Barnardo’s is one of the UK’s leading children’s charities and the charity partner of the Cardiff Half Marathon. This year we need your support more than ever to help realise Dr Barnardo’s vision of a world where no child is turned away from the help they need. Register now via the Cardiff Half Marathon website and select the ‘Barnardo’s Fundraiser’ entry option on the registration form. Already registered? Please let us know you want to run for us by getting in touch.
Contact Katie Moore: call 0208 498 7091 or email email@example.com
Running for Barnardo’s: click here to learn more about running for Barnardo’s.
Join Team Macmillan and help make a difference to the 2.5 million people living with cancer in the UK today. In return we’ll make sure your Cardiff Half is one to remember!
There’s no entry fee for a charity place, just a pledge to raise £175. If you already have your place in the race, we just ask to raise as much as you possibly can!
Click here to learn more about running for Macmillan or click here to register for a free space (use the discount code MACMILLAN17 at the checkout to claim).
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Run for a world without dementia. 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.
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. Let’s take on dementia together. Join our team and run for a world without dementia.
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We’re the only ones fighting over 200 cancers – including the 1 that matters most to you. Every step we make towards beating cancer relies on every pound, and every runner. Thanks to our amazing supporters survival rates across all forms of cancer have doubled in the last 40 years, but we can’t stop there. With you on board, we can speed up this progress and see three quarters of patients surviving within the next 20 years.
Contact: The sports team on 0300 123 5461 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Run for Cardiff University research into cancer, mental health and neuroscience. 100% of the money you raise will go directly to Cardiff University’s world-leading research where our scientists are tackling illnesses which represent some of society’s greatest challenges. Research is where the change begins – help fight these devastating diseases.
By supporting Cardiff University, you’re helping to save, change and enrich lives in Wales and beyond.
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We won’t give up until everyone experiencing a mental health problem gets support and respect. We provide advice and support to empower anyone experiencing a mental health problem. We campaign to improve services, raise awareness and promote understanding. Are you up for a challenge this year? We’d love you on our team for 2017!
Read more about running for Mind: Click Here
Join the team: Click Here Contact: Email or call 029 2034 6580
We support the Noah’s Ark Children’s Hospital for Wales in providing world class care, helping to ensure the best outcome and experience possible for children and their families. Work hand in hand with the NHS, our charity provides funding for the most up to date equipment and facilities. We also fund support services for families like the much loved play specialist team. In late 2016, we launched the Tiny Lives Appeal to raise £1 million for the neonatal unit at the University Hospital of Wales.
Elin’s Story: Read More Contact: Email or call 02921 847 310.
YMCA Cardiff makes a positive difference in two distinct areas: Housing & Homelessness, and Youth/Community. We provide 45,000 bed nights of supported accommodation for the homeless every year, and opportunities for sustainable resettlement in the community. We also help those furthest from the labour market into work through volunteering and training opportunities to break the cycle of homelessness and poverty.
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Contact: Email or call 02920 466 381
Wales Air Ambulance is an all Wales charity providing emergency air cover 365 days a year. We rely entirely on donations to raise over £6.5 million each year to keep our helicopters flying.
Learn more about Wales Air Ambulance: Click Here
Case Study: Click here to read about the Alfie’s Angels who ran for Wales Air Ambulance in 2016
Contact: Email or call 07583 941 287
George Thomas Hospice Care is Cardiff’s local Hospice. We support over 1,000 patients and their families each year. We need to raise around £1M each year to ensure we never have to turn a patient away.
Contact: Email or call 02920 524 150
Learn More: www.gthc.org.uk
We work with people who share our commitment to changing the world for people affected by stroke – stroke survivors and their families, decision makers, researchers and medics as well as our supporters.
Together we will conquer stroke. We believe that stroke can and should be prevented, and we believe in the power of research to save lives.
Contact: Email or call 02920524411
Cardiff & Vale Health Charity is the official charity of the Cardiff and Vale University Health Board. We support work and projects that are over and above NHS funding. We manage over 300 funds for equipment, research, treatment and patient care. You could make a difference to: paediatric intensive care, stroke services, orthopaedics, emergency medicine, maternity, neurology, cancer services, breast care, spinal injury, cystic fibrosis, cardiac medicine, leukaemia, rehabilitation services… the list goes on!
Contact: Email or call 029 2184 1802
The Cystic Fibrosis Trust is the only UK-wide charity dedicated to fighting for a life unlimited by cystic fibrosis for everyone living with the condition. We are investing in cutting edge research, supporting clinical care, and campaigning tirelessly on the issues that matter, but we need your help.
Join Team CF: Learn More
Contact: Email or call 0203 795 2176
We’re the MS Society – a community of people living with MS, scientists, campaigners, volunteers and fundraisers. We understand what life’s like with MS, and we support each other through the highs, lows and everything in between. Run for people affected by MS and help drive research into more – and better – treatments. For everyone.
Together, we are strong enough to stop MS.
Please contact us for a fundraising pack and free running vest.
Marie Curie is there for people living with any terminal illness, and their families. Offering expert care, guidance and support to help them get the most from the time they have left.
Contact: Email or call 0845 052 4184
Age Cymru offers a free information and advice service, organises a wide range of healthy ageing activities, provides practical support to help older people survive the cold winter months, enables older people to have a voice in decision making processes and campaigns for the rights of older people. Age Cymru was formed from the merger of Age Concern Cymru and Help the Aged in Wales during 2009.
Contact: Email or call 029 2043 1555
Tenovus Cancer Care bring practical advice, emotional support and treatment to where it matters most; the heart of the community. We help cancer patients and their loved ones cope, and through our vital research, we offer hope. We’re the leading cancer charity in Wales and, whenever you need us, we’re here.
Learn more: www.tenovuscancercare.org.uk
Contact: Email or call 029 2076 8863
Prostate Cymru fights for improvements in men’s prostate health care, 2547 Welsh men are diagnosed and 550 die each year from the disease. Prostate Cymru is a fast moving, driven charity, over the last decade we have held many events to improve equipment, train staff and raise the nations understanding.
Contact: Email or call 02920 340 029
Bobath Children’s Therapy Centre Wales based in Cardiff is a registered charity that provides specialist Bobath therapy to over 570 children from all over Wales who have cerebral palsy. We know that there are an estimated 1800 children in Wales who have cerebral palsy. Cerebral palsy is caused by damage to a baby or young child’s brain. This affects a child’s ability to move and develop in the normal way and each child is affected differently.
Contact: Email or call 02920 522 600