Category Archives: Fundraising

Shop at the Co-op and raise funds to support Autism Berkshire’s Helpline

By shopping at the Co-op over coming months, you can help to fund the Autism Berkshire Helpline, the only autism-specific service of its kind in the county. We are working with the Co-op’s Local Community Fund to raise money for the Helpline. Anyone who is a member of the Co-operative can support us by choosing to give
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Join the Autism Berkshire Lottery for the chance to win a £100 top prize each month and boost our funds

Do you want to be in with the chance of winning a monthly lottery jackpot of £100 and helping to support Autism Berkshire’s work at the same time? We are looking for more people to play our fundraising lottery, which also offers two runner-up prizes of £50 each and a further nine prizes of £10 each every
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Comedian and blogger John Williams takes helm again at Autism Berkshire’s 2016 Ball

Autism Berkshire’s 2016 Ball takes place on Saturday, November 12, at the Hilton Reading and we are delighted to announce that the master of ceremonies will again be stand-up comedian John Williams. John, the writer of the My Son’s Not Rainman blog, which has just been published as a book, was a popular MC and
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Cyclist Adrian’s Istanbul fundraising ride makes news

Cyclist Adrian Bird’s ride to Istanbul to mark his 50th birthday and raise funds for Autism Berkshire has hit the headlines. His adventures were featured in his local newspaper, the Henley Standard, along with a picture of Adrian and the bike that carried him, his tent and other equipment almost 2,900 miles across Europe. With
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Autism Berkshire’s joint chair conquers Three Peaks Challenge – and weather

Autism Berkshire’s joint chair of trustees Ewan R Duncan had to battle the elements when he took on the Three Peaks Challenge last weekend to raise funds for our work. Although it was the middle of August, he endured wild, wet and windy conditions on Ben Nevis, Scafell Pike and Snowdon, but still completed the
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Cyclist Adrian completes epic ride to Istanbul

After more than 2,800 miles in the saddle, cyclist Adrian Bird has completed an amazing trans-Europe challenge he set himself to mark his 50th birthday, raising more than £1,100 for Autism Berkshire. Adrian reached Turkey’s biggest city on Saturday, 41 days after setting off from his home in Sonning Common, well inside the 50 days
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Volunteer’s marathon effort boosts Bracknell CAYP Group

Children and teenagers who attend Autism Berkshire’s Bracknell CAYP youth group will soon be able to enjoy lots of new games, thanks to the fundraising efforts of David Blackburne. David, 28, from Bracknell, is an adult living with autism who likes to keep busy and volunteers at the group. He is also a keen runner
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Pamela’s abseil challenge raises almost £500

Our congratulations and thanks to daredevil 83-year-old Pamela Hill, who raised almost £500 for Autism Berkshire and another charity, Heartbeats, by completing an abseil challenge. Pamela, from Tilehurst, was sponsored by friends and family to tackle the descent on a rope at Wokefield Park, near Mortimer, on Sunday, July 24. She will be dividing the
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