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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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Becka takes on half-marathon challenge to thank Autism Berkshire for supporting her family

Becka Adams drew inspiration from her autistic sister Jessica when she when she decided to raise funds for Autism Berkshire by taking on the challenge of running her first half-marathon. On Sunday, May 13, 18-year-old Becka, from Bracknell, who works as an English and maths tutor for children, will line up with hundreds of other
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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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