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CMV Awareness Month

June is CMV awareness month. We’re funding research to help develop a diagnostic device. Find out more about CMV and this research.

Funding vital research

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

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.


With the help of all our supporters we have played a significant role in many medical breakthroughs for 70 years, starting with the development of the first UK polio vaccines.

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Summer Superdraw

Draw date: 5 July 2024

WIN £500 and a luxury Summer hamper worth £100!

A chance to WIN our Rollover Jackpot!*

Every chance you buy will help fund vital research for children. It’s win win!

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RIDE Series

Six events throughout 2024

Seasoned sportive rider, or taking your first steps into cycling, or want to go off-road? Action’s RIDE Series is for you.

  • RIDE Castle 5 May 2024
  • RIDE Suffolk Sunrise 19 May 2024
  • RIDE The Dales 2 June 2024
  • Davina's Big Sussex Bike RIDE 2 June 2024
  • RIDE Essex 1 September 2024

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.

Race the Sun

Our triathlon-style Race the Sun series pits teams against each other in a race against the setting sun, competing to bike, hike and paddle around some of the UK's most beautiful locations.

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