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COVID-19 children's research appeal

COVID-19 children's research appeal

funding vital research

We’re on a mission to save and change children’s lives through medical research, developing treatments, vaccinations and cures.

Fighting Duchenne

Transform the lives of children born with the life-limiting disease Duchenne muscular dystrophy, by funding urgently needed research that could lead to a new treatment to help fight this devastating condition.

Childhood cancers

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.

Big Steps for Tiny Lives

Big Steps for Tiny Lives

9-15 October 2021

Step up for children this October!

We’re inviting everyone to don their trainers throughout the special week of remembrance, Baby Loss Awareness Week, and take Big Steps for Tiny Lives to help make life-saving research happen. 

Choose to run or walk 5, 10 or 15k (or your distance of choice). It’s free to sign up and there’s no minimum sponsorship target, we just ask that you raise as much as you can.

Cycling Events

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.

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