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Build funding for our Helpline by supporting us in L&G Homes’ grant contest

Autism Berkshire is one of three charities seeking to build support in the Social Value Grant scheme at the Legal & General Homes’ housing development at Buckler’s Park in Crowthorne until the end of June. Anyone calling in at the Visitor Centre at the development off Old Wokingham Road, (for sat-nav use postcode RG45 6LL)
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Support Autism Berkshire in My Favourite Voucher Codes’ February charity poll

My Favourite Voucher Codes – an online discount code provider – holds a charity poll every month on its website. Autism Berkshire has been invited to take part in the February poll. This is a wonderful opportunity to raise some money for our cause, and we are really looking forward to being involved. The poll
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Runners face inflatable obstacle fundraising challenge

Autism Berkshire will have a big presence at the Newbury Inflatable 5k Run this weekend, thanks to Cindy Burke, who has got together a team to raise funds for us. The line-up for Sunday, October 28, includes former work colleagues of Cindy and Anna Kempson and Wendy Keep, who are teachers from her son’s James’s former school,
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Join Autism Berkshire for the 2018 Englefield 10k Run and boost our funds

Autism Berkshire is this year’s chosen charity for the 2018 Englefield 10k Run, which takes place on the August Bank Holiday Sunday, August 26. The event is held on a multi-terrain course around the Englefield Estate, near Theale. There is still time to register to run if you would like to take part and join
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Fantastic Reading Buses’ Open Day makes big difference to our fundraising

Reading Buses’ 2018 Open Day was a stunning success and gave a great boost to the amount being raised for Autism Berkshire as the company’s 2018 Charity of the Year. The event, on Sunday, July 1, was the biggest single fundraising event of our year-long partnership – but watch out for news of more activities
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Bargain early bird tickets for Autism Berkshire Winter Ball now on sale

Although it is still Spring, we are already looking forward to the Autism Berkshire 2018 Winter Ball. The ball will be held on the evening of Saturday, November 10, at the Hilton Hotel Reading, from 7pm to 12.30am. As usual, the proceeds will help to fund our work supporting autistic people and their families across
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Daredevil bus driver Darcey signs up for skydive to support Autism Berkshire

Reading Buses’ driver Darcey Harrington is stepping out from her cab to skydive from a plane 12,000ft above Salisbury Plain to raise money for Autism Berkshire. All the money she collects in sponsorship will be going to Autism Berkshire, as we are Reading Buses’ 2018 Charity of the Year. She has set herself a target
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Skydive challenge delivers high-flying fundraising result

Mike Coventry’s leap into the unknown, taking part in a skydive from 14,000ft to help Autism Berkshire, has raised almost £1,600 for us. Mike, the husband of our Bracknell Home Visit Support Worker Gemma Coventry, took on the challenge despite being afraid of heights. But he enjoyed the experience so much that he would “do
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