funding vital research
We’re on a mission to save and change children’s lives through medical research, developing treatments, vaccinations and cures.
Whilst the world is turned upside down by COVID-19, sick and disabled children still need our help, now and always, to develop treatments, vaccinations and cures that could save lives. Please support our vital work to save and change children's lives.
Some women experience complications during pregnancy which can involve the mother’s health, the baby’s health or both.
In the UK almost 4,000 children and young people under 25 are diagnosed with cancer every year. We are funding research to try and improve the chances and treatment for children with brain tumours and cancer.
Around 2,000 babies are diagnosed with cerebral palsy every year in the UK. Action is determined to help, which is why we’re funding vital research into cerebral palsy that might one day provide answers.
London to Paris
14 - 18 July 2021
Join a road-racing legend on Europe's greatest cycling adventure
Spend four days travelling from capital to capital on this bucket-list challenge. We'll take care of everything so all you need to do is turn up, ride and make memories to last a lifetime. With a special guest rider, British former pro-cyclist, Sean Yates.
With cycling challenges both in the UK and abroad, there's definitely a challenge waiting for you. From beginners to the very experienced and with routes ranging 20 miles to hundreds of miles, come and join us in the fight for little lives.
Whether you’re looking for your first challenge or you’re a seasoned runner we’ve got an event for you. We have places in the world’s greatest and best-known events and races.
Trek for charity with Action Medical Research. We have led charity treks for many years to some of the world’s greatest locations, with routes that go through some of the world’s most truly epic scenery.
Join Action for a fantastic team challenge from multi-discipline events to multi-day bike rides.
TV presenter Davina McCall will be hosting a very special online ‘Night In’ on Tuesday 24 November to help raise vital funds during lockdown.