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Raising money for charity: UK charity calendar 2016/17

Published 24 April 2016 by

We all start a New Year with the best of intentions. You may have vowed to go to the gym more, stop smoking or see more of the world. Whatever your goal, it can be easy to get side-tracked by a busy lifestyle.

If one of your goals was to raise money for charity, then our calendar of some of the top UK charity events* this year could help you get started.

May 2016 Date For more information

Belfast City Marathon

TBA for 2017

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Moon Walk London

14th May 2016

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WWF Wear it Wild

27th May 2016

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NSPCC Big Board Game Day

27th May 2016

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Vitality London 10,000

30th May 2016

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RSCPA Big Walkies Vitality

Various dates

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June 2016 Date For more information

British Heart Foundation –London to Brighton Bike Ride

19th June 2016

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July 2016 Date For more information

Macmillan – Iron Man UK

17th July 2016

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Cancer Research's Race for Life

Various dates throughout the month

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August 2016 Date For more information

St John’s Ambulance The Mudnificent Seven

13th August 2016

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September 2016 Date For more information

Macmillan World’s Biggest Coffee Morning

30th September 2016

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October 2016 Date For more information

Cardiff Half Marathon

2nd October 2016

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Breast Cancer Awareness Month

All month

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Breast Cancer Awareness - Wear it Pink Day

23rd October 2016

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November 2016 Date For more information

BBC Children in Need

18th November 2016

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Movember (Men's Health Awareness Month)

All month

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December 2016 Date For more information

Worlds Aids Day

1st December 2016

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Text Santa

16th December 2016

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January 2017 Date For more inforamtion

Dry January

All month

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WaterAid Just Water Challenge

TBA for 2017

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Cervical Cancer Prevention Week (various events)

TBA for 2017

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St Mungo's Woolly Hat Day

TBA for 2017

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February 2017 Date For more inforamtion

Cancer Research World Cancer Day

TBA for 2017

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British Heart Foundation –Wear it Beat it!

TBA for 2017

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Epilepsy Action National Doodle Day

TBA for 2017

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Great Ormond Street Bad Hair Day

TBA for 2017

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Brighton Half Marathon

26th February 2017

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March 2017 Date For more inforamtion

Marie Curie Great Daffodil Appeal

TBA for 2017

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Adidas Silverstone Half Marathon

12th March 2017

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World Book Day

2nd March 2017

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Comic Relief Red Nose Day

TBA for 2017

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Epilespy Society Purple Day

26th March 2017

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April 2017 Date For more inforamtion

Oxfam Dressed by the Kids Day

TBA for 2017

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Bowel Cancer Awareness Month

All month

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Brighton Marathon

TBA for 2017

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Virgin Money London Marathon

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*Event dates correct at time of writing – 18/04/16

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