  • British Red Cross

    Contact Kerry Thomas on 0344 412 2877

    The British Red Cross helps people in crisis, whoever and wherever they are. We enable vulnerable people at home and overseas to prepare for and respond to emergencies in their own communities. And when the crisis is over, we help people recover and move on with their lives.

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  • The Salvation Army

    Contact The Events Team on 020 7367 4824

    Join our fight against Human Trafficking by running for The Salvation Army. We offer incentives to our top fundraisers including top quality running trainers and a ski holiday for two!

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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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  • Special Olympics Great Britain

    Contact The Fundraising Team on 020 7375 7622

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  • The Rooprai Spinal Trust

    Contact Andrew Uttridge on 01438 226365

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  • Muslim Aid

    Contact Asma on 020 7377 4200

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  • The Donna Louise Children's Hospice

    Contact Hannah Ward-Salt on 01782 654440

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  • Chance to Shine

    Contact Claire Hall on 07920 878290

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  • Action on Hearing Loss

    Contact Jennifer Clay on 020 7296 8172

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  • Sue Ryder

    Contact The Events Team on 0207 554 5958

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  • Missing People

    Contact Daniel Magson on 020 8392 4575

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  • Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham Charity

    Contact Laura Power on 0121 371 4852

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  • ellenor

    Contact Kirsty Doubleday on 01474 320007

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  • Women's Aid

    Contact Faye Connelly on 0117 915 7451

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  • Blue Cross

    Contact Emma Jones on 01993 825509

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  • Terrence Higgins Trust

    Contact The Fundraising Team on 0207 812 1665

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  • Walkabout Foundation

    Contact Izzy on 020 5581 3680

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  • Muscular Dystrophy UK

    Contact The Events Team on 0207 803 4828

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  • DKMS

    Contact The Fundraising Team on 020 8747 5620

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  • WWF-UK

    Contact The Events Team on 01483 426333

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  • St Joseph's Hospice

    Contact Anna Lee on 020 8525 6033

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  • Children's Cancer & Leukaemia Group

    Contact Karen Napier on 0116 249 4482

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  • Wimbledon Guild of Social Welfare

    Contact Barbara Ruivo on 020 8739 292

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  • Parkinson's UK

    Contact the Events Team on 020 7932 1347

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  • Victim Support

    Contact Jan Vallance on 07506 729450

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  • Barnardo's

    Contact Maddie on 020 8498 7091

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  • British Lung Foundation

    Contact The Events Team on 020 7078 7912

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  • St Raphael's Hospice

    Contact Emily Nicholls on 020 8254 2463

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  • Tenovus Cancer Care

    Contact The Running & Challenge Events Team on 029 2076 8860

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  • Victim Support

    Contact Fundraising Team on 020 7268 0293

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  • RFU Injured Players Foundation

    Contact The Fundraising Team on 020 8831 7660

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  • VICTA – Visually Impaired Children Taking Action

    Contact Joe Ward on 01908 672 163

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  • World Child Cancer

    Contact Lisa Fernandes on 0203 176 7892

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  • The Gorilla Organization

    Contact Chris Perrin on 0207 916 4974

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  • Magen David Adom

    Contact Luke Hanns on 020 8201 5900

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  • Bowel Cancer UK

    Contact The Events Team on 020 7940 1769

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  • Fighting Male Cancer

    Contact Events Team on 0203 4657 293

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  • The SMA Trust

    Contact Sarah Poole on 01789801155

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  • Against Breast Cancer

    Contact The Team on 01235 534211

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  • Brain Research Trust

    Contact Laura McLellan on 020 7492 0391

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  • Motor Neurone Disease Association

    Contact Stuart Town on 01604 611866

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  • World Cancer Research Fund

    Contact Marie Elves on 0207 343 4290

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  • The Institute of Cancer Research

    Contact Judith Spevock on 020 7153 5307

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  • The Footprints Foundation

    Contact Jane Tappenden on 07831 224874

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  • Meningitis Now

    Contact the Events Team on 0845 120 4530

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  • Birmingham St Mary's Hospice

    Contact Lucy Watkins on 0121 472 1191

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  • Caudwell Children

    Contact Challenges Team on 01782 600435

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  • Brain and Spine Foundation

    Contact Katherine Hannah on 020 7793 5913

    helping people affected by brain and spine conditions

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  • Francis House Children's Hospice

    Contact Emma Rapley on 0161 443 2200

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