Help raise much needed funds for charity
It increases your focus on those long winter nights and when the training gets tough it makes completing the MK Marathon even more rewarding. Every charity will offer you incentives to help you reach your fundraising goals, as well as invaluable support and advice in the lead up to, and on your big day.
Make a difference with charity fundraising
The quick and easy way to raise money for the charities you care about.
Gold Charity Partners
YOUTH SPORT TRUST
Registered charity number: 1086915
Youth Sport Trust is battling for young people’s physical, social, and emotional well-being. We equip educators and empower young people with the vision of creating a future where every child enjoys the life-changing benefits of play and sports.
Silver Charity Partners
Registered charity number: 1033626
Action4Youth is a youth charity providing positive, transformational activities that inspire 25,000 children and young people in Buckinghamshire, Milton Keynes, and surrounding counties.
We deliver a wide range of programmes including mental well-being support for vulnerable young people; anti-knife and gang crime interventions; employability programmes; leadership and life skills initiatives, plus unique outdoor and adventure learning.
Milton Keynes Food Bank
Registered charity number: 1084287
MK Food Bank is a local charity established in 2004, which provides food parcels and support to the community of Milton Keynes.
In 2023 we distributed 35,382 food parcels and this year we expect this number to rise significantly. Luckily, we have never had to turn anyone away thanks to our supportive community here in Milton Keynes.
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GRASSROOTS SUICIDE PREVENTION
Registered charity number: 1149873
In the UK, 120 people die by suicide every week. We are working to change that. We do know that suicides can be prevented with timely intervention and anyone can learn these life-saving skills. We can all reduce the stigma around suicide by campaigning for change and talking about it openly.
Bronze charity partners
Registered charity number: 1194917
At Harry’s Rainbow we provide various services designed to ensure that bereaved children are supported throughout the grieving process. Through the provision of books and resources, individually tailored memory boxes and activities that promote wellbeing by building confidence and self-esteem. By bringing these families together with others who have also suffered a bereavement can also reduce the feeling of isolation and loneliness. In Milton Keynes alone, on average 100 families suffer a loss each year, leaving 170 children to grieve alone. We are here to do our very best to make sure that doesn’t continue to happen.
Registered charity number: 270194
Willen Hospice cares for end of life patients and their families in Milton Keynes and the surrounding areas. The Hospice is run by local people for local people. We are proud to deliver calm, compassionate care in a tranquil environment, helping people to really make the most of the time they have left with their loved ones.
Registered charity number: 1138260
Ride High transforms the lives of disadvantaged children by giving them the opportunity to learn to ride and look after horses and ponies. We effect lasting change in their attitude, wellbeing, self-confidence and life prospects so they become happy, confident young people who are positively engaged in the outside world.
KATE'S HOME NURSING
Registered charity number: 1059680
Kate’s Home Nursing provides professional, compassionate, specialist nursing ‘hospice at home’ care, at a time that can often be an emotional and frightening time for patients and families alike.
Our bank of experienced Registered Nurses provide expert nursing care for people in the last stage of illness who wish to die at home. We seek to ensure the best possible pain relief and symptom control. We also provide much-needed respite for the patient’s family or carer.
Sexual Assault and Abuse Support Service Buckinghamshire and Milton Keynes
Registered charity number: 1175021
Sexual Assault and Abuse Support Service Buckinghamshire and Milton Keynes is a local charity that supports survivors of sexual and domestic violence. Over the past year, 26% more survivors of sexual and domestic abuse have reached out to us for support.
We’re working hard to meet these increasing demands and provide all survivors across Buckinghamshire and Milton Keynes free access to the high-quality support they need, including counselling, group work and advocacy.
Registered charity number: 1049740
At Connection Support our team of staff members and volunteers work alongside people to overcome life’s challenges. Why? Because our mission is to support everyone in our society to become safely and sustainably housed and live as independently as possible. To do that we provide a wide range of services that offer support with homelessness, housing support, mental health, independent living, preventing isolation, parental mentoring, refugee resettlement, and social prescribing.