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Aviva Community Fund Competition

Saturday, May 16th, 2015
Kennett Insurance Brokers have put Abbie’s Fund forward for a chance to win £5000 in the Aviva Community Fund Competition. The first stage is to win as many votes as possible by 31st May 2015 in order to be shortlisted to reach the next stage. The process is simple and we’d appreciate your votes as £5000 will be a huge boost to

Walk across the Sahara Desert – TBC 2016

Wednesday, March 18th, 2015
Yes, the actual Sahara Desert! The date is to be confirmed, but Steve Dickinson and a group of friends are planning to walk 100km across the Sahara Desert. This will involve camping for 6 nights and walking during the day in the heat of the hottest desert in the world with just themselves and other participants for company! Steve is taking on this

Darcie’s 1st Birthday Fundraiser – 7th November 2015

Wednesday, March 18th, 2015
Hosted by Stacey and Lucy Smith, Krissie Akrill and Wayne Johnson, Darcie’s 1st Birthday Fundraiser is being held in memory of Stacey’s daughter Darcie-Mae. The event is being held at the County Park Inn, Hessle Foreshore from 7pm until late with a raffle, tombola, disco, and live music from The Meoldies. Tickets are just £10 per person and are on sale from

York Half Marathon – 20th September 2015

Wednesday, March 18th, 2015
Katy Stephenson is running the York Half Marathon on 20th September 2015 for Abbie’s Fund. A huge thanks to Katy for supporting us and good luck with the training Katy!

Great North Run – 13th September 2015

Wednesday, March 18th, 2015
We didn’t get to run last year for a number of reasons, but we’ve got our places booked for this year’s event. This is personal and run by us in memory of Abbie so we’re looking forward to getting the running shoes on

Hull Motor Show – 30th August 2015

Wednesday, March 18th, 2015
This year’s Hull Motor Show is on 30th August 2015 and is believed to be the largest one day car show in the UK. Last year we were proud to be the chosen charity and the event raised and amazing £3012 for Abbie’s Fund. It’s a great family day out and Abbie’s Fund will have a stall there again with raffle and

Sponsored Cycle Ride – 22nd – 23rd August 2015

Wednesday, March 18th, 2015
James Tomlinson is taking on a sponsored cycle ride from Newcastle to London on 22nd and 23rd August 2015 in memory of his daughter who was born sleeping.

Liverpool to Hull Kayaking 12th July 2015

Wednesday, March 18th, 2015
On 12th July, Lizzie Woolaston, her sister in law Kayleigh, and her father in law Keith are kayaking from Liverpool to Hull to raise money for Abbie’s Fund in memory of Lizzie’s daughter Sophie, born sleeping on 20th February 2014. That’s a long way to Kayak so good luck to Lizzie, Kayleigh and Keith.

Arco Two Big Events – 9th/10th and 23rd/24th July 2015

Wednesday, March 18th, 2015
On the 9th and 10th July, and the 23rd and 24th July, 2 teams from Arco will be competing in 2 Big Events – The Way of the Roses and the Yorkshire 3 Peaks to raise money for Abbie’s Fund, the National Autism Society, and the Penny Brohn charity. Many thanks for Rich Carter for nominating Abbie’s Fund.  Rich will be

E. Yorks Thoroughbred Car Show – 24th June 2015

Wednesday, March 18th, 2015
On 24th June the East Yorkshire Thoroughbred Car Club hosts the midsummer classic vehicle display in Saturday Market, Beverley, from 6pm to 9.30pm. Abbie’s Fund will be there with a stall displaying memory boxes and there will also be a tombola. Sunshine for June please