Charities

Man embarking on mammoth challenge asks Devon community for help 

A man undertaking a mammoth ten-week charity challenge will, between 13th and 17th August, be travelling through different towns in Devon, including Sidmouth, Newton Abbot and Plymouth. His estimated time of arrival each day is 3.00pm.

Former armed forces skiing and mountain craft trainer, David Sullivan, 58, from Surrey, began The World’s Longest Golf Hole challenge on 11th June....

Devon Air Ambulance makes a plea for your pre-loved items to support the service

Throughout the pandemic, Devon Air Ambulance (DAA) shops have exceeded the minimum level of Covid-Safe precautions recommended by the Government and have achieved an even higher level of protection to ensure the safety of their staff, volunteers and customers.

Now, following the most recent lifting of restrictions, the charity's 19 shops, although they remain cautious, are fully open...

Diabetes UK looking for swimmers in Devon to make a splash in charity challenge

People from Devon are being invited to dive into a sponsored swimming challenge and raise vital funds for Diabetes UK.

Swim22 runs between 22 July and 22 October and involves swimming a total of 22 miles – the equivalent of crossing the English Channel. Participants can take on the challenge at their own pace, accumulating the miles across the course of the 12 weeks.

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Thousands of meals help locals across the South West

Around 52,000 meals have been donated to families and individuals in need across the South West thanks to members of a regional co-operative.

Southern Co-op is saying thank you to its members and customers who have used its food or funeral services and enabled funds to be donated to FareShare South West. The total donated to the charity is currently more than £19,000.

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From Topsham to Tokyo – the BHS Devon committee with a big Olympic goal

The British Horse Society (BHS) are calling for horse riders in Devon to saddle up and take part in a unique fundraising challenge. The “Olympic Rideathon” aims to clock up enough miles to get from Topsham to Tokyo, raising money for safe off-road riding routes for Devon’s equestrians.

As part of the annual Ride Out UK (ROUK) campaign, the BHS Devon committee are encouraging people...

Builders bums needed for charity calendar!

Tradespeople from across the South West are being invited to nominate themselves and their bottoms for inclusion in RGB Building Supplies’ Builders Bums 2022 charity calendar, which will be sold in aid of Cornwall Mind, Devon Mind and Mind in Somerset.

RGB would like to include men and women in the trade from across the region who will be photographed doing their job, but showing a...

Diabetes UK invites Devon residents to sign up to summer steps challenge

People in Devon are being invited to step it up this summer and raise vital funds for Diabetes UK. The One Million Step Challenge is ideal for anyone who rediscovered their love of walking in the great outdoors during the pandemic, or anyone looking for a way to get more active as lockdown restrictions are eased. The challenge is simple – you take one million steps over the course of three...

Devon woman living with a brain tumour planning a swimming floral fundraiser to help find a cure

A woman living with life-changing consequences after being diagnosed with a brain tumour is planning to take part in a charity floral fundraiser while sea swimming.

Heather Turner, 49, from Brixham was 24 when she was diagnosed with an acoustic neuroma , a low-grade brain tumour. Following surgery, during which she nearly died and suffered severe nerve damage, she has been left with...

RGB selects Devon Mind as its chosen charity

RGB Building Supplies has selected mental health organisation Devon Mind as its chosen charity. Over the next 12 months, the builders merchant will be organising various fundraising events to raise money for this worthy cause.

Information from Mind indicates that one in four people will experience a mental health problem each year in England, and  one in six people report experiencing...

Anthony Nolan thanks Plymouth student volunteers for their incredible lifesaving year

Leading blood cancer charity Anthony Nolan is saying thank you to students from 40 UK university ‘Marrow’ societies, who have recruited over 1,000 students to its stem cell donor register, and raised £26,293 this academic year, despite the cancellation of almost all events due to the pandemic.

‘Marrow’ is the name given to Anthony Nolan’s network of student volunteer groups. Over the...

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