Charity Entries

Do Something Amazing, Run For Charity!

Many runners choose to support a favourite charity when they run the Richmond RUNFEST. If you want to be a part of this rewarding experience and fundraise for one of our charity partners, please select your charity from the list below. Your charity will be in touch with you shortly.

Mind

Contact The Events Team on 020 8215 2438 or email events@mind.org.uk

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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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Make-A-Wish Foundation® UK

Contact The Events Team on 01276 405088 or email liam.oreilly@makeawish.org.uk

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Make-A-Wish Foundation® UK has been granting magical wishes to children and young people fighting life-threatening conditions since 1986. Our wishes are truly magical and can bring so much to a child’s life, providing memories that last a lifetime for both the child and their family

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British Heart Foundation

Contact Heart Runners Support Team on 0844 477 1181 or email heartrunners@bhf.org.uk

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Run all over heart disease We’re leading the fight against heart disease by funding pioneering research but we need your help. Join our team of Heart Runners and help save lives.

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Great Ormond Street Hospital Children's Charity

Contact The Challenge Team on 02072393164 or email challenges@gosh.org

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Great Ormond Street Hospital is a place where extraordinary things happen every day, with over 263,000 patient visits each year. With your support we can continue to provide inspirational and world-class care to hundreds of children from across the UK and around the world. Being part of this life-saving team would be a phenomenal achievement, so sign up to #TeamGOSH today and join us on the start line.

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Alzheimer’s Society

Contact Running events team on 0845 306 0898 or email events@alzheimers.org.uk

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Alzheimer’s Society is the UK’s leading support and research charity for people with dementia, their families and carers. There are currently 800,000 people in the UK living with dementia and this is set to rise to 1,000,000 by 2021.

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Macmillan Cancer Support - Official Charity Partner 2017

Contact The Events Team on 0207 840 7878 or email running@macmillan.org.uk

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Join Team Macmillan today to help support people affected by cancer. We’ll give you the best experience, the biggest cheers, and the greatest reason to run!

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Cancer Research UK

Contact The Team on 0300 123 5461 or email sportsteam@cancer.org.uk

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

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Meningitis Research Foundation

Contact Esther Trackman on 01454 280415 or email esthert@meningitis.org

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Meningitis kills more children under 5 than any other infectious disease in the UK, and can permanently disable or kill within hours. Join our team you will be helping to bring a world free from meningitis and septicaemia a step closer.

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Alzheimer's Research UK

Contact Kelly Holliday on 01223 824 530 or email fundraising@alzheimersresearchuk.org

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Over 850,000 people live with the dementia in the UK. Alzheimer’s Research UK firmly believes in the power of research to create a world free from the fear, harm and heartbreak of dementia. Join our team today!

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NSPCC

Contact Running Events Team on 0203 773 9720 or email running@nspcc.org.uk

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The NSPCC is the UK's leading charity specialising in child protection and the prevention of cruelty to children.

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Breast Cancer Now

Contact The Events Team on 020 7025 2483 or email events@breastcancernow.org

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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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The Poppy Factory

Contact the Team on 020 8939 1822 or email events@poppyfactory.org

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The Poppy Factory’s vision is that no disabled veteran who would like to work is out of work. These veterans deserve practical, emotional and financial support to help them find meaningful employment.

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Target Ovarian Cancer

Contact Izzy Udoh on 020 7923 5474 or email fundraising@targetovariancancer.org.uk

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Target Ovarian Cancer is the UK’s leading ovarian cancer charity. We work to improve early diagnosis, fund life-saving research and provide much-needed support to women with ovarian cancer via our nurse-led support line, Information Standard accredited publications, face-to-face support events and our website.

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The Kew Foundation - Charity of the Year

Contact the team on 020 8332 3246 or email TeamOrchid@kew.org

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The Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew is one of the world's leading plant and fungal science and conservation organisations. Through our work we find plant-based solutions to global challenges such as biodiversity loss, food security, poverty, disease and changing climate. Run for Kew and help us to support this vital work.

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World Cancer Research Fund

Contact Priyanka Kotecha on 020 7343 4290 or email p.kotecha@wcrf.org

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We are the cancer prevention experts and champion the most authoritative scientific research on cancer prevention and survival through diet, weight and physical activity to help people reduce their cancer risk.

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My Life Films

Contact Christian on 020 89487560 or email Christian@mylifefilms.org

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My Life Films is a Richmond-based charity that uses filmmaking to improve the lives of people with dementia. We combine creativity and technology to make lasting, personal change. Winners of the ‘Charity Start-Up of Year Award”.

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Children With Cancer

Contact the Sports Team on 020 7404 0808 or email sports@childrenwithcancer.org.uk

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Children with Cancer UK is the leading national children’s charity dedicated to the fight against childhood cancer. We fund life-saving research into the causes, prevention and treatment of childhood cancer and we work to protect young lives through essential welfare programmes.

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The Victoria Foundation

Contact Lorna Votier on 020 8332 1792 or 07533 166 552 or email enquiries@thevictoriafoundation.org.uk

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The Victoria Foundation exists to provide life enhancing medical assistance through medical provision or by ensuring that those young people destined to become the future generations of doctors are not thwarted by financial restrictions.

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