Category Archives: Fundraising

Kay’s fantastic fundraising drive nets £1,417 for Autism Berkshire

Kay Syed, from Slough, set herself a fundraising mission to help Autism Berkshire during Autism Awareness Week at the end of March, aiming to raise £100 – and ended up collecting more than £1,400. She decided to do something to thank us for our support after her four-year-old daughter Zahra, pictured above with Kay, received
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Find out all about Autism Berkshire’s role as Reading Buses’ Charity of the Year in new video

To mark Autism Berkshire’s role as Reading Buses’ 2018 Charity of the Year, we have commissioned a special video about the partnership. It features the launch of the Autism Berkshire bus – which will carry a special livery to promote us all year – at Reading Buses’ garage. Remember to keep an eye out for
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Autism Awareness Week 2018 marked with information, fundraising and training activities across Berkshire

Autism Awareness Week 2018 runs from Monday, March 26, until World Autism Awareness Day on Easter Monday, April 2. Autism Berkshire is running a series of events for autistic people and their families in the run-up and during the week itself. Among the highlights will be an awareness-raising event to launch the week at Broad Street
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Volunteers needed to support Autism Awareness Week fundraising collections

Autism Berkshire is finalising details of our activities for Autism Awareness Week 2018 at the end of March and is looking for volunteers to help with two fundraising collections. We will be carrying out a collection and raising awareness about autism at The Oracle shopping centre in Reading on Thursday, March 22, from noon to 4pm. We
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Co-op Community Fund donation boosts Autism Berkshire’s Helpline

The Autism Berkshire team visited the Henley Road Co-op shop in Caversham on Saturday to collect a donation of more than £2,100 for our Helpline service from the Co-operative Group’s Local Community Fund. In addition to the cheque for £2,133.49, we received another £102.75 in donations at our information stall outside the shop during the Community Fund
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David conquers Giant Inflatable Obstacle Run challenge to raise funds for our Bracknell adult social group

David Blackburne, a member of our Bracknell adult social group and a keen athlete, took part in a Giant Inflatable Obstacle Run at Newbury Showground to raise funds for the group. Competitors tackling the 5k course on Sunday, October 29, had to negotiate 10 giant inflatable obstacles of all shapes and sizes. After completing the
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Helping hands and tombola prizes needed for our stall at first Bracknell Rocks Autism fun day

Autism Berkshire will have a fundraising and information stall at the Bracknell Rocks Autism fun day next week and we are looking for volunteers to staff the stall and donations of prizes for our tombola. The event is at the Bracknell Town football ground, in Larges Lane, on Saturday, June 24, from 1pm until late,
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Steph and Nathan step out on fundraising walk to support our Bracknell Adult Social Group

Steph Guest and Nathan Ross, who are members of our Bracknell Adult Social Group, completed an eight-mile sponsored walk on Sunday to raise funds for the group. So far they have collected £145 in sponsorship and donations towards a £170 target they set themselves. Donations can still be made online at Steph’s Justgiving page. Their route
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