If you have requested a fundraising pack from one of the event's partner charities, this should be with you soon. If you have not received your fundraising pack at least 4 weeks before the event, please contact the partner charity you have selected directly.
For over 40 years Candlelighters has supported children with cancer, and their families, throughout Yorkshire. They support families financially, provide holidays and fund staff and equipment at Leeds Children’s Hospital. Their Family Support Centre offers a variety of therapies as well as support groups to all family members.
Changing Lives is a national charity supporting over 14,500 people a year. The organisation delivers specialist services for people experiencing disadvantage in areas such as housing and homelessness, employment, women and children and addiction.
The Jane Tomlinson Appeal was established by the late Jane Tomlinson CBE. We support a wide range of charities across the North and the Midlands to improve the lives of children and the lives of people who are affected by cancer.
Macmillan Cancer Support improves the lives of people affected by cancer. We provide practical, medical, emotional and financial support and push for better cancer care. Cancer affects us all. We can all help. We are Macmillan.
York Mind works within a vision of ensuring anyone with mental health problems gets the support and respect they deserve. We deliver a range of services. Aiming to recovery from a variety of mental health problem helping our service users achieve outcomes that will progress them towards social inclusion and integration in mainstream activity.
Last year, more than 400 children and young people with life-shortening conditions, and their families, received support from Martin House Hospice Care. In addition, we supported 170 bereaved families following the death of their child. We'll be there for those that need us this year too. We want to help families from diagnosis, helping children and young people to live well and fully, offering the best possible end of life care and support to the family in bereavement. We are only able to provide this support thanks to the donations and fundraising that we receive. By running for us in the Yorkshire Marathon, you’ll be helping us to be there for those local families who really need our specialist support..
St Leonard’s Hospice is an independent charity, providing specialist palliative care and support for local people with life limiting illnesses. We have an In-patient Unit, Sunflower Centre and Hospice@Home service. In this relaxed and friendly environment, every patient is recognised and treated as an individual. With our support patients are able to enjoy the best possible quality of life. Our care also extends to support families and carers.
We provide practical help and support for patients and their families living with Cancer in York and North Yorkshire and we fund vital research and education to prevent and cure cancer in the future.
The Island offers support to 8 – 13 year-olds in York who may be struggling to cope at home, at school, or in the wider community, or who are experiencing difficult transitions in their lives. The Island Links young people with a volunteer mentor who support them too develop supportive, ongoing relationships, whilst also providing them with the undivided attention and ‘islands of space and time’ they need to increase their confidence and self-esteem, participate in worthwhile recreational activities, and move forward in their lives.
The Yorkshire Air Ambulance is an independent charity providing a lifesaving rapid response emergency service to 5 million people across the whole of Yorkshire. The service is operational seven days a week, 365 days a year. To keep both of Yorkshire's Air Ambulances maintained and in the air, the YAA needs to raise £12,000 every single day, which is the equivalent of £4.4m a year.