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Fundraising

We rely heavily on fundraising, donations and sponsorship to provide these wonderful services for our children and families. Aiming Higher has gained the trust of more than a thousand disabled children and their families since being founded in 2011. The staff team apply for grants and funding on a regular basis but welcome the support of our local Fylde Coast community in fundraising. Please contact the team if you’d like to donate or fundraise for us.

Fundraising

One of our next big fundraising events is our second Snowdon Challenge. Following on from the 2023 ascent of Snowdon we are now offering 3 different challenges for 2024.

SNOWDON WALK Snowdon walk up and down the Llanberis Path with 10.5miles of distance and around 1,000 metres of ascent. £35.00

SNOWDON BY NIGHT WALK Snowdon walk via the Llanberis Path with a view to reach the summit just before sunset and walk off at night. Includes loan of a head torch.£45.00
THE AIMING HIGHER MOUNTAIN CHALLENGE The Aiming Higher Mountain Challenge: 21km of distance | 1,450m of height gain | 7 mountains over the Glyderau range. £50.00
The registration fees includes a challenge t-shirt, finishers medal and expert guides to ensure everyone can walk at their own pace and stay safe. Get booked on NOW! You’ll make friends, have fun, improve your wellbeing and be more healthy.

https://www.aspire-adventures.com/…/the-aiming-higher…

https://justgiving.com/campaign/aiminghighersnowdon

Fundraising Ideas

If you’d like to raise money for Aiming Higher then we’d be delighted to hear from you. Over the years our fantastic supporters have undertaken a wide and varied range of fundraising activities that raise vital funds for the children and families we support. We’re also happy to supply collection tins to small businesses who wish to fundraise for us on their countertops.

There’s an endless number of ways to raise money for Aiming Higher, but if you’re looking for inspiration, may we suggest:

Sponsored: walks, runs, cycles, weight loss, silences.

Daytime activities: Coffee Morning, Cake/Bake Sale, Dress Down Day, Raffle, Tombola, Baked bean bath, Charity Car Wash, Charity Lunch, Supermarket Bag Packing, Car Boot Sale.

Quitting something: smoking, chocolate, alcohol or technology for 24 hours!

High energy Challenges: Skydiving, Parachute jumps, 3000-mile treks or distance challenge.

Evening activities: Quiz Night, Disco, Bingo, Karaoke Night

A-thons: Swimathon; Spellathon, Danceathon, Stepathon, Readathon.

Whatever your idea, we’d be delighted to talk to you about it, call any of our team on 01253 206447 or email info@aiminghighercharity.org.uk.

Annual Fundraising Ball

Our annual fundraising ball is one of the highlights of the year. In previous years more than 300 supporters, sponsors and suppliers have attended and, in the process, helped raise tens of thousands of pounds.

In addition to a 3-course dinner, live entertainment and dancing, a range of fantastic fundraising activities are incorporated into the evening. This is also our opportunity to show our appreciation and gratitude to those individuals and organisations that have assisted us throughout the year and present our Young Hero Award.

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Latest News from Aiming Higher

Around the World in…6 hours!

Posted on 11th October 2023

Tickets are now on sale for the Aiming Higher 2024 Charity Ball. The theme for the event is “Around the World” and the fundraising activities will have an international theme.  Hosted by Coastal Radio’s Ged Mills, the ball will feature live music, a drinks reception, a three course dinner and plenty of entertainment and fundraising […]

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Coastal Radio Local Business Award Nominee – please vote!

Posted on 19th February 2024

We are thrilled to announce that Aiming Higher Charity has been shortlisted for the Not For Profit Award at the Coastal Radio Local Business Awards! This recognition is a testament to the hard work and dedication of our team and the impact we have made in our community. But we still need your help! If […]

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Advent Calendar

Posted on 22nd November 2023

We’ve created an advent calendar with photos from throughout the year. Check back every day from 1st December to view!  

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Happy Halloween!

Posted on 30th October 2023

Wishing everyone a spooktacular Halloween tomorrow! These photos are from our under 5s Halloween Party this morning. As the family event was photographed professionally by Pit Stop Portrait’s these may take a little longer but we will share those as soon as possible. If you attended either party you can provide us with feedback by […]

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