28 02, 2019

Ready to run the Selsdon Half Marathon?

2019-02-28T09:53:45+00:00 February 28th, 2019|Donations, Fundraising, Support|

Looking for a great warmup for the London Marathon? Look no further than the Selsdon Half Marathon, which is being run on Saturday 23rd March 2019. Not quite ready to run the half marathon distance yet?  Put a team of three runners together – each would run a 4.36 mile leg; the Relay Trophy [...]

13 02, 2019

Threadbare grandkids get new clothes – Grandma is sewing!

2019-02-13T10:14:50+00:00 February 13th, 2019|Donations, Fundraising, Volunteers|

How far can you make a £50 ($64) donation to Reach the Children go? Trustee Kate Gibson and Uganda In Country Manager, Ronnie Kyambadde, made it all the way to the market in Kampala to stock up with material, threads, needles, zips and buttons.   Another generous donor has already bought a sewing machine for [...]

2 11, 2018

Share the day and give it away

2018-11-02T16:05:14+00:00 November 2nd, 2018|Donations, Fundraising, Support|

We are inviting friends and supporters to forego a birthday present and buy desperately needed equipment for vocational training at YOPDIDA, a school for disabled children in Kayunga, Uganda.  Reach the Children Trustee Tony Jordan has led out by example, deciding that on his birthday he would be the one to give it away. [...]

10 08, 2018

Alex Jones of Red Planet Pictures – you are a star

2018-08-10T12:48:58+00:00 August 10th, 2018|Fundraising|

Alex Jones of Red Planet Pictures you are a star, having climbed Africa’s highest mountain and raised more than £4,000 for Reach the Children UK.   More used to raising funds to finance TV drama as a Managing Director for Red Planet, Alex put out the word to family and friends to sponsor him as [...]

13 03, 2018

Alex reaches the summit!

2018-03-13T14:01:38+00:00 March 13th, 2018|Celebration, Fundraising|

Alex Jones, fundraising for Reach the Children UK, has made it to Uhuru Peak at the top of Kilimanjaro.  Well done Alex.  You can still sponsor him as a reward for his achievement by going to https://www.justgiving.com/fundraising/alexjonesclimbskilimanjaro “At lunchtime yesterday we reached Barafu Camp (4673m) which was the final camp before our summit attempt. We grabbed a [...]